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08 Feb 2016 - 10 Feb 2016
11 Feb 2016 - 12 Feb 2016
18 Feb 2016 - 20 Feb 2016

Industry News

Abbott to Gain Leadership in POC Diagnostics upon Acquisition of Alere

Abbott and Alere have reached a definitive agreement under which Abbott will pay an equity value of about USD 5.8 billion to acquire Alere.   More...
04 Feb 2016

IVD Sector in India Shows Stable Growth and Exhibits Potential

According to a new report, the in vitro diagnostic testing sector in India is estimated to have reached USB 782 million in 2015 and modernizing healthcare infrastructure and steady migration from manual to automated processes will support additional growth.   More...
31 Jan 2016

Thermo Fisher to Acquire Affymetrix, Strengthens Biosciences Leadership

Thermo Fisher Scientific and Affymetrix have announced that their boards of directors have unanimously approved Thermo Fisher’s acquisition of Affymetrix for USD 14.00 per share in cash, representing purchase price of approximately USD 1.3 billion  More...
12 Jan 2016

Top Five IVD Sector Trends of 2015 Announced

Among the in vitro diagnostic testing trends in 2015 were smaller molecular instruments, better information technology systems, and progress on use of sequencing in clinical medicine. These and additional findings were based on research covered in three new healthcare market reports.  More...
21 Dec 2015

Challenge to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Disease Infections Spurs Growth in IVD Sector

Nearly one out of every five dollars earned in infectious disease testing is from a test for sexually transmitted infections or women’s health test, according to a new healthcare market research report.  More...
20 Dec 2015

Growth Continues in Infectious Disease Diagnostics

Global testing for infectious diseases has reached USD 16.8 Billion and the segment continues to expand from demand, growing infrastructure in emerging nations, and intense competition, according to a new healthcare market study.  More...
24 Nov 2015

Gene Expression Informatics Companies Collaborate on Diagnostics of Age-Related Diseases

Affymetrix, Inc. and XRGenomics LTD have announced a partnership to collaborate on research and development of a new generation of diagnostic tests for age-related diseases.   More...
22 Nov 2015


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