Welcome to iLab research facilities booking system

iLab is an online system for managing Queen Mary’s research laboratories and equipment that is designed to make booking these facilities more straightforward.

The system is being used with seven of our world-class research facilities:

Using iLab you can:

  • Book equipment
  • Submit a service request
  • View and agree quotes for using facilities
  • Upload payment details.

The service is simple to use. If you are a QMUL member of staff or student you can use your College login; if not, you can register for an account.  

Read the Quick Start guide for lab managers and principal investigators (PIs):

Researchers Quick Start Guide [PDF 705KB]

Read the Quick Start guide for lab managers and principal investigators (PIs):

Lab Managers/PIs Quick Start Guide [PDF 454KB]Lab Managers/PIs Quick Start Guide [PDF 454KB]


We aim to offer excellent research facilities as efficiently and cost effectively as possible with complete transparency over charges. Prices quoted in iLab do not include VAT, which will be added at the standard rate as appropriate. Find out whether you will need to pay VAT here:

Is VAT applicable? [PDF 4KB]Is VAT applicable? [PDF 4KB]

About iLab


The iLab service is hosted and managed by iLab Solutions LLC, a leading provider of web-based management services to academic research institutions.