BioTek Adds “OnDemand” mode to BioSpa Software, Increasing Lab Productivity

December 18, 2017

BioTek released the second edition of its BioSpa Software. BioSpa Software controls all aspects of the BioSpa 8 Automated Incubator which links BioTek readers or imagers together with washers and dispensers for full workflow automation of up to 8 microplates.
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BioTek Demonstrates Workflow Automation Capabilities at Neuroscience 2017

November 3, 2017

Join BioTek Instruments at the Society for Neuroscience’s 47th annual meeting, Neuroscience 2017, to see how BioTek’s life science instruments and automated systems can increase versatility and efficiency in reading, washing, dispensing and imaging workflows.
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BioTek CEO Briar Alpert Elected ALDA Chairman

November 1, 2017

BioTek President & CEO, Briar Alpert, has been elected for a two-year term as ALDA’s Chairman by ALDA members. The Analytical, Life Science & Diagnostics Association (ALDA) is the leading industry trade association for companies that develop and supply life science, analytical and diagnostics products and services. Alpert has been a member of the ALDA Board of Directors since 2007.
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BioTek Stands Out as a Service Champion

October 5, 2017

BioTek Instruments was recently recognized as a Service Champion in Leadership & Strategy during the recent 2017 Smarter Services™ Symposium held in Chicago, IL, and hosted by The Service Council. The distinction was based on BioTek’s sustained level of outstanding customer-centricity, operational excellence and commercial excellence compared to data aggregated from across the Council’s diverse, global members. By implementing this holistic approach, BioTek creates differentiated and lasting value for their customers, delivers valuable insights to elevate the entire service community, and achieves sustained success for the Company.
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New Patent Issued to BioTek for Laser Autofocus Method

September 26, 2017

BioTek Instruments, Inc., a leader in life science instrumentation, including advanced cell imaging systems, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent to the Company for its “Autofocus for Imaging System” invention used in the Cytation and Lionheart FX products. The patented method uses a custom laser-based cube configuration, enabling quick and reproducible focusing of many sample types. Additionally, as the autofocus method requires less time and sample exposure to light compared to other focus methods, phototoxicity and photobleaching of sensitive samples is reduced.
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BioTek Instruments Donates $25K to Benefit STEM Complex at The University of Vermont

September 6, 2017

BioTek proudly announces its donation of $25,000 towards the construction of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Complex at The University of Vermont (UVM). This facility marks UVM’s largest ever capital project and is anticipated to transform the Central Campus with three interconnected buildings.
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BioTek Instruments Advances Middle East and North Africa Business with New Dubai Office

August 18, 2017

As part of its continuing growth acceleration, BioTek Instruments is excited to announce the opening of the BioTek Middle East office, located in Dubai, U.A.E. The office will serve as the central hub for BioTek’s activities and growth in the Middle East and North Africa region, and will be headed by Ms. Divya Galani, regional Application and Product Manager. The office, and all sales, marketing and distribution strategies in the region, will be overseen by Mr. Steven Fisher, Managing Director Asia Pacific and Middle East.
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BioTek Introduces the New 800™ TS Absorbance Reader and 50™ TS Washer

August 1, 2017

BioTek announces the launch of its new microplate reader and washer duo, the 800 TS and 50 TS. These next generation instruments are improved editions of BioTek’s legacy reader and washer, the ELx800 Absorbance Reader and ELx50 Washer, which were produced for more than twenty years.
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BioTek Instruments Named
‘Vermont Business Growth Award’ Winner

July 28, 2017

BioTek Instruments will be recognized as a 2017 Vermont Business Growth Award winner at a ceremony to be held September 12, 2017 at The Sheraton Hotel & Conference Center, in Burlington, VT. This award is sponsored by Vermont Business Magazine and KeyBank, and is presented to the five Vermont businesses that have experienced the greatest growth over the past five years in various business categories.
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BioTek's Gen5 Software Wins SelectScience® Silver 'Seal of Quality'

June 29, 2017

BioTek Instruments’ Gen5™ Microplate Reader and Imager Software was awarded a SelectScience® Silver “Seal of Quality” on June 28, 2017. The seal was awarded for Gen5 having consistently received the highest review ratings by the more than 80 users who have reviewed the software to date.
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BioTek’s Response to Paris Climate Accord

June 14, 2017

BioTek Instruments continues to strengthen its commitment to sustainability by joining the over 1,200 governors, mayors, businesses, investors, and colleges and universities from across the U.S. who have voiced their intent to continue to ensure the U.S. remains a global leader in reducing carbon emissions. By declaring that ‘we are still in,’ BioTek and the other signatories are putting the best interests of their constituents, customers, students and communities first while assuring the rest of the world that American leadership on climate change extends well beyond the current federal government.
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New Cytation™ 1 Enables Affordable Digital Imaging and Multi-Mode Detection

