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Abbott & BioGenex Extend the Technology Co-development and Distribution Agreement for Marketing the Xmatrx(R) Advanced Staining Platform for the Automation of FISH, IHC and ISH Molecular Diagnostic Assays

SAN RAMON, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- BioGenex, a developer of innovative instruments and reagents for automated slide based staining systems for molecular diagnostics, announced today that Abbott has entered into a definitive agreement to extend the technology co-development and distribution ...

Immucor and Alverno Clinical Laboratories Sign Five-Year Automation Agreement

NORCROSS, Ga., May 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Immucor, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLUD ), a global leader in providing automated instrument-reagent systems to the blood transfusion industry, announced today that it has signed a five-year agreement with Alverno Clinical Laboratories, LLC, one of the largest...

Accuri Cytometers Adds Automation to Its Revolutionary C6 Flow Cytometer(R) System With Commercial Launch of CSampler(TM)

-Accuri CSampler Provides Simple, Reliable, Easy-to-Use and Affordable Automation for the C6 Flow Cytometer System- -Accuri Announces Opening of European Headquarters and Operations- -See CSampler at the Accuri Booth at Immunology 2009 and at the American Society of Microbiology 109th A...

Cellectricon Partners With The Automation Partnership - Bringing Next Generation Ion Channel Screening System to Market.

GOTHENBURG, Sweden, December 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellectricon, a leading provider of screening solutions for drug discovery, today announced the signing of a collaborative agreement with The Automation Partnership (TAP) in the UK, manufacturers of advanced automated systems for cell culture, sample ...

Biotechnology & Drug Discovery Markets Push Up Demand for Lab Automation Products, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts

Growth in the laboratory automation industry is expected from increased demand for complex and higher throughput systems in biotechnology and pharmaceutical markets. The advent of advanced and sophisticated technologies with enhanced focus on rapid, accurate and timely results is contributing to ...

MedAssets Supply Chain Systems Selects Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics for Chemistry, Automation and Immunoassay Solutions

Two Contracts Awarded for Chemistry and Automation as well as Immunoassay and Infectious Disease Solutions TARRYTOWN, N.Y., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics, (http://www.siemens.com/diagnostics ), announced today that it has been selected by MedAs...

New Trend Sweeping Nation's Health Plans: Transaction Automation

DUBLIN, Ohio, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The automation of transaction-based processing is finding new currency among leading health plans in the United States. Foresight Corporation of Dublin, Ohio reports growth in both the number and scale of installations of Transaction Insight(R) - the leadin...

Zero Zone Adds Sales and Marketing Automation Tools

North Prairie, Wis - Zero Zone, Inc., of North Prairie, Wisconsin, has signed a contract with IFS to implement IFS/Sales & Marketing software. The new software is fully integrated with the rest of the IFS Application enterprise software suite, including IFS' supply chain management and financial a...

Rockwell Automation opens new RFID lab

MILWAUKEE Rockwell Automation recently announced the opening of a new radio frequency identification, or RFID, test lab at the company's global headquarters in Milwaukee. The lab, which simulates a factory warehouse, is designed to help manufacturers facing production and inventory mandates from...

Rockwell Automation gets out of call-center business

Rockwell Automation , a Milwaukee-based company that makes industrial control systems, has sold its call-center software to Concerto Software , a privately owned Massachusetts company. Concerto announced Wednesday that it would add Rockwell's call-center solution, known as FirstPoint Contact, ...

Rockwell Automation ups quarterly dividend by 36 percent

Milwaukee Rockwell Automation Inc. has increased the quarterly dividend on its common stock to 22.5 cents per share, up from 16.5 cents, effective May 16. Chairman and CEO Keith Nosbusch said the change reflected strong earnings and the board's confidence in the company's future. Rockwell ...

Rockwell Automation to acquire Datasweep

Milwaukee - In a move to bring about a consolidated manufacturing management platform, Rockwell Automation, Inc., has reached an agreement to buy Datasweep, Inc. , a provider of manufacturing production management software solutions. Terms of the transaction, were not disclosed. Located in ...

Rockwell's $1M gift to UWM will support advanced automation research

Milwaukee, Wis . - Rockwell Automation's gift of $1 million to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee , which is designed to support the advanced automation industry throughout southeastern Wisconsin, does not mean the university has forsaken life science as a technology transfer niche, accordin...

Rockwell Automation to acquire British process-control firm

Milwaukee, Wis. - Rockwell Automation has reached an agreement to acquire Industrial Control Services Group Ltd., a British industrial controls company, for $218 million. Headquartered in Maldon, England, ICS trades and does business as ICS Triplex , a global supplier of critical control an...

Scalable Automation of the TempliPhi DNA Sequencing Template Amplification and DYEnamic ET Terminator Sequencing Kits on the Sciclone ALH 3000

Geoffrey Grove, Ed Alderman Applied Science and Technology, Caliper Life Sciences, Inc., Hopkinton, MA 01748 Monica Adams, Jason Brennan Development Integration, Amersham BioSciences, 800 Centennial Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08855 Overview The TempliPhi DN...

RNAqueous-96 RNA Isolation Kit Automation Protocol

This protocol was developed for the MultiPROBE II HT Liquid Handling System with a Gripper Integration Platform. Time required: 1 hr 20 min. For more information on the protocol, see the automation of the MicroVigene(TM) image analysis suite with the long-established perfo...ustomized quality control processes and flexible architecture ensure robust automation while maintaining the flexibility to meet the quality and performance deman...

