Automated LC-MS sample pre-treatment processing enabled by Hamilton’s STARlet and Eureka Lab Division IVD kits
Hamilton Bonaduz AG announced today a collaboration with Eureka Lab Division, to provide clinical laboratories with advanced & flexible automation possibilities and clinical-grade analysis. This collaboration includes a non-exclusive joint development of expertise that will provide easy access to medium throughput testing without any decrease in data quality. Together Hamilton and Eureka Lab Division will automate the sample pre-treatment for LC-MS analysis in the field of Clinical Diagnostics. The solution will be commercialized by Eureka Lab Divisio either directly or through its distributors network.
The IVD Microlab® STARlet™ automated workstation, equipped with proven Hamilton technologies like CO-RE, MAD, and cLLD for pipetting accuracy, has a centrifuge integrated on deck to automate protein precipitation onboard without operator intervention. The automated workflow, combined with the reliable Eureka Kits, will provide advanced analytical performance, high degree of robustness and process-safety, a must for high-quality clinical analysis.
Eureka Lab Division provides the widest range in the market of Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry IVD kits, calibrators and controls for clinical diagnostics & pharmacology, forensic & occupational toxicology applications. Its comprehensive portfolio of products allows scientists to extend the use of industry standard kits to areas previously covered exlusively by laboratory developed tests.
“We are pleased to collaborate with Hamilton, a proven leader with a track record of providing best-in-class- liquid handling technology solutions, to further improve the automation of our kits”, said Stefano Sartori, Managing Director at Eureka Lab Division. “The automation of the sample pre-treatment, will significantly improve clinical laboratories’s economics, productivity and accuracy”.
Hamilton offers services during installation and post-installation required for streamlined adoption of an automated solution in routine.
Hamilton Bonaduz AG is a leading global manufacturer providing automated liquid handling workstations and laboratory automation technology to the scientific community. With a focus on innovative design, Hamilton products incorporate patented liquid handling technologies into a portfolio that includes liquid handling platforms, standard application-based solutions, small devices, consumables and OEM liquid handling solutions. Known for advancing life science, clinical diagnostics, forensics and biotechnology industries, Hamilton products offer reliability, performance and flexibility. Ensuring a continuous commitment to quality, Hamilton utilizes state-of-the-art manufacturing at production facilities in Reno, Nevada and Bonaduz, Switzerland and has earned a global ISO 9001 certification. Privately held, Hamilton maintains headquarters in Reno, Nevada; Franklin, Massachusetts; and Bonaduz, Switzerland, along with subsidiary offices throughout the world. www.hamiltoncompany.com/robotics
About Eureka Lab Division
Eureka Lab Division develops, manufactures and commercializes a comprehensive range of Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry IVD solutions targeted to the clinical, forensic and occupational health market. Known for its commitment to customer support and satisfaction,
its production site in Chiaravalle (An), Italy operates since 2004 under ISO9001 and ISO 13485.
Its state of the art kits, calibrators and controls, developed in cooperation with leading reference customers, are productively used in hundreds of laboratories all around the world.
More about the company and products is available on https://www.eurekakit.com.