Washington University - 2018

Biospecimen Centric Platform

Supports both longitudinal and prospective collections.

Development Team (Pune, India)

One size does not fit all

Highly configurable to meet disparate needs

Weill Cornell Medical Center (2018)

Used in 65+ biobanks across 15+ countries

Across top biobanks in USA, Australia, Europe, Singapore, etc

Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore (2016)

Most Liberal Licensing Model

Open source license. Unlimited users.

University of New South Wales (2018)

Collect High Quality Data

Collect annotations like clinical, pathology, images, genetics, etc.

University of Leicester, UK (2014)

Built Using Latest Technologies

Web based and supports latest technology stack

Australia Community Meet - Melbourne

New features and improvements every 3-4 months.

Rapidly Improving


With RedCap,, EPIC, Cerner, instruments, etc.

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Global Community

Collaborate with world's leading biobanks like Stanford, Hopkins, SingHealth, Leicester & New South Wales.

Friendly Licensing Terms

Unlimited users. Open source license. Zero license fees. Free upgrades for life. Paid support by developers

One size doesn’t fit all!

Easily add new fields, configure screens or develop custom plugins to mimic local workflows.
Product Highlights

Study Based Collection

Design complete study calendar along with visits (e.g. screening, surgery, etc) and specimen collection.

Unplanned Collections

Collect left-over specimens after patient care. Track inventory & customize forms based on local data collection needs.

Barcode Samples

Print barcodes from OpenSpecimen during collection. Or pre-print to enable rapid data entry by barcode scanning.

API and Plugins

Easy to use REST APIs to interact with external applications or instruments. Develop own custom apps to meet local workflows.

Privileges and Security

Define user privileges at the study or site level. Create custom roles to meet local needs. Audit trial maintained for every transaction.

Multi-site Support

Single OpenSpecimen instance can manage specimens from multiple collection sites, repositories, and studies.

Inventory Management

Create freezer hierarchy as per local needs. Easy to manage freezers advanced features like clone, export, auto-select and reserve.

Custom Fields and Forms

Add new field, form or questionnaire using user interface. Zero support needed from the IT team or admins.

Bulk Upload

Upload CSV files to bulk add, edit or delete data. Best suited to migrate legacy data. Create custom bulk upload templates.


Distribute samples to researchers or projects. Generate reports to track samples distributed per project and set targets.

The Product
OpenSpecimen is free and open source biobanking informatics platform.