Boehringer Ingelheim is close to batting 1,000—as in the number of U.S. jobs eliminated during 2016. The company on December 1 confirmed it had cut 244 additional U.S. jobs, five months after axing 725 U.S. positions. Nearly one-quarter of the total job cuts, 230, were positions based at Boehringer Ingelheim’s U.S. headquarters in Ridgefield, CT. […]
Test equipment specialist Testo Ltd. (UK) has supplied its latest temperature and humidity data logging system, Saveris 2, to Stansted Laboratories’ facility in Barking, East London. Stansted Laboratories is a highly successful UKAS accredited laboratory of 20 staff analysing over 50,000 samples a year in a purpose built facility. It specialises in microbiological analysis of […]
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies announced today that it will partner with Bay Area lab automation firm Transcriptic to add several Agilent Genomics product lines for mutagenesis and cloning to the protocol library within the Transcriptic robotic cloud laboratory, including QuikChange site-directed mutagenesis kits. The Transcriptic platform allows for remote, web-based control of life […]
As the strategic and operating environment for Pharmaceutical R&D becomes more cost-constrained and evolving portfolios require increasingly more investment, critical decision-making and methodology is evidently a crucial element in PPM.
Located in the heart of the Greater Toronto, Canada, Questron Technologies has been providing high-end sample preparation equipment for metal analysis to analytical laboratories for over 20 years. In the early 1990’s Questron was the first to introduce computer controlled temperature and pressure microwave digestion systems. Continuing our tradition, in 2005 we were the first […]
Horizon Discovery has just embarked on a massive overhaul of the IT estate underpinning its commercial operations. Now, it plans to do the same for the science side of its business.
The annual Basel Life Science Week (BLSW) in Switzerland was host to many organisations and individuals all interested in various sectors of science, ranging from precession medicine to synthetic biology, but a common theme was apparent throughout: innovation. Benchmark achievements and breakthroughs were defined by the various attendees in different terms, but how these advancements […]
Following last year’s successful event in Hannover, we move to Berlin for 2016. SELECTBIO’s 6th annual Lab Automation & Robotics is an industry forum where lab professionals and engineers can share best practice and innovations in this fast moving field. Agenda Topics: Applications of Automation and Robotics in: Analytical Laboratories Biobanking & Biorepositories Genomics […]
It’s an annual award focusing on how technology can be best used for the better of humanity with the UAE’s prime minister SH. Mohamed bin Rashid himself awarding the winning team the $1,000,000 prize money. The ICT Fund is organizing and sponsoring the 2017 awards and has opened the opportunity for teams globally to apply […]
In San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, a 20-minute streetcar ride away from Google’s city offices, lies hidden a DNA factory. That’s not an embellishment: Twist Bioscience, a venture-funded startup with investors including Russian billionaire Yuri Milner and Dr. Boris Nikolic, science advisor to Bill Gates, is writing millions of dollars worth of made-to-order synthesized DNA […]