Profiles of Exhibiting Companies

ABS provides human biospecimens and cell culture services. ABS can extensively QC, process, and characterize the biospecimens that we provide. For example, we analyze and QC samples with Westerns, RT-qPCR, immunohistochemistry, and other technologies. Likewise, we can prepare cell fractions, RNA, and DNA, and purify proteins. If you would like to become part of our biospecimen network, please contact us.

Affymetrix technologies enable multiplex and simultaneous analysis of biological systems at the cell, protein, and gene level, facilitating the rapid translation of bench-top research into diverse clinical and non-clinical applications. Our expertise ranges from analysis of difficult sample types, such as FFPE and crude plant lysates, to development of optimized genomic and transcriptomic platforms for analysis of humans, plants and animals. We strive to provide leadership and support, partnering with leading academic, government, and non-profit biobanks and research institutes, as well as pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and biotechnology companies, in their quest for answers toward using biology for a better world.

Angelantoni Life Science
Angelantoni Life Science (ALS) is an international leader in the manufacturing of cold and cryogenic equipment and advanced systems in healthcare and in biotechnology. ALS produces a wide range of standard and special equipment for Research Centres, Hospitals, Laboratories, Academia and Pharma industry. ALS is present in more than 40 countries and can be an ideal partner in Science and Technology.

ASKION GmbH is offering the hermetic storage HS200A, a complete and flexible biobank solution, based on storage in the gas phase of liquid nitrogen. The biobank is fully automated and handel a wide range of sample formates.

Astridbio has been providing bioinformatic tools and services for biomarker discovery since 2008. In 2012 Astridbio developed SmartBiobank: an online biobank software designed to help clinicians, lab biologists and researchers to integrate translational research elements into one single system. SmartBiobank can store, manage and analyze biospecimen data, clinical data as well as experimental data. SmartBiobank has a strong focus on collaboration, it enables independent research groups to share data, merge databases and collaborate worldwide. Astridbio also has six years of experience in sequencing data analysis, which is an important asset in integrating experimental data management into a biobank.

Autoscribe Limited
Autoscribe's solution is a configurable sample tracking system that is applicable to bio-banking and bio-repository management. Our software enables you to manage an ever increasing number of bio-samples (blood, tissue, DNA etc.) and to comply with rigorous regulatory requirements, such as HTA, GCLP, MHRA and national regulations.   Samples need to be tracked at all times and it is essential to be able to record the complete genealogy for all samples and track the aliquots, pooled samples and derivatives of each sample. Other requirements may include shipping management, electronic signature, verified transfer and final sample disposition.

Established in Milan in 2003 BioRep, a society of Sapio Group, was the first Biological Resource Centre able to provide laboratory and biorepository services to public and private research institutions, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies. Thanks to an exclusive agreement with Coriell Institute for Medical Research, BioRep is now specialised in collecting, transporting, processing, cryopreserving and distributing high quality biological material.

Biosigma SRL
Since 1988 Biosigma S.r.l. produces and distributes disposable plastic items for Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and Research labwares like as: CryoGen tubes with 2D MATRIX code. Cryo storage and station systems. Microtubes external thread caps. Biosigma S.r.l.  is ISO 13485, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 certified and products are CE marked in accordance with Directive 98/79 CE.

BioTillion provides solutions for tracking samples in ultra low temperature biobanks using RFID.  Our BoxMapper maps the location of samples in a standard freezer box in a few seconds.  It interfaces with a growing number of freezer inventory and LIMS packages.   Locations can be updated automatically and inconsistencies between the database and the actual box contents can be easily flagged.

Brooks Automation
Brooks Life Science Systems provides unparalleled experience in the provision of automated bio-storage and sample processing solutions for biorepositories. Suppliers of one of the first automated DNA and also -80oC stores, Brooks understands the importance of sample integrity and provides a comprehensive range of biostores from ambient to -80oC as well consumables designed for automation and blood fractionation systems.

caTissue Plus
NCI caTissue is the most cost effective. comprehensive, and web based Biobanking LIMS solution that allows biorepositories to track biospecimen from collection to utilization across multiple projects, collect annotations, storage containers, track request and distributions, and multiple reporting options. We, at Krishagni, help biobanks across the globe to adopt caTissue by providing training and support.

Cryo Bio System
Exclusively dedicated to the human life science, Cryo Bio System manufactures and markets cryopreservation and storage solutions for biological samples. From primary tube to final aliquot storage allotment, Cryo Bio System covers a range of innovative High Security devices, instruments and software. Product lines include CBS™ High Security straws, CBS™ High Security tube, filling, sealing and labeling equipment, storage devices for nitrogen tank or mechanical freezers. State-of-the-art cryopreservation technology provider, Cryo Bio System is the reference in Biorepositories, Biobanks and Biological Resources Centers for applications such as epidemiological studies and Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART).

