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From the monthly archives: January, 2015

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UroSens Receives £2 Million Investment to Commercialise Urine-Based Diagnostic Test for Bladder and Prostate Cancer

Cambridge and Sunderland, UK, 12 January 2015: UroSens Ltd, a diagnostic company developing novel, non-invasive urine tests for the detection of prostate and bladder cancer, has announced it has received £2 million ($3.02 million) investment. The funding round was led by Longwall Venture Partners, with participation from shareholders including Northstar Ventures, Esperante BV, Cambridge Capital Group and other existing shareholders. 

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EKF highlighting heat and humidity compatible POC hemoglobin analyzer at Arab Health 2015

EKF Diagnostics

Cardiff, UK – 15th January 2015 – EKF Diagnostics, the global diagnostics company, announces that it will be highlighting the robustness of its new DiaSpect Tm point of care (POC) hemoglobin analyzer at Arab Health 2015, 26-29th January, Dubai, UAE. Also on Stand Z1G30, EKF will be discussing its new liquid-stable assay* for early sepsis detection, as well as previewing SensPoint, a new hand-held lactate analyzer with built-in connectivity functions to hospital or laboratory information systems.

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Randox puts British Biotechnology on World Map with New Randox Science Park


  • £161m investment including £29m capital project and creation of 540 jobs
  • Next generation medical diagnostics manufacturing facility
  • World leading R&D into conditions such as cancer, stroke, heart disease, neurodegenerative disorders, sepsis, STIs, aspirin resistance and respiratory infections

“This investment and expansion reinforces our dedication to improving health worldwide…”

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VersaCell X3: Enhanced workflow within a small footprint


Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics has recently unveiled its latest advancements in compact robotic laboratory automation solutions. The VersaCell® X3 consolidates sample management for chemistry and immunoassay testing. The system assists laboratories to achieve some of the workflow benefits of automation without the space or budget considerations associated with a track-based solution. Siemens has already completed the first UK installation.

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