AVAILABLE NOW! Siemens Opcenter RD&L

By Alessandro Cereseto

We are excited to announce the availability of Siemens Opcenter RD&L 8.0! Formerly R&D Suite, Siemens Opcenter RD&L 8.0 provides plate management, multi-level formulation and regulatory enhancements.

Research Development and Laboratory (RD&L) 8.0, formerly known as SIMATIC IT (SIT) R&D Suite, is the next version released on the new-generation Siemens Opcenter™platform. Siemens Opcenter Research Development and Laboratory represents a major technological evolution, providing lightweight client applications to the user, employing web technology and HTML5. This release is primarily focused on plate management, multilevel formulation and regulatory enhancements.

Siemens Opcenter RD&L 8.0 brings you the following benefits:

• Deliver plate management, multilevel formulation and regulatory enhancements,

• Provide well-maintained product quality and compliance,

• Reduce new product development and introduction costs,

• Realize faster time-to-market,

• Facilitate faster exchange of product data with partners,

• Standardize intellectual property throughout the company.

Already using Siemens Opcenter RD&L? See what’s new in v8.0.

Want to learn more? Siemens Opcenter RD&L (Research, Development and Laboratory) offers companies in CPG and process a scalable and flexible platform to streamline, optimize, and align all formulated product data management. That way they can capitalize on their R&D potential and develop new products faster. Siemens Opcenter RD&L keeps the product designs and processes well in-line with quality and regulatory requirements. The smooth integration and alignment of R&D and manufacturing data and processes drastically speeds up the transfer of final product designs to mainstream manufacturing.

Typical activities such as project data management, formula development, trial and experiment management, and production process design require an integrated set of best-in-class components ranging from electronic notebooks to laboratory management over specification management to supplier collaboration, pilot plant manufacturing and the like. Key functionalities like regulatory compliance and support for the Intellectual Property process are an integral part of Siemens Opcenter RD&L. Find out more about Siemens Opcenter RD&L.

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