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Collaborative robots are redefining lab automation

The use of robots to automate high-volume repetitive tasks has been common practice going back to the early 1970s, when the German company KUKA developed and deployed the first electromechanical industrial robot.

Immunoassay Automation: hands-free platforms set to change the workflow in research labs.

The automation of immunoassays is not a new trend, but one that has already witnessed decades of innovation in diagnostic laboratories. However, in terms of hands-free automated processing of small batches of immunoassays in the research lab, the potential end-user is fortunate to be presented today with an increasing number of choices.

Redesigning therapeutic drug monitoring for the 21st century.

Therapeutic drug monitoring services are a vital part of the pathology laboratory’s remit, providing essential clinical information to guide the management and treatment of a wide range of patients, from those with psychiatric disorders to post-transplantation care.

Laboratory automation advances high throughput bio-inspired research into personalised medicine.

The Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University plays an important role in addressing global healthcare challenges by developing bio-inspired solutions that can be translated into commercially viable products and clinical practices. With 11 different research centres, ranging from environmental biotechnology to infectious diseases and vaccinology, and evolutionary medicine and informatics to personalised diagnostics, the Institute is ideally positioned to capitalise on an extensive range of skills and capabilities to resolve complex issues affecting human health and the environment.

Thermo Scientific i Automate, Automation Configuration Made Easy

Make your automated workflow a reality with Thermo Scientific iAutomate. See how this new online tool can help you to easily plan and design a laboratory automation project to suit your specific workflow requirements.

Siloam Biosciences Optimax Automation

Siloam Biosciences' OptiMax™ microplates, combined with Tecan's Freedom EVO workstation, allow you to perform rapid ELISAs with unmatched high sensitivity, while keeping your sample volume requirements to the absolute minimum.

Small Scale Benchtop Automation: broadening the adoption of lab automation. Winter 11

Driven by the need to enable technically challenging or repetitive processes, many labs in drug discovery that were not previously adopters of laboratory automation are being increasingly drawn to the potential of simple small-scale benchtop automation.

New options for Cell-Based Assay Automation. Fall 05

The findings of a recent survey on cell-based assay automation revealed that no single factor stands out as the predominant reason productivity is limited in current cell-based automation.

The Time is Right for Labs to Embrace the principles of Industrial Automation. Winter 2005

The pharmaceutical industry has never been a harbinger to change and modernisation, indeed, it is readily accepted that it is a good decade behind other industries in terms of its adoption of industrial automation. This article argues that, with the demands for miniaturisation and ultra-high throughput analysis together with comprehensive tracking information and the need to assimilate that information into larger databases, the pharmaceutical industry cannot ignore the benefits that industrial automation can bring to the research laboratory.

Modular automation for screening: a cost/benefit analysis. Summer 09

Cost is now a key driver for pharmaceutical companies and in many respects shapes the capital, revenue and resource decisions that have to be made during the drug discovery process. Where companies are resource rich, the need for fully automated screening platforms is reduced and workstation-based systems tend to be more abundant.

Automation Of Solid/Powder Dispensing: much needed, but cautiously used! Summer 09

This article investigates solid/powder dispensing in pharma and biotech, examines where it is most used, whether there exists a need to apply automation and what is motivating its wider use today. It reveals how concerns over problematic solids and the dispensing technology itself have hampered the perception that automation is a realistic proposition and led to the widely held industry view that automation cannot completely substitute for manual weigh outs.