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// November, 2017
Tecniplast at the Laboratory Animal Science Association (LASA) Annual Conference together with Charles River- 28-30 November 2017 – Birmingham, UK
The LASA Annual Conference features a comprehensive scientific programme covering different topics such as better regulation, working outside of ASPA, monitoring animal welfare, and the 3Rs. In addition to the scientific programme, attendees have the chance to view a range of poster presentations....

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// October, 2017
DVC™ technology at the recent Aalas Conference
During the recent Aalas conference has been presented an interesting Seminar titled:  Innovative Frontiers in Automated Rodent Home Cage Behavioral Monitoring and Animal Welfare . It was part of the category Imagine, Invent, Improve, Inspire: Innovations in Laboratory Animal Care which was the Aalas...

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// October, 2017
Tecniplast DVC talks to AniBio software from NorayBio
Tecniplast & NorayBio are pleased to announce the successful integration of NorayBio’s AniBio  Animal Management System with Tecniplast DVC System. Both companies will present this integration at next AALAS International meeting that will be held in Austin (Texas) October 16th-18th. The...

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// September, 2017
Tecniplast and IWT new websites
We’re excited to announce that our new and refreshed websites are live! The two sites new graphical identity, developed in cooperation with an important Milan Design Agency, feature user-friendly navigation and improved appeal, to convey what Tecniplast is today: an international and modern world class...

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// June, 2017
Validation process of  a Prototype Plenum Attachment to be used in conjunction with the  Interceptor filter for EAD-PCR testing in an IVC System with Centralized Ventilation
An interesting poster has been presented at the recent CALAS Conference in CANADA. The poster, authored byLise Phaneuf* & Brianna Attanasio*, describes the validation process ofa Prototype Plenum Attachment to be used in conjunction with theInterceptor filter** for EAD-PCR testing in an IVC System...

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// June, 2017
Are you interested in how to greatly improve the detection of infectious agents in IVC caging?
Join Charles River’s Complimentary Webinar entitled “A Paradigm Shift in Today’s Health Monitoring” on Wednesday, 21 June, 2017, at 2:00 PM BST/3:00 PM CEST. Gianpaolo Milite, Veterinary Consultant of Tecniplast, will join Charles River’s diagnostics expert Stephanie Durand for...

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// April, 2017
6th Egnaton Conference in Berlin, May 23-24
The Egnaton Conference aims to share sustainable European laboratory technologies, with a 2-day presentation focusing on: Life cycle reduced costs, extended life cycles, and smaller insurance premiums Real estate value increase, highr productivity Laboratory technology image enhancement Reduced...

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// March, 2017
The 8th European Charles River Short Course on Laboratory Animal Science, March 2017, Berlin, Germany
Charles River will host the 8th European Short Course on Laboratory Animal Science in Berlin, Germany from the 22nd to the 24th of March 2017. The Short Course is designed to inform the biomedical research community of current trends and technological advances in our ever-changing industry and offers a variety of...

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// March, 2017
Tecniplast and Charles River: together for Sentinel-Free Health Monitoring promotion
Tecniplast and Charles River have announced a co-marketing agreement in Europe and Asia to promote complementary technologies that improve the microbiological environmental monitoring of individually ventilated cages (IVCs.) Tecniplast’s system, called Interceptor (patent pending), collects dust particles...

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// February, 2017
The Senate of the Max Planck Society has adopted a declaration of principle (White Paper) on the subject of  'Animal Experiments in Basic Research'
The White Paper https://www.mpg.de/10882259/MPG_Whitepaper.pdfemphasizes the indispensability of animal research but also acknowledges the special responsibility of each individual scientist for the animals used in research and the ethical issues associated with experiments carried out on sentient beings. The...

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// February, 2017
THE #61 ISSUE OF
From today the latest edition of our Panorama Newsletter is available online: enjoy your reading! Click here to read Panorama #61

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// January, 2017
TTC 2017 training program: WE MATCH YOUR NEEDS SHARING OUR KNOWLEDGE WITH YOU!
After a successful year, 2 sold-out courses and extremely positive feedbacks from attendees, we are pleased to present the Tecniplast Training Center 2017 program! Our goal is to provide extensive education opportunities and hands-on sessions, in order to develop and refine best practices on the use of our...

