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The Aquaculture Awards 2019 – the results are in!

The 2019 Aquaculture Awards were held last night, 29th May, in the spectacular Stratosphere space at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. The Awards recognise the achievements in different elements of the sector and give due recognition to those making an exceptional contribution to the industry, now and in the future. Award categories included ‘Most Promising New Entrant’, which was sponsored by Primerdesign and recognises companies or products that have arrived on the aquaculture scene since January 2018. The judging panel for the [...]

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Celebrating the Aquaculture Awards 2019!

We are thrilled to announce we are sponsoring the 2019 Aquaculture Awards – with the category of “Most Promising New Entrant“. The Aquaculture industry is projected to grow significantly over the next 10 years and at a greater rate than any other protein producer. These Awards recognise the achievements in different elements of the sector and give due recognition to those making an exceptional contribution to the industry, now and in the future. They are open to everyone involved in the [...]

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Super Sale – Save up to 40%

Grab yourself some bargains and win an Amazon Echo for your lab! We have some fantastic offers on at the moment on some of your laboratory essentials! Savings can be made on many of the key products you use every day, including qPCR master mix, DNase and reverse transcription kits! These savings are only available until 26th June 2019 or when stock runs out – whichever comes first! So don’t delay, get shopping now! Huge savings available: 30% off: oasigPLEX Lyophilised qPCR Master Mix, Expiry [...]

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Novacyt expands development partnership with Immunexpress

Extension of contract continues multi-year assay design and development program Paris, France and Camberley, UK – 8 April 2019 – Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, today announces its molecular testing division, Primerdesign Ltd. (Primerdesign), has expanded its assay development contract with Immunexpress, Inc. (Immunexpress), a U.S.-based molecular diagnostic company with the first FDA cleared host response test for suspected sepsis patients, to further support the development of rapid diagnostic assays for the detection [...]

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International Animal Rescue q16

International Animal Rescue to use Primerdesign genesig q16 and selected assays

Paris, France and Camberley, UK – 26 February 2019 – Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, announces that through its molecular testing subsidiary, Primerdesign, it has reached a supply agreement with International Animal Rescue. International Animal Rescue will use the Primerdesign genesig q16 real-time PCR instrument to test Orangutans, rescued in Indonesia, for a variety of diseases including plasmodium. Primerdesign will also undertake additional development work to tailor specific assays for testing Orangutans during [...]

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Primerdesign Springtime Promotion

Get some chocolate, coffee or a donation to Comic Relief on us! The long dark days of winter are finally drawing to a close, and we feel that’s a great reason to celebrate! So we’re giving away some fantastic gifts for you and your lab mates to share, to make the celebrating of spring even more enjoyable! Spend £750+ and get a Rococo Choloate Milk Chocolate Truffle Box, or a £20 Costa voucher, or a £20 donation to Comic Relief Spend £1,500+ [...]

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NEW! Molecular diagnostic tests to help transplantation and immunosuppressed patients

genesig® Real-Time PCR BKV Kit (CE), and genesig® Real-Time PCR EBV Kit (CE) The new molecular kits have been developed to provide quantitative detection of viral DNA extracted from blood plasma and urine (BKV kit), or blood plasma and whole blood (EBV kit) from immunocompromised patients. The kits have been designed to run using the Roche LightCycler® 480 II PCR instrument. Quantification Standards in the kits are calibrated against the First World Health Organization International Standards for Virus Nucleic Acid [...]

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NEW! genesig® qPCR Detection Kits for African Swine Fever Virus

Fast and accurate direction of ASFV infection in pigs, including emerging strain ASFV-SY18 African swine fever virus (ASFV) causes haemorrhagic fever in pigs that leads to high mortality rates in affected herds. Since August 2018, ASFV has caused outbreaks of the disease in large parts of China, leading to 200,000 pigs being culled to try to prevent its spread. This new outbreak has been linked to the emergence of a new strain ASFV-SY18, and the virus has recently been spreading [...]

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Come and see us at MEDLAB 2019!

Primerdesign and sister companies Microgen Bioproducts and Lab21 Healthcare, as part of the Novacyt Group, are excited to be exhibiting at the World’s largest medical laboratory exhibition, MEDLAB. Successfully running for the past 17 years, the exhibition serves to develop the value of laboratory medicine by shaping the future of healthcare. Hosted in Dubai from February 4th-7th the event will play host to more than 670 exhibitors from 46+ countries, and almost 20,000 attendees. You can find us at the Novacyt [...]

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Novacyt launches two new CE-IVD Marked molecular diagnostic kits

First of an expanding menu of tests for monitoring post-transplantation and immunosuppressed patients Paris, France and Camberley, UK – 21 December 2018: Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, today announces the launch of its next CE-Marked approved molecular products, the genesig® Real-Time PCR BK virus (BKV) Kit (CE) and genesig® Real-Time PCR Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Kit (CE). These clinical products follow the launch of a Zika assay in the second half of 2017 and [...]

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