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Medicines Discovery Catapult Creates One of the World’s Largest Virtual Biobanks

Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) just announced the rapid expansion of its Biosamples supply network, creating one of the largest virtual biobanks worldwide accessible to life science innovators. MDC welcome Audubon Biosciences, Biomex, Caltag Medsystems and Tissue for Research to its network of patient sample suppliers, building...

Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Collaborations to Meet Unmet Clinical Needs in Biomarker Discovery and...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass – (September 14, 2020) – Thermo Fisher Scientific, the world leader in serving science, today announced new collaborations of the Thermo Fisher Precision Medicine Science Center (PMSC) with AstraZeneca and the University of Nebraska Medical Center as part...

Brooks Automation Acquires Biospecimen Procurement CRO Trans-Hit Biomarkers

Brooks Automation, Inc. just announced that it has acquired Trans-Hit Biomarkers Inc. (THB), a worldwide biospecimen procurement service provider based in Montreal Canada. THB has an extensive collection capability for biospecimens and clinical samples through a worldwide partner network of...

Cryoport Acquires MVE Biological Solutions from Chart Industries for $320 million

Cryoport will become a leading global provider of cryogenic life sciences solutions Acquisitions of MVE, along with CRYOPDP is expected to increase Cryoport's revenue run rate to over $160 million and to be immediately accretive Blackstone to invest...

The Pharma Proteomics Project: UK Biobank Collaborating with Biopharma Consortium to Study Plasma Proteome

UK Biobank, one of the world’s largest and most comprehensive biomedical databases and research resources, announced that a consortium of ten biopharmaceutical companies. According to UK Biobank, the Pharma Proteomics Project will be one of the world’s largest studies...

Species360 Introduces New Feature to Facilitate Animal Biobanks Worldwide

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global nonprofit Species360 has introduced ZIMS for Medical - Biobank to enable regional or international zoo and wildlife organizations to securely manage large sample collections across regions. ZIMS for Medical - Biobank was developed with...

BioLife Solutions to Acquire Biobanking Service Provider SciSafe in a $30 Million Deal

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BioLife Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: BLFS) ("BioLife" or the "Company"), a leading developer and supplier of a portfolio of class-defining bioproduction tools for cell and gene therapies, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SciSafe,...

Autoscribe Release New and Improved Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing-Specific LIMS Solution

Autoscribe Informatics, a leading global laboratory informatics provider, announced the release of a new and improved Matrix Gemini Pharmaceutical/Manufacturing LIMS to meet the changing needs of the pharmaceutical, manufacturing and regulated industries. Designed specifically for pharmaceutical and other regulated...

NanoImaging Services Partners with Thermo Fisher Scientific to Expand Access to CryoEM Technology

BOSTON – (September 02, 2020) – NanoImaging Services, Inc. (NIS), specialists in transmission electron microscopy (TEM), today announced they have partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to increase accessibility to cryoelectron microscopy (cryoEM) technology for the global pharmaceutical and biotechnology...

Discovery Life Sciences Acquires Europe-based East West Biopharma and Becomes the Global Market Leader...

Discovery Life Sciences™ (Discovery), a global leader in biospecimen, genomic sequencing, cell, and immunohistochemistry (IHC) services, announced today the acquisition of East West Biopharma, a leading human biospecimen contract research organization in Europe powered by the largest biocollection network in Ukraine. The...

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