Tecan has entered into an agreement with Miltenyi Biotec, a provider of cell biology solutions, to develop a range of automated solutions for cell biology, based on the MACS Magnetic bead technology.
The new agreement is expected to allow customers to benefit from the advanced capabilities of Tecan’s Freedom EVO liquid handling platforms when performing a wide range of separation, cultivation and analysis processes for cells and biomolecules.
Tecan will be supporting full integration of the MultiMACS Separator family of biomolecular and cellular separation devices onto the deck of the instrument, as well as providing software solutions for incorporation of complete Miltenyi Biotec systems, including the autoMACS Pro Separator, the gentleMACS Dissociator and the MACSQuant Analyzer.
Tecan product management and marketing head Christoph Kaufmann said that they are extremely pleased to be working together with Miltenyi Biotec to provide valuable automated solutions to customers in this fast growing area of cell biology.
Uwe Janssen of Miltenyi Biotec business development said that the firm’s expertise in cellular biology and the flexible range of high quality products will come with the added advantages of automation, ensuring that customers will benefit from an unrivalled portfolio of solutions for processing and analysis of cells and biomolecules.
Tecan is a provider of laboratory instruments and solutions in biopharmaceuticals, forensics, and clinical diagnostics.