Our partners are companies we select as a resource to provide by us, for you. They are companies/individuals that are embedded in the life science industry offering expertise in specialised areas. Moreover, our partners provide complementary services to Pivotal Scientific Limited and together represent unique and strategic business opportunities.

Pivotal Scientific Limited dedicates resource to providing the best consultancy services within today’s life science market. Together with our valued partners, we deliver these consultancy services to help you optimise your performance and grow your sales.

And finally, the services Our Partners offer range from accountancy and tax advice for innovators to immunoassay development and IVD contract manufacturing.




Biocompare (www.biocompare.com) is the leading resource for 1.9 million life scientists around the world. They come to learn, locate and source products, services and solutions that fuel research and discovery.

First and foremost, Biocompare’s mission is to support life science professionals. They do this by providing access to content, data and information that enable their research projects and purchasing decisions.

Biocompare’s resources include:

The world’s most comprehensive directory of over 6 million research products/solutions from over 400 suppliers.

Specialized search and comparison tools that help scientists pinpoint products of interest.

Articles to keep researchers abreast of latest developments & technologies.

Product reviews, buying guides, tips, best practices and videos that educate and help scientists make informed decisions.

Peer created webinars, videos and content provide real world applications and case studies.

Finally, Biocompare will continue to serve the global life science community by providing new and improved online services. These services facilitate product/solutions discovery and technology education.

2018 Biocompare Immunoassay Market Report

Ark Talent

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Discovering the best scientists will positively impact your business. However, this can be a pressing challenge in a world that is ever-changing with today’s emerging technologies.

Therefore, the Ark Talent Group is an innovative and bespoke solution based company. Uniquely positioned and equipped to help meet this challenge more effectively, all their managers and principle consultants are qualified scientists. With industry experience and an in-depth knowledge about the industry – They Talk Your Language.

Ark Talent Group recruits for specialist roles, many of which are experiencing a skills shortage. Their methodologies combine contingency and search techniques to allow them to identify the best candidates in the market. No matter how niche the skill sets are.

Their teams work with an elite base ranging from start up’s and SME’s through to international blue chips.  Ark Talent offer a tailored recruitment solution to provide the best talent for your organisation.

Finally, their experienced team have such in-depth knowledge, making them experts at placing individuals in their chosen disciplines. They are renown experts in sourcing passionate professionals from graduate to senior management level professionals.

View The End-to-end Recruitment The Pivotal Scientific : Ark Talent Way Brochure Here.

Summerfield Browne

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Summerfield Browne Solicitors are a modern and progressive law firm who operate a new legal services business model. Combining the best aspects of a traditional law firm, with cutting edge developments in the modern provision of legal services.

What differentiates Summerfield Browne from most traditional solicitors’ practises is that we operate a hybrid legal services business model. This means that in addition to employing lawyers, consultant solicitors are also appointed to deliver legal services on our behalf.

Therefore, this structure has a low-cost base as they do not incur the significant cost overheads of more traditional law firms. Additionally, this means they pass those cost savings back to their clients in the form of competitive fees.

Moreover, Summerfield Browne Solicitors have extensive experience of advising on life science and biotechnology legal matters. These include advising on the development, protection, exploitation and enforcement of biotechnology-related rights. More specifically we can advise on the following:

  1. Life Science regulation and regulatory approval.
  2. Commercial contracts including joint ventures, commercial collaborations, research and development agreements, terms and conditions. In addition to agency, supply and distribution agreements.
  3. Buying and selling businesses and companies and also undertaking due diligence.
  4. Fundraisings and investments including private equity, venture capital and angel investments.
  5. All aspects of intellectual property. This includes intellectual property development, registering patents (dedicated patent who work for us) and licensing of intellectual property.
  6. Enforcing or defending intellectual property infringement actions, breach of contract claims and other commercial litigation matters.


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CiteAb is a leading life science data provider that helps researchers and their suppliers make more informed decisions.

They have grown from an academic project to an innovative data company, and use their understanding of biology and proprietary text mining technology to search millions of scientific publications and identify hundreds of thousands of specific product citations.

