Equipping the sustainable laboratories of the future
A new whitepaper published by scientific instrumentation distributor SciMed explores how the laboratory industry can improve sustainability in ways that improve experimental output and save money.
Laboratory equipment R&D centre launched in Swords, Ireland
Siemens Healthineers has announced the launch of a Centre of Excellence for Immunoassay Instrument Research and Development in Swords, Ireland. The new Centre will focus on unlocking breakthrough innovations in laboratory instruments used to detect infectious diseases, cancer and blood disorders.
Thermo Fisher Scientific to be founding sponsor of new Florida biotech laboratory space
Thermo Fisher Scientific is to support a new collaborative laboratory and office space for growing biotech businesses in Florida as a founding sponsor. The firm says its involvement with Momentum Labs in Alachua, Florida is part of its efforts to support emerging biotechnology companies as they address key challenges in bringing new therapies to market.
Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) acquires C&M Scientific
Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) has announced the acquisition of C&M Scientific, a Scotland-based distributor of laboratory equipment and service provider specialising in installation, validation, calibration, repair and ongoing maintenance for scientific equipment.
Isohelix to seek FDA approval for GeneFix Collectors
Isohelix, a UK-based specialist biological sample collection company, has begun the process to gain full regulatory approval of the GeneFix Saliva DNA Collectors from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
New viral vector medium from Fujifilm Irvine Scientific
Fujifilm Irvine Scientific has launched a new nutrient-based HEK293-specific feed medium, designed to boost adeno-associated viral vector (AAV) production for gene therapy applications and viral vector-based vaccines.
Report proposes strategy for UK to lead IVD industry
A major new report on in vitro diagnostics, ‘A Strategic Technology Roadmap’ has been launched, proposing a 10-year strategy to put the UK at the forefront of the industry.
Paige to collaborate with Microsoft on AI for cancer diagnostics and treatment
US-based digital pathology and artificial intelligence (AI) firm Paige has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to apply the power of AI to digital pathology images to develop and deliver a new generation of clinical applications and computational biomarkers to transform cancer diagnosis and patient care.
North East Innovation Lab celebrates two years supporting cutting-edge diagnostics
The North East Innovation Lab is celebrating a two-year milestone birthday and has expanded its work in accelerating the development of diagnostics for a range of virus and health threats.
Boehringer Ingelheim and 3T Biosciences partner for next-generation cancer therapies
Boehringer Ingelheim and 3T Biosciences have entered into a strategic collaboration and licensing agreement to discover and develop next-generation cancer therapies.
Qiagen completes Verogen acquisition to strengthen NGS position
Qiagen has announced it has completed the acquisition of Verogen, a leader in the use of next-generation sequencing (NGS) technologies to drive the future of human identification (HID) and forensic investigation.
US NIH funds studies to advance rapid diagnosis of COVID-19-related inflammatory syndrome in children
The National Institutes of Health has awarded eight research grants in the USA, to refine new technologies for early diagnosis of severe illnesses resulting from SARS-CoV-2 infection in children.
EU set to delay medical device regulations
European manufacturers of medical devices are set to get more time to prepare for forthcoming regulatory changes, after the European Commission adopted a proposal to delay the changes.
Medical imaging firm Perspectum raises further capital to research biopsy alternatives
Perspectum, a precision health company which develops medical imaging tools to improve the diagnoses of metabolic diseases and cancer, has completed the first close of its Series C funding round. The new $36 million investment was led by Oppenheimer Holdings. The Series C funding brings the total amount raised since inception to circa $120 million.
Bruker announces acquisition of Acquifer Imaging
Bruker Corporation has announced the acquisition of Acquifer Imaging GmbH, a pioneer in big-data management solutions for bioimaging and high-content microscopy.
Virax Biolabs introduces HPV test kit
Virax Biolabs has launched the distribution of human papillomavirus (HPV) test kits with shipments anticipated in Q1 of 2023 to markets accepting the CE mark, such as the European Union.
Bluestar Genomics rebrands as ClearNote Health to enter commercial phase
Bluestar Genomics has jointly announced the company’s commercialisation of its first test for early detection of pancreatic cancer in high-risk patients, and unveiled a new name, ClearNote Health.
Innovate UK launches healthcare funding competition
UK registered SMEs can apply for a share of up to £25 million in grants to develop innovative solutions to health and healthcare challenges.
Heska Corporation completes acquisition of LightDeck Diagnostics
Heska Corporation, a global provider of advanced veterinary diagnostic and specialty products and solutions, has completed the previously announced acquisition of LightDeck Diagnostics, a pioneer in planar waveguide fluorescence immunoassay diagnostics.
New online community launched to support health tech professionals
A new online tech community has been launched by NHS Digital, aimed at supporting those working to integrate systems with national healthcare services.
Celebrating 33 years of Biotech product Manufacturing. Established since January 1990
Severn Biotech is an independent UK laboratory products manufacturer, founded in October 1989 by Andrew Smart,BSc (Hons), MSc, M.IoD. which commenced trading from January 1990.
Severn Biotech has continued to organically grow over the last 33 years...
Royal Armouries, Leeds
12-14 June 2023
Liverpool Pathology 2023
University of Liverpool
Microscience Microscopy Congress 2023 (mmc 2023, incorporating EMAG 2023)
Manchester Central Conference Centre
4-6 July 2023
Annual SHOT Symposium 2023
Etihad Stadium, Manchester, M11 3FF
4 July 2023
SHOT webinar: Positive patient identification for safe transfusions in adults
SHOT webinar: Accurate and complete patient identification for safe transfusions in children
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