Nanion nominated for The German Industry’s Innovation Award
The German Industry’s Innovation Award, also the world’s first innovation award, has since 1980 annually nominated and rewarded the nation’s most important scientific and technical innovations. Nanion is one of the five remaining candidates for the award and the winner will be announced on January 24th, 2009.
“To remain a profitable and leading provider of advanced and high quality ion channel drug screening systems, we constantly seek new inventions and solutions that are attractive to industrial and academic institutions.” says Michael George, CTO of Nanion.
Dr. Niels Fertig, CEO of Nanion, continues “Our three product families for sophisticated cell analysis are being used in the development of new medicines as well as in academic research. With the latest introduction of our high throughput patch clamp system, the SyncroPatch 96, the screening of ion channel drugs is revolutionized in terms of time and cost efficiency. We are happy and honoured that our products and technology are receiving such recognition by the nomination for this award.”
The SyncroPatch 96 is Nanion’s next generation screening platform, capable of highly parallel recordings from up to 96 cells at a time. It will be launched at the Biophysical Society’s Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, USA, in the end of February, 2009. The SyncroPatch 96 is the first platform on the market to date that supports giga-seal recordings at a throughput of 5000 data points per day.
Nanion Technologies GmbH is a German Private Limited Company and was founded in 2002 as a spin-off from the Center for Nanoscience (CeNS) of the University of Munich. Nanion’s team has developed and globally established two highly successful automated patch clamp instruments as enabling tools for sophisticated and high throughput applications for ion channel research and drug discovery.
Nanion's instruments use planar patch clamp chips which replace the traditional glass pipette used in the technique of patch clamping. Nanion was nominated in 2007 for Germany's most prestigious innovation award the Deutscher Zukunftspreis (German Future Prize, Federal President's Award for Technology and Innovation).
Niels Fertig, CEO, Phone: +49 89 2189 97972, Email: email@example.com, Web: www.nanion.de
About the German Industry’s Innovation Award
Under the patronage of the federal minister of economics and technology, the most influential scientific and technical innovations are each year nominated for the prestigious German Industry’s Innovation Award (Innovationspreis der deutschen Wirtschaft), the world’s first innovation award. The 29th annual award ceremony will take place in Frankfurt a.M. on January 24th, 2009.
For more information about the award, please visit: www.innovationspreis.com
Tel: +49 892189 979 72
Press contact: Cecilia Farre
This release was published on openPR.
Permanent link to this press release:
Please set a link in the press area of your homepage to this press release on openPR. openPR disclaims liability for any content contained in this release.
You can edit or delete your press release Nanion nominated for The German Industry’s Innovation Award here
News-ID: 65526 • Views: 1062
More Releases from Nanion Technologies
Nanion Starts Shipping the SyncroPatch 384 Patch Engine - a Revolutionary Instru …
The brand-new SyncroPatch 384 Patch Engine (PE) now released by Nanion Technologies propels ion channel drug discovery to a new level. Designed for seamless integration into process-automated drug screening environments, the Patch Engine is equipped with 384 patch clamp amplifiers and an advanced 384 channel liquid handling robot. The SyncroPatch 384PE is the high quality, automated patch clamp system able to finally thrust gold standard electrophysiology from secondary to primary
Nanion Introduces New Product Family: CardioExcyte 96 for Cardiac Toxicity Profi …
Munich, Germany, September 12, 2013; The CardioExcyte 96 is a high resolution device recording contractility in intact cardiomyocyte networks utilizing non-invasive impedance measurements. The system allows cost-efficient, early compound safety profiling using stem cell-derived cardiomyocytes, freshly dissociated cardiomyocytes or beating 3D-cell clusters. Cardiac safety assessment is a vital part of drug development since late withdrawals of compound candidates, due to heart liability issues such as ventricular arrhythmia, are very
Nanion Introduces NPC-Certified Cell Lines
Munich, Germany, November 08, 2012; Nanion’s automated patch clamp platforms are known for their high cell compatibility, even for primary cells and stem cells. Nanion now introduces “Nanion Approved Cells”, where commercially available cell lines from several providers have been evaluated and certified based on cell and platform performance. The approved cells can be directly purchased through Nanion, so that Nanion’s customers get a complete package of APC platform and
Nanion Acquires the SURFE2R Technology for Transporter Protein Analysis
Nanion acquires the well-established SURFE2R technology, allowing state-of-the-art measurements of transporter protein activity and function. The SURFE2R technology is an excellent enhancement to Nanion’s existing products which until now covered ion channels and nanopores. Nanion Technologies is one of the leading providers of high quality automated patch clamp systems. Nanion’s efficient and versatile products drastically improve the data output in patch clamp-based ion channel screening, safety testing and scientific research. Since
More Releases for German
German Maritime Security 2018, German Government Statement!
Despite all international and national efforts, piracy remains a serious peril for the international shipping industry. Especially in Asia (i.e. Chittagong/Bangladesh or on the Strait of Malacca), but also in South America (e.g. Bay of Santos/Brazil or in the port of Callao/Peru) robbery or piracy there has recurred in the recent past. At the West African coast the number of incidents had raised even by 50% with 66 incidents this
More German Investments Mean More German Translations
Why Language Continues to be an Obstacle for Investing in Germany Germany is one of the prime markets for foreign investments, with an estimated 4% of global direct investment making its way into the country. In fact, the world’s second richest man, Warren Buffett, who is only beaten to the top spot on the financial leaderboard by Microsoft Founder Bill Gates, believes Germany to be a ‘great market’, and confirms the
German Design Award 2015
German Design Council Awards a Special Mention to the LR 1000 Laboratory Reactor and Nominates the Tube Mill Staufen, Germany, February 23, 2015 — For the second time, a device produced by IKA® Werke has received the "Special mention for exceptional design quality" award from the German Design Council. The company was presented with the award in the "Excellent Product Design — Industry" category as part of the German Design Award 2015
German Local Trade Tax
All the companies in Germany are liable to pay not only corporate income tax, whose rate is nowadays about 15% of the annual profit of the company, but also trade tax (Gewerbesteuer), which is a tax of German characteristics. Why would we say that trade tax is of German characteristics? Because it is different from the corporate income tax, which is charged by the German Federal Government and it is difficult
Integral Launches German Bureau
Integral Launches German Bureau Appoints Suchit Manchanda as the Head of Operations January 4, 2010: Germany: Integral Fusion, a leading software services firm, has launched operations in Germany and announced the appointment of Suchit Manchanda as their Managing Director. The German bureau will be responsible for strategic business development in European Union organizations and client servicing. Suchit a world class MBA from Hochschule Nürnberg, Germany and a Masters in IT from Jamia
ISPA – German Masters 2008
Magdeburg – Over the long weekend of the 4. Mai more than 1.000 Skat players filled the Mittelland hall in Barleben. The tournaments of the 30. German Mastery and the 27. open International German Single Mastership were held by the International Skat Players Association, ISPA Germany. Patrons of the Games were the 1st Barleber Skat sports club e.V. and the Skat club \"Burger Ihleskater\", whose good organization together with the