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BioTek Instruments Announces New Scientific Director

November 10, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., a global leader in the development, manufacture and sale of microplate instrumentation for drug discovery and life science solutions, has hired Dr. Peter Banks as Scientific Director. Dr. Banks will manage BioTek’s Applications Group while also providing key scientific leadership and direction in emerging trends, opportunities and scientific discovery across its global business platforms.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Features Combination Microplate Washer Dispenser at Neuroscience 2008

October 22, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., will attend the 38th annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, November 15-19, 2008 in Washington, DC with a unique washer/dispenser as well as other advanced microplate-based technologies at BioTek’s booth #806.
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New Gen5 v1.06 Offers Enhanced Data Evaluation, Including Parallel Line Analysis

September 26, 2008

Recognizing the importance of bioassay statistical analysis in drug discovery, HTS and other research markets, BioTek Instruments, Inc., has incorporated Parallel Line Analysis in the new Gen5 Data Analysis Software version 1.06. Parallelism analysis can be made with Gen5's linear regression, 4-parameter and 5-parameter logistic fits.
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BioTek Instruments Offers Lease and Purchase Alternatives for Microplate Instrumentation

September 24, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., introduces lease and purchase options from North Star Leasing Company for BioTek’s microplate instrumentation. Through this program, U.S. customers may lease and even purchase BioTek’s microplate technologies through one of several convenient monthly payment programs.
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BioTek Instruments Awarded 5x5x5 Growth Award

September 18, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., has been recognized as one of Vermont’s Top Five Technology businesses via the 5x5x5 Growth Award. Jointly presented by Vermont Business Magazine and KeyBank, the 6th annual 5x5x5 Growth Awards acknowledge five Vermont businesses that have experienced the greatest growth over the past five years in each of five business categories.
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BioTek Instruments and Gyrasol Technologies Enter Marketing Agreement

September 2, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., and Gyrasol Technologies announce a co-marketing arrangement to jointly promote the application of Gyrasol’s unique Gyrasol Sensor fluorescence-based assay platform on BioTek's Synergy™ 4 with Hybrid Technology™ Multi-Mode Microplate Reader.
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BioTek Combines Microplate Washing and Dispensing In The New EL406 Microplate Washer Dispenser

August 18, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc. strengthens its position as the industry leader in microplate washing with the launch of the EL406™ Microplate Washer Dispenser. Defining a new category of Combination Microplate Washer Dispensers, the EL406 is the only instrument on the market to offer fast and full microplate washing along with both peristaltic and microprocessor-controlled syringe drive reagent dispenser technologies to optimize liquid handling processes in microplate format, including complex wash routines.
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BioTek Adds Versatility to BioStack Microplate Stackers

August 8, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc. continues to improve microplate technologies with the introduction of a new BioStack™ Microplate Stacker with Rotational Wrist. This new stacker is designed for enhanced flexibility, customizable automation and broad compatibility in microplate-based applications.
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BioTek Receives Transcreener® Far Red FP Certification from BellBrook Labs for Multi-Mode Microplate Readers

July 30, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., a global authority on microplate technology, has received Transcreener® Far Red FP Certification from BellBrook Labs (Madison, WI) for its Synergy™ 4 and Synergy 2 Multi-Mode Microplate Readers. This certification ensures that BioTek’s microplate readers are validated to strict standards in instrument setup and assay performance.
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BioTek Announces Product Lineup for 2008 DDT World Congress

July 23, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., will attend the 13th annual Drug Discovery & Development of Innovative Therapeutics World Congress, August 4-7, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts with several of their latest technologies as well as a yet to be announced addition to their beneficial microplate instrumentation portfolio.
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Invitrogen Corporation, BioTek Instruments, Inc. Announce Strategic Collaboration

June 16, 2008

Invitrogen Corporation, a provider of essential life science technologies for research, production and diagnostics, and BioTek Instruments, Inc., a leader in microplate instrumentation technology, have entered into a collaboration agreement to validate the compatibility of Invitrogen’s reagents and technology platforms with BioTek’s microplate detection instruments.
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Hybrid Advertising Campaign Wins Jersey Awards Honor

