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Covid-19 Test Laboratory Biograd Diagnostics Chooses Matrix Gemini LIMS

Covid-19 Test Laboratory Biograd Diagnostics Chooses Matrix Gemini LIMS

Autoscribe Informatics has announced that Covid-19 Test Laboratory, BioGrad Diagnostics, has adopted Matrix Gemini as its Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). BioGrad manages client and sample data within the LIMS, driving automation and efficiency. BioGrad Diagnostics is a rapidly expanding...
UK Biocentre Granted ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation for Sample Processing and Storage Services

UK Biocentre Granted ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation for Sample Processing and Storage Services

UK Biocentre has been granted ISO 15189:2012 Accreditation by UKAS for sample processing and storage services. This landmark accreditation further extends UK Biocentre’s capabilities, increasing the scope of services it can provide to support clinical trials and studies, including...
European Commission launches the European Health Data Space for People and Science

European Commission Launches the European Health Data Space for People and Science

The European Commission launched the European Health Data Space (EHDS), one of the central building blocks of a strong European Health Union. The EHDS will help the EU to achieve a quantum leap forward in the way healthcare is...
Sample Management Specialists Win Queen's Award for Enterprise

Sample Management Specialists Win Queen’s Award for Enterprise

UK Small Business Minister Paul Scully said "This country is renowned for its entrepreneurial achievements and there is no greater showcase for it than The Queen's Awards. It is vital we celebrate the success of our businesses and recognise...
Dubai to Open UAE's First Robotic Biobank in 2023 to boost Medical Research and New Discoveries

Dubai to Open UAE’s First Robotic Biobank in 2023 to Boost Medical Research and...

Al Jalila Foundation, a member of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, announced that it will establish the UAE’s first robotic biobank, in partnership with the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBRU) and...
How Biobanks Weathered the Covid-19 Storm

How Biobanks Weathered the Covid-19 Storm

Just as many industries across the globe were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, biobanks worldwide were also feeling the strain. The facilities had to deal with operational changes, disruption to their supply chains, loss of staff members to illness, issues...
Ultra-Low Temperature Storage of Tissues and Blood Specimens

Ultra-Low Temperature Storage of Tissues and Blood Specimens

Every year, millions of biospecimens, including human tissues and blood, are preserved around the world for disease diagnosis and research. Biological samples can be maintained for extended periods of time for future use or to allow transportation to different...
ISBER Announced the 2022 Award Winners for Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking

ISBER Announced the 2022 Award Winners for Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking

ISBER 2022 Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking - Nahla M. Afifi  The ISBER Award for Outstanding Achievement in Biobanking is designed to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the field of biobanking. Dr. Nahla Maher Afifi earned her MBBCh with...
New Biobank Law in Sweden will Facilitate Research and Healthcare

New Biobank Law in Sweden will Facilitate Research and Healthcare

The Swedish government decides on a legal council referral where it is proposed that the current Biobanks Act from 2003 be replaced by new legislation. The new bill from the government promotes research and healthcare when unnecessary administration is...
Cherry-Picking and Reformatting Tubes From Acoustix Racks

Cherry-Picking and Reformatting Tubes From Acoustix Racks

A new adaptor kit enables the Ziath Mohawk tube selector to quickly and easily pick and reformat tubes from Azenta Life Sciences Acoustix racks used by the latest generation of Labcyte® Echo® acoustic liquid dispensers. Acoustix is a small sample tube with a screw cap which has been...