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// November, 2016
The FIRST - Tecniplast DVC talks to a-tune tick@lab
Charlotte, NC, USA, 31-Oct-2016 - Tecniplast and a-tune software announced at the National AALAS meeting the successful integration of a-tune's tick@lab Animal Management System with the Tecniplast DVC (Digital Ventilated Cage) System.  The interface supports the automatic tracking of cages and...

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// October, 2016
Tecniplast “Environmental Report Assurance Statement”: continual improvement and trasparency
Tecniplast obtained from Bureau Veritas Italia S.p.A., a global organization specialized in independent assurance, inspection and certification activities, an Independent Assurance Statement of its 2015 Environmental Report, covering the years 2013, 2014, 2015. This Assurance Statement, the only one in Lab Animal...

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// July, 2016
TTC 2016 training program: WE MATCHED YOUR NEEDS SHARING OUR KNOWLEDGE WITH YOU… AND WE WILL MATCH AGAIN IN OCTOBER!
The first training course of 2016, IVC & Laminar Flow Basic Course, was a real success and confirmed the results of last year. It was sold-out before the deadline for registrations and participants left extremely positive feedbacks (93% of satisfaction) with strong commitment to advising their colleagues...

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// June, 2016
TECNIPLAST NEW FAMILY BROCHURES
We are pleased to announce the release of our new family brochures! Housing (Conventional and IVC cages), Aria and Laminar Flow , Digilab and Aquatics catalogues offer a complete overview of Tecniplast all-around solutions for your Vivarium and represent the accomplishment of our commitment to deliver the...

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// May, 2016
TECNIPLAST WI FLOW CONNECTIVITY AT YOUR FINGERTIPS: WHEREVER AND WHENEVER
Wi Flow is the new Air Handling unit designed to be remotely controlled, featuring: Complete control of each Air Handling Unit settings and parameters via portable device (any tablet, smartphone or laptop).  One control device for unlimited AHUs. The most advanced system to remotely...

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// March, 2016
WE'RE RESPONSIVE!
From desktop computer monitors to mobile phones, from tablets to laptops: fully enjoy our offer from your favorite device thanks to our new responsive website! Tecniplast and IWT websites now provide you with an optimal viewing and interaction experience: our full product portfolio is at your fingertips, easy...

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// March, 2016
THE NEW AMOUSEMENT PORTFOLIO: LET YOUR MOUSE… AMOUSE!
The use of environmental enrichment is becoming more and more common, in order to accommodate innate physiological and behavioral needs such as social contacts, resting, nest building or exploring. The use of enrichment should not just arise from ethical reasons but also from the proven fact that less stressed...

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// February, 2016
INTERCEPTOR: the ultimate Tecniplast answer for your Environmental Microbiological Monitoring needs
The solution Tecniplast presented is an accurate environmental microbiological monitoring in IVCs, which represent a new frontier to monitor the hygienic state of laboratory animals with a highly sensitive solution for the collection of contaminated dust particles. In addition, the removal of biological samples...

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// February, 2016
THE #57 ISSUE OF OUR “PANORAMA” NEWSLETTER IS ONLINE!
From today the latest edition of our Panorama Newsletter is available online! Tecniplast is delighted to announce that we have been appointed supplier to Karolinska Institutet in Stockolm, Sweden: find out the details! For those who counldn’t attend, in this issue we focused on some very interesting...

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// February, 2016
TECNIPLAST APPOINTED IVC SUPPLIER TO THE FRANCIS CRICK INSTITUTE
Tecniplast are delighted to announce that we have been appointed IVC caging supplier to The Francis Crick Institute. We look forward to playing a key role in helping them develop a world centre of excellence for scientific research. The project to create the Francis Crick Institute was based on an exciting...

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// January, 2016
Tecniplast will supply fully equipped biomedical research facility in new building at Karolinska Institutet through Scanbur, Tecniplast Exclusive Dealer in Nordic countries
Tecniplast SpA and IWT srl announce that Scanbur, exclusive dealer in the Nordic region, has signed a contract that commits Scanbur and Tecniplast/IWT to deliver equipment for a new biomedical research facility at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden. The contract was entered upon the selection of SCANBUR,...

