Eins-Sci compiles COVID-19 testing laboratory solution

Analytica Lab Africa exhibitor Eins-Sci, an international company specialising in laboratory equipment, has compiled a complete SARS-CoV-2 (2019-nCoV) Testing Laboratory Solution including all the equipment and the quantities required to set up the laboratory.

Eins-Sci director Bradley Rautenbach says the company has pioneered the release of an all-in-one laboratory equipment solution to help hospitals, enterprises and new testing facilities roll out full in-house testing capabilities quickly and easily. “Organisations with thousands of employees, health care groups and public sector facilities may need to invest in new laboratory equipment as the demand for COVID-19 testing rises around the country,” he says. “Additionally, due to the increase of tests, institutions may face challenges in storing and transporting samples to testing labs, leading to delays in positive and negative results. With internal testing laboratories, depending on the skill level of the laboratory technicians, they will be able to reduce potential delays and get results in a matter of hours.”

Best practice The Coronavirus Testing Laboratory Solution includes all the necessary pipettes, liquid handling, autoclave, biosafety cabinets, computer and UPS, fridge/freezer, high speed micro centrifuge, nano centrifuges, real time quantitative PCR, dry bath and vortex mixers. The solution was designed in accordance with the best practice 2019-nCoV Nucleic Acid Test SOP released by Peking Union Medical College Hospital.

Centrifuge Micro High Speed
The Micro High Speed Centrifuge is part of the all-in-one laboratory equipment solution to help hospitals, enterprises and new testing facilities roll out full in-house testing capabilities quickly and easily

Interconnected value chains

analytica Lab Africa is the only trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics in South Africa. The show features both local and international market leaders, addressing visitors in South Africa and sub-Saharan Africa. The first analytica Lab Africa, in 2019, featured solutions by 148 exhibitors from 15 countries, as well as a strong supporting programme including a forum and demo area with practical presentations on food safety, laboratory applications and topics such as laboratory safety.

Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of several of Africa’s major industry trade shows, have co-located food & drink technology (fdt) Africa, IFAT Africa and analytica Lab Africa to bring science and innovation closer to food & drink, water, sewage and waste treatment, for one-stop access to the interconnected value chains in these sectors.

The format of the trade shows and their peripheral events are designed to spark knowledge transfer, showcase global trends and solutions to Africa’s challenges, catalyse business and facilitate introductions that support collaboration and economic growth.



Latest


18 Jan 2021
Solvay commits to sustainable cyclopentanone production

Solvay has begun a process of decarbonising the cyclopentanone unit of its Melle plant in France. Through an agreement with…

Solvay commits to sustainable cyclopentanone production

Solvay has begun a process of decarbonising the cyclopentanone unit of its Melle plant in France. Through an agreement with an agricultural cooperative for the next 15 years, the entire cyclopentanone production will indeed rely solely on biomethane gas, a green source of energy. The cooperative built a facility to…

18 Jan 2021
Irene Cantos becomes IMCD’s group director Personal Care

IMCD has appointed Irene Cantos as business group director Personal Care, effective 6 January 2021. In her role, Cantos, will…

Irene Cantos becomes IMCD’s group director Personal Care

IMCD has appointed Irene Cantos as business group director Personal Care, effective 6 January 2021. In her role, Cantos, will lead the Business Group Personal Care in becoming the global player of choice for both suppliers and customers in the distribution of speciality ingredients. The group aims to grow both…

15 Jan 2021
IDC awards major financing facility to Teqal

Based in KwaZulu-Natal, Teqal is a specialist producer of biodegradable injection moulded rigid plastic packaging for cosmetics and industrial products.…

IDC awards major financing facility to Teqal

Based in KwaZulu-Natal, Teqal is a specialist producer of biodegradable injection moulded rigid plastic packaging for cosmetics and industrial products. In December, the company was awarded a R50mn financing facility by the IDC to expand its factory. Globally plastic waste accounted for 6.3bn metric tons in 2015. This amount of…

14 Jan 2021
BASF founds coalition to build a circular economy in the self adhesive labelling industry

BASF is a founding member of a new global network dedicated to building a circular economy in the self-adhesive labelling…

BASF founds coalition to build a circular economy in the self adhesive labelling industry

BASF is a founding member of a new global network dedicated to building a circular economy in the self-adhesive labelling industry. CELAB (Toward a Circular Economy for Labels) is a cross-industry coalition open to all companies in the self-adhesive label supply chain, promoting sustainability through encouraging collaboration, kick- starting regional…


Top stories


25 Jun 2020
How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a…

How to ensure business agility in a pandemic

BY: Neil Birch, CEO at Novus Holdings Business agility is the capability of a business to respond quickly to a changing environment, whether it be internal or external. Qualities of agile businesses include being adaptive, flexible and creative in your response to change without losing momentum (remaining productive) or vision.…

01 May 2020
Fibertex manufactures critical components for COVID-19 PPE

Fibertex SA, part of the global Fibertex Nonwovens group, has developed versatile high-performance components for protective facemasks and respirators. “Fibertex,…

Fibertex manufactures critical components for COVID-19 PPE

Fibertex SA, part of the global Fibertex Nonwovens group, has developed versatile high-performance components for protective facemasks and respirators. “Fibertex, which continuously invests in technological advancements to meet requirements in diverse industries – has increased production capacity of materials so desperately needed during the global COVID-19 pandemic,” explains Rosa Naidoo,…

23 Apr 2020
Are you South Africa’s best female entrepreneur?

Entries are now open for the Santam Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with Fairlady and True Love.…

Are you South Africa’s best female entrepreneur?

Entries are now open for the Santam Women of the Future Awards 2020 in association with Fairlady and True Love. Santam, Fairlady and, for the first time this year, Truelove Magazine, have partnered up in the search to find the best female entrepreneurs in the country. Best women entrepreneurs If…

30 Nov 2017
Rooibos could reduce risk of “Type 3” diabetes – a precursor to Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in the US found a link between a relatively new form…

Rooibos could reduce risk of “Type 3” diabetes – a precursor to Alzheimer’s

Researchers at Warren Alpert Medical School at Brown University in the US found a link between a relatively new form of diabetes, known as “type 3” diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.


Visit the official COVID-19 government website to stay informed: sacoronavirus.co.za