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5 ml disposable tips now available for LiHa Arm5 ml disposable tips now available for LiHa Arm

Tecan has further extended the flexibility of the Freedom EVO Liquid Handling (LiHa) Arm with the launch of a 5 ml disposable tip. Previously only available to Tecan customers working with fixed tips, the unrivalled pipetting volume range offered by the LiHa Arm can now be exploited by customers who require the highest levels of sample security.

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Empower your research with the Spark® 20M multimode reader

The new Spark 20M multimode microplate reader* offers tailor-made solutions to suit virtually any drug discovery or advanced life science research application. This freely configurable system gives researchers access to new techniques and features intended to enhance and streamline biochemical and cell-based workflows.

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New Fluent® features increase speed and flexibility

Spend more time doing the things that matter thanks to new Fluent laboratory automation solution* features designed to provide more streamlined and robust walkaway processing**. These latest additions further extend the flexibility of Fluent, maximizing productivity and ensuring a precise match for your laboratory’s automation needs.

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Tecan’s D300e offers fast liquid transfer down to picoliter levels

Tecan has introduced the D300e Digital Dispenser* for applications that need faster, reliable dispensing down to picoliter volumes. This innovative, simple-to-use device is ideal for the creation of assay plates, and can cut set up times from hours or days to just minutes. Users can choose between dispensing aqueous solutions in combination with a surfactant – for the investigation of proteins, antibodies, enzymes and nucleic acids – and DMSO, for small molecule studies, offering greater flexibility for life sciences workflows.

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Walkaway batch processing for the Spark™ 10M

The Spark 10M multimode reader can now be combined with the Connect™ microplate stacker to offer semi-automated batch processing of up to 50 assay plates. A newly developed software interface allows seamless operation of the Connect stacker through the reader’s SparkControl™ software, helping to streamline your laboratory workflow for greater productivity.

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Cavro® Disposable Tips launched for OEM customers

Tecan has created a range of Cavro Disposable Tips for use with the Company’s popular Cavro brand OEM components.

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HP D300 now offers aqueous liquid dispensing

The popular HP D300 Digital Dispenser now allows customers to titrate low volumes of biomolecules in aqueous solutions, offering greater flexibility for drug discovery workflows.

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NGS library preparation at the touch of a button

Tecan has launched the Freedom EVO® NGS workstation to simplify NGS sample preparation and PCR set-up. Offering user-friendly, walkaway automation of library preparation at the touch of a button, it eliminates the need for extensive manual processing.

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New Fluent™ Laboratory Automation Solution for compound management

Tecan will soon be launching a new Fluent Laboratory Automation Solution designed to offer greater throughput and flexibility for compound management workflows.

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Ignite the productivity of your lab with the Spark™ 10M reader

The new Spark 10M multimode microplate reader is designed to offer greater flexibility and increased productivity for cell biology and genomics customers. From microbiology research and cell-based assays to rapid DNA quantification, the all-new platform delivers a combination of advanced capabilities and exceptional ease of use to simplify your daily work.

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Fluent™ – behind the scenes

The launch of the latest Fluent laboratory automation solution has brought the advantages of this application-oriented platform to a host of new users, offering walkaway compound management and assay plate generation to complement the existing end-to-end automation of cell-based and biochemical assay protocols.

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Spark™ 10M already lighting up research

Since its launch at SLAS 2015 in February, the park 10M has gained interest from across the life sciences community, with researchers around the world beginning to explore the advanced capabilities of this exciting new system for applications including DNA quantification, microbiology research and cell-based assays.

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Explore virtual components with the new Tecan Cavro® app

Customers can now explore the Tecan Cavro range of liquid handling components on the go, with the launch of the Tecan Cavro Components app. This straightforward, web-based application – available for PCs or iPads® – combines the existing Cavro Omni Robot Configurator with interactive 3D models of key products from the Tecan Cavro range.

