Navigating the ISO 17025 Accreditation Process for Cannabis Testing Labs
1:30 PM - 2:15 PM Wed
Arun Apte is a serial entrepreneur and laboratory research scientist specializing in bioinformatics. He founded CloudLIMS in 2014 bringing the benefits of a SaaS LIMS to the cannabis testing laboratory market. This has enabled hundreds of cannabis testing and extraction laboratories to manage data, automate testing workflows, and follow regulatory compliance, such as ISO/IEC 17025:2017. Arun is an invited speaker at cannabis conferences all over the world. He was an invited speaker at the Cannabis Labs Virtual Conference, 2021 Cannabis Science Conference East, Pittcon 2021, 2020 Food Labs/Cannabis Labs Conference, 2019 Cannabis Science Conference West, Cannabis Quality Conference & Expo 2019, and the Southeastern 2019 Hemp & Medical Cannabis Convention.
Prior to founding CloudLIMS, he founded PREMIER Biosoft forging strategic partnerships with Thermo, Agilent, SCIEX, and other mass spectrometry instrument companies. Arun Apte holds a B.A. in molecular and cell biology and biophysics from the University of California at Berkeley. He has published extensively on bioinformatics.