Case Study – Mergers & Acquisitions

By |2018-06-15T12:18:53+00:00March 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+00:00March 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 [...]

Base editors – a powerful new tool for genetic engineering

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+00:00November 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+00:00October 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 [...]

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

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+00:00October 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 welcomes proposals to boost the UK’s status as a world leader in life sciences

By |2018-06-15T12:18:54+00:00September 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 [...]

Cytokines

By |2017-09-22T16:44:23+00:00March 14th, 2017|Categories: Industry Insights|Tags: , , , , |

Cytokines Intro – cytokines are, bit of history Cytokines are a large group of cell signalling proteins. The COPE database currently lists over 45,000 entries for cytokines. Each cytokine and its cellular receptors control varying cellular processes depending on the cytokine, the receptor and the specific cell type. In short, they are of vast importance to the [...]

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Flow Cytometry

By |2017-09-22T16:49:21+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Industry Insights|Tags: , , |

Flow Cytometry Flow cytometry allows researchers or clinicians to independently measure the properties of different types of cells, and to use quantitative measurements to classify and isolate cell based on these properties. It’s hugely powerful technique in biotech and a rapidly growing one. BCC Research, an analyst company, predicts that flow cytometry (FC) will grow to become, [...]

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