Entries by Michael Tice

CRISPR: Saving the World or Playing with Dynamite?

It’s an oft-told story that the fortune of Swedish chemist and businessman Alfred Nobel was founded on patented explosives, including dynamite. While his products were used beneficially in mining and construction applications, their wartime use in munitions gave him concern that he would be remembered solely as a ‘merchant of death’. Consequently, Nobel set aside […]

Lab Instrumentation Goes Portable, and It Is a $1.5 Billion Market

Portable analytical instruments allow pharma companies and governments to do their job with maximum accuracy, efficiency and mobility.  And it’s big business. The total portable instrumentation market was just under $1.5 billion in 2018, according to our latest report.  The 2019 Market for Portable Instrumentation: In the Lab & In the Field expects future growth […]

Pittcon 2019 Preview – Philadelphia: Cheesesteaks and Chinatown

Next week, Philadelphia will host Pittcon 2019 – now in its 70th year! – a show that has always been a major spot on the calendar for the SDi team. The companies and products exhibited at the show has about an 80% overlap with the technologies covered in our flagship Global Assessment Report, encapsulating our analysis of market […]

Bioprocessing Trends: Regional and Market Segment Insights

Our first two articles reviewed the current state of the Bioprocessing Industry by observing the advancements and trends from a technology and end-market perspective. Here we will take a look at the industry from a regional, sector, and end-user perspective. As North America and Europe are the most established regional markets for bioprocessing, combined they […]