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June 8, 2021

INTEGRA Biosciences takes decisive step in sustainability

INTEGRA Biosciences has made significant progress towards its goal of minimizing its ecological footprint with the installation of...

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May 25, 2021

INTEGRA products improve pipetting of non-aqueous liquids

INTEGRA Biosciences is dedicated to developing innovative solutions that improve liquid handling for all, including applications using non-aqueous...

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May 25, 2021

BIOHIT’s test panel for stomach health backed by further evidence

A recent study published by the research group of Professor Francesco Di Mario at Parma University, Italy, found...

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May 25, 2021

Syrris shines a light on its latest innovation – the Asia Photochemistry Reactor

Syrris has joined the photochemistry movement with its new Asia Photochemistry Reactor. The latest addition to the company’s...

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May 18, 2021

Accelerating brain tumor research with the INTEGRA portfolio

Childhood brain tumors are rare but, despite all the progress made over recent years, they are often associated with...

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May 13, 2021

Biorbyt receives Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Biorbyt is delighted to have been honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for its outstanding achievements in...

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May 13, 2021

Microban® backs antimicrobial additives as a scientifically supported strategy for cleaner building materials

Microban® International – the global leader in antimicrobial additives and odor control solutions – has released a statement discrediting unwarranted claims about the safety...

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May 11, 2021

Ingenza receives grant from Eureka and Innovate UK to fund exciting bioengineering work

Ingenza is thrilled to have received support for its Unleashing Putida: Biobased Methacrylates for a Sustainable Future project with the award of a grant from Innovate UK...

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May 6, 2021

Speeding up cell culture workflows with INTEGRA’s serological pipettor

Anion dysregulation is seen in numerous diseases, from cystic fibrosis and chronic pain, to autism and cancer. Researchers...

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April 29, 2021

June Medical honoured with prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise

June Medical is one of 48 organisations to be recognised for their excellence in innovation in this year’s...

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April 28, 2021

Microban shines a light on the cracks in TiO2

More and more interest has arisen in recent years regarding the use of titanium dioxide (TiO2) as an antimicrobial additive...

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April 27, 2021

Daltile launches DEFEND™ antimicrobial tile range powered by Microban®

Daltile will soon be launching its DEFEND range of floor, wall, and mosaic tile products featuring Microban antimicrobial technology. This...

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April 20, 2021

The back-to-school range with antimicrobial technology from Microban®

Microban International and Continental Accessory are thrilled to announce the launch of the first collection of school and office supplies treated with antimicrobial product protection, ready for the 2021 back-to-school season. The innovative U Style® product line – featuring notebooks, binders,...

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April 20, 2021

Award recognises Angela Spang as CEO of the year 2021

Angela Spang, CEO of JUNE Medical, is celebrating her accolade of ‘CEO of the year 2021’ in Corporate...

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April 20, 2021

INTEGRA introduces its portable 96 channel pipette at the most affordable price

INTEGRA Biosciences has launched the MINI 96 portable electronic pipette, giving every lab access to significantly increased liquid...

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April 15, 2021

Redefining stem cell research with INTEGRA’s VIAFLO pipettes

INTEGRA Biosciences’ VIAFLO electronic pipettes are helping denovoMATRIX in Dresden, Germany, to produce modular, biomimetic coatings for cell...

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April 15, 2021

TRB Lightweight Structures Manufactures Prepreg Material To Streamline Part Production

Company Hits Milestone of 25,000 Parts Made From Its Rapid-Cure Prepreg   TRB Lightweight Structures has begun manufacturing...

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April 14, 2021

Mosaic Surgical and Key2Compliance collaborate to support medical device distribution in the UK following Brexit

UK-based regulatory consultancy company Mosaic Surgical has formed a partnership with Key2Compliance – a Swedish provider of customised...

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March 29, 2021

Sartorius Launches the Octet® R Series for Label-Free, Real-Time Molecular Analysis, Designed with Versatility and Futureproofing in Mind

Three new bio-layer interferometry (BLI) systems: Octet® R2 with 2-channels, Octet® R4 with 4-channels and Octet® R8 with 8-channels Field upgradeable...

