About Us


Industrial Lab Automation, founded by Peter J. Boogaard, provides services to address harmonization, integration and consolidation of business processes in Life Science Development and Manufacturing. We enable cross-functional collaboration between research, development, quality assurance and manufacturing corporations to achieve Quality by Design (QbD) initiatives.

Initial company announcement


Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS)

Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN)

Lab Execution Systems (LES)

Scientific Data Management Systems (SDMS)

Quality Event Management Systems (QMS)

Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

LIMS <->Enterprise Resource Planning and CAPA (ERP/QM)

LIMS <->Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES/PAT)

Applications & Services

Change management consultancy

Training services

Project Management

Interim Management

Laboratory QbD consultancy

Lab Automation second opinion services

Vendor selection services

Software pilot consultancy

Validation impact analysis


Peter Boogaard is the founder and CEO of Industrial Lab Automation (ILA) and the founder of the annual Paperless Lab Academy congress. He studied analytical chemistry in Delft (The Netherlands), where he was introduced to computer software during his research on inductively coupled plasma (ICP) technology. This is now a de-facto standard in many analytical analysis methods.

Peter started his international professional career with Perkin-Elmer Corporation. Thanks to his first employer, who understood the importance of the end-user experience, he created many application programs to fulfil the client needs. He has been able to adopt and expand this behavior successfully in senior management functions, with great companies including:

Applied Biosystems




Life Technology


Peter has considerable experience of working in pharmaceutical laboratory automation industry, new product and business development and manufacturing across the life sciences industry. He has over 20 years of experience in leading complex, multinational programs. He has published several white papers and contributes in several international industry advisory boards

Known for his “put customer first”-behavior and “can-do” mentality, Industrial Lab Automation is positioned to be a leader in this segment.


“One the most efficient, knowledgeable and proactive clients I have ever had.” – Director major event organization

“Peter’s mature demeanor consistently supports positive team dynamics.” – COO major software manufacturer

“Peter is a professional, high motivational, customer focused individual. His ability to think first, and then act in a global environment with a “can-do” approach, has repeatedly been proven to be very successful.” – Director at major company

“Thanks for your amazing contributions to our conference last week – on stage and behind the scenes.” – Sr. director of multinational organization

“Very qualified and competent trainer. Outstanding communication skills.” – Sr. manager at ILA training course

Company Information

Company nameIndustrial Lab Automation
Telephone+31 182 37 91 03
Mobile+31 654 26 35 16
Mailing AddressUiterwaard 83
2841BL Moordrecht
The Netherlands
Chamber of Commerce52534251
SNS BankIndustrial Lab Automation
IBAN SNS BankNL77 SNSB 0927132435

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