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Point of Care: Innovations – a one-day meeting

‘Point of Care: Innovations’ is a free-to-attend meeting for NHS staff being held in Bristol at The Bristol – Harbourside (Doyle Collection) hotel on 20 September.

Advanced tools and technologies on show at AACC 2022 in Chicago

Thermo Fisher Scientific has showcased innovative diagnostic technologies, assays and a complement of solutions for researchers developing new diagnostics during AACC 2022 in Chicago.

Merck invests €200,000 in Bangalore microbiology laboratory

Merck has opened its first Microbiology Application and Training (MAT) Laboratory in Bangalore, India, with a €200,000 investment.

New online face for BIOHIT HealthCare

BIOHIT HealthCare has relaunched its website. This new look and feel is designed to reflect the company’s vision, mission and values, while making it easier than ever for customers and partners to find the information they need.

Head of East Lancs pathology hub project criticised by consultants

A new pathology laboratory planned for East Lancashire has prompted a row between senior consultants and the managing director of the Lancashire and South Cumbria Pathology Collaboration, the Lancashire Telegraph has reported.

Graphene-based test to Identify patients who need antibiotics

Paragraf, the first company to deliver a scalable approach to graphene electronic device manufacturing, has announced a plan to develop a new generation of graphene-based, in vitro diagnostic products that will give results within a few minutes.

Citadel Health selected to transform pathology network

Citadel Health will reshape connected pathology services across the Birmingham and Solihull area each year after being chosen to implement and operate its innovative laboratory information management system (LIMS) across eight key sites.

MetalFree tubes prevent assay interference in sensitive applications

The new MetalFree centrifuge tubes, now available in the UK from Alpha Laboratories, are intended for the storage, high-speed centrifugation and analysis of samples requiring ultra-low trace metal contents.

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences appoints new president

Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, a global leader in laboratory automation and innovation, has announced the appointment of Suzanne Foster as president of the company.

New line of antibodies for exosome detection

Biotium, a supplier and inventor of fluorescent cellular probes for life science research, has announced the release of new ExoBrite Antibody Conjugates.

New acquisitions expand SLS operations

Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS), a leading supplier of equipment, chemicals and consumables for laboratory use in the UK, has announced the acquisition of Gem Scientific and Northern Balance, to expand its product and service offerings.

Compact chilling/heating dry bath for robotic systems

Torrey Pines Scientific has announced its EchoTherm RIC40 Peltier-driven, compact Chilling/Heating Dry Baths with temperatures settable from 0C to 100C, for use with robotic systems. They are controlled via the RS232 I/O port on each RIC40 unit.

Advanced urine sediment analyser launched

ARKRAY has launched the AUTION AI-4510, an advanced automated urine sediment analyser with inbuilt features to speed up workflow. It is the only sediment system to offer onboard autodilution, removing waste and ensure a higher degree of accuracy.

First CE-marked NAD+ analysis kit: an introduction

NADMED has launched two kits, Q-NADMED and Q-NAD. Q-NADMED is the first kit available for whole blood NAD+ and NADH analysis; the first CE-marked kit for NAD analysis; and the only EU IVDD-compliant kit for NAD+ and NADH analysis from blood.

Automated instruments and consumables from SPT Labtech

SPT Labtech, a leader in the design and development of automated instrumentation and consumables, has announced its acquisition by EQT IX Fund (EQT Private Equity), a purpose-driven global investment organisation, from current owners Battery Ventures.

Anti-idiotypic antibodies for bioanalysis and drug monitoring

Bio-Rad Laboratories has extended its range of recombinant monoclonal anti-idiotypic antibodies to include those specific to brentuximab vedotin (Adcetris), secukinumab (Cosentyx), and the secukinumab–interleukin 17A (IL-17A) drug-target complex.

New haemostasis analysers and reagents showcased at ISTH 2022

HORIBA Medical showcased the very latest additions to its Yumizen G range of haemostasis analysers and reagents at the ISTH 2022 Congress recently.

Lab Innovations 2022 to drive innovation and sustainability

Lab Innovations, the UK’s largest trade exhibition for the laboratory industry, will bring together the industry’s leading professionals, scientists, researchers and more to drive innovation and sustainability.

Determination of factor IX activity in human plasma simplified

The PrecisionBioLogic CRYOcheck range of frozen plasmas and diagnostic kits for haemostasis is available in the UK exclusively from Alpha Laboratories.

Supporting new and emerging diagnostics

The North East Innovation Lab is part of Newcastle Hospitals and works with organisations of all sizes, from university spin outs to large international companies, supporting the development of next-generation diagnostics.

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Birmingham International Convention Centre.
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British Society for Microbial Technology Annual Microbiology Conference

Royal Air Force Museum, Hendon, London
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