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March 25, 2021

INTEGRA celebrates expansion of New Hampshire operations

INTEGRA Biosciences, international manufacturer of laboratory equipment with technical and manufacturing centers in Switzerland and the US, officially...

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March 25, 2021

How INTEGRA pipettes are helping to develop a COVID-19 rapid test

Researchers in the University of Florida’s Department of Chemical Engineering are using INTEGRA’s VOYAGER pipettes to help streamline...

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March 25, 2021

JUNE Medical rapidly expands supply of Galaxy retractors across USA

JUNE Medical Group is thrilled to announce that its revolutionary, self-retaining Galaxy II™ surgical retractors are now available across the USA. Following...

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March 24, 2021

Microban and Everbrite partner to offer new antimicrobial coating that fights corrosion and bacteria

Microban International and Everbrite have joined forces to develop CrobialCoat™, an innovative coating that combines Microban antimicrobial technology and Everbrite ProtectaClear® to provide invisible surface protection with visible cleanliness. CrobialCoat is a...

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March 24, 2021

Dolomite Microfluidics launches Automated Nanoparticle System for formulation library generation

Dolomite Microfluidics is leading the way in nanoparticle production with the release of its innovative Automated Nanoparticle (ANP) System for microfluidic formulation library generation. This next generation automated platform is the result of a four-year...

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March 18, 2021

INTEGRA’S ASSIST PLUS aids the battle against antibiotic resistance

INTEGRA Biosciences’ ASSIST PLUS pipetting robot and VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipettes are proving invaluable to scientists at...

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March 11, 2021

TRB continues collaboration with Hitachi on new UK rail project

TRB Lightweight Structures is starting a new project as part of its long-term partnership with Hitachi, a global transport...

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March 11, 2021

INTEGRA’s VOYAGER speeds up critical molecular biology experiments for vital cancer research

INTEGRA Biosciences’ VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipette is routinely used to combat the challenges associated with repetitive pipetting...

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March 10, 2021

UPM Biomedicals and CELLINK form collaboration for groundbreaking 3D bioprinting developments

UPM Biomedicals is excited to announce its collaboration with bioconvergence company CELLINK. The partnership brings together UPM’s expertise for producing...

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March 9, 2021

AGI Group announces European expansion

AGI Group, the leading provider of precision manufactured glass processing equipment in Japan, is excited to announce the...

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February 23, 2021

Win an original PIPETBOY!

INTEGRA introduced the original PIPETBOY in 1981 to provide the best possible pipetting experience and, since then, it has gone from strength...

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February 18, 2021

Advancing studies in evolution and ecology with INTEGRA pipettes

INTEGRA Biosciences’ EVOLVE manual pipettes and VOYAGER electronic adjustable tip spacing pipettes are both integral parts of the lab workflows at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), where researchers...

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February 18, 2021

Microban International and Poly bring unique antimicrobial technology to wireless phone solution

Microban International and Poly are pleased to announce the launch of the new Poly Rove DECT™ IP phone solution, the first and only phones to feature...

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February 17, 2021

INTEGRA expands New Hampshire operations

International laboratory equipment manufacturer INTEGRA Biosciences is increasing its US presence by expanding its North American headquarters and...

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February 16, 2021

Ingenza is the proud recipient of Sustainable Innovation Funds from Innovate UK

Ingenza is pleased to announce the award of two Innovate UK Sustainable Innovation Fund grants amounting to £232K. These grants will support two cutting edge projects in carbon use efficiency, which will reap major benefits for Ingenza while supporting the UK’s bold ambitions to lower CO2 emissions.   The first grant will allow Ingenza to invest in the...

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February 11, 2021

Mosaic Surgical launches fixed fee service to support post-Brexit UKCA marking

Mosaic Surgical Ltd, based in High Wycombe, UK, is pleased to announce a new fixed fee service for...

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February 11, 2021

INTEGRA’s pipetting robot supports PCR-based HPV screening across France

Labs are increasingly choosing INTEGRA Biosciences’ liquid handling instruments to help them address growing workloads associated with Human papilloma...

