Philly Exhibition Information 2023
Thursday May11, 2023 (4:00 PM to 8:00 PM)
Philly LRIG Annual Vendor Exhibition
the Alloy King of Prussia - a DoubleTree by Hilton- Valley Forge
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Vendor Exhibition: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Novel Technologies Presentations: 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Free Food: (4:30-7:00) & Desert (6:00 to 8:00)
Free food, networking, prizes, many vendors/exhibitors, great talks!
The LRIG Philadelphia Annual Vendor Exhibition is scheduled for Thursday May 11th 2023 and will be held at the Alloy King of Prussia - a DoubleTree by Hilton- Valley Forge from 4:00pm to 8:00 pm. This Technology Exhibition will showcase the latest in laboratory instrumentation, automation, software, reagents and consumables. Free food will be served and the meeting will provide a wonderful networking opportunity for area scientists and engineers to connect and share ideas
A gastronomic delight for the pleasure of our guests
Details to Follow
On behalf of the LRIG Board of Directors we look forward to meeting with everyone again at the ALLOY…previously the Double Tree…
Novel Technology Presentations
A break out room will host short (15 min) presentations focusing on new state-of-the art technologies throughout the evening.
2023 Novel Technology Presentations
Novel Technology Abstracts
LIST of 2023 Exhibiting Vendors and HYPERLINKS
Exhibition Floor Layout
Detailed Vendor Information
Advanced Instruments is a global provider of scientific and analytical solutions for the bioprocessing and clinical industries. Since 1955, the company’s innovations have helped organizations improve quality of results, achieve reliable outcomes, and increase workplace productivity. The Artel portfolio includes leading analytical instruments, software and services that validate, automate, and calibrate critical liquid handling processes and instrumentation. The Solentim portfolio delivers best-in-class imaging and single-cell deposition technologies for cell line development workflows. Its OsmoTECH® and OsmoPRO® micro-osmometers support the workflows that labs worldwide rely on for the delivery of accurate and timely results.
Agilent is a global leader in life science, diagnostics and analytical laboratory technologies. Leveraging more than 50 years of expertise, we create instruments, software, services and solutions that provide trusted answers to our customers’ most critical questions. We are passionate about helping them solve their most ambitious scientific challenges, increase laboratory performance, and advance the quality of life.
Analytik Jena's liquid handling systems offer the perfect solutions for daily pipetting routines. Our benchtop automation devices are used wherever a small and compact pipetting robot is required. The portfolio ranges from dispensers and automatic simultaneous pipettors to laboratory robots. These are tailored to individual applications, throughput, and capacity requirements.
Araceli Biosciences is a novel high content screening company. Our goal is to disrupt the status quo of drug discovery by blending advanced hardware platforms with AI-powered analytics. Araceli has introduced the Araceli Endeavor a system designed for high content imaging and analysis 6-10x faster than any technology on the market.
ArcticWhite offers a family of products for laboratory efforts in high throughput screening, compound storage, ADME, drug metabolism, pharmacokinetics, targeted compound synthesis, drug discovery, PCR, and gene expression. As research, scientific, and medical laboratory equipment suppliers, we offer the best materials needed for day-to-day research. Our lab supplies list features a full range of multi-well plates, sample concentrators, sample management instrumentation, heat sealers, custom coatings for both cell based and enzyme based assays, and the ArctiSeal™ brand of sealing mat closures, ArcticWhite can meet all of your lab equipment and supply needs.
Arrayjet provides microarray instruments and services to the pharmaceutical, diagnostic and life science industries. Our unique inkjet platform combines the fastest and most reliable instrumentation on the market with the versatility to print any biological sample type onto any solid substrate. Applications include antibody characterization, gene expression profiling and small molecule screening. With in-house application and engineering expertise, we collaborate with our customers from assay optimisation through to production and beyond. Our global operations are based out of our ISO13485:2016 accredited facility in Edinburgh, Scotland.
We offer low volume precision liquid dispensing systems (PreciseDrop II and BioRaptr 2), optimally designed to fill microtiter plates (96, 384, 1536, 3456) as standalone or robot-integrated. The systems have interchangeable tips to optimize the CV for particular volume ranges, angled tips, and special dispense modes to allow splash-free dispensing into PCR plates. We provide microarray production systems and services (using M2 Automation spotters) and analysis (colorimetric and fluorometric array readers). We also provide label-free binding affinity measurement systems (iRiS Kinetics) and services. Biological profiling of small molecule binding can be done in a single multiplex label-free experiment.
