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 […]

Though the COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted the lab tools industry in 2020, like other sectors, the industry was able to adapt by playing pivotal roles in slowing the spread of the coronavirus. For instance, many companies provided analytical instruments for developing vaccines and therapies and/or diagnostic test kits. As a result, many companies in the […]

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 (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 […]

According to IBO’s publisher Strategic Directions International (SDi), part of Science and Medicine Group, the analytical and scientific instrument industry plays a crucial role in various end-markets in Europe. A prime example was the advent of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, with top vendors providing products and services to European pharmaceutical developers and manufacturers to […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

In 2020, the laboratory analytical and life science instrumentation industry played a critical role in assisting various end-markets in abating the COVID-19 pandemic. Select vendors were able to weather business disruptions by meeting pandemic-related demand for certain product offerings. However, the question now is, what will be the condition of the laboratory analytical and life […]