Founded in 1968, Air Liquide DMC (Cryogenic Materiel Division) - Cryopal is an engineering and production entity of Air Liquide group. We develop, manufacture and commercial a comprehensive line of cryogenic freezers and equipment dedicated to the transportation and storage of biological products in nitrogen. Our range of product answers industrial and medical needs and our cryogenic vessels capacites are from 0.5 liters to 1,000 liters. Cryopal supports many key markets including:Cryo-biology, Dermatology, Pharmaceutical-Laboratory-Research, A.I. (Animal insemination), Industrial and Research. We distribute our products in more than 60 countries and we produce approximately more than 20,000 cryogenic vessels per year with 85% going to export markets.

Cryotherm GmbH & Co KG
Cryotherm GmbH & Co. KG based in Kirchen, Germany, specializes in the manufacture of vacuum super-insulated storage and transport vessels as well as pipelines for cryogenic liquefied gases, such as nitrogen, oxygen, argon, hydrogen and helium. Customized solutions and design + installation of cryobanks. A particular focus of Cryotherm forms cryo-preservation. BIOSAFE® of Cryotherm  has long been a byword for quality and safety.

CryoXtract Instruments, LLC
CryoXtract provides unique automation solutions that allow for the retrieval of multiple frozen aliquots from a single frozen biosample without exposing the parent samples to harmful biological impacts from freeze/thaw cycling. Cryoxtract will be displaying its NEW CXT 350 system for frozen tissue coring system which allows targeted and repeated access to frozen tissue while at ultra-cold temperatures.

DNA Genotech  
DNA Genotek provides high-quality biological sample collection, stabilization and preparation products for human genetics, microbiology and animal genetics. The company’s products protect and stabilize multiple sample types for long-term storage at ambient temperature to ensure the highest quality results for genetic analysis and testing. The products’ reliability and ease-of-use have resulted in rapid adoption by thousands of academic, biotechnology, diagnostic, agriculture, and other leading institutions around the globe.


EXCILONE, design, develop and market innovative solutions for biobanking:
- RCL2, Formalin free tissue fixative, to combine Histology and Molecular techniques
- SNAPFROST®, A liquid Nitrogen free snapfreezing system, to obtain the best morphology on frozen tissue sectionCRESALYS®, Biobank Management System. CRESALYS®, allows you to manage : Patient demographics, Epidemiology and History, Family link, Patient follow up, Clinical Data, Pathology Report, Specimen Reception and storage, Specimen Retrieval, Quality Management, ...

Fluidigm Corporation
Fluidigm provides a rapid and simple high-throughput platform and QC assay panel for biobanking and biorepositories to identify, qualify, and track their DNA samples. The Fluidigm platform combines integrated microfluidics with an expertly designed QC assay panel to deliver a cost-effective and easy to use process to determine performance and DNA quality for downstream translational research applications.

FluidX Ltd
FluidX develop and manufacture sample storage tubes, readers and instrumentation. Involved in developing 2D barcoded storage tubes and readers since 1999, the team at FluidX continue to offer innovative smart sample storage solutions including an unparalelled range of automated tube capping/decapping systems.

Hamilton Robotics designs and manufactures fully automated robotic systems for samples preparation and storage. The products range from unique, custom laboratory automation solutions (turnkey solutions) on standard applications validated through partnership programs with renowned biotechnology companies as well as OEM solutions to the top ten diagnostic companies.

At Illumina, our goal is to apply innovative technologies and revolutionary assays to the analysis of genetic variation and function. Our offering includes leading-edge solutions for:
- SNP genotyping
- Copy number variation
- DNA methylation studies
- Gene expression profiling
- Low-multiplex analysis of DNA, RNA, and protein
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BSI is a powerful web-based system for biobank specimen management. BSI provides support for tracking all aspects of the specimen life cycle including subjects, consent, specimen acquisition, specimen storage, specimen request processing, and test results data collection in a secure, validated system. Configurable, customizable, and cloud-hosted, BSI provides a feature-rich environment that meets the needs of large and small biobanks.

Founded in 1996 is presently one of the world leader in the Tissue Microarray field. With the Galileo TMA CK family, is improving the use of the Tissue Microarray Technology in basic research and in particular in the biomarker validation technology and is movin the TMA application into Cancer Diagnostics. To serve better the USA and Canada Market, the Company is opening a new office in Philadelphia,  USA.

Labvantage Solutions UK
LABVANTAGE Solutions, Inc. offers a comprehensive portfolio of products and services for the laboratory, including LIMS (Laboratory Information Management), quality electronic laboratory notebook (ELN), and business intelligence. Our industry-leading solutions and world-class services are the result of 30+ years of experience in laboratory informatics. We leverage that know-how with state of the art technology to help organizations redefine and optimize their laboratories. We have a proven track record of delivering return on investment to laboratories all over the world. Our capabilities extend to legacy system migration, global laboratory harmonization, and laboratory business intelligence derived from disparate sites and systems.

