Hamilton and BioFluidica Pen Next Generation Liquid Biopsy Platform Co-Marketing Agreement
BioFluidica LiquidScan™ Harnesses the Power of Microfluidics
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Biofluidica, Inc., and Hamilton Company, today announced a co-marketing agreement to bring advanced Liquid Biopsy capabilities to laboratories worldwide. Biofluidica has developed the next-generation liquid biopsy platform, enabling Hamilton liquid handlers (Microlab® STAR™ and STARlet™) to process biological samples to isolate extremely rare circulating tumor cells (CTCs), circulating Leukemic cells (CLCs), fetal cells, cfDNA, and exosomes. The Biofluidica platform, LiquidScan™, integrates seamlessly into the Hamilton pipetting robots. The high precision fluid control provided by the Hamilton automated pipetting channels is designed to avoid processing loss using the Biofluidica proprietary closed-loop pipetting interface with the Biofluidica microfluidic biomarker selection chips.
This announcement represents early commercialization for BioFluidica and a unique alliance for Hamilton Company. The STARlet offers a custom application-configurable liquid handling robot with sensitive programmable pneumatic features that enable walk-away automation for precision biological procedures. LiquidScan utilizes these features to isolate and enrich rare biomarker populations directly from biological samples such as a blood draw potentially replacing the need for surgical biopsies and making testing available for cancer types not previously amenable to surgical biopsy.
“LiquidScan is a novel platform that enhances the ability to perform diagnostic testing applied to m any diseases, including several types of cancer, prenatal diagnostics, stroke, and infectious diseases,” said Rolf Muller
Hamilton is a leading global manufacturer, providing automated liquid handling workstations and laboratory automation technology to the scientific community. With a focus on innovative design, Hamilton products incorporate patented liquid handling technologies into a portfolio that includes liquid handling platforms, standard application-based solutions, small devices, consumables, and OEM liquid handling solutions.
Known for advancing life science, clinical diagnostics, forensics, and biotechnology industries, Hamilton products offer reliability, performance, and flexibility. Ensuring a continuous commitment to quality, Hamilton utilizes state-of-the-art manufacturing at production facilities in Reno, Nevada, and Bonaduz, Switzerland and has earned a global ISO 9001 certification. Privately held, Hamilton maintains headquarters in Reno, Nevada; Franklin, Massachusetts; and Bonaduz, Switzerland, along with subsidiary offices throughout the world.
BioFluidica Inc. is a privately held biotechnology company that has developed a revolutionary liquid biopsy platform. For more information visit https://www.biofluidica.com/
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