MAT delivers modular laboratories for University of Warwick
Medical Air Technology (MAT), has just completed a turnkey design-and-build project to provide three new Containment Level 3 (CL3) laboratory suites at the University of Warwick.
Qiagen launches EZ2 Connect MDx platform for diagnostic laboratories
Qiagen has announced the launch of EZ2 Connect MDx for use in diagnostic laboratories, making the IVD platform for automated sample processing available for widescale use 18 months after being made available for research.
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences opens brand new Colorado research hub
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences has officially opened the first phase of its new $10 million research and development hub based in Loveland, Colorado, USA.
BD upgrades Kiestra solution with robotic automation
BD has introduced a new, robotic track system for its Kiestra microbiology laboratory solution that automates specimen processing, which can help to reduce manual labour and speed up results.
Vésale Bioscience receives €1.8M Euro grant for PhageDiag
Vésale Bioscience is to receive €1.8M in grants from the European Innovation Council (EIC) Accelerator Fund for its PhageDiag project, a phagogram using artificial intelligence that enables decentralised diagnostics and personalised treatment.
Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI) selects Proscia to drive personalised diagnosis
Digital pathology provider Proscia has been chosen by the Netherlands Cancer Institute (NKI), one of the top 10 comprehensive cancer centres in Europe, to deploy its Concentriq Dx platform. NKI is transitioning to Concentriq Dx to expand its digital pathology practice, laying the foundation for its pathologists to deliver personalised diagnoses that better inform treatment decisions.
Leeds General Infirmary begins construction of new Acute Hospital Laboratory
Construction of a new Acute Hospital Laboratory (AHL) has begun at the Leeds General Infirmary (LGI). The 24/7 operated AHL is being created to provide urgent pathology facilities to support clinical teams at the LGI when the main pathology service relocates to the brand-new state-of-the-art pathology laboratory currently under construction at St James’s Hospital.
Hamamatsu Photonics launches new digital slide scanner
Hamamatsu Photonics has released a new digital slide scanner system, the NanoZoomer S20MD.
‘POCT: The Power to Disrupt’ event set for Nottingham
The latest POCT Innovators event, ‘POCT: The Power to Disrupt’ has been unveiled for Nottingham on 28 March.
Enalees appoints Eric Germain as managing director
Enalees, a biotech company producing rapid molecular diagnostic tests for the veterinary profession based on an isothermal amplification technique (LAMP PCR), today announces that it has appointed Eric Germain to the position of managing director.
ProtonDx and Katalyst in strategic partnership for Dragonfly in vitro diagnostic
ProtonDx, an in vitro diagnostic company designing, manufacturing and marketing rapid, accurate, multi‑pathogen, point‑of‑need diagnostic solutions, has announced a strategic partnership with commercial POCT provider Katalyst Laboratories, to distribute ProtonDx’s Dragonfly rapid in vitro diagnostic system.
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.
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ECCMID - European Congress of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases
Bella Center, Copenhagen
Microbiology Society Annual Conference 2023
Birmingham International Convention Centre.
17-20 April 2023
British Society for Microbial Technology Annual Microbiology Conference
Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London
11 May 2023
Genomics and Precision Medicine Expo
Royal Armouries, Leeds
12-14 June 2023
Liverpool Pathology 2023
University of Liverpool
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