LGC Genomics
LGC Genomics is the genomics division of the international science-based LGC Group. We provide a full range of high quality genomics products, services and solutions including:
- Nucleic acid extraction
- DNA sequencing
- Genotyping
- Biobanking

Liconic is a Technology driven company and the  World’s leading manufacturer and supplier of automated storage systems and Ultra-Low Temperature Storage solutions. Our understanding of the values of Biobanking matches the investment we have made to bring suitable fit for purpose options to an important research tool of the future. The qualitative commitment along with the responsibility we have for high quality products is demonstrated in our support of actions we take and the services we provide.

Life Technologies
For over twenty-five years, Life Technologies has led the development and commercialization of innovative Applied Biosystems(R) technologies that allow scientists to maximize their use of DNA in establishing identity and solving crimes. Today, we offer the most robust, reliable, and trusted forensic solutions for human identification (HID) testing. Visit;

Linde Healthcare
Linde Healthcare is dedicated to providing products, therapies and services  with a solid foundation as a true healthcare partner in more than 50 countries.  We work to ensure our solutions are always delivered and serviced to the highest possible standards of quality and security. Linde Healthare combines a unique knowledge of healthcare realities with continuous research and development.

Micronic Europe
Micronic is a leading global supplier of secure sample storage solutions to biobanking and laboratory facilities. Dedicated to the design and production of innovative sample storage solutions for almost 30 years, Micronic is uniquely able to offer laboratories the expert advice to help them safeguard one of its most valuable assets - its samples. Micronic is an independent organisation with its headquarters located in Lelystad, The Netherlands. Micronic’s Class 7 Clean Room is also located here, in which all products are produced RNase, DNase and Pyrogene free. Micronic is an ISO 9001 and 14001 certified company.

Modul-Bio’s products portfolio includes :
- MBioLABEL®: biological samples identification solutions for long term storage, from labelling to scanning.
- MBioLIMS® BioBanking: a flexible Laboratory Information Management System based on MBioLIMS Core and Plug-in modules.Specially designed for biobanks and cohorts projects, main functionnalities include patients management, samples collection, processing and distribution.
- eMBioBANK® : a centralized biospecimen inventory web portal for sharing biorepositories sample collections with researchers.

MVE  Chart
MVE Chart introduces the HEco™ and MVE Vario™ Series into our line of liquid and vapor stainless steel freezers. The innovative design of the Vario variable temperature freezer allows the tank storage area to remain completely dry with 1/10 the operating costs when compared with the leading mechanical freezers (-80oC). We offer a complete range of stainless steel freezers with vial capacities ranging from 3.200 to 94.000. Our vapor units maintain -190oC at the top storage box and still achieve the longest holding time and lowest LN2 consumption of any comparable freezer on the market. MVE Chart also features a complete line of aluminum storage units including vapor shippers and nitrogen handling equipment.

Nirco - Deltalab are private companies with more than 25 years of experience in the Health Sciences market. We are not only specialized in manufacturing and marketing plastic disposable for Biobanks also, we distribute all the necessary equipment for a wide range of technics in that field. Our main offices are in Spain but we export for years all over the world.



NorayBio is the leading Spanish Bioinformatics company developing software for bioscience. Leading product:  NorayBanks, software for managing biobanks and biorepositories. Other software for biobanking: BrainBanks; software for managing brain biobanks and SpecBank; software for specimen repositories. We have large number of customers in biobanks of hospitals, research centres, universities and private companies. Based in the north of Spain, with offices in Italy, France and United Kingdom. We specialise in software for biobanks, animal facilities and biotechnology laboratories.

Path XL
Considered a global pioneer in digital pathology workflow and analysis software, PathXL’s products are based around providing innovative software that can be used in education, research and clinical sectors worldwide. All products are modular, configurable and open so they can be linked with existing LIMS/data management systems. It can be configured for use in biobanks of all shapes and sizes, whether they operate in hospitals, universities or commercial organisations. PathXL’s products are used by pathology groups worldwide in the education of pathologists and histologists, in the research and discovery of novel molecules and in the clinical pathology lab to enhance the diagnostic process.

Perkin Elmer
PerkinElmer's chemagen Technology - Automation and Kits for DNA/RNA Isolation. Highly flexible in sample volume (10 µl-10 ml), sample material, and throughput (1-96 samples in one run).;

Pharmatech SRL
Engineering, Validation, and Regulatory Compliance consultancy services. Qualification of plants, instruments and equipment. Temperature / humidity mapping of storage systems. Supply of high quality dataloggers and environmental monitoring systems, with data trasmission through LAN or wireless, designed and manufactured in Switzerland by ELPRO-BUCHS AG.