CiteAb has searched/collected data on:

  • 5.5 million scientific publications
  • 12,000 journals
  • 4 million reagents
  • 70,000 research groups

The antibody search engine provides a simple way for researchers to find antibodies that work, while their high-quality market data and citations are used commercially by many of the world’s leading reagent suppliers and investment companies.

Find out more about CiteAb: https://www.citeab.com/

Cellexus International Ltd


From Dundee, Scotland, Cellexus International Ltd develops and manufactures the CellMaker range of patented, disposable, single use bioreactors (SUB) and associated hardware. These bioreactors offer a reduced investment alternative to existing technologies combining with a low footprint and excellent performance.

Additionally, The CellMaker range of bioreactors uses a unique airlift system enabling excellent mixing and aeration. Therefore, they can be fit with sensors for pH and dissolved oxygen to enhance process control, maximising yields and reducing time to market.

First developed in 2008, the CellMaker range continues to be optimised for efficiency and versatility. Available in 8L and 50L sizes, it has been proven with a wide range of cell lines for fermentation applications used in the life sciences and biopharmaceutical industries, such as E. coli, P. pastoris, bacteriophage, yeast and algae. Our customers have accelerated their processes and increased their yields compared to their standard methods and expectations.

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Gente Group


Helping small businesses create great places to work

First and foremost, at Gente we are passionate that HR support should help to develop and add value to a business.  Our goal is to help small businesses cut back on the bureaucracy and red tape involved in so many HR processes, and develop HR solutions to make a noticeable, positive impact on business performance by providing down to earth, practical thinking, commercial and results orientated HR services.

Furthermore, our SME HR solution will help address the people needs of your business at an affordable rate, without sacrificing the quality. We will partner with you to help you by alleviating distractions, allowing you and your team to focus on overall business growth and strategies. We’re approachable, friendly and we invest in getting to know you and strive to provide a personal touch that is unequalled in the industry.

Also, like you, we know that what really makes a profitable business is the ability to attract and retain the best people.  Our mantra is to “roll up our sleeves and get stuck in” operating as a seamless extension of your business, helping you to make those tough decisions, so you can focus on growing the business.

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If you’re busy running and growing your business, you may not always have the time to implement consistent and effective HR procedures. Therefore, working together with us as a partner can help unleash the innovation and purpose within your business, getting the most out of your people and improving efficiency. So, whether you need some ad-hoc advice, help with a project or are looking for ongoing retained support, we can work in partnership with you to help you not only comply with the law but most importantly to create a great place to work.

Full details of all of our services can be found on www.gentegroups.com

eSense Translations

eSense Translations is a language service provider, whose ethos is built around adding value to life science companies by assisting them in their growth in the global market.

Specialising in providing translation, transcription and interpreting services to life science businesses, our bespoke approach and dedication to delivering the best possible language service has enabled our clients to thrive in new global markets.

We appreciate that with increasingly strict and complex regulations and compliance laws, the utmost accuracy, alongside a full and up-to-date knowledge of specialist terms and protocols is vital when working on documentation within the life science industry.

To ensure our translations and transcriptions are of the highest quality, eSense Translations only works with industry-specialist linguists in any project undertaken. This expertise in your field, along with our ISO approved standards for both quality standards (ISO 9001:2015) and translation services (ISO 17100:2015) provides you with confidence in our delivery.

Our language service includes, but is not limited to, assistance with the following translation and transcription requirements:

  • Medical and pharmaceutical product and device development, including research documentation, case study reports, clinical trials and patents
  • Medical and pharmaceutical marketing material, including product packaging, leaflets, website content and brochures, as well as interpreting at seminars and focus groups
  • Using our expertise in the industry, eSense Translations also provides a consulting service for assistance with global regulatory compliance.

At eSense Translations, we have seen how the quality of our service can have a wider impact for your business and that drives us to deliver at the highest level. Adding value for our clients is at the core of our business ethos and underlies every one of our processes.

By listening to our clients and adapting to their needs, our approach to service delivery is second to none.

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