Azenta Life Sciences
Brooks Life Sciences Services and Products business is rebranded under the creation of a new identity – Azenta Life Sciences. Azenta is dedicated to enabling life sciences organizations around the world to bring impactful breakthroughs and therapies to market – faster.
Azenta Life Sciences encapsulates our commitment to helping customers reach new heights in their pursuit of scientific progress. By integrating our industry-leading capabilities, Azenta Life Sciences enterprise-wide sample exploration and management solutions will accelerate discovery, development and delivery, with greater speed and precision. At Azenta, we strive to keep elevating each other, our customers’ work and our industry – building a healthier world for people everywhere.
The Life Science Automation group in Beckman Coulter is part of the Discovery business unit focused on advancing the work of scientists and researchers in the life sciences field. The Biomek laboratory automation workstation is a recognized leader in liquid handling solutions for sample preparation. Echo Acoustic liquid handling technology revolutionized compound management, screening and genomics applications by using sound energy to enable highly accurate, fully automated, non-contact dispensing of fluids in nL to µL volumes.
Designed for low-, medium-, and high-throughput applications, these systems can be seamlessly integrated with many analysis systems. In addition to increasing throughput, they also improve the accuracy and precision of assays, and ensure high-quality results, freeing scientists to focus on data analysis and decision-making, rather than on performing time-consuming sample preparation tasks.
BIMOS: Best-In-Class Lab Seating Globally
The BIMOS brand stands for innovation, high design and highest quality and have been designed specifically for Labs, Cleanrooms, ESD Areas and Production Floors. Designed in close cooperation with professionals and academic experts, BIMOS is backed by German engineering and offers maximum user support for ergonomics, health, safety and comfort.
BioDot specializes in the development and manufacturing of precision, high-throughput, low volume, fluid dispensing systems across point-of-care diagnostics, clinical diagnostics and the life sciences. Our portfolio of ultra-low (picoliter) to low volume (nanoliter to microliter) dispensing systems provide quality, speed and flexibility, enabling customers to perform product research and development using technologies that can be scaled to high volume manufacturing environments. Today with over 5000 systems in 60 countries our team of scientists and engineers serve as trusted partners supporting our customers. We take our customers’ vision as our own and help to see it through from concept to commercialization.
BioDot has been a leading global manufacturer for over 29 years and holds over 20 patents in the area of low volume dispensing and novel applications. BioDot’s headquarters and manufacturing is located in Irvine, CA with additional sales and service offices in the UK and China.
BioNex Solutions, Inc.
BioNex is a rapidly expanding provider of advanced laboratory automation systems. Our team of engineers and scientists have decades of experience in drug discovery, molecular biology and laboratory robotics, bringing leading edge performance and reliability to your operation. Let us transform your workflow using next-generation automation today.
Biosero, a member of the BICO group, develops science-centric software and laboratory automation solutions that enable researchers to orchestrate their discoveries at every stage. Biosero’s Green Button Go® Scheduler software and integration services match laboratory automation to science, creating a cohesive technology ecosystem that accelerates operations and increases productivity. Additionally, Green Button Go Orchestrator applications provide an end-to-end laboratory management solution, directing workflows and operations in life science, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and diagnostic research. Biosero is passionate about partnering with organizations dedicated to enhancing lifie by addressing the world’s most significant needs. For more information, please visit www.biosero.com.
The centrifugal Blue®Washer has become the new standard for non-contact media removal. The Blue®Washer and Blue®WasherXL use centrifugation to remove liquids from 6, 12, 24, 48, 96, 384 and 1536w plates, eliminating background and variability from assay data.
For cellular assays, Blue®Washer’s reproducible, low residual volumes < 0.3 μl/ well raise z' by 0.1-0.3.
For magnetic bead assays such as AMPure® bead clean-up in NGS library preparation, Blue®Washer dramatically reduces run time and tip waste.
For flow cytometry and suspension cell assays, our Blue®Plate and Blue®Washer enable fully automated cell washes with minimal cell loss and highly effective background removal.
BMG LABTECH is a German-based company that focuses exclusively on microplate readers and our technological innovations have made us a leader in the field. Our PHERAstar FSX is the gold standard for all HTS and drug discovery applications with unparalleled speed and sensitivity. We can help you get the best possible data in the most challenging assays, such as FP, TR-FRET and NanoBRET.