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Novel ELISA offers improved diagnosis for myasthenia gravis

IBL International’s MuSk-Ab ELISA is proving invaluable for the diagnosis and monitoring of ‘seronegative’ myasthenia gravis (MG). This test is the world’s first commercially available, non-radioactive assay for the detection of auto-antibodies against the muscle-specific receptor tyrosine kinase (MuSK), and is helping to improve diagnostic confidence and aid clinical management of these patients.

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Around the clock monitoring with CNS

Tecan’s Common Notification System (CNS) is now available for the Infinite® PRO series of microplate readers, allowing users to remotely monitor the status of any Infinite reader using Magellan™ software (v7.2).

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Fluent™ – the new laboratory automation solution

Fluent is a unique automation concept built around the application-specific needs of laboratories, delivering more capacity and increased speed. Initially focusing on the complete automation of cell-based and biochemical assay workflows, Fluent brings together all the modules and devices required for automation of these assays in a single efficient and easy-to-use platform.

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Fluent™ Laboratory Automation Solution tours European exhibitions

Tecan has been showcasing the recently launched Fluent Laboratory Automation Solution at exhibitions across Europe, giving scientists the opportunity to see firsthand how this innovative system could help to streamline their workflows and take the complexity out of cell biology research.

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Go configure! Receive a customized quote fast!

Customers can now plan and create over 100 different designs of Cavro® Omni Robot using Tecan’s new online graphical Cavro Omni Robot Configurator.

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Tecan and Promega offer real-time cytotoxicity analysis

Tecan has worked with promega to demonstrate the suitability of the Infinite® 200 PRO and HP D300 Digital Dispenser for real-time kinetic investigation of cytotoxicity using Promega’s CellTox™ Green Dye.

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Automation doesn’t get any easier than this!

Tecan’s Smart Automation solutions offer straightforward liquid handling for new users.

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AC Extraction Plate™ - a unique sample preparation tool for LC-MS

The recently launched AC Extraction Plate –based on Tecan’s proprietary TICE™ (Tecan Immobilized Coating Extraction) technology – is a convenient, automation-friendly solution designed to streamline sample preparation for LC-MS analysis of small molecules.

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Tecan Academy to be available worldwide

Tecan’s online training tool, the Tecan Academy, will be launched globally in 2014, offering basic training and certification fornew operators.

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Software updates enhance flexibility of HP D300

The latest software updates for the HP D300 Digital Dispenser ensure even greater versatility for drug discovery applications.

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Nested disposable tips now available for Liquid Handling Arms

The demand for ever-increasing throughput means that many laboratories are looking for solutions to increase the throughput of their automated systems.

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New TouchTools™ PCR Wizard aids automated PCR set-up

Tecan has launched the TouchTools PCR Wizard, an easy-to-use Freedom EVOware® add-on offering straightforward automation of PCR reaction set-up on Freedom EVO® platforms.

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First Air LiHa modules shipped to customers

Tecan is pleased to announce that the first Air LiHa air displacement pipetting arms have left Tecan’s production facility in Männedorf.

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AlphaScreen® option launched for Infinite F200 PRO multimode reader

The newly developed AlphaScreen module for the popular Infinite F200 PRO multimode reader has been designed to provide customers with a cost-effective solution for AlphaScreen and AlphaLISA® assays

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Talk to us @ SLAS2013

Tecan innovation is everywhere, from state-of-the-art pharmaceutical development facilities to the smallest academic laboratories. As we see it, our job is to simplify yours, so visit Tecan on booth #701 at SLAS2013 to see how our comprehensive range of laboratory automation, detection and OEM liquid handling solutions could benefit your laboratory.

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Tecan Academy offers web-based training for new users

The recently launched Tecan Academy is already proving a valuable learning tool for Tecan customers in North America, helping to provide an overview of the capabilities of Tecan’s liquid handling systems and multimode readers.

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Tecan to launch Air LiHa for Freedom EVO® platform

With over 30 years of experience in advanced liquid handling for life sciences, Tecan understands that flexibility is crucial to making laboratory automation work for you. Our FlowThru ™ Technology-based liquid displacement systems and automationexpertise have established Tecan as a market leader in laboratory liquid handling solutions, and we will soon be offering even greater choice by expanding our portfolio to include an air displacement pipetting arm for our Freedom EVO workstations.

