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"Where can I find a microtome on campus?" This was the question QReserve's co-founder, Brandon Aubie, asked himself while working as a research technician at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.

Brandon lacked a solution to easily find and schedule available equipment on campus, so he built one!

Since QReserve's inception in 2014, thousands of people around the world have adopted the powerful platform to showcase, share, schedule, and manage their resources.

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Unified administration for the University of Sheffield’s Faculty of Science

"It’s a big jump, and we wanted to make sure we made the right jump."

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How QReserve helped SickKids researchers collaborate and manage their core facilities

The PGCRL Equipment Database has brought SickKids' research resources out of hiding - facilitating collaboration, maximizing utilization, and providing insights that allow for improved allocation of funding.

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Helping companies flourish with QReserve in Ontario

"We’ve added around 150 members from 49 companies into QReserve, and I’ve had no one ask for help; they started using it easily. I used to work in operations, and people having no questions when adopting new software is unheard of."

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Coordinating and reporting with QReserve in Brazil

"The São Paulo Research Foundation wants us to tell them how much we’re using and sharing equipment. Now we just download the reports from QReserve and send them the data."

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