How has our community adapted to the pandemic?

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We recently asked businesses in our industry to let us know how COVID-19 and lockdown has affected their company and customers, and how they feel it will impact their practices going forward. The results are an interesting reflection of the ways we have to adapt to this difficult situation, and ways that we have learned … Read more

Spotlight on DB Biotech

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DB Biotech approached Pivotal Scientific earlier this year to help increase their presence within the biotech market.  DB Biotech have an excellent portfolio of high-quality rabbit clonal antibodies which have been designed and manufactured using their novel and proprietary in-vitro cloning technology. This technology allows their monospecific clonal antibodies to be uniquely characterized by exceptional … Read more

Vector Laboratories by 2BScientific

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2BScientific, leading distributor of reagents to the European research market, and Vector Laboratories, a Maravai LifeSciences company and pioneer in the development and manufacture of reagents for immunohistochemistry, immunofluorescence, glycobiology and bioconjugation, have established an innovative model for the supply of Vector Laboratories products in the United Kingdom and Ireland. 2BScientific will manage Vector Laboratories’ … Read more

5 Design Tips to Make Your Website Shine

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With an ever-increasing focus on digital marketing in our industry, it’s more important than ever to make sure your online shop-front is attractive, informative and user-friendly. We’ve got a few tips for you to do just that!  1. Simplicity As a business with plenty to shout about, it can often be tempting to cram in … Read more

Immune Response to Coronavirus infection

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From PSL Alliance Member SYnAbs Week after week, numerous articles can be found on coronavirus infection and our related immune response to it. Many scientific papers are dealing with cellular immunity of coronavirus, when only a few mention humoral responses. Antibodies are the effectors of humoral immunity and are therefore present in high concentrations in … Read more

A test for immunity: Neutralizing Antibody (NAb) Detection test for SARS-CoV-2

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PSL Alliance Member Genscript explain the benefits of their new NAb Detection test for SARS-CoV-2 As the COVID-19 pandemic is slowing down globally, the attention is now moving towards people’s acquisition of immunity against the reinfection to SARS-CoV-2, which raises the importance of serological tests. In contrast to the conventional qRT-PCR test which only shows … Read more

Pivotal Scientific advises Antibody BCN on its sale to CliniSciences

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CliniSciences adds to its portfolio of companies Pivotal Scientific Limited (PSL) is pleased to announce its assistance in the sale of Spanish based Biotechnology company AbBcn S.L. (AntibodyBCN) to the French distribution company CliniSciences. The acquisition will broaden CliniSciences product portfolio for customised production of antibodies and distribution. AbBcn S.L. approached PSL for assistance in … Read more

Pivotal Scientific advises EastCoast Bio on its sale to Medix Biochemica

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A successful transaction benefitting both parties. Pivotal Scientific is delighted to announce its assistance in the sale of US based biotech firm EastCoast Bio to the Finnish leading supplier of IVD products, Medix Biochemica.  The acquisition will broaden Medix Biochemica’s product portfolio for the IVD manufacturing industry worldwide and expand their US presence, whilst EastCoast … Read more

PSL Alliance Member Spearheads Global Community Response to COVID-19

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Cape Bio Pharms, a spin-off company of the Biopharming Research Unit at the University of Cape Town, has partnered with international biotech companies to address the global accessibility problem for affordable reagents and rapid COVID-19 serology testing. Using plants to produce the antigens and antibodies required for rapid diagnostic test kits, Plants Against Corona initiative, … Read more

Digital Marketing: 4 ways to build your brand whilst working from home

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In a period when events and in-person meetings are unfeasible, we understand that it can seem challenging to maintain outreach and growth as a biotechnology business. At a time like this digital marketing strategies can prove vital in overcoming the obstacles imposed by isolation. We recommend the following tips to keep engagement high from the … Read more