Case Study – Mergers & Acquisitions

By |2018-06-15T12:18:53+01:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Industry Insights, Mergers & Acquisitions, Pivotal Scientific, PSL Alliance|Tags: |

Nordic-MUbio purchase of BioLogo One of the most critical steps in completing an Acquisition is to find a willing seller for an interested buyer.  Companies can spend so much time organizing themselves for sale yet never find a buyer where all the ‘stars align’. Nordic-MUbio (NM) has been well known over the past few [...]

Antibody Market Report 2018

By |2018-06-15T12:18:53+01:00March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Industry Insights, News, Pivotal Scientific|Tags: , |

Antibody Market Report 2018 At Pivotal Scientific this month, we are busy compiling our sixth annual Antibody Market Report. A yearly review of the international research antibody market, sharing industry knowledge and expertise in areas such as global research trends and online marketing. We are delighted to announce that this year’s report will include [...]

Organoid Research

By |2018-06-15T12:18:53+01:00February 19th, 2018|Categories: Industry Insights, Pivotal Scientific|Tags: , , |

Organoid Research It has long been known that cells cultured in two dimensions (2D) are not representative of the in vivo situation as a result of their growth being restricted to a flat surface. This minimises cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions, causing the distinctive phenotype to be lost and the cells to react differently to external [...]

2017 Roundup

By |2018-06-15T12:18:53+01:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Industry Insights, Pivotal Scientific|Tags: , , |

2017 Roundup As is so often the case, the year has flown by, and it’s once again time to reflect on some of the key events which have impacted PSL Alliance members and the biotechnology industry as a whole during the past twelve months. While 2017 has been a year of change following the UK’s [...]

Pivotal Scientific are returning to SfN

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+01:00October 31st, 2017|Categories: Industry Insights, News, Pivotal Scientific|Tags: , , , |

During November, Pivotal Scientific will once again be attending the annual Society for Neuroscience (SfN) meeting, which this year will take place in Washington, DC. This will be the 47th SfN meeting and represents the world’s largest neuroscience conference for scientists and physicians devoted to understanding the brain and nervous system. With over 30,000 registered [...]

Changes in the European In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+01:00October 30th, 2017|Categories: Antibody Suppliers, Industry Insights|

Changes in the European In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation   May 26th the In Vitro Diagnostic Regulations’ (IVDR 2017/746) came into force, following the official publication in early May 2017 in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU). The five-year countdown to the IVDR’s date of application (May 26th, 2022) has  begun. Many IVD’s changed [...]

Cambridge researcher receives Nobel Prize for the development of cryo-EM

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+01:00October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Industry Insights, News, Pivotal Scientific, Scientific Techniques|Tags: , , , , , |

Cambridge researcher receives Nobel Prize for the development of cryo-EM The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden, and is bestowed in recognition of academic, cultural or scientific advances. It is categorised into physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature, economic sciences and peace, with each Nobel Prize consisting [...]

Pivotal Scientific: Industry Insights

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+01:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Industry Insights|Tags: |

Pivotal Scientific: Industry Insights We thought we’d start the new year by thinking a little about some of the trends currently facing the biotech industry, and in particular research reagents. As ever, in this fast moving sector, there’s a lot to consider and think about, and so we’ve looked briefly at just a few things [...]

Pivotal Scientific welcomes proposals to boost the UK’s status as a world leader in life sciences

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+01:00September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Industry Insights|Tags: , , , , |

Introduction The Government’s industrial strategy green paper was launched in January, with the aim of addressing long-term challenges to the UK economy. It identified the life sciences industry as a dominant economic sector within the UK, generating approximately £64 billion of turnover, employing >200,000 scientists and staff, and providing an exceptional environment for businesses to [...]

Access the Chinese Life Science Sector Through Conferences/Exhibitions

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+01:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: China, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , , , , |

Introduction As many western companies travel through Europe and the US to attend important events like AACC/ASCB|EMBO/MEDICA, it is usually quite productive to promote your brand through booth display or find business opportunities at these occasions. Accordingly, many important conferences/exhibitions are held in China every year and these could be great opportunities for international brands [...]