CELLTREAT Scientific Products
CELLTREAT Scientific Products is dedicated to manufacturing unique, high-quality laboratory plastic consumables at significant savings compared to alternative brands. User-friendly features are incorporated into the CELLTREAT product line to improve research efficiency with easier handling and outstanding performance. We provide high levels of personalized service and regularly challenge everything we do to improve and exceed customer expectations. Experience the CELLTREAT difference.
ClickBio was founded in 2015 to help researchers discover or create the right tools to expedite their research. We have partnered with many top biotech and pharma companies to develop innovative solutions delivered on time and within budget. ClickBio has a portfolio of innovative consumables and labware equipment that integrates smoothly with liquid handlers. Our core expertise is designing solutions to problems at the interface of biology and engineered automation systems. Our technical design team is comprised of talented mechanical engineers and scientists with hands-on bench experience. Because we understand the nature of laboratory operations, we’re uniquely positioned to design effective solutions and better tools through an ideate-design-manufacture process.
For nearly 50 years, our family-owned company has leveraged our expertise to identify and track critical assets with innovative programs that improve processes, performance, and control.
Whether tracking physical assets, or assigning them digital identities, we pride ourselves on being able to solve identification problems that others can’t. www.computype.com
As a leading developer, manufacturer and global supplier of scientific laboratory products for more than 95 years, Corning is the trusted partner of researchers seeking new approaches to increase efficiencies, reduce costs and compress timelines in life science laboratories of cell culture and bioprocess, drug discovery and biophotonics, molecular biology and genomics, microbiology and quality testing, and chemistry fields. Using our unique expertise in the combined fields of materials science, surfaces, biophotonics, molecular biology and biochemistry, we provide a full range of innovative solutions that improve productivity and enable breakthrough discoveries.
Covaris helps to achieve rapid, reproducible, and high-recovery pre-analytical sample preparation.
Adaptive Focused Acoustics (AFA) is an advanced acoustic technology enabling the mechanical processing of samples through focused-ultrasonication. AFA employs highly controlled bursts of focused high-frequency acoustic energy to process samples efficiently and reproducibly in a temperature-controlled and non-contact environment. AFA technology is well known for shearing DNA and RNA for Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) and is setting new standards in FFPE extraction for nucleic acids and proteins, epigenomics, proteomics, cell lysis, and more.
Equipment downtime in your laboratory stops you in your tracks. Your research and production screech to a halt while you wait for the repairs you need to get back up and running. At DCM BioServices our goal is to eliminate downtime in your lab. With preventive maintenance, onsite and depot repairs, and full coverage service agreement options that fit your budget you can be confident that your lab is covered and your investment in laboratory automation will endure well into the future. Choose your best options for service at dcmbio.com today!
Dynamic Devices is the home of the Lynx. The Lynx Liquid Handler Workstation implements VVP technology where the pipetting liquid is measured digitally & volumetrically with a traceable validation report for each transfer. Combine VVP technology with your choice of multiple deck sizes, standard syringe-based 96 & 384 pipetting, microplate grippers and vision scanning tools to configure a liquid handler equipped for your application. The Lynx is the most technologically sophisticated liquid Handler ever offered. VVP offers (individually in each tip) differential pipetting volumes, diagnostics w short sample / clot detection and automatic error correction. VVP volumetrically measures in real-time the liquid entering and leaving each pipetting tip and is available in 8, 24 or 96 tips.
Festo is a global leader in automation technology, and the world market leader in technical training and education. By establishing a link between industry and education, we are helping our customers all over the world to increase their productivity.
FORMULATRIX® collaborates with researchers to simplify the preparation and analysis of proteins and nucleic acids by designing solutions without boundaries and bringing novel cutting-edge technology to the life science industry. We supply software and liquid handling solutions to the top pharmaceutical companies and leading academic research institutions working in a variety of genomics and proteomics applications. Our team works tirelessly to simplify life science workflows to save you time, money, and resources so you can achieve your next breakthrough. We are committed to researchers, their labs, and to the scientific discoveries that will improve the lives of generations to come.
Frontier Scientific’s core competencies of Outsourced Materials Management and Sample Preparation Services supports multi-industry Compound Management, R&D Screening and Chemistry groups. Frontier performs sample reformatting and full management and repository services with on-demand distribution of client building blocks or screening samples, featuring 24-72 hour global delivery. Frontier offers pre-weighed building blocks and screening compounds, stock solution creation, uL or nL plating and reformatting to any density, and high throughput QC analysis. The acquisition of Frontier by eMolecules incorporates best-in-industry sourcing and procurement services to increase and enhance compound collections, creating a true One Stop Shop for research sample management.
