Climb for Academia and Non-Profits

Climb is a comprehensive management platform designed to streamline high-throughput in vivo research.

Designed by scientists for scientists, Climb accelerates research- getting results to clients faster. 

Acadamia and non-profit research organizations play a crucial role in developing cures for some of the most complicated diseases. Communication across research organizations is crucial and as technology and medical innovation have become more complex, so too have the challenegs for efficient collaboration, information sharing, and data collection.

As a result, the need for acadamia and non-profit organizations to reduce data silos, increase data harmonization, and rely on accurate communication are more important than ever!

Climb can improve your research by:

Escaping data chaos with harmonized, aggregated, searchable data

Improving research efficiencies and deliver results to clients faster

Managing regulatory compliance for multiple customers, including IACUC protocols

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  • Designed by scientists for scientists, Climb offers auditable, comprehensive study and colony management. Clean, harmonized data means less time wrangling data and faster delivery to clients. Climb is also flexible and customizable, adapting to any research pipeline and project size.


  • Climb acts as a central data repository and collaboration hub for all in vivo research, managing everything from one convenient platform.

Flexible and customizable, Climb adapts to any research pipeline including oncology, neurology, and genetics. Easily generate IACUC animal welfare and usage reports, cage cards, or customize reports to fit your needs.

The Climb Difference

Comprehensive in vivo Platform

  • Study Design
  • Workflow Automation
  • Reporting
  • Animal Husbandry
  • Sample Tracking
  • Calendar and Scheduling
  • Veterinary Care
  • Data Capture
  • Inventory Management


Streamlines Lab Operations

  • Simplifies regulatory reporting
  • Adaptable to any research area
  • Reduce data silos with real-time collaboration
  • External integrations via API
  • Robust scheduling and resource management
  • Role-based access

Ready to learn more?  Take a tour of Climb!

    Dedicated Customer Service Experience

    Our customer service team at Rockstep Solutions will provide you with the training you need for your lab to hit the ground running including:

    • Needs Analysis Call – What research are you doing? What functionality are you looking for in Climb? What are your current research and data management methods?


    • Live Climb 2.0 Demo – Based on the information gathered during the Needs Analysis call, we will schedule a 90-minute Live Demo of Climb 2.0 tailored to your research needs. We can either showcase a redacted study of your choosing and explore how Climb can improve your current processes or do a general overview of the software.


    • Workshop – If you’d like a more hands-on experience before making the final buying decision, we also offer an optional Workshop and private training environment for an additional fee. If Climb is purchased, the Workshop fee will be credited towards the purchase cost.


    • Onboarding – We provide a deep dive of the entire application to ensure your success. Your team will also have access to the sandbox environment from your workshop during this time.


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    Support Hours: 8am to 8pm ET, Mon-Fri

    We monitor our support channels after hours in case there are any critical issues. We will respond within 24 hours (but usually a lot quicker than that during weekdays!).

    “Reliable and accurate data capture, experimental reproducibility, and process control are crucial to our science. RockStep Solutions stepped up to the plate with Climb.

    Our lab now runs more efficiently, and we are getting more science done!”

    - Gary Churchill, PhD

    Professor, Karl Gunnar Johansson Chair, The Jackson Laboratory

    Talk to a Climb Expert!