Navigation Links
Enigma Diagnostics Showcases Its Unique Fully Automated rtPCR Based ML (Mini-Laboratory) Instrument For Point-of-Care Testing at MEDICA 2009 In Dusseldorf, Germany
Date:11/18/2009

PORTON DOWN, England, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Diagnostics Limited, the decentralised point-of-care molecular diagnostics company, announces the showcasing of its fully automated Point-of-Care mini-laboratory instrument, the Enigma ML, at MEDICA 2009 at the Dusseldorf Trade Fair Centrehas in Dusseldorf, Germany in Hall 1, stand E07a between 18-20 November.

The Enigma ML offers "Gold Standard" central reference laboratory standards of testing in an instrument developed for decentralised locations. The ML integrates a range of proprietary miniaturised technologies, including the rapid real-time PCR thermocycler and fully automated sample preparation capability, offering the only instrument platform which can deliver true raw sample to result capability in minutes in any location.

Enigma's miniaturised technology provides the paradigm shift necessary to deliver fast, accurate, low cost multi-sample instrument systems for any clinical or applied market testing at point-of-need. The ML is ideally suited for point-of-care and clinical laboratories including hospital clinics and operating rooms doctors' surgeries and pharmacies with extensive test and treat opportunities.

The affordability and ease of use of the ML instrument offers new and first time testing sites to both developed and emerging healthcare economies using previously unavailable PCR-based detection. The ML will be commercially launched in early Q3 2010 for influenza testing following clinical trials and EU/USA regulatory approvals. Further tests will follow in 2010 and 2011.

"The launch of the Enigma ML will provide a paradigm shift in decentralised healthcare testing. We are excited to showcase the Enigma ML at MEDICA which will offer first time use of real-time PCR and next-generation molecular technologies to an array of global users, said Chairman and CEO John McKinley. "By offering laboratory-standard results in a miniaturised, easy-to-use and cost effective system, we will establish Enigma as the leader of this new global decentralised testing market."

About Enigma Diagnostics Limited

Enigma Diagnostics Limited is a private UK-based company specializing in developing next generation rapid molecular diagnostic instrument platforms for decentralized and point-of-care settings.

Enigma's innovative and proprietary technology combines the speed and sensitivity of real-time PCR (polymerase chain reaction) with the simplicity needed for decentralized and point-of-care testing providing results from a raw sample in less than 60 minutes. The Company is targeting a number of multi-billion pound markets, core among which are the Clinical and high-value Applied Markets. Enigma's commercialization strategy is to maximize revenues from a continuous flow of market leading rapid diagnostic point-of care instrument and assay platforms, based on unique technologies and underpinned by its broad Intellectual Property portfolio. Enigma will partner with market leaders where global penetration of markets is required and where appropriate, will engage regional partners and build in-house sales and marketing capability to direct distribution of its products.

In July 2009, Enigma Diagnostics announced that it signed worldwide licensing and supply agreements with GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Under the agreements, Enigma will develop the first companion diagnostic influenza tests to identify pandemic & resistant strains of the virus for use on the Enigma ML system.

Enigma has an exclusive license from the Defence Science Technology Laboratory to a portfolio of patents, which represent over 15 years of UK Ministry of Defence funded Research. It also has licences from Applied Biosystems and Celera Diagnostics for commercialization of real-time PCR instruments. Enigma's R&D activities have generated a portfolio of over 50 plus worldwide patent families dedicated to real-time PCR and wider molecular technologies. Many of these patents are granted across a range of core commercial territories including US, EU and Japan with more extensive filing and grants across a number of other key territories.

For more information visit www.enigmadiagnostics.com

    Contacts

    UK Contact:
    Enigma Diagnostics
    Deborah Cordingley
    deborah.cordingley@enigmadiagnostics.com
    +44 1980 590131

    US Contact:
    Tiberend Strategic Advisors, Inc.
    212-827-0020
    Tamara Bright
    tbright@tiberendstrategicadvisors.com
    Chiara DePaolo
    cdepaolo@tiberendstrategicadvisors.com

SOURCE Enigma Diagnostics Limited


'/>"/>
SOURCE Enigma Diagnostics Limited
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. 2009 H1N1 Flu Test From Quest Diagnostics Now CE Marked For International Distribution Under The Simplexa(TM) Brand Name
2. Quest Diagnostics Announces Pricing of Tender Offer for Any and All of Certain of its Outstanding Notes
3. Ionian Technologies, Inc. Signs Molecular Diagnostic Manufacturing Agreement With Roche Diagnostics
4. Quest Diagnostics Commences Cash Tender Offer for Any and All of Certain of its Outstanding Notes
5. Quest Diagnostics Incorporated Announces Proposed Senior Notes Offering
6. Cancer Diagnostics Company, On-Q-ity, Raises $21M in Series A Funding for the Development of Technologies to Personalize Cancer Therapy
7. Quest Diagnostics To Speak At The Oppenheimer 20th Annual Healthcare Conference
8. FDA Issues Another Emergency Use Authorization for Commercial H1N1 Flu Test to Quest Diagnostics Focus Diagnostics
9. Prometheus Launches ProOnc Dx Cancer Diagnostics
10. Ortho Clinical Diagnostics Receives FDA Approval for First Anti-HIV 1+2 Test for Use on Random Access, Integrated Laboratory Testing System
11. Orion Genomics Enters Discovery Collaboration and License Agreement to Advance Personalized Diagnostics
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/4/2016)... Calif. , Feb. 4, 2016  Edwards Lifesciences ... patient-focused innovations for structural heart disease and critical care ... accelerated share repurchase (ASR) agreement with Morgan Stanley & ... stock.  This repurchase is part of the Company,s previously ... the Company,s common stock.  --> ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Feb. 4, 2016 Worldwide Radiology Oncology ... growth as next generation systems provide a way ... for cancer surgery. New systems pinpoint the delivery ... has been such a problem previously, limiting the ... robots take cancer surgery far beyond what has ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... Calif. , Feb. 4, 2016  SciClone ... today announced it has entered into a settlement ... Commission (SEC) fully resolving the SEC,s investigation into ... (FCPA).  Under the terms of the settlement agreement, ... $12.8 million, including disgorgement, pre-judgment interest and a ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Freed-Hardeman University President Joe ... signed a joint enrollment and degree completion agreement. The agreement, which begins ... degrees at FHU|Dickson. , The agreement allows students to be jointly admitted ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... In the fourth ... country gathered at the La Valencia Hotel in San Diego, California to discuss ... named the year’s most outstanding franchise, walking away with the coveted David Wright ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... SARASOTA, Fla., (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... ... appetizing recipes just in time for this weekend’s Big Game. Take the stress out ... ingredients that will keep your guests happy at every stage of the game. , ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Stuart Bentkover, MD, FACS is ... to provide the most effective tattoo removal today, Dr. Bentkover is the only doctor ... by Cynosure, the PicoSure has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Health and wellness is a topic that should ... event they are experiencing an illness. Migraines are a severe form of a headache ... migraines would not wish the pain on their worst enemy, the feeling can last ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):