Founded in 2016 and headquartered in Cologne, Germany, BioEcho provides solutions for nucleic acid extraction and analysis. The company’s EchoLUTION Kits provide an alternative to other nucleic acid extraction techniques. IBO spoke with Dr. Laura Torres Benito, Scientific Communications Manager for BioEcho, about the company and its product line. Can you describe the history of […]

Infertility affects around one in six adults worldwide, according to the WHO. Determining the health of embryos prior to implementation is key to addressing infertility. Testing has become even more significant due to the aging population of pregnant women and medical tourism. Next generation sequencing (NGS) has been widely adopted for pre-implantation genetic testing labs. […]

Despite a year of uneven sales growth, a falling stock market and inflationary pressures, the laboratory tool industry maintained its track record of increasing R&D spending in 2022, as measured by the performance of its largest held public companies. Worth more than $80 billion, according to Strategy Directions International (SDi), the laboratory tool industry excludes […]

Analytical testing is an essential part of food development and production. Key applications include quality control and safety. Testing covers all steps in the food production process from testing for physical, chemical and microbiological characteristics in raw materials and ingredients through final products.  As such, testing is done in labs, in the field and during […]

The Association of Biomolecular Resource Facilities (ABRF) will hold its Annual Meeting May 7–10, 2023 in Boston, Massachusetts. ABRF is a membership organization that brings together Core facilities across the US and supports more than 2,400 members at over 400 institutions including organizations in government, academia, research, industry and commercial settings. Over 50% of members […]

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