iLab Solutions

iLab is a web-based interface used by the facilities within CORE to schedule CORE resources, request training, request a quote or consultation on large projects, review past use, view invoices, etc.  Log in buttons for iLab can be found to the right as at the top-left corner of every CORE facility webpage.


iLab registration help for University of Maine system users:

Registering for an iLab Account

Any user of a CORE facility will need to register for an iLab account. 

Members of the University of Maine system should use their login credentials when registering.  The guide found here can help with the registration process.  Likewise, see the link to the video below on iLab registration for internal users.

For community members outside of the University of Maine system, the registration process is slightly different.  The guide found here, as well as the link to the video below on iLab registration for external users.

If you need additional assistance in getting registered, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at

iLab registration help for users external to UMS

PI Responsibilities in iLab:

Click here for access to an iLab User Guide.

As a Principal Investigator, you have a few new responsibilities to enable your researchers to order services from the cores and make equipment reservations, specifically:

  • Accepting users into your lab (see item 1 below)
  • Adding available funds (“Chartfield”) to your lab (see item 2 below)
  • Assigning funds to lab members (see item 3 below)
  • Disable or enable funds in the lab grid (see item 4 below)
  • Approving certain core service requests (see item 5 below to set the threshold)
  • Managing lab members and their rights (see item 6 and 7 below)

Image of iLab interface

Image of iLab Interface

If you would prefer to delegate these notifications and approvals to specific member(s) of your lab, please email ilab-support@agilent.comwith their name and email.


Registering and responsibilities for non-Principal Investigators:

Click here for access to an iLab User Guide.

Who this applies to:

  • Co-Principal Investigators
  • Students
  • Other faculty and staff requesting access to a chartfield (grant or other internal funding source) that they are not the Principal Investigator of in order to charge for services to
  1. Click here to login or register
  2. Log in with your University of Maine credentials
    1. Upon successful authentication, you will be prompted to select your PI/lab from the pull-down list and provide your phone number.
    2. Submit the completed registration form. Submission will notify your PI of your lab membership request
    3. You will be sent an email with basic instructions on using the system. However, you will not be able to place orders with your new account until your lab membership request has been approved and you have been assigned a Chartfield.

A few notes:

  1. You will be required to supply payment information on all reservations and/or requests when working with the core facilities.
  2. If you do not have access to any payment information please contact your PI to resolve this.
  3. iLab works best in Firefox or Chrome browser. The URL is