Entries by Tanya Samazan

Cannabis Science Conference Makes West Coast Debut

The 2022 Cannabis Science Conference West will take place May 18–20 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. According to organizers, analytical science, medical cannabis, cultivation science, hemp/CBD science and psychedelic science are the main topics of the show. Events include keynote speakers, presentations, roundtable discussions and exhibits. IBO spoke with Josh […]

IBO’s 2021 Company of the Year: Thermo Fisher Scientific

IBO’s company of the year for 2021 is Thermo Fisher Scientific. During 2021, Thermo Fisher balanced the demands of recent and pending major acquisitions (see IBO 4/16/21), the unpredictable COVID-19 marketplace, the roll out of multiple new products and a commitment to the fundamentals of its business strategy. IBO selects a company of the year […]

Spatial Transcriptomics Market Set for a New Stage

The complete version of this article can be read by subscribing to IBO, a twice monthly newsletter covering the scientific tools industry. IBO is published by Strategic Directions International (SDi), a leading business intelligence firm in the highly specialized field of analytical and life science instruments. SDi is part of Science and Medicine Group, the […]

IonSense Sets a New Course

Established in 2005, IonSense is the only company to offer DART (Direct Analysis in Real Time) technology. DART, and its newest iteration, DART JumpShot, are open-air ambient ionization sources for mass spectrometry (MS). DART is able to analyze samples in their native states at atmospheric pressure without sample contact. Based in Massachusetts, the company currently […]

Agilent Unveils Latest Liquid Chromatography Systems

In its latest major product introduction, announced last month, Agilent Technologies has expanded its line of InfinityLab Bio liquid chromatography (LC) systems. With a sample flow path containing biocompatible materials, the Bio LC portfolio addresses issues such as corrosion and leaching arising from protein interactions with traditional flow path materials such as iron. The portfolio […]

SCIEX Debuts New QTOF Mass Spectrometer

SCIEX (a Danaher company), one of the world’s largest mass spectrometry (MS) companies, has introduced a new QTOF MS platform. The ZenoTOF 7600 LC-MS/MS is the company’s latest QTOF system, joining a QTOF product portfolio that includes the TripleTOF series and X500 models. Strategic Directions International (SDi) estimates worldwide QTOF MS demand to exceed $400 […]

Analytical Instruments and the Chinese Market

In a recently published report, Strategic Directions International (SDi), IBO’s publisher, provides an overview of the fast-growing Chinese analytical instrument and lab product market. The report, “China 2021: The Market for Laboratory Analytical & Life Science Instruments,” includes forecast and market segmentation details for ten categories of laboratory technologies (see below). China’s investment in R&D, […]

Cell and Gene Therapy and Lab Tool Demand

As one of the fastest growing segments of the biopharma market, cell and gene therapies (CGT) are creating a new era of medical treatments. Making cell and gene therapies possible are genetic manipulation and cell growth and maintenance. To accomplish these tasks in R&D, quality control and manufacturing, scientists are drawing on established laboratory tools […]

Pharmaceutical Sales and R&D Trends

A new report from the US Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provides a snapshot of the US pharmaceutical industry and its R&D patterns. The report also explains the important role that the federal government plays in drug development and sales. Here, IBO gives an overview of the data presented in the report on pharmaceutical sales and […]

BPI US West: Digital Manufacturing Takes Hold in Bioprocessing

Bioprocessing International (BPI) US West 2021 kicked off its virtual edition this morning, Monday March 29. An annual event, BPI West encompasses presentation, posters and networking events focused on the latest developments in bioprocessing and cell and gene therapy. A talk this morning, “Integration of Paperless Benchtop Instruments in Clinical Manufacturing,” presented by Simon Barskyi […]