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Tecan ends support for GENios™ plate reader

After its launch in 1999, the GENios plate reader became one of the most popular plate readers in the life science community. But, even the best things must come to an end, and Tecan has announced it is ending support for this well established, but past its prime, microplate reader.

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Simplifying QC for Freedom EVO® Workstations

Tecan has partnered with Artel – the worldwide leader in liquid handling quality assurance – to offer the QC Kit, a fully integrated pipetting performance verification solution for Freedom EVO liquid handling workstations.

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The future of microplate detection has arrived

Tecan has recently updated its Infinite® M1000 high-end multimode microplate reader with new features designed to offer the same top class performance for an evenwider range of applications. First launched in 2008, the Infinite M1000 uses Tecan's premium Quad4 Monochromators™ technology to offer exceptional speed, sensitivity andflexibility for academic, biotechnology and pharmaceutical research applications.

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Enhanced pipetting flexibility with new MCA 384 Disposable Tips

Tecan has launched a new generation of high quality MCA 384 Disposable Tips designed to optimize the performance and reliability of the versatile MultiChannel Arm™ (MCA) 384pipetting option on Freedom EVO® workstations. The all new range of MCA 384 Disposable Tips has been extended to include a 15 μl tip size alongside the existing 50 μl and 125 μlsizes, providing high quality, reliable pipetting across a broad volume range.

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Reinventing drug titration

In the last issue of the Tecan Journal, we announced the availability of the revolutionary HP D300 Digital Dispenser exclusively through Tecan’s Life Science Business. As customers in Europe and North America begin to place their orders, Kevin Peters, HP Global Sales Development Manager, reports on early customer experiences with the new technology.

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5 ml disposable tips now available for LiHa Arm

Tecan has further extended the flexibility of the Freedom EVO Liquid Handling (LiHa) Arm with the launch of a 5 ml disposable tip. Previously only available to Tecan customers working with fixed tips, the unrivalled pipetting volume range offered by the LiHa Arm can now be exploited by customers who require the highest levels of sample security.

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Application-focused consumables for life sciences

Tecan continuously strives to provide quality consumables which meet the changing needs of life sciences research. The recent trend towards high content, cell-based screening has seen an increase in demand for automation of this type of assay, and Tecan now off ers disposable tips for Freedom EVO liquid handling (LiHa) arms in Tecan Sterile purity.

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EVO Logic simplifies Genesis™ trade-in

The Genesis workstation has been superseded by our more powerful Freedom EVO® platform and, from January 2012, we will no longer be providing support for the Genesis. Last year, many customers took advantage of our special off er to make the transition to Freedom EVO workstations, and our network of service and application specialists has been working closely with these customers to ensure this change has been as smooth as possible.

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Integrated Adaptive Focused AcousticsTM for the Freedom EVO®

Tecan is collaborating with Covaris, Inc. to integrate Adaptive Focused Acoustics (AFA) non-contact acoustic sample preparation technology into Freedom EVO workstations. High quality, reproducible sample preparation is the critical fi rst step in improving analytical results, and Covaris’ highly controlled AFA system sets the standard for today’s rapidly advancing analytical technologies and sophisticated assays. This joint off ering will be available to customers worldwide, providing a scalable, turnkey solution for automated sample preparation, compound management and next generation sequencing applications.

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Innovative HydroSpeed plate washer launched

The HydroSpeed plate washer is an advanced system for optimized washing of cells, beads and ELISAs in 96- and 384-well formats. It off ers full control over critical wash parameters, via an intuitive touchscreen interface, with extra gentle drop-wise dispensing and tunable aspiration settings to help avoid loss of material and maximize assay effi ciency.

