Visitor registration is now open for Lab Innovations, the UK’s largest trade exhibition for the laboratory industry. This year’s show, taking place on 1-2 November, 2023, at the NEC, Birmingham, is set to be the biggest Lab Innovations yet, with the show expanding its floorplan following the success of 2022’s show, which saw the highest attendance rate in the show’s history.
StatLab Medical Products, a leading global developer and manufacturer of medical diagnostic equipment and supplies, is expanding across multiple manufacturing sites to support business growth after successful acquisition of two UK-based histology consumables and diagnostic equipment companies in 2021 and 2022.
Record numbers of doctors, nurses, dentists and other healthcare staff will be trained in England as part of the first ever Long Term Workforce Plan published by the NHS and backed by the Government.
Revvity, in collaboration with single-cell genomics company Honeycomb Biotechnologies, has announced the launch of a suite of new solutions and services that expand the frontiers of single-cell biology: the HIVE CLX Single-Cell RNAseq Solution, BeeNetPLUS analysis workflow.
Owlstone Medical, the developer of Breath Biopsy for applications in early disease detection and precision medicine, has announced new data on the development of novel tests for the detection of liver disease.
NHS England is encouraging all health and care professionals to move to the new version of an NHS patient record service to enhance the way national patient medical information can be accessed.
The NHS is ‘neither a leader nor a laggard’ when compared to health care systems of similar countries, though on some critical measures of resources and performance the UK is falling well-below average, according to a major new report from The King’s Fund.
Lunaphore Technologies, a Swiss life sciences company developing technology to enable spatial biology in every laboratory, has reached an agreement to be acquired by Bio-Techne Corporation, a global life sciences company providing innovative tools and bioactive reagents for the research and clinical diagnostics communities.
Thorne HealthTech has announced that its NanoDrop device has received CE Mark certification and has successfully fulfilled the European Union's relevant performance, safety and product requirements.
FUJIFILM Irvine Scientific has added the Life Whisperer Genetics module to its Life Whisperer software package (launched in 2021), enabling non-invasive evaluation of embryo genetic integrity during in vitro fertilisation (IVF).
Aiosyn, a medical software company specialising in AI-powered pathology solutions, has released its first AI algorithm in its Mitosis product family: Aiosyn Mitosis Research. The innovative deep-learning algorithm is designed to automatically scan for cells undergoing division to assist research pathology laboratories with mitotic figure detection in whole-slide images from cancer biopsies and resections.
NHS England has appointed a new Chief Information Officer to oversee digital technology across the health service. John Quinn’s key responsibilities will include running and evolving the NHS’s critical technical infrastructure and managing cyber security for national services.
Global diagnostics company Randox has announced the completion of its acquisition of Cellix, a Dublin-based company that develops microfluidic tools and impedance flow cytometers for cell analysis.
The new Evident Slideview DX VS-M1 whole slide imaging system is a digital pathology solution that delivers high-quality slide images at high speed, helping pathologists make diagnoses quickly and efficiently. Built with renowned optics and advanced digital technology, the Slideview DX slide scanner is a complete digital pathology solution.
Mindpeak, a leading provider of artificial intelligence (AI) for pathology, and Proscia, a leading provider of digital and computational pathology solutions, have announced a partnership to broaden access to improved diagnosis for cancer patients.Through the collaboration, the companies lay the foundation for delivering tightly integrated AI-powered workflows that enable pathologists to provide more efficient, informed, and reproducible clinical decisions.
Yourgene Health, a leading international molecular diagnostics group, has presented data demonstrating that prolonged storage of blood in EDTA tubes is compatible with non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT) when using size selection to enrich the fetal fraction.
The Sussex Pathology Network has chosen Clinisys for a laboratory information management system (LIMS) that will help its laboratories to collaborate, building on the supportive relationship that developed during the COVID-19 pandemic. A single, hosted instance of WinPath Enterprise will replace the existing four live LIMS systems in use at the three trusts and seven laboratories within the network, of which two are at the end of their life.
H.E.L Group, a global developer and manufacturer of innovative laboratory tools for process optimisation, safety, and scale-up, today announced it will relocate its Greater London global headquarters from Borehamwood to Hemel Hempstead, over summer 2023. Overseen by interim Operational Director, Damian Slater, the move to new purpose-designed facilities supports the company’s continued expansion and plans for future growth.