CyBio Acquires Majority Share of Customized Automation Company

Jena, Germany 7/18/06—CyBio AG has acquired approximately 78% of accelab GmbH, which provides customized lab automation and integration solutions to the pharmaceutical, chemical, cosmetics and food industries. accelab posted 2005 sales of more than €4 million ($5.0 million) and employs 23. CyBio, which emphasized accelab’s expertise in automation systems for solid particles and liquids,stated that [...]

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Selects Thermo for Rapid and Accurate Detection of Radiological Threats

WALTHAM, Mass.,-Thermo Electron Corporation (NYSE: TMO - News), the world leader in analytical instruments, announced it has been selected to deliver high performance, Advanced Spectroscopic Portal (ASP) monitors for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO). As part of this national security initiative, Thermo's ASP monitors will be used to detect [...]

Caliper Lowers Guidance Due to Acquisition Delay

Hopkinton, MA and Alameda, CA —Caliper Life Sciences announced its S-4 filing for its acquisition of Xenogen (see IBO 2/15/06) was declared effective on July 11. Both companies will hold stockholder meetings on August 9 to vote on the acquisition. The acquisition, which is expected to close August 9, was originally scheduled to close in [...]

Bio-Rad and Integrated DNA Technologies Collaborate to Develop Experimentally Validated siRNA Duplexes

HERCULES, CA and CORALVILLE, IA--Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (AMEX:BIO - News) and (AMEX:BIO-B - News), and Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. (IDT), announced a collaborative agreement to develop RNA interference (RNAi) tool sets for life science researchers. Under the agreement, IDT's siRNA design and synthesis expertise will be paired with Bio-Rad's transfection and analytical competencies to deliver [...]

Agilent Technologies and Distek form alliance to extend Agilent Lab Resource Management Program

PALO ALTO, Calif., and NORTH BRUNSWICK, N.J., Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) and Distek, Inc. today announced an agreement for Distek to become a preferred provider in North America for dissolution instrumentation service under Agilent's Lab Resource Management program. Distek will also support Agilent engineers in other geographies with parts, tools, protocols and training so [...]

Invitrogen and the Human Proteome Organisation Enter Protein Research Scientific Partnership

CARLSBAD, Calif.---Invitrogen Corporation (Nasdaq:IVGN) and the Human Proteome Organisation (HUPO) have entered a scientific collaboration focused on advancing proteomic research through education initiatives, standardization of research protocols and development of advanced proteomic products. Under the terms of the collaboration, Invitrogen scientists will support efforts driven by HUPO and its members internationally to develop new proteomic [...]

Emerson and Siemens to enhance offerings enabling both companies to expand support of global standards

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Emerson Process Management and Siemens Automation and Drives (A&D) announced their expansion of system interfaces to enable both companies to expand support of global fieldbus standards. The companies will exchange technology and engineering support to add the interfaces that extend their systems and software to offer customers expanded global interoperability and greater [...]

GE Healthcare and TGen Announce Early Health Cancer Research Collaboration

PISCATAWAY, N.J.--The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) and GE Healthcare (NYSE:GE) announced today a strategic alliance designed to apply advanced cellular genomics technologies and strategies to improve and accelerate the discovery and development of new drugs. This research collaboration will support the mutual goals of translating basic genomic research into early health solutions for some [...]

ICI Imagedata asked AstraNet Systems Ltd to design and install an on-line monitoring system

ICI Imagedata asked AstraNet Systems Ltd to design and install an on-line monitoring system to check production of dye sublimation printing ribbons. Three Astra UV/VIS Spectrometers now provide high speed measurement of the total optical density (TOD) of each coloured dye panel applied to a moving web. ICI Imagedata is one of only a few [...]

Malvern Instruments Buys Spectral Dimensions

Malvern, UK —Malvern Instruments has acquired the assets of Spectral Dimensions, a manufacturer of near infrared chemical imaging instruments and software. Financial terms were not disclosed. “The pharmaceutical industry is a key market for Malvern Instruments. We work very closely with the industry to fully understand its needs, and our analytical instruments are developed to [...]

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