June 6, 2008

BioTek’s creative agency of record, Shaw & Todd, was recently honored with second place in the Collateral-New Product Launch category at the 40th annual Jersey Awards. Sponsored by the NJ Ad Club, the awards are judged by a panel of industry peers to honor the hardest working branding and marketing communications efforts for agencies based in New Jersey or whose clients are based in the state.
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BioTek Receives LanthaScreen™ Plus Certification from Invitrogen™ for Multi-Mode Microplate Readers

May 16, 2008

BioTek Instruments Inc., announced that it was awarded the LanthaScreen™ Certified Plus designation from Invitrogen Corporation, a provider of essential life science technologies for research, production and diagnostics. The LanthaScreen™ Certified Plus mark ensures that BioTek’s Synergy™ 4 and Synergy™ 2 multi-mode microplate readers are validated to strict standards in instrument setup and assay performance.
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Gen5CL Software Provides Powerful and Flexible PC-based Data Collection and Analysis for Clinicians

May 12, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc. announces a new software tool for clinical laboratories using the popular ELx800 and ELx808 microplate readers. Gen5CL Data Collection and Analysis Software combines the convenience and security of preprogrammed clinical diagnostic assays with the power and flexibility of a PC-based application.
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Lower-Cost Alternative for High-Performance AlphaScreen® Detection from BioTek Instruments

April 11, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., a global authority on microplate technology, offers two lower-cost microplate reader alternatives to researchers using the AlphaScreen assay platform. AlphaScreen is a highly sensitive amplified luminescent proximity homogeneous assay that screens for a broad range of targets and requires a large measurement bandwidth.
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BioTek’s Synergy Reader selected by Diachemix for their FP-based Diagnostic Kits

April 3, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc. and Diachemix LLC announced an agreement whereby BioTek’s Synergy™ 2 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader will be distributed by Diachemix primarily for use with their Brucellosis and M. bovis assay kits.
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BioTek Showcases Microplate Instrumentation, Presents Hybrid Microplate Reader Tutorial at SBS 2008

March 14, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., welcomes attendees of the 14th annual Society for Biomolecular Sciences Conference & Exhibition to Booth #308 for detailed demonstrations of their latest microplate solutions. The meeting is to be held April 6-10, 2008 in St. Louis, Missouri.
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BioTek Instruments Features Microplate Technology Solutions at Analytica 2008

March 3, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., will display their newest microplate technology solutions in Hall A3, Booth No. 330 during Analytica 2008, the 21st International Trade Fair for Instrumental Analysis, Laboratory Technology and Analytica Conference, April 1-4, 2008 at the New Munich Trade Fair Centre in Munich, Germany.
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Nationwide Field Expertise Is Available From BioTek Instruments, Inc.

February 19, 2008

BioTek Instruments Inc, announced today that a full complement of Direct Sales Representatives and Field Service Microplate Specialists is available to provide knowledgeable and responsive local sales, service and support across the United States for their complete range of microplate instrumentation and software.
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BioTek Instruments Names New European Contract Manager

February 12, 2008

BioTek Instruments welcomes Ms. Gabriele Neumann to their international sales team. As European Contract Manager based in Germany, Ms. Neumann’s responsibilities include the identification and development of value-added sales for all of BioTek’s contract and OEM customer partners.
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Intelligent Software Developed for BioTek Microplate Washers and Dispensers

January 24, 2008

Liquid Handling Control™ (LHC™) Software is now available for use with BioTek’s liquid handlers including the market-leading ELx405™ Microplate Washer and the new MicroFlo™ Select Dispenser. Full PC control provided by LHC Software leads to increased convenience when programming important assay-specific protocol requirements in a familiar Microsoft Windows® environment.
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Gold Sponsor BioTek Highlights Hybrid Microplate Reader Technology and Versatile Microplate Dispenser at LabAutomation 2008

January 15, 2008

BioTek Instruments repeats its continued support of the Association for Laboratory Automation with a gold-level sponsorship of LabAutomation2008, to be held January 27-29, 2008 in Palm Springs, California. At this event, BioTek will introduce two new products.
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BioTek Instruments, Inc. Celebrates 40 Years

January 8, 2008

BioTek Instruments Inc. celebrates its 40th anniversary and remains the only major instrument manufacturer to exclusively focus on microplate instrumentation and software.
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