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electronic working environment for research data and project management

eWorkbench is a generic platform for managing research data and projects. It facilitates data management by enabling collaboration and semi-automatic documentation.


  • Electronic lab notebook
  • Task management
  • File management
  • Contacts and collaborative calendar
  • Resource booking (facilities, instruments)
  • Image editor
  • Project management
  • Data management plan


  • LDAP compatibility
  • Detailed access management
  • Version control including change tracking
  • User-defined metadata in addition to automatic defaults
  • WebDAV accessibility

screenshot_electronic lab notebook

Live system

At the Technical University of Munich (TUM), the University Library runs eWorkbench as the TUM Workbench service.



If you are interested in the eWorkbench, please contact or visit eWorkbench on GitHub.


The eWorkbench is licenced under GNU Affero General Public License. You can redistribute it and / or modify it under the terms of the AGPL as published by the Free Software Foundation.