May 31, 2017

BioTek Instruments introduces the Cytation™ 1 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader as an affordable entry into automated digital quantitative microscopy along with multi-mode microplate detection. This patented combined solution provides quantitative phenotypic cellular information and well-based quantitative data, while the modular architecture allows users to satisfy their current research needs, and upgrade with additional modes to suit future needs.
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BioTek Instruments Completes Major Site Expansion

May 23, 2017

BioTek Instruments celebrated the completion of a $4.5 million facility expansion and renovation during a company-wide event on Thursday, May 18. The 22,000 square foot expansion is already supporting the Company’s rapid growth. While many departments are benefitting from the additional space, the Company’s manufacturing area is most notably affected, growing by 33%. The project also includes a new 1,400 square foot training facility for the Company’s new and existing employees.
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BioTek Opens Second Solar Facility

May 1, 2017

BioTek Instruments continues to strengthen their commitment to sustainability by announcing the opening of their second solar facility. In addition to the company’s existing 500 kilowatt solar farm in Whiting, Vermont, a new, 88 kilowatt photovoltaic solar energy farm is now on line in Milton, Vermont. The new facility was developed in agreement with ABJ Property Management, LLC, and installed by Norris Brothers Solar Development, LLC.
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BioTek Premiers New, Enhanced Web Site

April 6, 2017

BioTek Instruments debuts their updated web site with a fresh, modern design, improved SEO and fast user access to product, applications and company information. The redesign applies to all BioTek local language web sites, and reflects the company’s significant growth in the life science instrumentation market.
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BioTek Awarded 2016 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award

April 3, 2017

BioTek Instruments was awarded the 2016 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award. This award recognizes Vermont companies that promote health and wellness in the workplace for the betterment of their employees. BioTek’s Human Resources team including, Vice President of Human Resources, Kathy Gendron, and Human Resources Generalist, Lilly Tarricone, were recognized by the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports as outstanding individuals in the leadership of BioTek’s wellness program.
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BioTek Brings New Efficiencies to Cancer Research Workflows at AACR 2017

March 31, 2017

BioTek Instruments will feature its latest advancements to facilitate cancer research during the AACR Annual Meeting 2017, to be held April 1-5 in Washington, D.C. Expert scientific staff will be on hand at BioTek’s booth #1857 to discuss how these instruments can help advance cancer research. Highlights at this exhibition will include Lionheart FX, Cytation 5 and MultiFlo FX.
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BioTek Accelerates China Growth with Opening of New Guangzhou Office

March 29, 2017

On March 19, 2017, BioTek Instruments further expanded their presence in China with the opening of their Guangzhou office. As BioTek’s third China location, this most recent addition is situated in Guangzhou’s Tianhe district, Zhujiang New Town, and will include sales, service and applications support for the rapidly expanding South China market.
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BioTek’s Adam Alpert named to Governor’s Government Modernization and Efficiency Team

March 13, 2017

BioTek Instruments proudly announces that Vice President Adam Alpert was named a member of Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s Government Modernization and Efficiency Team (GMET). This team, comprised of twelve individuals from inside and outside State government, will advise on strategic initiatives towards improving efficiencies and outcomes throughout Vermont’s government. Ultimately, the team’s recommendations will support the Governor’s goals of making Vermont more affordable and strengthening the economy in the modern era.
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BioTek Celebrates Multiple SelectScience Scientists' Choice Awards

February 13, 2017

BioTek Instruments was awarded two SelectScience "Scientists' Choice Awards", as announced at a special ceremony on February 6 during the SLAS 2017 Conference and Exhibition in Washington D.C. The awards are nominated and voted for by SelectScience's global community of research scientists.
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BioTek Receives Patent for Imaging and Microplate Reading in one Instrument

February 3, 2017

BioTek has been granted US patent for imaging and microplate reading in one instrument.  The intellectual property protected by this patent is used in BioTek's award winning line of Cytation Cell Imaging Multi-Mode readers. Other patents are pending.
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BioTek Shines at SLAS 2017 with Versatile, Automated Life Science Instrumentation

January 20, 2017

Join BioTek Instruments at the SLAS 2017 Conference and Exhibition to see how their life science instruments and automated systems can increase versatility and efficiency in reading, washing, dispensing and imaging workflows. The event will be held February 4-8 in Washington, D.C. BioTek's booth #911 will feature their latest technologies listed below. Many BioTek instruments will also be featured in several automation partner booths throughout the exhibit hall.
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