On Friday March 16, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) took action to advance innovative personalized medicine for Medicare patients with cancer. CMS announced it has finalized a National Coverage Determination that covers diagnostic laboratory tests using Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) for patients with advanced cancer. This decision is likely to accelerate […]
BioInformatics Inc., the leading market research firm supporting the analytical instrumentation and life science industries, and owner of The Science Advisory Board®, is pleased to announce the acquisition of IMV Publishing. This latest acquisition by BioInformatics Inc. creates an integrated business information and media group delivering high-value content to the market’s buyers and sellers using […]
With PITTCON in the rear view mirror and the success of our Global Assessment Report release, we take a moment to reflect on what the conference means to us! As the largest annual trade show in North America for analytical laboratory products, PITTCON draws a vast range of visitors from all over the world, including […]
In our Global Assessment series, we’ve already covered many exciting technologies and topics, such as portable spectroscopy machines, NGS, Triple quadrupole ICP-MS, atomic spectroscopy, and their respective roles in the industry. Today our analyst, Ivan, will give us some insight into the role of chromatography in cannabis testing.
Strategic Directions International (SDi), a division of BioInformatics Inc., just released the SDi Global Assessment Report 2018: The Laboratory Analytical & Life Science Instrumentation Industry. In this article we discuss some of key trends we observed in 2018 and our analysis of where the industry will find opportunities for growth in 2018. The 800+ page […]
The day you’ve all been waiting for has FINALLY arrived: The gold standard of market research, the 2018 SDi Global Assessment Report, is officially available!
Only ONE more day until our acclaimed 2018 SDi Global Assessment report is officially released! We’ve already taken a look into Portable Molecular Spectrometry and NGS. Today, I will give an in-depth overview of Triple Quadrupole ICP-MS and how it’s helping tackle an ongoing issue of our times: food safety.
Last week, we highlighted key advantages of Portable Molecular Spectroscopy. While portable spectrometers make it possible to analyze unknown materials, analyzing unknown and unexplored information from DNA is just as crucial. Recently, scientists have been able to gather much information from our exons, the parts of DNA that are considered coding regions for proteins. However, […]
The countdown to PITTCON has begun! With the big event only a few days away, our analysts have come together to share some exciting industry insights from our Strategic Directions International division’s 2018 Global Assessment Report, the gold standard in market research for the analytical and life science instrument industries.
Scientists often claim to be rational in their purchase decisions and consider only price, availability or quality. But for more than 20 years we at BioInformatics LLC have argued that brand awareness, perceptions and loyalty have a very influential role in scientists’ decisions about which instruments and consumables they will purchase for their labs.
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