Lab business > Distributorships & acquisitions

AXT now offers TEM cameras from Direct Electron

21 May, 2019

Scientific equipment supplier AXT has announced the formation of a new relationship with US-based Direct Electron — a producer of next-generation detection cameras for transmission electron microscopes (TEM).


Thermo Fisher Scientific to acquire Brammer Bio for $1.7bn

28 March, 2019

Thermo Fisher Scientific has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Brammer Bio, a leader in viral vector manufacturing for gene and cell therapies, for US$1.7 billion in cash.


AXT adds LIBS product line from ELEMISSION

31 January, 2019

AXT has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with ELEMISSION, a Canadian-based company that specialises in large-scale micro characterisation using continuous LIBS (laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy) scanning technology.


Arrow Pharmaceuticals and Apotex Australia propose merger

14 May, 2018

Arrow Pharmaceuticals and Apotex Australia have announced a proposed merger of their Australian and New Zealand generic pharmaceutical and OTC operations.


UNSW and France partner to strengthen scientific innovation

08 May, 2018

UNSW Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Jacobs has signed agreements with France's largest government research organisation and the French Space Agency.


Scitech appointed authorised distributor for TissueGnostics

17 April, 2018

TissueGnostics is focused on integrated solutions for the scanning and analysis of microscopy slides, cytospins, smears and tissue microarrays.


Australia and US strike up STEM partnership

12 April, 2018

Science & Technology Australia and the American Association for the Advancement of Science have pledged to foster collaborations to enhance the role of STEM on the global stage.


Cannabis-focused biotech Zelda expands partnership with Curtin

07 March, 2018

Zelda Therapeutics, an Australian-listed biotech focused on medical cannabis, has expanded its pancreatic cancer research collaboration agreement with Curtin University.


Merck acquires Aus biotech Viralytics

22 February, 2018

Merck has acquired Australian listed cancer research firm Viralytics in a $502 million deal.


Merck signs global distribution agreement with Avanti Polar Lipids

15 December, 2017

Merck has entered into an agreement with Avanti Polar Lipids to be the exclusive multinational distributor of the latter's research lipids portfolio outside of the United States.


Izon Science appoints PsS as Australian distributor

20 November, 2017

Particle & Surface Sciences (PsS) has been appointed distributor for Izon Science products across Australia.


MTPConnect and MTAA sign MoU

08 November, 2017

MTPConnect and the Medical Technology Association of Australia (MTAA) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly boost the Australian medtech industry.


Arrow Scientific merges with Key Diagnostics

29 September, 2017

Food testing company Arrow Scientific has announced that it is merging with Key Diagnostics, effective as of 1 October.


MTPConnect and LSQ partner to boost life sciences industry

19 September, 2017

MTPConnect and LSQ (Life Sciences Queensland Limited) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost the Australian life sciences sector.


Solida Biotech appoints Scientex as distributor

13 September, 2017

German biotech company Solida Biotech has appointed Scientex as a distributor.


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