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// January, 2016
TTC 2016 training program: WE MATCH YOUR NEEDS SHARING OUR KNOWLEDGE WITH YOU!
After a first, successful year, 3 sold-out courses and about 100 attendees who left extremely positive feedbacks and suggested their colleagues to attend, we are proud to launch the Tecniplast Training Center 2016 program! Our goal is to provide extensive education opportunities and hands-on sessions, in order...

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// December, 2015
Tecniplast successfully renewed the ISO 9001 and ISO14001 certifications!
We are proud to announce this important goal, which testifies our constant commitment to meet customers’ and stakeholders’ satisfaction and needs (ISO 9001), as well as to adopt sound and ever greener production processes, continually improving our environmental performance (ISO 14001). The new...

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// November, 2015
The #56 issue of our “panorama” NEWSLETTER is online!
From today the latest edition of our Panorama Newsletter is available online! Join our Digital Revolution and discover all the advantages that our Digital Ventilated Cages –DVC – can bring to your facility! Moreover, in this issue we introduce you to ARIA TECH48, the unique BSC dual...

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// November, 2015
DVC™, the Innovative non invasive non animal Technology from Tecniplast presented at Aalas during a Seminar on Facility Management
The seminar showed in depth how DVC ™ helps to monitor the animal environment and to improve scientific data and animal welfare: a real revolution. This series seminars titled “EMF is all around us: implications for Science and Animal Welfare” was for technicians, managers and facility...

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// November, 2015
ISOcage Positive is a real isolator at cage level, specifically designed for the protection and welfare of gnotobiotics, germ-free and immunocompromised animals
Since the first scientific symposium on germ-free life in the 1940s, the use of germ-free or axenic and gnotobiotic animals has been surprisingly increasing. So far germ free animals have been bred and maintained in flexible film isolators. IVCs are instead widely used for conventional as well as SPF animals...

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// November, 2015
Aalas 66th National Meeting in Phoenix: EMF no relevant clinical pathologic effects on mice
An interesting presentation titled “Low Intensity Electromagnetic Fields and Animal Welfare: Clinical pathologic Safety Assessment in C57Bl/6N Mice” proved that there are not relevant clinical pathologic effects on mice (presenter: Camilla Recordati, Mouse and Animal Pathology Laboratory Filarete...

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// November, 2015
DVC™ AND ATLANTIS EASY STOLE THE SHOW AT AALAS 2015
Tecniplast successfully attended the 66th Aalas national meeting, the leading worldwide event in the Lab Animal Industry which took place in Phoenix from November 1st to 5th. The new products we launched on the occasion of the exhibition captured the attention of the visitors: many managers, researchers and...

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// Sunday, November 1st, 2015 - From 7:30AM to 11:30AM - Room 224A
You Are Invited - AALAS 2015 Sneak Peek Welcome Breakfast
Come enjoy breakfast with us and  take a “sneak peek” at the new products we are bringing to the 66th AALAS National Meeting. Where: ROOM 224A at the Convention Center. Just take the escalator or elevator from the Registration Area up to the Second Level.

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// September, 2015
Come and see our revolutionary IVC microbiological environmental monitoring system
Come and see our revolutionary IVC microbiological environmental monitoring system: INTERCEPTOR ™ at our booth #1149, exclusively at Aalas Conference.

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// September, 2015
IVC HOUSING 2.0: THE FUTURE IS AT LAS 2.0!
Can’t wait until November 2nd, to discover at AALAS our new, revolutionary DVC? Then, join us on October 15th at LAS 2.0 in Nijmegen (The Netherlands) - Radboud University Medical Center, to find out something more about the upcoming Tecniplast Digital Revolution! We are organizing 5 different...

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// September, 2015
SEE YOU AT AALAS  - BOOTH #1149
We are looking forward to meeting you at the upcoming AALAS meeting in Phoenix (AZ) from November 1 to 5! Don’t miss DVC exclusive unveiling ceremony on Monday, November 2nd at 10:30 PM and visit us at booth #1149 to see our latest products and discover how we can help you doing research better!

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// September, 2015
Tecniplast International Lean Symposium
An interesting and successful (all places have been sold out immediately!) Symposiumon Lean Managementfocused on Lab Animal Facilities, has been hosted by Tecniplast on September 24-25th 2015 in Varese, Italy, titled “Lean 2015”. The Symposium, targeted towards facility directors and senior...