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February 4, 2021

INTEGRA’s electronic pipettes enable reproducible analysis in microbial evolution research

INTEGRA’s VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipette and VIAFLO lightweight electronic pipette are the perfect lab companions for agricultural research into...

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February 3, 2021

Dogan Reuter joins Microban Europe

Microban Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Dogan Reuter as European Business Development Manager. Starting his professional...

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January 28, 2021

INTEGRA’s VOYAGER adjustable tip spacing pipettes streamline the production of venom-based screening assays

Venomtech® – a leading UK-based biotechnology company founded in 2010 – is harnessing the power of natural venoms produced by animals to generate compound libraries...

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January 12, 2021

Dolomite aids the development of artificial intelligence for microfluidics

Microfluidic technologies are rapidly becoming the method of choice for micro- and nanoparticle production across a number of sectors, from cell...

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January 26, 2021

Ingenza and Lucite International celebrate 10 years of collaboration

Biotechnology company Ingenza is proud to be celebrating its 10th year of collaboration with Teesside-based Lucite International (LI)....

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February 23, 2021

Tecan eliminates nucleic acid sample loss with new Frida Reader™

Tecan has launched the Frida Reader™ for the Fluent® Automation Workstation, offering researchers the ability to quantify nucleic acids without...

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February 17, 2021

SLS announces appointment as an official distributor for the Merck Supelco® range of analytical products

Scientific Laboratory Supplies (SLS), the UK’s largest independent supplier of scientific products, is pleased to announce further consolidation...

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February 4, 2021

Tecan and UgenTec partner to offer sample-to-result solutions for qPCR

Tecan and laboratory software specialist UgenTec have announced a collaboration to develop fully integrated, sample-to-result solutions for PCR workflows. This...

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January 28, 2021

Tecan leads the way on IVDR certification

Tecan has become one of the first companies to meet the requirements of the European Union’s In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation (IVDR) 2017/746 (Annex IX, Chapter...

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January 26, 2021

Tecan launches air restriction pipettor option for Cavro OEM liquid handling robotic platform

Tecan has expanded the range of pipetting options for its Cavro® Magni Flex OEM liquid handling framework with the creation of the...

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January 21, 2021

PI introduces all-in-one controller with integrated drives for OEM machine builders

ACS Motion Control – part of the Physik Instrumente (PI) Group – has launched the first in a new line of Economical Control...

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January 21, 2021

Tecan and QIAGEN collaborate to automate pre-analytical processing of whole blood samples

Tecan has launched the Fluent® Mix and Pierce Workstation* to provide end-to-end automation for whole blood pipetting in clinical environments. This newly developed instrument configuration is intended to standardize pre-analytical sample handling...

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January 19, 2021

Tecan’s first virtual genomics symposium

On February 24th, Tecan is marking 20 years since the publication of the draft sequence of the human genome...

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February 17, 2020

New firmware provides advanced on-board automation for Syrris’ Atlas HD reactors

Syrris has upgraded the touchscreen firmware for its popular Atlas HD jacketed reactor systems to offer many of...

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March 2, 2020

Tecan Synergence™ offers comprehensive approach to OEM system development

Tecan Partnering has consolidated its extensive OEM system development services for life sciences and IVD instruments to create...

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March 2, 2020

ROMIL expands UK customer support

ROMIL has appointed Paul Stubbings as its UK National Sales Manager to ensure the best possible service for...

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May 18, 2021

One limited budget, dozens of application areas

So many of kdm communications’ clients have a wide target market as their value proposition spans a huge...

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May 5, 2021

Quality vs quantity

In my experience, quality always wins over quantity, and this applies especially to lead generation; 80 high quality...

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April 24, 2021

Satisfying my scientific cravings

They say that scientists make good cooks – reagents become ingredients, methods become recipe instructions, and even better,...

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April 12, 2021

An accidental career in life science marketing

Definitely a happy accident (something akin to a third child in your mid-forties) but with more beating hearts...

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March 31, 2021

Why are so many non-scientists scared of science?

It’s true. Think about it. We all know perfectly intelligent people who just switch off when the conversation...

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March 18, 2021

Why engage with a life science marketing agency?

We asked some of our clients:   ‘I know we’ve got the knowledge and skillset to develop scientific...

