April 2023 – content

Life Sciences 

Funding to push thermal-sensitive DNA synthesis to commercial stage 

Berkeley Lights buys IsoPlexis to create functional cell biology company

Multi-omics instrument start-up Pleno wins funding

Cytek acquires flow cytometry business from DiaSorin

Seqonce Bioscience relocates headquarters

Molecular Devices enters commercial deals and buys organoid specialist

CN Bio and FDA expand organ-on-a-chip collaboration

Via Scientific launches new multi-omics analytics platform

Life science markets remain main targets for Danaher 2022 acquisitions


General Laboratory

SFC company expands Büchi’s offering of prepLC

PerkinElmer completes sale of AFE businesses

Idex HTS grows with acquisition of micro-precision parts manufacturer

Evident share transfer completed after three-month delay

Module generates UHP nitrogen for LC-MS collision experiments


Process & hand-held instrumentation

Major restructuring sees Danaher spin-off its EAS division

Univercells raises funds for DNA production business

Spectricity launches spectral sensor to enable multi-spectral phone cameras

Ocean Insight buys hand-held LIBS line from Rigaku

Emerson enters digital partnership for life science process automation

Metso Outotec launches LIBS for mineral sorting



SLAS 2023: It’s back and stronger than ever



Continuing PerkinElmer operations still reeling under declining pandemic demand

Underlying growth and acquisitions help Eurofins overcome Covid sales decline

Price increases improve organic growth figures at Danaher’s life science divisions

Sales growth at Cytek stays below forecast

Quanterix’ strategic realignment affects 2022 results

HST drives Idex on strong demand from life science and analytical instrument markets

Grant Instruments grows at 28% in calendar 2021

TFS relies on acquisitions to report sales growth for 2022

PE’s sold AFE businesses report single-digit growth rates during 2022              

Post-pandemic recovery at HEL continues

Chinese pandemic policy shift causes havoc in Waters’ final quarter

Sensor & Control division’s growth at SDI “all acquisition driven”              

Genevac achieves record sales despite pandemic impact NIB

Vaisala’s IM segment exceeds expectations

Acquisitions help Teledyne report double digit annual growth

Record sales and losses at Kromek NIB

Danaher EAS’ water quality businesses generate 9% annual growth

ATS’ half-year growth supplied by acquisitions

Acquisition helps ITW’s Test & Measurement and Electronic division NIB