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// September, 2015
NEW ARIA TECH48:
Tecniplast proudly presents the new ARIA Biosafety Cabinet TECH48. Its unmatched comfortable design concept assures advanced flexibility maximizing ergonomics and convenience for advanced ease of use. The new ARIA TECH48 belongs to Tecniplast’s latest generation of laminar airflow system: the top quality...

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// August, 2015
SEE YOU AT GV SOLAS  - BOOTH #49-53
We are looking forward to meeting you at the upcoming GV-SOLAS hosted by Hannover Conference Center from September 14 to 16! Research, passion and innovation are the milestones of out activity: through our work we promote a proper Culture of Care focused on animal welfare, environmental sustainability and...

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// July, 2015
Happy Birthday, Tecniplast USA!
Celebrating 5 years of Manufacturing in the USA Present in Philadelphia since 1999, this August Tecniplast will celebrate the 5th anniversary of its USA manufacturing plant. In 2010, Tecniplast decided to start manufacturing locally to better serve USA and Canada. Today, a 77,000 sq. ft. building,...

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// June 2015
Tecniplast proudly presents iSPAWN-S, the product you have been waiting for!
We have a new addition to our family: the iSPAWN-S! This 20-liter water capacity spawning system is designed to efficiently collect a large number of synchronized Zebrafish embryos in brief and defined windows of time, with minimal labor and space. Easy to handle, it fits on a benchtop and it is...

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// April, 2015
Tecniplast launches its innovative TTC: Tecniplast Training Centre
Tecniplast launches its innovative TTC: Tecniplast Training Centre. The first seminar has been sold out immediately. There are already other 2 new upcoming seminars on IVC and Laminar Flow between September and October. Tecniplast Training Centre Goal is to provide extensive education opportunities and...

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// November, 2014
An interesting article entitled “Effect of multilevel laboratory rat caging system on the well-being of the singly-housed Sprague Dawley rat”
An interesting article entitled “Effect of multilevel laboratory rat caging system on the well-being of the singly-housed Sprague Dawley rat” from the Laboratory Animal Resource Center, School of Medicine, Indiana University, was published on August 12, 2014, on Laboratory animal Online. The...

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// November, 2014
Two Level cages: what Rat Mother want. Rodent Caging Evolution and welfare Outcomes
A very interesting and complete seminar has been presented at the Recent Aalas Conference on animal welfare as crucial consideration in the development and management of housing systems for rodents. A presentation has particularly addressed this topic. The presenter, Sylvied cloutier, from Washington...

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// October, 2014
E-Chiller™
The Tecniplast E-Chiller™ is an electronically controlled thermal cycler designed to work with every Tecniplast Metabolic cage, from single mouse up to rats. It allows to refrigerate the animal specimens at a constant set temperature for a potentially unlimited period of time thusboosting up the...

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// October, 2014
An interesting comparative study of Microenvironment in reusable and disposable individually ventilated cages
A real interesting poster has been presented at the 9th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences, Prague from 24th to 28th of August. The poster showed a comparative study of Microenvironment in reusable and disposable individually ventilated cages at  The 9th World Congress on...

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// August, 2014
Tecniplast contributes to LEED rating System, selecting properly raw materials and evaluating constantly our suppliers’ sustainability policies
Our purchase policy can contribute to credits under the LEED rating system. The LEED system is globally recognized asa symbol of excellence in green buildings. It is operated by the Green Building Councils ( www.usgb.org ) as voluntary certification system for environmental friendly buildings. We at...

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// July, 2014
The new Sealsafe® NEXT
The new Sealsafe® NEXT, also called the “Blue Line NEXT”, along with the Green Line represents the widest range of IVCs to solve any housing need. Sealsafe® NEXT features limited air speed at animal level to avoid risk of animal stress and heat loss; great intra-cage visibility for an...

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// July, 2014
Tecniplast receives the Stainless Steel Plate from Centro INOX, a member of Euro INOX and of ISSF (International Stainless Steel Forum)
Another important qualitative component of Tecniplast product Specs. Tecniplast received a Plate from Italian “Centro Inox”, a non-profit association, founded in Italy in 1962, that deals with the study and the development of stainless steel applications. It is extremely important because...

