Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Mass Spectrometry
Scientific Community
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article

Mobile Laboratory on European MASStastic Voyage Tour to Roll in 2013

Published: Monday, January 28, 2013
Last Updated: Sunday, January 27, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Free breakfast seminar on board at each stop to showcase scientific technologies for a wide variety of applications in Europe.

AB SCIEX, Phenomenex and Peak Scientific have announced the start of the 2013 tour of the European MASStastic Voyage, featuring a mobile laboratory traveling across Europe.

This lab-on-wheels will provide “open house” opportunities for anyone interested in using mass spectrometry and separation science to solve analytical challenges.

Kicking off next week in Holland, the tour will now include a free breakfast seminar on board the mobile lab at each stop in over 20 European cities.

The 2013 European MASStastic Voyage is relevant for anyone involved in food safety testing, drug discovery & development, clinical research, environmental analysis and biomedical research.

The free breakfast seminars will provide information not only about new technologies, but also about new techniques, useful tips and improved methodologies to enhance analytical workflows.

On board the MASStastic Voyage mobile lab are the latest innovations in analytical instrumentation, including the AB SCIEX QTRAP® 4500 System, QTRAP® 6500 System, TripleTOF® 5600+ System and the Eksigent micro LC system.

Samples will be run aboard the mobile lab. Phenomenex will present the newest developments of the Kinetex® Core-Shell HPLC/UHPLC-Technology, allowing customers to realize the maximum performance of their LC systems.

This MASStastic Voyage mobile lab is coming off a successful run at the end of 2012 in Spain and the UK, drawing more than 200 visitors within three weeks, including pharmaceutical scientists, academics, lab technicians and lab directors who attended the EBF Barcelona 2012 conference.

Looking ahead, the mobile lab will make a special appearance in April at the Berliner Symposium of mass spectrometry users after its extensive trek across Europe.

“The MASStastic Voyage is the most talked-about activity happening in the mass spectrometry industry in Europe in early 2013, and customer feedback about this tour has been extremely positive,” said Steve Taylor, a manager in AB SCIEX’s European Market Development team.

Taylor continued, “As we run real samples while traveling thousands upon thousands of kilometers across the continent, we fully expect our instrumentation to be as rugged and reliable at the end of the tour as at the start. We will power up and vent the instrument every day, pushing it well beyond its normal operating parameters.”

Experts in LC/MS/MS solutions from AB SCIEX, Phenomenex and Peak Scientific will be on board the mobile laboratory, available to talk to scientists and lab technicians from industry and academia about a broad array of topics.

“The mass spectrometry expertise of AB SCIEX along with the separation science expertise of Phenomenex has proved to be a potent combination for solving the most urgent and challenging analytical needs of scientists everywhere,” said Michael McGinley, Phenomenex HPLC Product Manager. “This mobile laboratory allows users to see the latest advances in technology and integrated solutions right at their doorstep.”

Andy Reid, European Sales Manager at Peak Scientific, said, “Our key to success is being able to reliably support AB SCIEX mass spectrometers, as Peak Scientific gas generators provide a continuous flow of nitrogen ensuring accurate results every time. We are excited to show our customers how robust our generators are within a working laboratory environment, and this mobile lab is a fantastic way to do just that!”

The MASStastic Voyage mobile lab had a successful tour in North America in early 2012.

Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,800+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 4,000+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters

