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Micro Imaging Technology announces breakthrough in pathogen testing

MIT 1000 system allows for speedy detection of pathogen species from liquid cultures

North America | Infection Control | Measurement and Analysis

Lucideon and Kingís College London develop antimicrobial coating for smartphones

Aims to cut the risk of cross infection from tablet devices and mobile phones

Europe | Infection Control

Addressing the challenges of increasing drug potency in manufacturing

With more new potent drug ingredients being formulated as nanomaterials, Powder Systems Ltd (PSL) looks at recent technological developments that further reduce product exposures when operating high containment isolators and gloveboxes

Containment | Manufacturing and Equipment

DME wins award for engineering excellence

The award recognised the engineering work on West Pharmaceutical Services Kinston, NC cleanroom facility

Design and Build | North America | Pharmaceuticals

Vaisala business picks up in Q2 2015

Dollar appreciation against the euro a major boost to results

Finance

Best practice for a compliant Institutional Biosafety Committee

Research using biological agents has increased dramatically and more companies need to set up Institutional Biosafety Committees to ensure compliance in safe handling of such agents. Elizabeth Gilman Duane, Environmental Health & Engineering, outlines the key considerations when putting together an

North America | Regulatory | Biotechnology | Pharmaceuticals

BioSafe glove dispenser is designed to hinder microbial growth

The dispenser is a versatile, ergonomic storage solution for lab supplies or materials of many sizes

Clothing and Personal Equipment | North America

ISO updates with the BSI

With ISO 14644 in a state of flux, cleanroom users need to stay informed and contribute to the development of all parts of the standard. Jane Ellis attended the BSIís recent Cleanrooms Consultation seminar to hear views about the latest changes and their impact

Design and Build | Regulatory | Measurement and Analysis

Trumpf invests Ä70m in new EUV facility

The multi-storey facility will include not only production areas and cleanrooms but also zones for testing and startup

Design and Build | Europe | Electronics | Manufacturing and Equipment

A clean take-off into space

Components used in space missions have to be extremely clean. Fraunhofer IPA has special expertise in designing systems that clean sensitive components and can supply information about the quality of the cleaning. To do this, the Stuttgart-based institute employs a range of advanced devices along wi

Cleaning

MEIís Genesis Xi dryer produces superior surface conditioning for semiconductor processing

Marangoni dryers enable high purity drying of semiconductor wafers during the computer chip manufacturing process

Electronics | Manufacturing and Equipment

NASA technology protects Webb Telescope from contamination

Engineers are taking special care at NASA to prevent contamination from outgassing from affecting the James Webb Space Telescope. Thermal Coatings Engineer Nithin Abraham placed Molecular Adsorber Coating panels in the chamber where the Webb telescope will be tested

Design and Build | North America

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