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The agreement to purchase GE Healthcare Life Sciences' MicroCal business was announced on
Malvern's purchase of the Archimedes product from Affinity Biosensors follows two years of highly successful collaborative working between the two companies. In 2012, Malvern entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Affinity Biosensors to market and sell Affinity Biosensors' Archimedes particle characterization system in all geographies outside of
"I am delighted to be announcing the completion of Malvern's acquisition of MicroCal from GE Healthcare Life Sciences and our purchase of the Archimedes system from Affinity Biosensors," said Malvern's Managing Director
Microcalorimetry is a tool that is used at almost every stage of the drug discovery, development and formulation process. MicroCal has more than 30 years' experience in this field, with established ranges of differential scanning calorimeters (DSC) and isothermal titration calorimeters (ITC) all designed to meet the quality and productivity needs of today's life science laboratories. These systems are an excellent fit with Malvern's existing portfolio of measurement solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Their ability to deliver information about drug binding and protein stability is complementary to Malvern's current products and to those in development.
Archimedes uses the technique of Resonant Mass Measurement to detect and count particles. It determines their mass and size with high resolution and accuracy in small sample volumes. A key area of application is the measurement of protein aggregation in biotherapeutic formulations, which provides critical information needed to speed development and improve drug safety and efficacy.
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Malvern provides the materials and biophysical characterization technology and expertise that enables scientists and engineers to understand and control the properties of dispersed systems. These systems range from proteins and polymers in solution, particle and nanoparticle suspensions and emulsions, through to sprays and aerosols, industrial bulk powders and high concentration slurries. Used at all stages of research, development and manufacturing, Malvern's materials characterization instruments provide critical information that helps accelerate research and product development, enhance and maintain product quality and optimize process efficiency.
Our products reflect Malvern's drive to exploit the latest technological innovations and our commitment to maximizing the potential of established techniques. They are used by both industry and academia, in sectors ranging from pharmaceuticals and biopharmaceuticals to bulk chemicals, cement, plastics and polymers, energy and the environment.
Malvern systems are used to measure particle size, particle shape, zeta potential, protein charge, molecular weight, mass, size and conformation, nanoparticle size and count, rheological properties and for chemical identification, advancing the understanding of dispersed systems across many different industries and applications.
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