Dr. Shaun R. Opie
Managing Director at E4 Bioscience
Wilmington, Delaware – August 16, 2022, CloudLIMS, a leading SaaS company offering secure, configurable, high-quality lab informatics solutions, today announced that Dr. Shaun R. Opie, Managing Director at E4 Bioscience, has become a part of CloudLIMS’ Scientific Advisory Board (SAB). Dr. Opie has joined the company’s SAB to offer his expertise and skills in the cannabis industry to further advance the company’s flagship product, CloudLIMS.
Dr. Opie has been working as the managing partner at E4 Bioscience since 2005. E4 Bioscience is a strategic consulting firm dedicated to exclusively supporting cannabis testing laboratories. Dr. Opie has helped more than 40 cannabis laboratories in various aspects of laboratory and business management, such as business planning, site selection, laboratory design, instrumentation selection, license application, technical recruiting, operational improvement, ISO 17025 accreditation, and laboratory sale.
In addition to his consultative roles, Dr. Opie is the editor of a renowned general reference textbook, Cannabis Laboratory Fundamentals. He has also delivered lectures for the cannabis laboratory sector as an invited speaker. Also, he is an active member of AOAC International – Cannabis Analytical Science Program committees, and a PJLA ISO 17025 lead assessor. Dr. Opie obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Florida in Biomedical Sciences with a specialization in Molecular Genetics and Virology.
As a part of CloudLIMS’ SAB, Dr. Opie will provide insights and advice to further enhance the company’s SaaS LIMS for the improvement of quality and operational standards of cannabis testing and extraction laboratories.
Mr. Arun Apte, CEO at CloudLIMS, said, “We are excited to welcome Shaun to our Scientific Advisory Board. We strongly believe that his presence will help us excel in the lab informatics solutions we offer to the cannabis industry.” “His rich experience should help us transform operations of cannabis testing laboratories across the globe, leading to improved outcomes,” he added.
CloudLIMS.com offers a zero upfront cost, in the cloud, SaaS LIMS. CloudLIMS is purpose-built for cannabis and hemp testing and extraction laboratories. CloudLIMS offers a range of complimentary services, including instrument integration, custom CoA template, technical support & training, automatic product upgrades and hosting, integration with seed-to-sale software, and automatic data backups. CloudLIMS helps manage data, automate workflows, and follow regulatory compliance such as ISO/IEC 17025:2017, GLP, GMP, 21 CFR Part 11, state and local regulatory guidelines. CloudLIMS.com is a SOC 2 compliant and ISO 9001:2015 certified informatics company. For more information, please visit: www.cloudlims.com.
Mrinal Kanti Chatterjee