Pre AnalytiX (Qiagen)   
PreAnalytiX, a joint venture between BD and QIAGEN, develops, manufactures and sells integrated and standardized systems for collection, stabilization and purification of RNA, microRNA and DNA from blood, bone marrow and tissue specimens. The Company serves healthcare institutions, academic researchers, clinical laboratories and the pharmaceutical industry with a broad array of manual and automated products.

Promega Corporation
Promega Corporation is a world leader in applying molecular biology and biochemistry to the development of innovative, high value products for the life sciences.  Stop by our booth to learn about our solutions for Biobanking including automated nucleic acid purification from blood and other sample types, nucleic acid quantitation and sample pre-qualification.

QIAGEN N.V. a Netherlands holding company, is the leading global provider of Sample & Assay Technologies. Sample technologies are used to isolate and process DNA, RNA and proteins. Assay technologies are used to make the biomolecules ready for interpretation. QIAGEN provides a range of solutions for research studies, from sample collection and stabilization to analyte purification and ready-to-use downstream assays.

Ruro Inc.
RURO laboratory information software and RFID solutions are used around the world. RURO is best known for its sample management system, FreezerPro, and full scale laboratory information management system, LIMS 24/7. RURO’s comprehensively integrated solutions allow users to grow the scale of their information management suite within the same RURO framework as needed.

SIAD Healthcare
SIAD Healthcare is part of SIAD Group, a major Industrial Italian Group , leader in manufacturing and distributing industrial, technical and medical Gases. Our Life Sciences Division offers a significant expertise in "turn-key project" for building Biobanks included our new biobank management system,CRYOABILITY®. Soon we'll complete our Safe2 line of cryopreservation bags for stem cells, tissues with further solutions.

Statebourne Cryogenics
Statebourne specialize in the design, manufacture and installation of cryogenic Biobanking facilities. A wide range of organisations from small independent banks to National Government Clinical trials have benefitted from our world class products and extensive experience.

Taylor Wharton
Taylor-Wharton designs and manufactures CryoScience by Taylor-Wharton™ cryogenic refrigerators, dewars and freezers ranging from 1.5 liters to the largest LABS freezer that holds up to 94,200 vials, biorepository inventory systems, liquid cylinders, MicroBulk and bulk tank storage systems.  Taylor-Wharton traces its roots to 1742, operates manufacturing and warehouse facilities in the United States, Malaysia, China, Slovak Republic, Germany, and Australia.

Tecan 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.

Thermo Scientific
Thermo Scientific has the world’s largest breadth of offerings for Biobanks,  from biospecimen collection, processing, analysis and storage to sample and data management. The end-to-end portfolio includes the centrifuges, concentrators, freezers, robotics, 2-d bar coded tubes, scanners, microplate readers, mass spectrometers and comprehensive services to enable turn-key biobanking solutions

Twin Helix
Twinhelix is an italian company, focused on the commercialization and development of innovative solution  supporting Biotech research. Main business areas of interest are Molecular and Cellular Biology, Bioprocessing and Biobanking.The company is also proprietary of the software Easytrack2d™ ( managing directly  development, commercialization and customer support World Wide. Twinhelix offers to italian customer complete solution for early biobanking projects.;

UK Biocentre
UK Biobank recruited 500,000 people aged between 40-69 years in 2006-2010 from across the country to take part in this project. They have undergone measures, provided blood, urine and saliva samples for future analysis, detailed information about themselves and agreed to have their health followed. Over many years this will build into a powerful resource to help scientists discover why some people develop particular diseases and others do not. UK Biocentre is wholly owned subsiduary of UK Biobank which aims to put to use the knowledge gained through the setup of UK Biobank. UK Biocentre provides a proven service to academic and industrial partners to enhance the quality and cost-effectiveness of biomedical studies. It will dramatically reduce start-up time, risk, cost and management burden for scientists, who can focus on study design and data.;

Up To Data Professional Services  GmbH
up to data is a LIMS Service provider and Reseller of Thermo Fisher Scientific LIMS Products. Based on the established Biobank Solution - Nautilus LIMS, we provide tailored LIMS and IT services from a single source. Based on patented workflow technology and configurable Interfaces, Nautilus LIMS provides the flexibility to deal with current and future Trends and technologies in biobanking. Our experienced consultants know about the challenges of biospecimen collection, storage and management to ensure the successful operation of your Biobank now and in the future.

Ziath Ltd
Founded in 2005, Ziath specialises in instrumentation control and information management in both the academic and the pharmaceutical/biotech industry sectors with a focus on the application of laboratory automation. In particular, we focus on managing large sample libraries (compound management, biobanking and sample management) using 2D datamatrix tubes.  In addition Ziath offers consulting and contracting work to clients.








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