April 6, 2018

Robotics sector thrives in Massachusetts as automation firms add to their ranks

The “automation innovation” that defined last year’s list of the Largest Robotics Companies in Massachusetts continues to dominate, with nine new companies on our list and hundreds more employees.

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April 2, 2018

Pharmaceutical Processing: March 2018 Issue features the article Using Robotics and Automation Technology to Control Drug Discovery Costs written by HighRes Bio CEO Peter Harris. Click here to read the article.


January 29, 2018

Industry-first vendor-driven integration automates iterative research processes to deliver unprecedented workflow efficiencies for life scientists

September 19, 2017

Their combined flexible automation and inventory logistics system delivers significant savings by reducing compound management protocols at major pharma companies.

May 16, 2017

Beverly, MA – Today, HighRes Biosolutions founder and CEO Lou Guarracina announced his decision to step down as CEO of the company, enabling him to focus on new technology development. He will remain on the board of the company, and will become its Chief Technology Officer. Guarracina founded HighRes in 2004 based on the unique MicroDock/MicroCart technology, delivering performance, modularity, and flexibility to clients worldwide.

June 13, 2016

BEVERLY, MA –Senior management representatives from HighRes Biosolutions, a leading provider of laboratory automation products, celebrated the ground breaking of the company' s new state of the art 80,000 sq. ft. headquarters facility. HighRes has chosen to relocate its entire product development, manufacturing, and US sales operations to the new Beverly, Massachusetts site, located at 102 Cherry Hill Park, from the company's current offices in Woburn, Mass. The new HighRes offices will be constructed by the Beverly based Connolly Brothers Inc. and represents a more than doubling in size of HighRes' operations.

May 6, 2016

Woburn- HighRes Biosolutions and Titian Software have worked closely to enable linkage of Titian's market leading Mosaic™ sample management software with HighRes' Cellario™ automation system control software. This close collaboration has resulted in the integration of Mosaic's powerful inventory control and sample tracking with the potent laboratory automation capabilities of Cellario.

This collaborative effort closes a gap in compound management information flow by facilitating direct communication between Titian's widely used Mosaic sample management system and Cellario's dynamic scheduling software. The net result is to provide users with a seamless and much more efficient workflow. Titian's new Cellario Fulfillment Module (CFM) interfaces with HighRes' Cellario Order Broker™ (COB) to simplify the entire process of sample preparation, including labware placement, consumables loading, and liquid handling.

April 1, 2016

The Pivot Park Screening Screening Centre in Oss, the Netherlands and HighRes Biosoloutions have worked together to design and deploy a leading edge combination High Throughput Screening and Compound Management automation system. This system takes advantage of many of the unique instrumentation and automation integration capabilities of HighRes to give Pivot Park industry leading, unique capabilities in screening assay technology. Watch the videos below to learn more about the capabilities of the system and how it was designed and implemented.

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November 20, 2015

Woburn- HighRes Biosolutions has entered into a three year agreement with AstraZeneca for the development and deployment of several new modular automated screening systems. These ground breaking systems leverage next generation robotics technology originally developed for the European Space Agency, and bring it to screening and compound management operations. Light weight, yet powerful, the core robotics at the heart of these systems can operate without the need for protective shielding and the extensive safety measures currently required for traditional laboratory automation systems.