MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan recognizes BioTrove, Inc. with the 2009 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Growth Strategy Leadership of the Year. The annual award is based on an analysis of the most significant drug-discovery innovations and acknowledgments by life sciences category leaders. BioTrove, a privately held company specializing in drug acceleration and pipeline assessment technologies, has gained significant traction within biopharmaceutical company and research institution sectors.
The OpenArray(R) technology enables researchers to perform large-volume nanoliter arrays, conducting up to 3,000 assays simultaneously, while the RapidFire(R) Mass Spectrometry (RF-MS) technology uses microfluidics to conduct sample analysis 10-to-100 times faster than conventional liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry (LC-MS) technologies.
"These solid technologies facilitate faster, higher-throughput and ultimately more efficient research and drug discovery," said Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Christi Bird. "In addition to directly distributing these products to end-users, BioTrove has also collaborated with several top life sciences tool and services providers to develop optimized products, services and workflows utilizing OpenArray(R) or RapidFire(R) technologies."
Collaborations with sector leaders such as Applied Biosystems, Agilent Technologies, BD Biosciences, Gene Express, MDS Analytical Technologies and Synchron Lab Automation have yielded optimized genotyping systems, end-to-end high-throughput mass spectrometry solutions, sample preparation and data analysis of high-throughput in vitro ADME assays, lead discovery and lead optimization services, and even a genetic profiling test for lung cancer
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