This paper aims to provide a review of the applications of robotic technology in laboratories.
Following a short introduction, this paper discusses a range of key applications for laboratory robots and describes a number of products. Some recent research is considered and brief conclusions are drawn.
This shows that robotic laboratory automation offers a number of key economic and operational benefits and is being used in many procedures, ranging from drug discovery and toxicity testing to forensics and environmental monitoring. An intriguing possibility is the creation of new scientific knowledge by combining robotic systems with artificial intelligence.
This paper illustrates the vital role played by robotic automation in laboratory procedures.
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