Category: exhibition

384 channel pipette set for SLAS 2013 launch

INTEGRA has chosen the annual meeting of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) to launch its new 384-channel handheld electronic pipette.   Capable of both 96- and 384-channel pipetting, the new Viaflo 384 is said to be ideal for…

New association for UK lab managers

TRADE association for the instrumentation sector in the UK, Gambica, is in the process of launching a spin-off association for laboratory managers. The British Laboratory Managers Association, BLMA, is likely to have its first meeting in the spring of 2013,…

Who needs the giant lab exhibitions? (video)

WE’RE just back from our visit to the Scientific Laboratory Show, and found that this smaller event on the laboratory exhibition circuit is every bit as appealing as the giant trade fairs found overseas. Held every two years at the…

Microplate systems at ELA 2012 are automation friendly

A COMPLETE range of automation-friendly microplates and equipment will be shown by Porvair and its local collaborator KBiosystems at European Lab Automation 2012 in Hamburg. Products on show will include the Universal Robotic Manifold, which is easily assembled and disassembled…

Abstracts invited for SLAS 2013

THE SOCIETY for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS) is now accepting abstracts for presentations at SLAS2013, its second annual conference and exhibition. Areas of interest include clinical diagnostics, drug discovery and development, forensics, food and agricultural sciences, and petrochemicals and…

Analysing Analytica: show weathers tough conditions

ANALYTICA 2012, the 23rd trade fair for the laboratory sector, closed today in Munich, Germany, having attracted 30,000 visitors. While the organiser is determined to put a positive spin on the figures, this represents a 10% drop from the last…

Keynote speakers announced for second SLAS conference

NOBEL winner Harry Kroto joins biomedical engineer Mehmet Toner and TV journalist Charles Sabine as a keynote speaker for the second annual conference and exhibition of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS), to be held 12-16 January 2013…