Lab design, fit-out & services

PDP Couriers express transportation service for life science sectors

03 April, 2013 | Supplied by: PDP Couriers

PDP Couriers is a global specialist courier dedicated to the clinical trial and life science sectors.

Waters opens solution centre in Singapore

04 March, 2013

Waters Corporation, an analytical science solutions developer and provider headquartered in Massachusetts, has announced the opening of a new solution centre in Singapore.

Tenak Origami flat-packed cryobox

27 February, 2013 | Supplied by: Capella Science

Tenak Origami is an innovative way to deliver cardboard cryoboxes. The boxes are supplied flat packed and can be folded into shape in under 30 s to form a robust and long-lasting box for ULT sample storage.

Laboratory Systems Group Smoothflow Class 2 Ducted Laminar Flow Cabinet

01 February, 2013 | Supplied by: Laboratory Systems Group

The Smoothflow Class 2 Style Ducted Laminar Flow Cabinet is suitable for laboratories requiring both operator and process protection in a metal-free or corrosive environment.

Thermo Scientific Cytomat 10 automated incubator

22 January, 2013 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Thermo Scientific Cytomat 10 is a fully automated incubator and storage module for high-capacity cell growth and assay incubation. Designed to fit into busy cell biology or screening laboratories, it offers good environmental control and can be seamlessly integrated with existing automated assay hardware.

Laboratory Systems Group Smoothflow Ducted Fume Cupboard

01 December, 2012 | Supplied by: Laboratory Systems Group

The Smoothflow Ducted Fume Cupboard is suitable for operator protection from chemicals and contaminants used in laboratory applications.

Institute continues pioneering medical research with $185m redevelopment

22 November, 2012

The new redeveloped Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) of Medical Research was officially opened today. The WEHI research facility, in Parkville, Victoria, will accommodate the institute’s rapidly expanding research programs in cancer, infectious disease and chronic inflammatory disease.

Laboratory Systems Group Polystore corrosive storage cabinet

02 November, 2012 | Supplied by: Laboratory Systems Group

The Polystore corrosive storage cabinet is suitable for containing corrosive chemicals and substances in the laboratory.

Fumex LFK and LF70 filter kits

11 September, 2012 | Supplied by: Laboratory Systems Group

Good OHS and exposure minimisation practice relies on catching the contaminant as close to the source as possible. The Fumex range of LFK filter kits effectively removes dust fume and gases from the user’s work area.

Caterpillar Critical Protection Module UPS system

04 September, 2012 | Supplied by: Caterpillar of Australia Ltd

The Caterpillar Critical Protection Module (CPM) is an uninterrupted power supply (UPS) system that combines a CAT Flywheel UPS, CAT diesel generator and an Automatic Transfer Switch (ATS) packaged in a sound-attenuated and factory-tested ISO standard container.

SIMS allows scientists to fish for facts

29 August, 2012 by Lauren Davis

Hidden on the foreshores of Chowder Bay, Mosman, the Sydney Institute of Marine Science (SIMS) has recently completed a 12-month upgrade at the cost of over $20 million, thanks to federal and state government funding. Once crammed into one small space, the facility now boasts seven laboratories, upgraded aquaria facilities, offices, conference rooms and more.

Environmentally friendly disinfection of a pharmaceutical cleanroom

23 July, 2012 by Christopher Fournier, Mar Cor Purification | Supplied by: Onboard Solutions

With the growing need for microbiological clean environments, room disinfection is becoming ever more critical.

No bad blood at Melbourne Processing Centre

22 June, 2012 by Erin Lagoudakis and Lauren Davis

On 30 April 2012, the Australian Red Cross Blood Service opened the Melbourne Processing Centre - the largest blood processing facility in the Southern Hemisphere. Redesigned from a one-time car factory, the centre now processes all of Victoria’s and Tasmania’s blood; about 1500 blood donations, or 30% of the nation’s blood supply, per day.

SSI freezer box with lid

17 May, 2012 | Supplied by: Interpath Services Pty Ltd

As an addition to its comprehensive range of racks, SSI has recently introduced a freezer box with lid. With no inner dividers to dictate tube size, this box can fit larger samples and wide-based tubes or sample containers.

Modern bio-decontamination solutions

25 March, 2012 by Richard Lucas, PhD, Bioquell UK Ltd | Supplied by: Capella Science

Bio-processing is presenting new challenges as the size and scale of operations increase. Maintaining clean facilities can be problematic as traditional methods of sterilisation become difficult to deploy in a controlled and regulatory compliant way.This article looks at the role and requirements of a modern bio-decontamination solution. It explores the key areas that need to be considered when seeking a solution and provides an illustration of the application of hydrogen peroxide vapour bio-decontamination technology within the biological production industry.

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