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Cavro® ADP – a new innovation for liquid handling

Tecan has launched the new Cavro Air Displacement Pipettor (ADP), a compact, pneumatic pipetting solution for easy integration and exceptional liquid handling performance. The Cavro ADP is a fully programmable, pneumatic pipetting module designed for integration into instruments requiring minimal maintenance or where space is at a premium. Using pneumatic technology in a Tecan Cavro product for the fi rst time, this innovative module gives you an automated pipetting solution that is smaller than ever before, using air displacement to aspirate and dispense fluids. Correct operation is monitored by onboard pressure-based liquid level detection and self-diagnostics.

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Infinite® 200 PRO offers new horizons in microplate detection

Building on the success of the Infinite 200 series, Tecan has developed the Infinite 200 PRO multimode microplate reader, whith new enhancements that cater for the needs of today's

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TouchTools Suite™ generates a buzz with conference attendees

TouchTools Suite has proven to be a star attraction among visitors at the numerous conferences and exhibitions Tecan has attended since its launch last year.

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Construct your own robot - custom design for the Freedom EVO® 75

Now you too can build your own robot. Tecan has just introduced the Freedom EVO configurator, a web-based application which enables the user to custom design a Freedom EVO 75 platform to meet a laboratory's specific requirements.

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Magellan™ offers new features for ELISA

Tecan has set a new standard for ELISA assays with its Magellan v6.6 data analysis software.

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New products and purity levels for MCA 96 disposable tips

Tecan has introduced new purity levels for the MCA 96 disposable tips, to satisfy a broader range of applications.

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PowerScanner™ is the new flagship of Tecan's 'microarray suite' range

The PowerScanner is Tecan's open-format microarray scanner, designed for imaging of regular and high density microarrays of tissues, proteins and nucleic acids.

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Next-generation Infinite® F50

New state-of-the-art ELISA microplate reader with latest LED technology.

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New Active Worktable

The new Active Worktable option for the Freedom EVO® 100, 150 and 200 platforms, launching at Lab Automation 2010, offers benefits of extra process security, control and monitoring to research scientists.

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Touch Tools Suite™ 2.0

Since its launch last year, Tecan's userfriendly Touch Tools Suite has made automated liquid handling more accessible to many scientists, by allowing direct realtime control of automated robotic pipetting systems through a touchscreen interface.

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Fully automated cell culturing from Cellerity™

An update of Cellerity’s impressive automation capabilities.

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New Freedom EVOlution™ 2.1 software for Freedom EVO® Clinical platforms

Sample preparation functions are boosted with splitting and archiving.

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New MCA 384 disposable tips for liquid handling

New tips launched to complement the MultiChannel Arm™ head.

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Automated parallel chromatography

Tecan and Atoll provide a solution in 96 array format.

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New 50 μl disposable tip for liquid handling platforms / PowerScanner™ Tecan’s new flagship microarray scanner

Our family of high quality, conductive disposable tips has now been completed with the introduction of the 50 μl tip size, complementing our existing size range of 10, 200 and 1,000 μl. These disposable tips have been custom-developed for our automated liquid handling workstations, enhancing performance and minimizing cross-contamination in a broad range of genomics, forensics and ELISA-based applications.

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Control at your fingertips with TouchTools Suite™

The development of TouchTools Suite is a perfect example of how Tecan personnel live and breathe automation!

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FE500pro™-pre-analytics made easy

Automation is fast becoming the method of choice for clinical laboratories facing demands for increased throughput and traceability.

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Higher throughput with CrysScreen™

Tecan’s high-end Infinite multimode readers have an enviable market position

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Automation standardizes single-cell assays

Chemical engineers in Cambridge, MA, USA, are using HS 400™ Pro Hybridization Stations to study heterogeneity in populations of cells, characterizing single cells to help understand interindividual variability in immune response and responsiveness to clinical treatments.

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Hands-on training for microRNA profi ling

New purity level certification ensures reliable results with LiHa disposable tips.

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Quality tips you can count on

New purity level certification ensures reliable results with LiHa disposable tips.

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The power is in your hands with Freedom EVOware®

The software makes it easier than ever to control pipetting and scheduling operations of Freedom EVO® liquid handling platforms

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And we have a winner!