Sign In

Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

SCIEX, University of Manchester Partner
SWATH® Acquisition-based next-generation proteomics technology promises to make industrial proteomics a reality.
Thursday, October 29, 2015
SCIEX Partners with the Paulovich Lab at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Collaboration targets research reproducibility crisis with highly validated multiplex quantitation assays.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
SCIEX and New Objective Announce Partnership
New nanospray sources to offer maximum sensitivity and robustness for NanoLC-MS.
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
SCIEX and New Objective Partner
Partnership will provide advanced nanospray ionization technologies for next-generation proteomics.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
SCIEX and Hepregen Announce Co-Marketing Agreement
Alliance establishes SCIEX and Hepregen as a one-stop solution provider for drug metabolism investigators.
Friday, May 22, 2015
SCIEX and Mass Consortium Corporation Announce Exclusive Reseller Agreement
SCIEX to provide customers with XCMSplus software solution for simplified and accelerated metabolomics workflows.
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
SCIEX and Labor Berlin Collaboration to Advance Forensic Testing
Collaboration for the development of a hybrid Quadrupole Time-of-Flight (TOF) MS/MS reference library.
Thursday, March 05, 2015
New Capabilities for Bioanalysis Studies at the International Pharmaceutical Research Center
AB SCIEX Triple Quad™ 6500 LC/MS/MS systems enable new levels of sensitivity for clinical trials of inhaled drugs.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Improved Accuracy of Pesticide Detection in Food
European Reference Laboratory improves accuracy of pesticide detection in food with AB SCIEX mass spectrometry instrumentation.
Wednesday, February 04, 2015
AB SCIEX Wins New Product Innovation Award in Asia Pacific
The award recognizes the company’s continued innovation in the mass spectrometry industry and a number of new products introduced into the market in recent years.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
AB SCIEX Scientist Wins HUPO 2014 Science and Technology Award
Winner becomes second team member to be recognized for the commercialization of transformative chemistries such as iTRAQ® eagents.
Monday, October 06, 2014
AB SCIEX, Illumina Collaborate to Create Multi-omics Cloud-Computing Environment
Integration of SWATH™ Apps with BaseSpace® brings next-generation proteomics and next-generation sequencing together for the first time.
Thursday, October 02, 2014
AB SCIEX, Dalton Pharma Services Announce ADC Partnership
Research collaboration aims to develop Antibody-Drug Conjugate analysis capabilities.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Barry Karger Receives Arnold O. Beckman Award
Award honors Prof Karger for his outstanding achievements in the field of electrodriven separation techniques.
Monday, April 28, 2014
AB SCIEX to Present ESI-MS Workshop
The workshop will be presented at HPLC 2014.
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Scientific News
High Throughput Mass Spectrometry-Based Screening Assay Trends
Dr John Comley provides an insight into HT MS-based screening with a focus on future user requirements and preferences.
New Method Identifies Up to Twice as Many Proteins and Peptides
An international team of researchers developed a method that identifies up to twice as many proteins and peptides in mass spectrometry data than conventional approaches.
Metabolic Profiles Distinguish Early Stage Ovarian Cancer with Unprecedented Accuracy
Studying blood serum compounds of different molecular weights has led scientists to a set of biomarkers that may enable development of a highly accurate screening test for early-stage ovarian cancer.
Acetaldehyde and Formaldehyde Content in Foods
Korean researchers have determined the content of the toxic and carcinogenic aldehydes, acetaldehyde and formaldehyde, in a variety of food groups.
Combining the Power of Mass Spectrometry & Microscopy
A tool that provides world-class microscopy and spatially resolved chemical analysis shows considerable promise for advancing a number of areas of study, including chemical science, pharmaceutical development and disease progression.
Increasing Vitamin D Supplementation
New study from ETH Zurich finds that elderly women should consume more vitamin D than previously recommended during the winter months.
Advancing Lithium-Ion Battery Research
The increasing number of components in a lithium-ion battery makes it essential to use a variety of analytical methods to attain complete characterization.
Clearest Ever Images of Enzyme that Plays Key Roles in Aging, Cancer
UCLA-led research on telomerase could lead to new strategies for treating disease
Fruit Fly Pheromone Flags Great Real Estate for Starting a Family
Finding could aid efforts to control mosquito-borne diseases like malaria by manipulating odorants
Education and Expense: The Barriers to Mass Spectrometry in Clinical Laboratories?
Here we examine the perceived barriers to mass spec in clinical laboratories and explore the possible drivers behind the recent shift in uptake of the technology in clinical settings.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,800+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
4,000+ scientific videos