Terrosa Technologies Assigned as Exclusive Reseller for Inclinicalperform CTMS/SaaS Clinical Trials Collaboration Software

... Integrated Clinical Solutions, Inc. ( www.inclinical.com ) creates software exclusively for clinical trial operations organizations. We bring process automation to clinical operations in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. After encountering all the difficulties of implementing oth...

Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...ong double digit organic growth, while overall growth was dampened by lower automation and CDAS revenues," commented Kevin Hrusovsky, Caliper's president and CEO....liper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-art microfluidics, lab automation and liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery and develo...

Health Robotics to Launch Germany's Installations of i.v.STATION(TM) at Charite-Universitatsmedizin Berlin

...ous medication preparation, compounding, and dispensing Robots, providing health care facilities around the world with robotic technology and software automation solutions. The world-leading solutions CytoCare [hazardous IVs] and i.v.STATION [non-hazardous IVs] have and will greatly contribute to ease global ho...

Caliper Life Sciences' Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call Notice

...results and then translating those results into cures for human disease. Caliper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-art microfluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery & development outsourcing solutions. For more information please visit http:...

Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo

...ated analyses, but are easy to use for operators with varying levels of education and experience. The DSX and DS2 are open systems with full walk-away automation and precise liquid-handling capabilities. They execute the entire complement of analytical steps required for virtually any ELISA immunoassay: adding ...

Health Robotics Expands and Diversifies Global Channel Strategies With Joint-Ventures & Direct Operations

...mes more units sold that all of its competitors combined, and providing healthcare facilities in four continents with robotics technology and software automation solutions. The world-leading solutions CytoCare [hazardous IVs], i.v.STATION [non-hazardous IVs], and the current development of TPNstation [parentera...

Accuri Cytometers Completes $4 Million Series D Financing

...uced Accuri CSampler (TM) , an optional accessory that adds user-friendly automation to the C6 system. "With our first two products experiencing rapid mar...boratories. The Accuri CSampler(TM) adds simple, reliable and user-friendly automation to the Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer System. For more information, please visit ...

Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Staccato Protein Workstation for Automated Protein Sample Preparation & Analysis

...l of our LabChip GXII customers, including Dow and Amgen, to develop custom automation solutions to integrate sample preparation and analysis steps. Recognizing t...liper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-art microfluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery & de...

New England Journal of Medicine Study Highlights Need for Rapid, PCR-based Group B Streptococcus (GBS) Testing at Time of Admission for Labor and Delivery

...agnostic Platform The GeneXpert System is a closed, self-contained, fully-integrated and automated platform that represents a paradigm shift in the automation of molecular analysis, producing accurate results in a timely manner with minimal risk of contamination. The GeneXpert System is the only system to co...

ForteBio Launches Two Revolutionary High-Throughput, Label-Free Instruments: The Octet(R) RED384 and the Octet QK384

...16-channel simultaneous readout, biosensor regeneration and re-racking, and automation capabilities for biotherapeutic and pharmaceutical drug discovery assays. T...include hardware and software robotic integration capabilities that support automation and database connectivity and can be licensed with optional 21 CFR Part 11 ...

Virtify, Inc. Delivers Industry's First Enterprise Content Compliance Software Suite for Life Sciences Companies

...builder, viewer and publisher supporting ICH as well as regional standards Virtx CTDS - Clinical Trial Disclosure System for global compliance automation and management Upcoming Standards Support: Virtx PIM - Labeling supporting EU EMEA Product Information Management standards ...

Finesse Solutions Expands Into State-of-the-Art Facility in San Jose, CA, USA

...are pleased to announce that our new facility provides the capacity required to meet the ever increasing customer demand for our single-use sensor and automation products," stated Barb Paldus, CEO at Finesse. About Finesse Solutions, LLC California-based Finesse Solutions, LLC, leads the way in develop...

Buehler Motor, Inc., Significantly Expands Customer and Partner Support in North America

...ump solutions with specialties in the medical products, office and building automation industries, has significantly expanded its customer, partner and manufactur...ey accounts manager, with an emphasis on the medical, mobility and building automation segments. Both will be based at Buehler Motor's Morrisville, N.C., headqua...

BioLife Solutions Announces Validation and Start-Up of New Internal Manufacturing Facility for Serum-Free Cell and Tissue Biopreservation Media Products

...00 liters of HypoThermosol and CryoStor biopreservation media annually, and have the ability to increase this significantly by investing in additional automation equipment. Over the coming quarters, we expect to realize volume driven cost reductions and will leverage our internal production capabilities to off...

Caliper Life Sciences to Webcast Investor Session of Open House

...results and then translating those results into cures for human disease. Caliper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-art microfluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery & development outsourcing solutions. For more information please visit www.ca...

For Medical Device Makers, a New Software Technology Report, Time to Get Rid of Your Old Code from Full Spectrum Software

...er software technology for medical device makers. The up-front costs are more than off-set by creating a more competitive product, introducing QA test automation and the ease of upgrading and enhancing the medical device software. As a medical device software consulting firm, Full Spectrum Software has extensiv...

Genedata Launches Expressionist with Expanded Mass Spectrometry Biomarker Discovery Capabilities

...uot; Dr. Pfannes continued. "I am proud of our team's ability to quickly provide solutions for a wide variety of requests for standardization and automation of MS data analysis processes." Editorial Note: Genedata will be exhibiting at Booth 133 at the ASMS conference . To schedule a briefing and...

ZyGEM Corp. Signs Agreement to Incorporate Its Breakthrough DNA Extraction Technology Into Rubicon's Research and Diagnostic Products

...ensuring sample integrity and facilitating extractions from trace samples. It is easily adaptable for use with virtually all off-the-shelf laboratory automation systems. The technology can be specifically formulated for use with a wide range of different sample types without the need for further purification. ...
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