News Stories

Enda Kenny appointed director of Irish cleantech start-up Envetec

Appointment comes as Tipperary group announces €10m in new funding Former taoiseach Enda Kenny has been appointed as a non-executive director of Tipperary-based Envetec Sustainable Technologies Ltd, a start-up company focused on treating and eradicating biohazardous laboratory waste and material. Mr Kenny (71), who was taoiseach from 2011 to 2017, is one of five recent… Read more »

Envetec’s Clean Technology Shows a Substantial Reduction in Green House Gas Emissions by Over 90% for the Treatment of Biohazardous Waste

TIPPERARY, Ireland, October 13, 2022 /CSRwire/ – Envetec Sustainable Technologies Limited (“Envetec”), the world’s first and only cleantech company with validated technology dedicated to treating and eradicating biohazardous laboratory waste and material, today announced independent data showing GENERATIONS’™1 ability to reduce Green House Gas (GHG) emissions by over 90%, compared to commonly used treatment approaches. GENERATIONS is a… Read more »

Audit Success for Cirdan

Cirdan has successfully passed its recent surveillance audit for the Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP), ISO 13485:2016 and ISO 9001:2015. Due to the ongoing pandemic this audit was held remotely with our Notified Body, BSI, which presented a new challenge for the team. Click here to read the full article

Cirdan signs US distribution deal

Cirdan is delighted to announce that it has signed an exclusive agreement with global healthcare firm, Beckton, Dickinson and Company (BD) to distribute its CoreLite™ specimen radiography system in the United States and Canada. Click here to read the full article

Cirdan enables Northern Pathology to connect to the My Health Record system

Cirdan was delighted to be able to help Northern Pathology Victoria (NPV), the public pathology provider of Northern Health in Melbourne connect to the Australian Government’s My Health Record system. Click here to read the full article

CoreLite: Specimen Radiography System for Breast Biopsy Cores

CoreLite is a dedicated specimen x-ray system designed to verify microcalcifications of breast biopsy cores. It is compact and self contained and therefore can be located in the biopsy room where specimens are imaged and verified within seconds at the point of care. Click here to view the full article

Pathology Horizons Webinar – Registration Now Open!

We are excited to formally announce that we will be hosting a special Pathology Horizons webinar edition on Wednesday, 16th September 2020 at 15:00 (BST). This two-hour webinar will be in keeping with our usual Pathology Horizons theme i.e. the future of pathology but will focus particularly on the impact of COVID-19 for pathology and… Read more »

The Benefits of Introducing SMART Automation

Sakura® Finetek undertook a short study into the workflow changes that a pathology laboratory underwent, to examine the differences between working both with and without SMART Automation. The Institute of Pathology at Vivantes Klinikum Neukölln was chosen for this study as it is the main location to the Vivantes Hospital Group. It handles their most… Read more »

AltoStar Automation of Real-Time PCR INFECTIOUS DIESEASE Tests

Serosep Ltd are pleased to present Altona’s AltoStar, a robotic pipetting workstation for automated purification of nucleic acids, assay setup and cycler programming. A CE-IVD workflow from sample to result with barcoded reagents enabling full process control and traceability. Allowing for parallel testing of SARS-CoV2, Influenza and RSV. Read more

EQAs to Laboratories when Diagnosing, Treating and Monitoring Covid-19

The 4 new pilot programmes have been developed by our teams of expert scientists and the number of distributions we send to participating laboratories reflects the urgency of the testing required. SARS-CoV-2 Antibody Test (Pilot) UK NEQAS Immunology, Immunochemistry & Allergy SARS-CoV-2 Molecular Test (Pilot) UK NEQAS Microbiology Procalcitonin (Pilot) UK NEQAS Immunology, Immunochemistry &… Read more »