Genie Life Sciences
Accelerate your research with Genie's pre-configured work cells and smart liquid handler. Our three pillars - protocol virtualization, smarter instruments, and pre-configured work cells - enable you to model, simulate and run complex assays across instruments, while ensuring reproducibility and accuracy. With protocol virtualization, effortlessly design protocols at a logical level. Our smarter instruments have vision sensors for deck verification and auto-calibration and modular pipetting heads for easy upgrades. Our pre-configured work cells with built-in orchestration allow for application quick starts. Say goodbye to protocol rewriting and hello to seamless scalability. Choose Genie Life Sciences for unmatched efficiency and convenience.
Grenova™ is an innovative company that is revolutionizing lab consumables through high-quality waste reduction solutions. Our mission is to lower costs in the laboratory industry and reduce biohazard waste in the environment by delivering ground-breaking approaches in dealing with plastic consumables.
Hamilton Robotics is a global leader in liquid handling and laboratory automation technology, advancing the laboratory analytical sciences through reliability, performance, and flexibility. For more than 70 years, Hamilton has exceeded expectations. The measure of excellence.
Since 2007, Hamilton Storage, an affiliate entity of Hamilton Company, has been a global leader in the design and manufacture of automated storage systems for biological and compound samples. By safeguarding the integrity of even the most precious samples, our solutions and expert knowledge empower researchers to reach new heights of laboratory efficiency while remaining focused on life science research. Our sample storage solutions, benchtop devices, and consumables are designed for sample integrity, flexibility, and reliability for life science applications. Hamilton Storage continues to develop innovative technologies to fit market needs and be known as the sample care company for the life science industry.
HighRes believes in a future where scientists and robots work together. As the technology leader in lab automation, we believe in a future where scientists and robots collaborate to discover new solutions, faster than ever before. Our laboratory automation systems and devices provide you with the ability to scale and reconfigure automation systems as technologies change. These systems let scientists focus on what they do best, driving discoveries and improving human health. Our commitment to robust product design, rigorous process controls, continuous improvement, and teamwork is how we take you there.
Hudson Robotics & Art Robbins
We are excited to continue to offer you the quality instrumentation and integration capabilities that we have since our founding in 1983, in addition to Art Robbins’ innovative collection of liquid handlers, imagers, and consumables. This combination will strengthen our liquid handling portfolio and adds engineering capabilities to support further product development.
INTEGRA is a leading provider of high-quality laboratory tools and consumables for liquid handling and media preparation. We are committed to fulfilling the needs of laboratory professionals in research, diagnostics, and quality control within the life sciences industry. INTEGRA’s globally recognized products include our EVOLVE manual pipettes, VIAFLO and VOYAGER electronic pipettes, VIAFLO 96/384, MINI 96, ASSIST and ASSIST PLUS, WELLJET reagent dispensers, PIPETBOY serologic pipettors, VACUSAFE and VACUSIP aspiration systems, DOSE IT peristaltic pumps, and lastly our MEDIACLAVE and MEDIAJET media preparation equipment. Visit www.integra-biosciences.com to see our full line of innovative products.
LiCONiC is driven by its position as the world’s leading provider of a broad spectrum of off-the-shelf and custom made automated storage solutions for numerous applications: from providing incubation of plates and other labware within various climates and conditions to storing of the high value biosamples and compounds. LiCONiC products are often integrated into large and complex systems. The universal user-friendly hardware and software interfaces make the integration of LiCONiC systems both simple and smooth.
METTLER TOLEDO is a leading global manufacturer of precision instruments. The Company is the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of weighing instruments for use in laboratory, industrial and food retailing applications. The Company also holds top-three market positions in several related analytical instruments markets and is a leading provider of automated chemistry systems used in drug and chemical compound discovery and development. Additional information about METTLER TOLEDO can be found at www.mt.com/lab.
Omega Bio-tek, founded in 1998, is an ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 13485:2016 certified, industry-leading manufacturer of DNA/RNA purification kits for clinical, biotechnology, and genomics research. With a diversified product portfolio for low-throughout to high-throughput purification, Omega Bio-tek kits purify high-quality nucleic acids from a wide variety of samples. Omega Bio-tek’s products and services are used in thousands of universities and research institutes and over 100 different countries worldwide.
Visit https://www.omegabiotek.com for more information on our products and services.