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February 27, 2021

Healthy obsessions

Heading up the scientific writing team at kdm communications certainly keeps me on my toes. I’m not sure...

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February 9, 2021

Can scientific rigour apply to marketing?

Absolutely!   kdm communications’ four-step process is applied across every project we undertake for our clients. As a...

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January 29, 2021

What did Oxford do to deserve this?

Like most writers I know, I’m no fan of the American ‘z’ spelling: analyze, specialize, maximize, and all...

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January 10, 2021

Having a spring office update.

One of my many jobs at kdm is looking after the office and all the things inside it....

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December 22, 2020

Does punctuation really matter?

In a word, yes! In a world where my pet hate, textspeak, seems to be taking over, the...

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December 1, 2020

Less is more

They say that a picture speaks a thousand words, but, in many cases, you didn’t need to use...

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November 9, 2020

I can’t think of anything to write….

How many times have you found yourself saying that? Or not quite saying it the right way. You...

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October 24, 2020

Tips and a test for proofreading

Proofreading is quite like goal-keeping, you can make some great saves highlighting those potential errors, but once in...

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October 10, 2020

Your customers should be your brand champions

Wading through the onslaught of online life science marketing content, it can be hard for a scientist or...

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September 14, 2020

Who are you talking to?

Tailoring the language you use in marketing materials to the target audience can be a real challenge for...

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September 2, 2020

Airway, breathing, circulation

So for the last three weeks I’ve been spending my Fridays out of the office on a First...

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August 15, 2020

A U-turn on my opinion of scientific marketing

It’s easy to not realise the importance of scientific marketing and the services that a specialist life science...

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July 25, 2020

Planning for success

I recently took part in a long distance bike ride event (Ride London). This would be the furthest...

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July 12, 2020

The beauty of a spreadsheet

Some might think that life science marketing is creative, and it is, but I totally love a spreadsheet!...

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July 1, 2020

Science is international, but what about scientific marketing?

Every now and then we have office brainstorming sessions that not only involve huge amounts of cake (should...

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June 30, 2020

Infographics – When pictures are worth more than a thousand words

It seems we’re all getting lazier these days and we want everything simplified for us more and more....

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June 12, 2020

Indecent proposal?

Well, not in our case …… there’s nothing raunchy about our proposals! But what we can promise you...

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May 27, 2020

A balanced diet

Today’s marketing managers are under ever-increasing pressure to justify their budgets and provide return on their investments, and...

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May 3, 2020

How to concentrate when you’re easily distracted and very distracting  

In the 10 years since I started working (officially and unofficially) at kdm communications, the company has grown...

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April 20, 2020

How will I know that my marketing is delivering ROI?

Is a question that our clients need answers to. In a climate where budgets are limited and scientists...

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March 2, 2020

Microfluidics delivers controlled synthesis of monodisperse alginate beads

Dolomite Microfluidics systems are enabling reliable, reproducible production of monodisperse alginate beads, overcoming the challenges associated with traditional...

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March 2, 2020

From lanterns to lightsabers

No two days are the same when you’re an account manager at a scientific marketing company, and when...

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Events

Attending industry exhibitions and trade shows means that the kdm team is always up to date with the latest technologies and trends in the industries we work in. We’re often there supporting our clients with product launches, press conferences and media outreach. And we’re always up for a coffee! So if you’d like to meet up at any of these events coming up this year, get in touch and we’ll arrange to get together.   

January 1, 2021

Forum LABO 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

Surface and Coatings Expo 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

The Advanced Materials Show 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

Genesis 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

ECCMID 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

SLAS Europe 2021 Digital Conference and Exhibition

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

MEDICA 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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May 19, 2021

Inbound 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

Lab Innovations 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

ELRIG Drug Discovery Meeting 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

CPhl Discover online event

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

Bio.IT World Expo 2021

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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January 1, 2021

2021 AACC ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING & CLINICAL LAB EXPO

Here at kdm we love getting out and meeting those who aren’t yet our people, but will be...

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35 birthday cake
March 2, 2020

kdm’s birthday BBQ

kdm turned 35 this year, and the sun came out briefly to celebrate with us! Managing Director Annabel...

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