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SYNLAB and Microba reinforce myBIOME collaboration

SYNLAB and Microba Life Sciences have expanded their strategic agreement to broaden geographic and market availability of the microbiome test myBIOME across Europe and Latin America.

Roche introduces a new molecular diagnostic system to US

Roche has announced plans for the US launch of the cobas 5800 System, a compact, fully-automated molecular laboratory instrument that offers a flexible, PCR testing solution that aids clinicians in diagnosis of infectious diseases.

EKF to showcase POCT connectivity solutions at MEDICA 2022

Global diagnostics company EKF Diagnostics, will be introducing its latest product developments and offerings at MEDICA 2022, Düsseldorf, Germany, 14-17 November.

Cherwell to lead discussion on environmental monitoring and Annex 1

Cleanroom microbiology solutions firm Cherwell Laboratories will be leading an open discussion on environmental monitoring (EM) in line with EU GMP Annex 1 at the forthcoming Pharmig 30th Annual Conference.

Proscia study - AI can predict diagnostic concordance for melanoma

Proscia has released study results on new artificial intelligence (AI) that predicts diagnostic agreement for melanoma, the deadliest form of skin cancer.

Thermo Fisher Scientific to expand PPD clinical research laboratory in Kentucky

The PPD clinical research business of Thermo Fisher Scientific has unveiled plans to invest $59 million to significantly expand its laboratory operations in Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA over the next two years.

Altasciences receives accreditation from College of American Pathologists

The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Altasciences’ clinical site in Los Angeles, California, based on results of a recent on-site inspection.

Zürich University Hospital starts using Stockholm3

Zürich University Hospital has started using Stockholm3 for prostate cancer testing. This is the first clinic in Switzerland that uses Stockholm3.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences and Pillar Biosciences to collaborate on NGS

More companies around the world continue turning to Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, a global leader in laboratory automation and innovation, for their next-generation sequencing (NGS) needs with the Biomek NGeniuS System.

Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire The Binding Site Group

Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire The Binding Site Group, a global leader in specialty diagnostics, from a shareholder group led by European private equity firm Nordic Capital, in an all-cash transaction valued at £2.25 billion.

French hospital group moves to digital pathology with Sectra

Three French university hospitals are to adopt the digital pathology solution from Sectra, joining forces to speed up cancer diagnostics.

Implementation of future Medical Device Regulations delayed by 12 months

The government has introduced a 12-month extension to the implementation of the future Medical Device Regulations, with an aim to bring the new regulations into force by July 2024.

Resolve Biosciences secures funding to further develop Molecular Cartography workflow

Resolve Biosciences, the company which has pioneered Molecular Cartography technology, has announced it has secured a $71 million of financing to accelerate commercial expansion.

Sphere Fluidics opens new UK laboratory facilities

Sphere Fluidics, a company developing single cell analysis systems underpinned by its patented picodroplet technology, has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in Granta Park, Cambridgeshire, UK.

Validair appoints new system sales specialist

Matt Plocki re-joins the team at Validair Monitoring Solutions (VMSL), bringing huge experience to the company’s customers from previous roles in particle monitoring engineering development and hospital pharmaceutical manufacturing – as well as a former technical role at VMSL.

Drone test at Milton Keynes Hospital

Milton Keynes University Hospital (MKUH) has held a series of test flights of drones carrying blood samples across its main site in Milton Keynes.

Subsidy boost for French veterinary diagnostics firm

Enalees, a company specialising in the design, development and marketing of state-of-the-art rapid molecular diagnostic tests for the veterinary industry, has been awarded a €500,000 ($489k) subsidy by the Île-de-France region as part of the France 2030 Investments for the Future Program.

New UK research consortium to tackle monkeypox outbreak

The UK’s efforts to tackle the monkeypox outbreak will receive a £2 million boost with the creation of a new research consortium.

Driving sustainability in the laboratory industry

Lab Innovations 2022 to share insight into the equipment and processes that are improving sustainability in the laboratory industry.

Latest Cytobank upgrade features automated gating of flow data

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has introduced an automated solution for the gruelling and time-consuming process of manual gating flow cytometry data, with no programming skills required. This revolutionary feature is part of the new Cytobank v10 platform upgrade which is available now.

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