Technology

Interpretation software

New interpretation software

Fast Track Diagnostics (FTD), one of the leading global suppliers of syndromic real-time Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) multiplexing kits, has been partnering for several months with UgenTec NV – a medical device software company that develops artificially intelligent PCR interpretation software.

Automated lab kit

Lab automation growth expected

The lab automation market is forecast to reach $5.20bn by 2022 from $4.06bn in 2017. 

Digital pathology

Digital pathology for the NHS

The government has announced that it is in discussion with Roche Diagnostics and partners to support the mainstream implementation of Digital Pathology services across the NHS.

Women's health genetic screening

QIAGEN has announced the results of a study evaluating the accuracy of the QIAGEN Clinical Insight (QCI) solution by Counsyl, a genetic screening and counselling company.

State-of-the-art scanner

Patients at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust will be the first in the world to benefit from two new state-of-the-art SPECTCT machines, which will offer the most advanced CT competences to accurately localise areas of disease.

Mental heath project an NHS first

A first-of-its-kind NHS project involving four West Midlands mental health vanguard trusts and more than three million patients, will co-ordinate care for mental health patients and could provide a model for the entire health service.

Collaborative R&D projects

The Medicines Discovery Catapult (MDC) is a new, national centre of applied research and development (R&D) expertise set up to enable innovative, “fast-to-patient” precision medicine discovery approaches in the UK.

UK biomedical catalyst award

Centauri Therapeutics Ltd, a biotechnology company focused on the treatment of infectious diseases and cancer, has been awarded up to £945,000 under Innovate UK’s Biomedical Catalyst programme.

Biomedical Systems Acquired

This enables ERT to further expand its ability to reduce customer risk and uncertainty when imagi

Indirect Carbapenemase test

Of increasing concern is the level of carbapenem resistance amongst Gram-negative bacteria caused

Microbiology lab refurbishment

The PHE Public Health Laboratory at Central Manchester University Hospitals (CMFT) has become the first microbiology laboratory in the North West to become automated using COPAN WASPLab (Walk Away Specimen Processor) technology.

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