UK Biocentre is to partner with Eurofins, the world leader in biological testing, to provide high throughput research and clinical genomic services.
Cherwell, a specialist company in cleanroom microbiology solutions has published an update to its guide to ‘Environmental Monitoring Processes and Validation’, incorporating specific detail on the new version of EU GMP Annex 1. This aims to help sterile medicinal product manufacturers with reviewing and improving their environmental monitoring (EM) programs in preparation for compliance with the revised guidelines by August 2023.
Ibex Medical Analytics has announced a new agreement with AstraZeneca and Daiichi Sankyo, for the development, clinical validation and early adoption of an AI-powered product to aid pathologists with an accurate and reproducible assessment of HER2 immunohistochemistry (IHC) scoring in breast cancer patients.
LumiraDx has published the findings from its first annual UK survey, ‘Point of Care Diagnostics: A Clinician's View’, designed to understand clinician perspectives on the latest point of care technologies available.
The University of Derby has been awarded £5.8 million from the Office for Students (OfS) to develop a new biomedical science ‘Super Lab’.
VisualDx, an award-winning web-based clinical decision support system, has received a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop diagnostic and surveillance tools to help medical providers improve treatment decisions and outcomes in underserved areas.
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 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 has officially opened the first phase of its new $10 million research and development hub based in Loveland, Colorado, USA.
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 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.
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.
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 has released a new digital slide scanner system, the NanoZoomer S20MD.
The latest POCT Innovators event, ‘POCT: The Power to Disrupt’ has been unveiled for Nottingham on 28 March.
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, 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.
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.
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 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.