Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Pharma Outsourcing
Scientific Community
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

Tecan Shows Ongoing Commitment to Clinical and Research Markets in China

Published: Monday, June 24, 2013
Last Updated: Monday, June 24, 2013
Bookmark and Share
Key opinion leaders from major hospital clinical laboratories in China recently visited Tecan’s European research and development centers.

The two-day program included a series of presentations and interactive workshops – as well as tours of Tecan’s research and manufacturing facilities in both Männedorf, Switzerland, and Grödig, Austria – and was intended to help guide the future development of Tecan laboratory automation solutions for this fast-growing market.

The visit began at Tecan’s global headquarters on the shores of Lake Zurich, with a presentation and demonstration of a Freedom EVO workstation configured for ELISA processing. This system, developed as part of an ongoing collaboration with hospitals and blood centers across China, introduces a number of unique features designed specifically to meet the requirements of the Chinese clinical market. The latest developments for this exciting project include a number of options to increase throughput and ease-of-use, such as a Chinese language version of the recently released TouchTools™ 3.0 touchscreen user interface. Sample and process security has been further enhanced with the addition of Tecan’s unique QC Kit, which provides liquid handling performance verification and reporting to comply with stringent regulations. Visitors were also given the opportunity to outline their current hospital laboratory practices and likely future requirements, helping to ensure that future clinical solutions are tailored to the exact needs of end-users.

The Austrian leg of the tour included presentation of a number of detection solutions to meet various aspects of clinical and research laboratory workflows, as well as interactive workshops to help shape future development of detection instruments and software for the Asian research market. Customers were introduced to a number of solutions from Tecan’s detection portfolio, including cost-effective instruments for routine ELISA processing – such as the Infinite F50 ELISA reader and Sunrise™ absorbance reader – and state-of-the-art multimode readers, such as the Infinite M1000 PRO. Delegates were given a demonstration of the Infinite M1000 PRO’s advanced assay development capabilities, combining premium Quad4 Monochromators™ optics with a range of advanced software features – such as luminescence scanning capabilities – to provide unlimited flexibility in assay design. The versatility of the Infinite M200 PRO was also highlighted during the visit, showcasing both the unrivalled cell-based assay performance of the system’s Gas Control Module (GCM™) and the low volume DNA quantification capabilities of Tecan’s unique NanoQuant Plate™. The trip was rounded off with a brief introduction to some of the vibrant history and culture of both Salzburg and Vienna, giving delegates a chance to take a mix of fond memories and innovative ideas back to their own laboratories.


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 2,500+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More than 3,800+ 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 TechnologyNetworks.com 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.


Scientific News
NIH Study Finds Calorie Restriction Lowers Some Risk Factors for Age-Related Diseases
Two-year trial did not produce expected metabolic changes, but influenced other life span markers.
Immunotherapy Agent Benefits Patients with Drug-Resistant Multiple Myeloma in First Human Trial
Daratumumab proved generally safe in patients, even at the highest doses.
NIH Study Shows No Benefit of Omega-3 Supplements for Cognitive Decline
Research was published in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
NIH Launches Human RSV Study
Study aims to understand infection in healthy adults to aid development of RSV medicines, vaccines.
Computerized Flexible Needles Prove Themselves in Biological Tissue
The advantage of the system is that you can avoid obstacles with the needles or critical tissues and that the system during the insertion of the needle in real time can adjust the path if, for example, the tissue deforms.
DARWIN 2 24-week Monotherapy Data in RA Confirm Previous Results
Safety profile in DARWIN 2 consistent with previous filgotinib RA studies.
Researchers Publish Landmark “Basket Study”
Researchers from Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) have announced results from the first published basket study, a new form of clinical trial design that explores responses to drugs based on the specific mutations in patients’ tumors rather than where their cancer originated.
Agricultural Intervention Improves HIV Outcomes
A multifaceted farming intervention can reduce food insecurity while improving HIV outcomes in patients in Kenya, according to a randomized, controlled trial led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
Overdose of Vitamin D in Teenagers May Lead to Increased Cholesterol Levels
Dosing obese teens with vitamin D shows no benefits for their heart health or diabetes risk, and could have the unintended consequences of increasing cholesterol and fat-storing triglycerides. These are the latest findings in a series of Mayo Clinic studies in childhood obesity.
Phase 2 Trials Underway for New Single Dose Malaria Treatment
The new drug, which prevents the malaria parasite from reproducing and spreading, is now undergoing Phase II clinical trials in humans.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
SELECTBIO

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
2,500+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,800+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FREE!