Better science

Using automation and human-computer teams to transform laboratory operations.

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Excellence has always been the standard

Man icon 2004-2007

Indigo BioAutomation (originally Indigo Biosystems) was formed by Dr. Randy Julian as part of the Eli Lilly ventures group and was housed in the incubator at Lilly Research Laboratories.

Data storage icon 2008

Indigo BioAutomation graduated as an independent company. The first product, Rubicon, a secured sharing, long-term data storage tool, was launched.

Rocket ship icon 2011

Through leadership in data standardization and innovation in statistical analysis of LC/MS instrument data, Indigo released its flagship software, ASCENT.

Award icon 2014

Celebrating its 10th year as a company. To date, ASCENT has reviewed tens of millions of patient samples. The ASCENT package is Indigo's first big step in leveraging successful human-computer machines.

Future icon Future

Indigo BioAutomation has expanded its R&D team for the development of new laboratory automation tools. We will continue to create world-class computational decision-making tools for the applied sciences.

Our Company


Our vision is to improve quality of life through better scientific decisions.

Our mission is to create world-class computational decision making tools for applied sciences.

Indigo BioAutomation provides automated data analysis solutions for big data problems. We deliver cloud-based tools that eliminate the need for human inspection of laboratory data in a variety of industries. Our software tools are creating modern labs and doing better science.

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ASCENT, and its analysis and result automation capabilities, gave me my life back.



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