Discussion continues to rage over whether orange, blue, red or bright green is the best color for our new HydroFlex™ 3-in-1 platform and the popular Sunrise™ microplate reader.

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A new 384-channel head for Freedom EVO®

Tecan is launching a new 384-channel head for the Freedom EVO® liquid handling workstations, offering higher productivity to automated liquid handling processes in pharmaceutical and biotechnology research applications.

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New components: syringe pump and robotic processor

Visitors to LabAutomation will be able to see Tecan’s new generation of liquid handling technology components, the new pump and the new robot.

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Unique flexibility from the Freedom EVO® 75 / The new Infinite® 200 NanoQuant

Tecan has launched its latest development for the constantly evolving, compact Freedom EVO® 75 robotic workstation. The 8 Plus 1 Access™ tool is a clever and cost-effective eight-channel arm for fast and flexible pipetting.

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Automated cherry picking with the Freedom EVOware® Hit Picking Wizard

Tecan’s Freedom EVOware® Hit Picking Wizard is available as an add-on to your Freedom EVOware software for automated plate and compound management during hit picking.

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Cost-effective PAMPA with Infinite® M200

Tecan and pION INC have combined pION’s PAMPA Explorer™ with Tecan’s microplate readers for drug permeability screening using the Double-Sink™ parallel artificial membrane permeability assay (PAMPA).

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Freedom EVOware® Simple control of complex sample pipetting procedures / Making advances in regenerative medicine

The latest Freedom EVOware® Sample Oriented software, version 1.2, is now available for the Freedom EVO® family of workstations.

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Sub microliter pipetting with Te-PS™ tips

The Freedom EVO® workstation configured with Te-PS™ tips is an ideal platform for life science applications such as protein crystallography, where accurate pipetting in the sub microliter range is essential.

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Added functionality with the MultiChannel Arm™ 384 gripper option / The Freedom EVOlyzer® takes routine clinical diagnostics tasks off your hands

A gripper for the recently launched MultiChannel Arm™ 384 brings greater functionality to the high throughput pipetting head, and will be available as an option or upgrade. The cost-effective alternative to a robotic arm mounts onto the MultiChannel Arm 384, and shares its structure and x axis.

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Painting a picture of 20,000 genes in the mouse brain / 7 detection modes / Cellerity™ is now available with the MultiChannel Arm™

Tecan’s GenePaint™ systems for automated, high throughput in situhybridization have been used to develop a groundbreaking, genome-wide atlas of gene expression in the adult mouse brain. / Tecan’s highly sensitive and extremely fast Safire2™ and Infinite™ F500 microplate readers off er seven different detection modes, saving valuable time for a wide range of high throughput applications in the biotech, pharmaceutical, research and cosmetics industries.

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Freedom EVO® Clinical 75, now available for nucleic acid testing / Quality and quantity control for pooling of clinical samples

Now available for nucleic acid testing / Tecan has recently completed its first installation of a Freedom EVO Clinical liquid handling workstation combined with the Te-PoolSafe™ option and the Pressure Monitored Pipetting (PMP) option, controlled by Freedom EVOware Sample Oriented software.

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Three-in-one platform for automated filtration, separation and plate washing

Tecan’s HydroFlex™, the compact 3-in-1 application platform for automated vacuum filtration, magnetic bead separation and microplate washing, provides increased productivity and reliable results by automating a range of 96-well format applications, including PCR clean-up and bead assays, ELISAs, cell assays and protein arrays.

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Enhance your crystallography with the new CrysScreen™ 2.0 software / Work starts on the largest monoclonal antibody production facility in the Southern hemisphere

An upgraded version of the software offers a number of user-friendly improvements in the management of protein crystallography trials.

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Tecan’s new QuadChamber™ is validated for use with Agilent’s 4-pack Microarrays

Tecan has recently developed the QuadChamber for fully automated processing of four different microarrays simultaneously on one slide, using the HS Pro™ automated hybridization station.

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