The food and beverage industry is facing a crossroads. Thanks to the internet and increased access to information, today’s consumers have diversified into many subgroups, each wanting different things. Some want to sample exotic flavors that they learned about via social media. Others will only buy organic food and ingredients because of something they read on a blog. Baby Boomers look for healthy-for-them products. Millennials desire authenticity and sustainability. How can companies keep up with these shifting, often contrasting demands?
Today’s chemical development labs are busy places that create fascinating new chemicals, new formulations and new products that boost the bottom line. But are these labs as efficient as they could be?
Analytical laboratories have to provide sound results in a short time. Speed and reproducibility play a significant role here. Modern automation technology saves time, increases quality and reduces costs for the transport and distribution of samples. By Paul Kendall
The trend in automation technology is towards smaller, multifunctional components. Compact one-way flow control valves type VFOF-LE-BAH are one of the latest developments in the field of pneumatics. By Peter Kronawitter
INTEGRA has prepared an explanatory application guide that demonstrates the benefits of its electronic adjustable tip spacing VOYAGER II pipette range. Learn how to significantly reduce your pipetting hours and minimize transfer errors when pipetting liquids between tubes, vials and microplates. Example applications covered in the new application guide include screening compound libraries, genotyping, qPCR and cell seeding.
To effectively exploit the corporate knowledge officially recorded in an ELN, an organization should expect an ELN solution to benefit the entire company as well as each of its departments.
We’re all aware that the way research and development (R&D) is carried out today represents a huge change compared to a few years ago. With concepts such as ‘the lab of the future’ and the ‘paperless lab’ becoming more common, it’s important to understand what these terms really mean in practice. In this paper, we’ll be examining what the future holds and also the main drivers pushing the industry towards new ways of working. And just as R&D-focused organizations have had to adapt, we’ll conclude by examining the response of the R&D enterprise software sector to the challenges of change.
Grifols , a global healthcare company, has expanded the menu of tests offered at the Grifols Immunohematology Center laboratory to include basic and advanced serological and molecular testing