Commonly Asked Questions

Benchling is a research platform where scientists can design, share, and record experiments all in one place. The Benchling Life Sciences R&D Cloud consists of six applications: Notebook, Molecular Biology, Registry, Inventory, Workflows, and Requests.

Benchling for Academics, which you're signing up for here, is comprised of the Notebook and Molecular Biology modules.

Benchling for Academics is for:

  • Scientists in academia who run experiments and keep notes
  • Lab Managers who need a centralized place to track data
  • Group Directors or Principal Investigators who need to monitor project progress and/or transfer knowledge between people entering and exiting the team each year

Benchling for Academics is used by hundreds of thousands of scientists across all major research institutions worldwide. This is the signup page for Benchling for Academics. To learn more about Benchling's Professional and Enterprise editions for biotech and pharma companies, Request a Demo.

We follow industry best practices around encryption and security. You have strict access control over your data, and everything is regularly backed up. You own all of your data, period.

You can very easily share projects with colleagues and control who has read and write access. Export a file or project in seconds.