Our supporters

Our event has been made possible thanks to support from a small number of organisations. The Network Accelerator is delighted to have these on board to promote our science!

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Cancer Research UK (CRUK) is the world’s largest charity dedicated to saving lives through research. Their vision is to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. For more information about Cancer Biology Research visit: https://www.cancerresearchuk.org/our-research-by-cancer-topic/our-cancer-biology-research

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The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical research centre in London, which was established in 2010 and opened in 2016. The institute is a partnership between Cancer Research UK, Imperial College London, King's College London, the Medical Research Council, University College London and the Wellcome Trust. For more news and information about the Crick visit: https://www.crick.ac.uk/

Mitegen

MiTeGen designs, manufactures, and distributes innovative products for Structural Biologists working in X-Ray Crystallography and Cryo-EM. MiTeGen’s strength and focus is on applying concepts and technologies from physics and related fields to address practical problems in the life sciences and other disciplines.

Founded in 2004 by Cornell Professor Rob Thorne, MiTeGen’s first products were developed to offer improvements to work being performed in crystallography laboratories, which included a focus on improving crystal harvesting (MicroMounts), room temperature diffraction screening (MicroRT System), and micro-sample manipulation (MicroTools). Shortly thereafter, MiTeGen developed Reusable Bases (or goniometer caps) that allow scientists to avoid use of epoxy and to change loops easily.

Today, MiTeGen carries over 3,000 products for X-ray Crystallography and Cryo-EM, and has developed instrumentation for rapid, reproducible cryocooling with NANUQ™, a Hyperquenching Cryocooler, and Watershed™, a Humidity Controlled Workstation. The company has evolved with a full line of products for Cryo-EM, including Gen2 Cryo-EM Pucks to simplify handling, organization, and transport of Cryo-EM samples.

Starter Kits are available for a variety of research areas:  Room Temperature Crystallography, Protein Crystallography, Cryo-EM and more. Custom engineering projects are quoted on a regular basis and MiTeGen’s collaborative approach to putting the customer first often contributes to an expanding product line.

Customers include industrial, academic, medical, pharmaceutical, and government laboratories in more than 45 countries.

MiTeGen is based in Ithaca, NY. More information can be found at mitegen.com or by calling us at 607-266-8877.

 

Nanotempertech

NanoTemper Technologies is committed to the best customer experience and enabling researchers to easily, efficiently, and accurately characterize proteins. With instrumentation for evaluating binding affinity, protein stability and protein quality, scientists will find an optimized workflow and responsive customer support.

Stefan Duhr and Philipp Baaske set out to build a company to address challenges researchers were facing with the ultimate goal of helping to move science forward.

NanoTemper was started in 2008 after Stefan and Philipp met at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. At the time, the effect of thermophoresis was not known within the Life Sciences community, but Stefan and Philipp knew that it was important. Realizing the shortcomings of current protein research techniques, they came up with a method, MicroScale Thermophoresis that was enormously sensitive, and would bring researchers one step closer to developing better drugs faster.

Since then the product line has grown to offer solutions for measuring binding affinities (Monolith and Dianthus), protein stability (Prometheus nanoDSF) and protein quality (Tycho).

Now, NanoTemper has over 150 employees with representation in 13 countries around the world including Germany, UK, Poland, Denmark, Belgium, Netherlands, Spain, France, USA, Brazil, Russia, China, and India.

Mainly made of scientists, NanoTemper believes in collaboration, placing customers first, and the belief that there’s always a solution to every problem.

WuXI

 

 

 

 

WuXi AppTec provides a broad portfolio of R&D and manufacturing services that enable companies in the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries worldwide to advance discoveries and deliver groundbreaking treatments to patients. As an innovation-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi AppTec helps our partners improve the productivity of advancing healthcare products through cost-effective and efficient solutions. With industry-leading capabilities such as R&D and manufacturing for small molecule drugs, cell and gene therapies, and testing for medical devices, WuXi AppTec’s open-access platform is enabling more than 3,700 collaborators from over 30 countries to improve the health of those in need – and to realize our vision that "every drug can be made and every disease can be treated."

Our services include:

  • Small Molecule Drug R&D and Manufacturing
    WuXi AppTec’s team of R&D chemists enable customers to achieve small molecule drug design, synthesis, research, testing and manufacturing.
  • Cell Therapy and Gene Therapy
    WuXi AppTec’s network of platforms accelerates the development, manufacturing and commercialization of cell, gene and other advanced therapies for patients worldwide.
  • Drug R&D and Medical Device Testing
    WuXi AppTec’s globally integrated and certified testing facilities for drug development and medical device innovation enable scientists to transform ideas into the best healthcare products quickly and effectively.

 

Peak Proteins

Based at Alderley Park in Cheshire UK, Peak Proteins is a contract research organisation that provides three key services; tailor-made protein reagents, protein structure information using X-ray crystallography and protein mass spectrometry.

Proteins are notoriously individual and complex reagents that require careful thought and handling, from design through to purification, to produce high quality, active protein reagents.  All our staff have years of drug discovery experience through working in large pharma organisations and have the in-depth scientific knowledge needed to produce protein reagents in a suitable format for assay development, high throughput screening, biophysics or structure determination. We have an excellent record of successful and timely delivery, and our strong, interactive client relationships has led to our rapid growth, making us an ideal partner to work with to achieve the results our clients need.

For more information, please have a look at our web-site where you can also sign up to receive our regular newsletters www.peakproteins.com or contact us at info@peakproteins.com

 

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SWISSCI is a technology company specialising in providing innovative products for structural biology research. The core of SWISSCI is focused on Research and Development kits with fully integrated production, from steel tool manufacture, plastic injection moulding excellence and liquid handling. We aim to  serve the global scientific community with intuitive tools that  facilitate the users  R & D goals.

SWISSCI is a manufacturer of high quality products for the laboratory

 

Formulatrix

FORMULATRIX ® was established in 2002 to provide protein crystallization automation and software solutions. Since then, we've started developing the next generation of liquid handlers using our patented microfluidic technology. Headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, we supply software and robotic automation solutions to leading pharmaceutical companies and academic research institutions around the world. Our team works tirelessly to provide the best products in the industry with support that is second to none.

 

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Moving liquids in a precise and productive way is core to many tasks of laboratory professionals in the life sciences industry. Since 1965, INTEGRA has been dedicated to developing solutions for pipetting and media preparation, which fulfill the needs of our customers in research, diagnostics and quality control. It is our passion to work side by side with our customers to understand their problems and answer their needs with innovative products.

INTEGRA’s engineering and production teams in Zizers, Switzerland and Hudson, NH USA strive to develop and manufacture instruments and plastic consumables of outstanding quality. In recent years, we have focused on developing a new and technologically advanced range of handheld pipettes, which are simple to use and meet the ergonomic needs of our customers. Today we are proud to offer the widest product line of pipettes in the market, spanning a range from single channel mechanical pipettes up to 384 channel electronic benchtop instruments

 

 

 

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