Product News: Tecan and Miltenyi Biotec to Work Together to Develop Automated Cell Biology Workflows

17 Aug 2012

Tecan is working with Miltenyi Biotec to develop a range of automated solutions for cell biology, based on the powerful MACS® Magnetic bead technology. This will allow customers to benefit from the capabilities of Tecan’s Freedom EVO® liquid handling platforms when performing a wide range of separation, cultivation and analysis processes for cells and biomolecules.

Tecan will be supporting full integration of the MultiMACS™ Separator family of biomolecular and cellular separation devices onto the deck of the instrument, as well as providing software solutions for straightforward incorporation of complete Miltenyi Biotec systems, including the autoMACS® Pro Separator, the gentleMACS™ Dissociator and the MACSQuant® Analyzer. “We are extremely pleased to be working together with Miltenyi Biotec to provide valuable automated solutions to our customers in this fast growing area of cell biology,” commented Christoph Kaufmann, Tecan’s Head of Product Management and Marketing.

“Miltenyi Biotec’s expertise in cellular biology and the flexible range of high quality products will now come with the added advantages of automation, ensuring that our customers will benefit from an unrivalled portfolio of solutions for processing and analysis of cells and biomolecules,” added Uwe Janssen, Business Development at Miltenyi Biotec.