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Lab’s failures led to nearly 40,000 false negative COVID tests, says UKHSA

Added: 29 Nov 2022

A clinic set up just months after the initial outbreak of Covid-19 cases in the UK issued thousands…

More wins in an expanded Lab Awards

Added: 4 Nov 2022

A packed Lab Innovations Show saw 10 renowned brands from the laboratory world winning in the expan…

Government challenged to ‘level up’ northern science park provision

Added: 24 Oct 2022

The head of a former Liverpool University spin-out has called on the Government to address the lack…

SEP investment 'aids Cresset to speed product development'

Added: 26 Sep 2022

UK-based drug discovery and design software developer Cresset has secured investment from Scottish …

Microscopic Zebrafish embryo is star of global film awards

Added: 13 Sep 2022

A stunning video of the developing embryo of a Zebrafish has been named as this year’s winner of th…

Lab Awards: Get your nominations in before the deadline

Added: 29 Aug 2022

Time is running out to enter the Lab Awards 2022 – featuring 10 categories to highlight the best wo…

Innova appoints co-founder Kasprzak as new CEO.

Added: 1 Aug 2022

Leading Covid-19 test provider Innova Medical Group has announced appointed its co-founder Robert A…

Imagen Therapeutics’ Daresbury move heralds scale-up plans

Added: 1 Aug 2022

Cancer drug development service company Imagen Therapeutics has moved its headquarters to Cheshire'…

NHS Scotland says Citadel LIMS contract will be transformational for healthcare 

Added: 11 Jul 2022

NHS Scotland says its contract with Citadel Health to supply its Laboratory Information Management …

Discovery Park to host newest Barclays Eagle Lab

Added: 11 Jul 2022

Barclays has selected Kent’s Discovery Park as the site for its newest Eagle Lab to enable collabor…

Cambridge spin-out secures £2.4 million for tumour treatments

Added: 21 Jun 2022

University of Cambridge spin-out Spirea Limited has secured £2.4 million in funding from British an…

SLS expands operations with two new acquisitions

Added: 21 Jun 2022

Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS) has announced it has taken over two UK firms active in the UK …

New Cambridge facility aims to ease clinical trial supplies challenge

Added: 11 Jun 2022

Pharmaceutical and medical manufacturer SMC has opened its new 20,000 sq ft Cambridge Pharma facili…

EUREKA Eurostars grants €0.8 million for immune therapies collaboration

Added: 9 Jun 2022

Dutch firm Lead Pharma and French company Oxeltis have been awarded an €800K grant from the 37-nati…

Element bolsters European medical technologies team with duo

Added: 9 Jun 2022

Global testing provider Element Materials Technology Group has boosted its European medical technol…

Pandemic a ‘missed opportunity’ to recruit specialists of the future

Added: 3 May 2022

Careers in laboratories must be “made more visible” to encourage more young people into the field a…

Chemical compliance for the medtech industry: new whitepaper

Added: 27 Apr 2022

Chemical compounds are used both within the constituent materials used to make medical devices and …

Sustainable savings: 4 ways labs can reduce water use

Added: 3 Feb 2022

In times when sustainability and waste reduction remain high on the agenda of laboratory managers d…

Electrical pulses identify live bacteria 

Added: 20 Jun 2019

A new bioelectrical device that can differentiate dead or alive bacteria within minutes could offer…

Laboratories need to be safe, whilst enabling researcher to achieve their potential

Lab-grown insect meat 'alternative to livestock sources'

Added: 13 Jun 2019

Researchers have outlined proposals for lab-grown insect meat as an alternative to harmful livestoc…