BioTek Launches a Set of Quantitative Assay Apps to Simplify Detection-Based Applications

October 31, 2019

The new Quantitative Assay Apps from BioTek Instruments, Inc. provide convenience and simplicity for researchers performing four commonly used detection-based applications: absorbance-based BCA, Bradford, Lowry protein assays, and fluorescence-based DNA assays. These easy-to-use Apps are powered through Gen5™ Data Analysis Software and are compatible with BioTek microplate readers equipped with the relevant detection mode, including the popular Cytation™ and Synergy™ multi-mode readers.
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Agilent Completes Acquisition of BioTek Instruments - Builds on Multi-Year Growth Strategy in Critical Cell Analysis Technology

August 26, 2019

SANTA CLARA, CA - Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has completed the acquisition of BioTek Instruments, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative life science instrumentation.
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BioTek Recognized as 2019 ‘Vermont Business Growth Award’ Winner

August 12, 2019

BioTek Instruments will be recognized as a 2019 Vermont Business Growth Award winner at a ceremony to be held September 17, 2019 at the Hilton Hotel Burlington, in Burlington, VT. This award is presented annually by Vermont Business Magazine and KeyBank, acknowledging twenty-five Vermont businesses that have experienced the greatest growth over the past five years.
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Agilent to Acquire BioTek, Strengthening Leadership Position in Growing Cell Analysis Segment

July 11, 2019

SANTA CLARA, CA. Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately-owned BioTek Instruments for $1.165 billion. With anticipated tax benefits for Agilent, the net purchase price is expected to be approximately $1.05 billion.
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BioTek Unveils Enhancements to Market-Leading 405 TS Washer

July 1, 2019

BioTek Instruments continues to improve laboratory workflows while simplifying the user experience with the launch of their next generation 405 TS Microplate Washer. With new capabilities, 405 TS provides even more time-saving convenience and value for applications such as cell-based assays, ELISAs, bead washing and more.
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BioTek Earns Cisbio HTRF Certification

June 26, 2019

BioTek’s Synergy™ Neo2 Hybrid Multi-Mode Microplate Reader received expanded certification from Cisbio Bioassays for their proprietary HTRF® technology, a TR-FRET assay platform used in the Life Sciences. Synergy™ Neo2 was recently updated with an optional TRF laser. The TRF laser provides ultra-fast measurement speed, along with optimal sensitivity for critical screening applications like Time-Resolved Fluorescence (TRF) and Time-Resolved Fluorescence Energy Transfer (TR-FRET) assays. Synergy Neo2 now offers HTRF certification with both its flash lamp and laser excitation modes and is an ideal solution for high throughput screening (HTS) and core labs facilitating ultra-fast processing of high-throughput biochemical and cell-based assay workflows.
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Synergy and Cytation Readers Validated for Agilent MitoXpress and pH-Xtra Assays

June 18, 2019

BioTek is pleased to announce that its Synergy™ H1 and Synergy Neo2 Hybrid Multi-Mode Readers and its Cytation™ 1 and Cytation 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Readers are validated for use with the MitoXpress and pH-Xtra Assays from Agilent Technologies. The assays may be used alone or combined to measure metabolism in live cells. Instructional Applications Bulletins are available for each multi-mode reader detailing the specific parameters for optimized TRF performance with MitoXpress Xtra Oxygen Consumption, MitoXpress Intracellular Oxygen and pH-Xtra Glycolysis products.
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New Scratch Assay Starter Kit Brings Convenience and Reproducibility to Scratch Wound Healing and Invasion Assays

June 14, 2019

BioTek Instruments continues to enhance cell biology workflows with the introduction of the Scratch Assay Starter Kit for use with their Lionheart™ Automated Cell Imagers and Cytation™ Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Readers. The Scratch Assay Starter Kit includes the AutoScratch™ Wound Making Tool, Scratch App software, sample packages of 24- and 96-well microplates, and cleaning reagents.
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BioTek Announces New Wide Field of View Camera for Cytation™ 5

May 23, 2019

BioTek Instruments announces a new wide field of view (FOV) camera option for their Cytation 5 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader. The new wide FOV camera captures approximately four times the area compared to Cytation 5’s standard camera, allowing users to capture larger areas of interest with fewer images. The new camera increases the speed of acquisition for larger samples and accelerates statistically significant sampling for cell population analysis.
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Synergy™ Neo2 Now Available with TRF Laser

April 16, 2019

BioTek’s Synergy Neo2 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader offers even more powerful performance and assay flexibility for screening and core laboratories with an optional TRF laser. Along with dual photomultiplier tube (PMT) detection, the 337 nm laser provides the exceptional processing speed and maximum sensitivity necessary for high-quality time-resolved fluorescence (TRF) and time-resolved fluorescence resonance energy transfer (TR-FRET) results.
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BioTek Receives 2019 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award – GOLD Level

March 22, 2019

BioTek Instruments is very pleased to announce receipt of the 2019 Governor’s Excellence in Worksite Wellness Award – GOLD Level, bestowed by the Vermont Department of Health and the Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. The honor was presented at the 2019 Worksite Wellness Conference, held March 21 in Burlington, VT.
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BioTek Named Fisher Scientific 2018 Supplier of the Year

March 1, 2019

BioTek Instruments was recently honored with the 2018 Supplier of the Year Award in recognition of its outstanding achievements and contributions as a global Fisher Scientific supplier. The award was presented by Ms. Lisa Witte, Thermo Fisher Scientific President, Research & Safety Market Division during the Supplier Awards Luncheon at the 2019 Fisher Scientific North America Sales Meeting in Orlando, Florida.
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BioTek Announces New Epoch™ 2 Microplate Spectrophotometer

January 2, 2019

BioTek Instruments introduces their next generation Epoch™ 2 Microplate Spectrophotometer; with added features that enable multiple conveniences for performing absorbance measurements. Epoch 2 now includes monochromator-based individual wavelength selection or wavelength scanning from 200-999 nm to accommodate an extensive range of assays, including nucleic acid and protein quantification, ELISA, microbial growth, endotoxin, ROS assays and enzyme kinetics.
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