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Expression of interest in a new national microbiology framework sought

Public Health England (PHE) is asking for expressions of interest from suppliers that provide diagnostics, research and development, manufacturing of supplies and services, and provision of testing capacity for a new national microbiology framework.

Win a VACUSAFE Aspiration System from INTEGRA

INTEGRA Biosciences is offering the chance to win a VACUSAFE Aspiration System. A compact, all-in-one laboratory vacuum pump, it enables safe and efficient collection and containment of biological waste, meeting stringent biosafety level guidelines.

Transforming bowel cancer screening into a precision tool using AI

The University of Glasgow, with the NHS and Scottish technology companies, will lead a project to transform bowel screening by developing a diagnostic tool that uses artificial intelligence to predict who will develop future polyps and tumours.

Improving early diagnosis in cancer, thoracic and liver disease

Roche Diagnostics UK & Ireland is part of a consortium to win funding provided through UK Research and Innovation’s Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund to take forward projects to improve early diagnosis of cancer, thoracic and liver diseases.

Veterinary diagnostics: benefits of rapid In-house cytology

SYNLAB VPG and Scopio Labs have collaborated to present a free online CPD webinar on in-house veterinary cytology hosted by VPG’s Laboratory Director and Veterinary Clinical Pathologist, Fiona Gosling.

High-resolution cytology in veterinary pathology

SYNLAB’s Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG) is the first network of veterinary laboratories in the UK to offer ScopioVet, an innovative digital platform for faster, in-practice cytology processing using high-resolution slide imaging.

Less plastic, less packaging: help to go green

Millipore leads the design and manufacture of membrane devices for sterile filtration, and now provides consistent, reliable sterilisation of media and buffers, but with significant reduction in disposable plastic materials.

Pathology Horizons: the webinar edition

Cirdan will host a special Pathology Horizons webinar on Wednesday, 16 September. This two-hour event will reflect the usual Pathology Horizons theme, The Future of Pathology, but focus particularly on the impact of COVID-19 in laboratory medicine.

The Analytical VIP: a virtual event

HORIBA Scientific is hosting its first virtual trade show on 23–25 June 2020. The Analytical VIP will offer participants the ability to learn about the company’s latest products and capabilities, and meet with its specialists via live chat.

Global healthcare community to unite at Omnia Health Live

For five days this month (22–26 June 2020) the global healthcare community will come together on a scale not seen before through a new experience delivered entirely online, Omnia Health Live, a virtual event organised by Informa Markets Healthcare.

Investment in automation at a leading global rapid test manufacturer

Abingdon Health has announced further expansion at its York headquarters in the UK, following further investment in state-of-the-art lateral-flow automation, which will result in Europe’s largest capacity for rapid test manufacturing.

Multi-mode ligand bioprocessing technology and advanced therapeutics

BIA Separations, a bio-chromatography development and manufacturing company, has introduced PrimaS ligand technology, a multi-use platform that facilitates high-resolution, high-speed processing and addresses critical separation problems.

Latest laboratory collaboration to provide precision oncology at scale

Dante Labs, Cambridge Cancer Genomics and Nonacus have formed a partnership that aims to build the most comprehensive and patient-centred tumour profiling service, enabling improved cancer patient management, treatment and monitoring.

MAGNUS: a game-changer in tissue processing

Menarini Diagnostic is expanding its cellular pathology portfolio with MAGNUS, the most advanced tissue processor on the market, which will allow users to achieve same-day diagnosis for urgent biopsies with minimal downtime and intervention.

Diagnostics for glycaemic monitoring and ketosis testing on show

EKF Diagnostics has announced that its online exhibition booth at ENDO Online 2020 is open for live chats on its range of diagnostics products for glycaemic monitoring and ketosis testing on 10–17 June.

Rapid reports and automated SNOMED coding in histopathology

The Department of Histopathology and Cytopathology at the Royal Sussex County Hospital recently deployed GHG Software Developments’ TalkingPoint speech-enabled Histopathology workflow solution to support efficient pathology reporting.

New App launched: Pathology in Practice in action and on the move

Pathology in Practice is now available via Apps free both in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. The App provides access to the current and previous digital issues of Pathology in Practice, an copies of The Clinical Services Journal.

Digital pathology solution transforms approach to diagnostics and care

Royal Philips is enabling the University Hospital Crosshouse, Kilmarnock, to introduce remote digital pathology capabilities that will help the hospital best serve residents of Ayrshire and Arran, helping to set a new standard of diagnostic services.

Autoclave range gains Saudi Food & Drug Authority approval

As a leading British autoclave manufacturer, Priorclave is pleased to have gained approval from the Saudi Food & Drug Authority (SFDA) for its entire range of research-grade laboratory autoclaves.

Dotmatics receives certification for scientific informatics technology

Dotmatics, a scientific informatics software and services company that is driving the automation of laboratory data workflows has achieved certification to the internationally recognised standard ISO 9001:2015 for its quality management system (QMS).