Investments set foundation for global platform of laboratory-automation technologies serving environmental, agricultural and food-and-beverage applications BOSTON–Battery Ventures, a global, technology-focused investment firm, today announced the creation of a new laboratory-automation platform following recent acquisitions of three complementary companies: Skalar Analytical, PromoChrom Technologies and LCTech. Skalar Analytical, based in Breda, the Netherlands, manufactures a range of […]

The Thermo Scientific Gallery Enzyme Master analyzers enable efficient, reliable enzyme analysis workflows from method development to routine analysis SUNNYVALE, Calif.  — Multi-enzyme analysis can now be achieved through a single, fully-automated enzyme analyzer, benefitting industrial enzyme manufacturers and enzyme users in the food, beverage, biopharmaceutical, fuel ethanol and chemical, and solid waste management industries. The […]

To monitor and validate COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests FREMONT, Calif., — Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced the availability of the Thermo Scientific AcroMetrix Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) RNA Control, its latest quality control product to monitor and validate COVID-19 molecular diagnostic tests. In an effort to combat the recent Coronavirus […]

SAN FRANCISCO–Twist Bioscience Corporation (NASDAQ: TWST), a company enabling customers to succeed through its offering of high-quality synthetic DNA using its silicon platform, today announced it appointed Nelson C. Chan, former CEO of Magellan, as a Class I director to its board of directors. Mr. Chan brings more than 35 years of experience as both […]

The SEAL Analytical booth at Analytica 2018 (Hall A1, Booth 516) will feature a host of new products designed to improve laboratory performance. The company has a longstanding reputation for developing advanced, automated Discrete and Segmented Flow Analyzers (SFA), but following the acquisitions of Thomas Cain and ROHASYS, the SEAL Analytical booth will also feature […]

SPRINGFIELD, N.J. — Hudson Robotics, Inc., of Springfield, NJ, in cooperation with Johns Hopkins University, has recently been awarded an NIH grant to develop a commercially viable high-throughput screening (HTS) system for in vivo studies of zebrafish. This system, termed the Automated Reporter Quantification in vivo (ARQiv) system, will bring high-throughput screening technology into the realm of in vivo studies of whole organisms. […]

The UK’s National Oceanography Centre (NOC) undertakes integrated ocean research and technology development from the coast to the deep ocean. As such, the NOC has a heavy requirement for seawater analysis. However, in addition to analytical work at the NOC’s facilities in Southampton and Liverpool, the organisation’s researchers also need to be able to analyse […]