OPTEC and UNIM have concluded an agreement on strategical cooperation for the development and advancement of digital pathomorphology technology in all regions where OPTEC Group operates. OPTEC brings to the partnership its expertise in tissue specimen preparation and digital microscopy while UNIM acts as an expert in the development and implementation of cloud-based remote diagnostics, online consulting, and training platforms.
The agreement was signed by Maksym Igelnyk, OPTEC Group Board Chairman, and Alexey Remez, UNIM General Director.
A ZEISS scanning electron microscope has been installed and put into operation in the Marine Microworld exhibition area at the Primorsky Aquarium. The room where the microscope is located is basically an analogue of a clean room with a transparent wall which opens on to the public area. Aquarium visitors will be able to watch how the instrument operates and ask scientists questions during conference calls. Microscope images will be displayed on the screen in the Marine Microworld exhibition area.
The International Biotechnology Center Generium celebrates its five-year anniversary. Generium was established in May 2011 as a private research company to develop and produce innovative, efficient, and safe drugs based on biological and cell technologies. President of the International Biotechnology Center Generium Alexander Shuster, a scientist and an entrepreneur, suggested an idea to bring together leading scientists under one roof in Russia to draw on state-of-the-art knowledge and modern science in the creation and development of innovative biotech products. It can now confidently be said that all ideas were successfully translated into reality and the unique team of the company's professionals is currently facing new ambitious challenges.
On May 26, the Kulakov Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Perinatology in Moscow hosted a workshop on a new approach to screening. Workshop attendees learned about an innovative solution from OPTEC's partner Yokogawa, a single CQ1 platform for confocal microscopy, cytometry, and high content screening.
OPTEС annual digest is available for download. The edition is dedicated to the most prominent and significant events of the year 2015, it reveals new milestones in the history of the company and partners of OPTEC.