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May 26, 2011 | Customer News

Tecan offers complete automation for cell-based screening

Tecan offers complete automation for cell-based screening

Männedorf, Switzerland, May 26, 2011 – Tecan has launched Tecan Sterile purity disposable tips for the Freedom EVO® liquid handling (LiHa) arm, helping to meet the increasing demand for automation in life science research. Previously only available in Tecan Standard or Tecan Pure formats, LiHa disposable tips are now offered in Tecan’s highest purity level, and are ideally suited to high content, cell-based assays and screens, as well as microbiology applications.


Available in 50, 200 and 1,000 µl volume sizes, either as filtered or non-filtered options, each rack of Tecan Sterile LiHa disposable tips is individually packaged in a new SBS­format box with an automation­friendly lid to minimize the risk of contamination. The SBS­format increases flexibility on the worktable, as well as offering higher throughput and longer walkaway times, by ensuring full compatibility with the Freedom EVO’s storage and automation devices.


In accordance with Tecan’s high quality standards, all Tecan Sterile LiHa disposable tips are lot tested by an external, accredited laboratory to ensure tips are sterile and free from human DNA, RNase, DNase, PCR inhibitors and pyrogens/endotoxins. In addition, each box of tips is supplied with a lot specific Certificate of Conformity (CoC) which guarantees purity level specifications and offers full product traceability.
To find out more on Tecan’s high quality consumables, visit http://www.tecan.com/consumables




For more information please contact

Tecan Trading AG
Tanja Sager
Seestrasse 103
CH-8708 Männedorf

Tel +41 (0)44 922 81 11
Fax +41 (0)44 922 81 12



About Tecan

Tecan (www.tecan.com) is a leading global provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics and clinical diagnostics. The company specializes in the development, production and distribution of automated workflow solutions for laboratories in the life sciences sector. Its clients include pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, university research departments, forensic and diagnostic laboratories. As an original equipment manufacturer (OEM), Tecan is also a leader in developing and manufacturing OEM instruments and components that are then distributed by partner companies. Founded in Switzerland in 1980, the company has manufacturing, research and development sites in both Europe and North America and maintains a sales and service network in 52 countries. In 2010, Tecan generated sales of CHF 371 million (USD 356 million; EUR 269 million). Registered shares of Tecan Group are traded on the SIX Swiss Exchange (TK: TECN/Reuters: TECZn.S/ ISIN: 1210019).