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @omegabiotek. Connect with us on LinkedIn: Omega Bio-tek
Percorso Life Sciences, LLC
Percorso Life Sciences is a management consulting and distribution organization. We commercialize PET, SPECT, Optical, and Cell Imaging devices. In addition, Percorso handles a variety of proteins, peptides, antibodies, ELISA Kits, and large-scale production magnets in North America.
SLAS is an international professional society of academic, industry and government researchers as well as developers and providers of laboratory automation technology and tools. SLAS leads the pursuit of research excellence by offering tangible resources such as its international conferences and symposia, scientific publishing, and opportunities for continuing education, grants and scholarships, professional collaboration, networking and career advancement.
SPT Labtech is an innovator in the development of impactful automated sample preparation technologies. SPT Labtech’s core automated positive displacement technology revolutionizes liquid handling and enables efficient, accurate, low volume pipetting and dispensing, irrespective of liquid class.
Stock_My_Lab (SML) is an e-commerce platform that connects the life sciences industries to the tools for research in pharmaceutical, biotechnology, industrial, education, agricultural, government, healthcare and advanced technologies. SML provides easy access to labware that includes sample collection, sample storage and sample management. We know that time is of the essence when it comes to research as well as product procurement. All products listed on our site are in stock in order to provide quick delivery. SML is built on relationships with select suppliers and we are stocked and ready to ship your order of lab essentials today.
Tecan is a leading global provider of automated liquid handlers and microplate readers & washers. Our systems help people working in clinical diagnostics, basic & translational research, and drug discovery bring their science to life.
In under four decades Tecan has grown from a Swiss family business to a brand that is well established on the global stage of life sciences. From pioneering days on a farm to the leading role our business assumes today – empowering research, diagnostics and many applied markets around the world.
Testo is the world’s largest supplier of Life Science software platforms and electronic measurement equipment. With over 60 years of experience, Testo attributes its success to developing close partnerships with customers, allowing for a deep understanding of their business needs. Testo offers the most visibility across a worldwide network of facilities in a 21 CFR, Part 11 compliant environment. Come to booth #3 and see how we can put your data at your fingertips.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Thermo Fisher Scientific consists of various equipment and consumables that are essential for all laboratories. We offer large and small equipment, liquid handling products, and numerous consumables to support your work. Come by to see our latest products and how we can assist you with your workflow needs.
For 120+ years, Thomas Scientific has provided the latest in equipment and supplies to the science community. In accordance with the tradition of the original founders, Thomas Scientific provides individualized customer service, innovative scientific equipment, and a comprehensive portfolio offering a wide selection of product listings at a great deal.
More than just a distributor, our experts serve as active consultants for complex scientific workflows. We offer an array of service solutions, including Automated Workflow Solutions, Clinical Diagnostic consultations, equipment financing, inventory management solutions and more.
Titian Software is the industry leader in providing sample management software for the life sciences. Using Mosaic software, our customers see significant benefits in terms of their throughput, response times, error rates, labor costs as well as in sample conservation. Titian have done this by producing an application that can process multiple requests with varying sources, and labware output formats. It can easily be run by any operators, instead of tying up an automation expert to write new protocols. We also use our extensive experience in interfacing laboratory instrumentation and robotic systems with our software to ensure that customers make best use of their investment in research and development technologies.
Waters Corporation/Andrew Alliance
Andrew+ pipetting robot offers fully automated liquid handling using Andrew Alliance electronic pipettes and labware holders called Dominos. By adding Device+, our ever-expanding portfolio of connected devices and tools for processes such as heating, shaking or labware transportation, Andrew+ evolves into a full walk-away automation solution.
Creating the connected laboratory, Andrew+ is part of the OneLab ecosystem, executing laboratory protocols designed in OneLab. This flexible architecture enables you to effortlessly transition from laborious manual pipetting procedures to error-free, fully-robotized lab workflows – without any knowledge of programming, laboratory robotics or automation engineering. https://www.andrewalliance.com/pipetting-robot/
Ziath specializes in instrumentation control and information management in both the academic and the pharmaceutical/biotech industry sectors with an emphasis on assisting the streamlining of workflows associated with laboratory automation. In particular, Ziath focuses on managing large sample libraries using 2D datamatrix tubes. Ziath’s expertise in sample management and tracking, combined with a customer-focused approach, ensures that the most reliable, robust, and suitable solution can be found for sample management needs. Ziath’s range of innovative products includes 2D barcode scanners, devices for handling tubes, 2D barcoded tubes, and sample management software, as well as consulting and contracting work to clients.