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July 20, 2015

Label-free, MALDI-based HTS ‘in a heartbeat’ at 1 second assay time (~50,000 assays per day) with 100x less solvent cost, and faster assay development, represents a paradigm change in mass spectrometry-based HTS.

June 22, 2015

WOBURN, Mass--HighRes Biosolutions (“HighRes”), a leading manufacturer of laboratory automation systems and devices, announced today the sale of a majority interest in the company to Axel Johnson, Inc., a private company owned by the Johnson family of Stockholm, Sweden.

“We are truly excited about the opportunity to partner with a great organization like Axel Johnson”

The partnership between the two companies is intended to add financial strength and resources to HighRes in support of its strong growth trajectory, led by founder Louis Guarracina and the existing management team.

July 22, 2014

HighRes Biosolutions, the leading global provider of automated robotic systems to the Life Sciences industry, announced today that they have been selected by the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA) to provide multiple automated robotic platforms to support the UK National Phenotypic Screening Centre’s (UK-NPSC) research activities.

January 10, 2013

Pivot Park Screening Centre (Oss, Netherlands) has recently taken delivery of a flexible laboratory automation system from HighRes Biosolutions, forming the core of its newly implemented ultra-high-throughput screening (uHTS) facility. Pivot Park Screening Centre will use the uHTS system to perform biochemical and cell-based screening assays to support research programs across public and private partnerships.

January 8, 2013

HighRes Biosolutions announced today that it will release two new products at the upcoming Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening show in Orlando in January:  SampleVault, a modular automated sample store; and MicroSpin, an automated microplate centrifuge.

January 4, 2013

HighRes Biosolutions announced today that 2012 marked the greatest overall level of growth in the history of the company with respect to bookings, customer base, headcount, and facilities size.  New bookings increased over 70% over 2011.  In addition, customer base increased by over 40% compared with the previous year, and headcount increased by over 30%.  Facilities also expanded by 70% in the US and 150% in the UK.

May 16, 2012

The Biodesign Institute® at Arizona State University has reached an agreement with HighRes Biosolutions to automate DNA sample preparation of Nucleic Acid Programmable Protein Arrays (NAPPA) using a flexible dual NanoCell™ laboratory automation system. The dual NanoCell system was selected by Dr. Joshua LaBaer, director of the Institute’s Virginia G. Piper Center For Personalized Diagnostics, and will be installed at the NAPPA core facility within his Center at Tempe, Arizona. The system will enable the systematic and repeatable extraction of thousands of different constructs per week from the group’s extensive cDNA repository. 

April 20, 2012

HighRes Biosolutions brings its robotics expertise to the world of exotic aquariums on a new episode of Animal Planet’s hit reality television series Tanked.  The episode highlights the antics and excitement in designing, building, and deploying a one-of-a-kind robotic aquarium comprised of three tanks that together resemble one of HighRes’ laboratory automation systems. 

April 12, 2012

The Smaller Business Association of New England (SBANE) announced that HighRes Biosolutions is a finalist for the 2012 New England Innovation Awards, which are sponsored in part by Mass High Tech and Boston Business Journal.  HighRes is one of only 20 companies out of 268 nominees throughout New England to be selected. 

HighRes Biosolutions was founded seven years ago with the aim of creating cutting-edge robotic systems, devices and consumables for life sciences research and drug discovery. The company has placed its patented flexible automated systems at numerous major pharmaceutical companies and academic research labs.

March 14, 2012

HighRes Biosolutions has announced the release of ACell, a brand new bench top laboratory automation system that is small and safe enough for the bench top, yet flexible enough to integrate with any of HighRes' world class storage devices, and easy enough to get up and running quickly.

ACell is small enough for typical benchtop integrations, and flexible enough for larger integrations on existing or new custom tables. ACell can even incorporate a MicroDock, HighRes' patented device docking station, allowing swapping of instruments (e.g., a reader or pipettor) almost instantly, without having to reteach the robot or position and reconnect instruments manually.

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