Base editors – a powerful new tool for genetic engineering

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+01:00November 13th, 2017|Categories: Pivotal Scientific, Scientific Techniques|Tags: , , , , , , |

Base editors – a powerful new tool for genetic engineering Introduction Gene editing has featured prominently in the news recently, with studies published in Nature and Science describing the advancement of sophisticated gene editing tools known as base editors. While the article in Nature details further development on the powerful CRISPR technology for editing DNA, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Trials & Tribulations of Chinese Import/Export Rules

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+01:00July 25th, 2017|Categories: China|Tags: , , , , |

Introduction As we all know there is a great deal of in the Biological sector of the Chinese market however there could be some unexpected obstacles to gain profit in this unique market. The first frequent problem is in exporting to the Chinese market. According to the regulations in importing/exporting in China, the inspection and [...]

Why China Is Different?

By |2017-09-22T15:39:09+01:00May 22nd, 2017|Categories: China, Distribution|Tags: , , , , |

Why China Is Different? Introduction Many international companies find that the Chinese research reagent market seems to be quite different than that in US or Europe. In the first years of entry to the market, it is quite difficult to analyze the potential, customer behavior and effective strategy for growth. Usually, it is easier to boost [...]

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By |2017-09-22T16:40:42+01:00April 24th, 2017|Categories: China|Tags: , , , , |

‘We will be back’ - China Trip 2017 Last month, we had our delegation trip to China. This is the second China trip Pivotal Scientific has organised and we welcomed back some familiar faces like Azra Dedic-Schwaiger from Biomedica and Raff and Jonas Baeuerle from Biozol. This year we were also joined by PSL Alliance members Dan [...]

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Your step by step guide in exploring the Chinese life science Market

By |2017-09-22T15:37:57+01:00January 23rd, 2017|Categories: China|Tags: , , , |

Your step by step guide in exploring the Chinese life science Market Introduction I am the new Business Development Manager (Asia) and my name is Fan Sha. As the Chinese employee of the Pivotal Scientific team, my responsibility is to help international companies enter the Chinese market and have access to innovative Chinese suppliers. I [...]

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