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// July, 2014
New “Drawer Style” Rack
The Tecniplast conventional Drawer Style Rack is specifically designed for toxicology and pharmacology studies, and for applications where frequent animal handling is required. The drawer-style cage body extraction allows quick and easy access to the cage occupants, without removing the cage from the rack....

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// June 2014
A sustainable Lab animal Facility for Sustainable research: how to select a green and sustainable supplier
A very interesting and complete case study has been presented by one of the most important Architects in the Lab Animal Industry, Jeffrey Zynda from Payette, a leading architectural design firm in Boston, MA specialized in technologically and programmatically complex building types for science,last week during the...

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// June 2014
Disposable plastic Caging System: How a wrong decision can be an Eco Disaster
A very interesting and complete case study has been presented recently on decisions on Durable or Disposable Plastic Caging System with a complete, objective analysis in terms of costs and environmental impact. It describe, as never done before, a complete analysis of a decision making process to evaluate the...

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// May 2014
TP Air Handling Solutions: the widest range for any need
Tecniplast presents the widest range of Air Handling Solutions: the most complete and flexible cage ventilation systems designed to ensure a standardized environment for the cage inhabitants, avoiding anxiety and stress induced behavior, with a substantial reduction of the running costs. Tecniplast is ready to...

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// May 2014
Safety by Design
A presentation during the TurnKey Conference in Baltimore introduced the concept of Computational Fluid Dynamics. Tecniplast is proud to use Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) during the development of its products since many years. The CFD allows virtual simulation of conditions not easy feasible in a testing...

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// April 2014
The 4th Annual Conference of EGNATON
The 4th Annual Conference of EGNATON (European Association for Sustainable Laboratories) will be organized in Milano from May 27th to may 29th (for more info click on http://www.egnaton.com/en/AnnualConference2014.aspx ). It is an important and interesting meeting who promotes, develops and spreads world-wide...

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// April 2014
Tecniplast is pleased to present a World Wide IVC Symposium which highlights the importance of innovation and design in facility planning, equipment and operations
On June 18th to 21st 2014 Tecniplast will be hosting the first ever Global IVC Symposium at our headquarters in Varese, Italy, titled: “IVCs: Delivering the best Environment for Science, Safety and Animal welfare”. This is an unique event, dedicated to the management of IVC systems and getting the...

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// April 2014
Oxygen content and its stability in GM500 IVC Tecniplast cages
A trial on oxygen content and its stability in GM500 IVC Tecniplast cages was performed in order to confirm the excellent ventilation performances of the caging system.  Haemocrome was used as indicator of mice welfare when maintained in Ventilated or open cages.  Oxygen concentration in Individually...

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The importance of the environment and how it can influence mice behavior and anxiety
An interesting Workshop at the recent 2013 Felasa conference spotlighted the importance of the environment and how it can influence mice behavior and anxiety , getting beyond compliance developments in rodent cage design and care procedures . The workshop underlined how until recently the design of cages for...

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TECNIPLAST Workshop at the recent Felasa 2013 conference
Tecniplast presented and sponsored a workshop at the recent 2013 Felasa conference which spotlighted the importance of evaluating the added value of automation in a lab animal facility since the beginning. The workshop underlined how Automation is increasingly used in animal facilities for cage processing,...

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TECNIPLAST WORKSHOP AT THE 2013 TURNKEY CONFERENCE
Tecniplast presented and sponsored a Pre Conference Workshop at the recent 2013 TurnKey conference which spotlighted the importance of innovation and design in facility planning, equipment and operations. The Workshop, titled Vivariums Designed to Add Value and Cut Costs , underlined how the primary...

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Tecniplast IVCs compliant with 8th edition of the NRC Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
The 8th (2011) edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals(1) , published by the National Research Council of the National Academies, discusses issues related to the speed, rate and supply of air in individually ventilated cage systems ( IVCs). The possible impact of the direct exposure of...

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Cagewashing - It's Just Too Complex To Be Called Entry Level!
The cagewash operation of today is not the same as the one of our lab animal forefathers; operations are more complex and automated.  An interesting Seminar  at the recent Aalas titled “ Cagewash - It's Just Too Complex To Be Called Entry Level! ” discussed cagewasher drawing from...

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