NEWS

// April, 2021
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Low Temperature Sterilisation: When and Why? Fred Newborough, IWT Product Manager, Tecniplast UK 28th April, 2pm Maintaining your facilities barrier is crucial to keeping you and your animal safe whilst ensuring you are delivering high quality, repeatable scientific research. A clear and well-defined...

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// March, 2021
Tecniplast UK are updating their showroom!
Tecniplast UK are updating their showroom! We are turning this large space into something beautiful. Over the next few months, we are investing in our Showroom to make it into a Customer Experience Suite where you can be hands on with our products, see your projects in 3D and access a library of solutions to...

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// March, 2021
Tecniplast is once again verified and approved according to the ISO 14006 STANDARD, and obtains the Environmental and Social Sustainability Award 2021!
Tecniplast has been recognised once again as the best company in the lab animal industry for its environmental and social sustainability awareness. With this award - which applies to Tecniplast globally - Tecniplast confirms it is ahead of the game in environmental sustainability. The ISO 14006...

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// Feb, 2021
Join Tecniplast UK at the Virtual IAT Congress!
Join Tecniplast UK at the Virtual IAT Congress from 9th to 25th March 2021.  During this virtual meeting we have a range of activities planned: A welcome to our virtual trade exhibition by Tecniplast UK MD, Andy Humes. Join us on 11th March at 11am for an interactive session focussing on...

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// Feb, 2021
Join us at the virtual IAT Congress for our Interactive Trade Session...
Innovation for your Lab Animal Facility Carl Breacker, Aquatics & IVC Product Manager and Fred Newborough, IWT Product Manager, Tecniplast UK & experts from Tecniplast Italy 11th March 2021, Virtual IAT Congress, 11am Do you want to know what products are available to make your life easier...

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// Feb, 2021
Introducing the new ISOlator P
Tecniplast are pleased to announce the release of Isolator P. This kit is designed for facilities working with Germ Free or Axenic animals that wish to breed or maintain stock animals whilst protecting the health status in ISOCages for experimental studies. Features and benefits include:  Supply...

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// Jan, 2021
Introducing InterZebTEC
Tecniplast are delighted to launch InterZebTEC, a revolutionary microbiological environmental monitoring for aquatic systems. InterZebTEC standardises the health monitoring and microbiological screening of zebrafish colonies and is made of a series of filters with decreasing mesh able to collect over...

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// Jan, 2021
Introducing the new design Transit Line
Tecniplast are pleased to unveil the restyled transport trolley and recovery rack. The new model is designed to allow movement between rooms or buildings, while providing optimal environmental conditions and maximising animal welfare.  Key benefits and features of the restyled model include:...

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// Jan, 2021
Tecniplast Recycling Project: 10 Years of Success
Tecniplast Germany and Tecniplast UK: Two recycling champions! Our recycling initiative turns 10 years old this year and has been an outstanding success!  Clients from around the world have supported this venture with Tecniplast UK and Tecniplast Germany enjoying some healthy...

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// Dec, 2020
Happy Christmas from Tecniplast
2020 will go down as a significant year in world history. As we started the year afresh in January who could have seen the enormous challenges that we were to face from a personal and business perspective. It has been truly monumental. At Tecniplast we have remained open for business and have adapted and...

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// Dec, 2020
Introducing the GR1800 Interlinking Rat Cage
We are delighted to announce this latest edition to our housing range. This caging system puts animal welfare first, the dual cage link allows the animals to express their natural behaviours. Providing animals with interactive, safe environments ensures that scientific outcomes are reliable and repeatable....

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// Nov, 2020
View the latest UK DVC Webinar with AstraZeneca and GSK...
Did you miss the last UK DVC® Webinar with AstraZeneca and GSK? You can now view this on our YouTube page: https://lnkd.in/eQ9Nsdv Tecniplast were delighted to host two interactive webinar presentations on the 4th November. Hosted by Tecniplast Global Scientific Director, Stefano Gaburro and Tecniplast...

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// Nov, 2020
Tecniplast reduces the environmental impact of products and services for a greener planet. TP eco-design process has been approved according to ISO 14006 standard
Tecniplast, the LAS trend setter in environmental sustainability has obtained (by DNV GL) the extension of the field of application of EMS certification to the eco-design process according to ISO 14006 which applies globally to the Tecniplast organization. This Standard provides guidelines...

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// Oct, 2020
Read the latest article highlighting the benefits of using the DVC System in Scientific Research by Nature Research (Publishing)
This interesting new article produced by Nature Research (Publishing) and Tecniplast, is titled “Tracking Mouse Behaviour Reveals New Disease Clues” and shows how automated monitoring of unstressed mice, yields new insights and reproducible results. It also examines how data on animal activity,...

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// Oct, 2020
Join us for the Tecniplast UK DVC Webinar...
4th November, 2pm. Duration 1.30hrs. Tecniplast UK are delighted to host two interactive webinar presentations. Hosted by Tecniplast Global Scientific Director, Dr. Stefano Gaburro and Tecniplast UK Product Specialist, Scott Carnell. Dr. Joanna Moore (GSK) and Dr. Judit Espana-Agusti (AstraZeneca) will...

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// Sept, 2020
Introducing the new ZebTEC 2.4L Tank
Tecniplast are delighted to introduce the latest addition to Aquatic Solutions family, the ZebTEC 2.4L Tank .   The ZebTEC 2.4L Tank has many features and benefits including: Unique 2.4 litre tank that occupies the same space as two 1.1 litre tanks on the rack Three dedicated...

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// Sept, 2020
Tecniplast Statement of Confidence
TECNIPLAST STATEMENT OF CONFIDENCE With the resurgence of corona virus and the possibility of new lockdowns, it’s clear that many businesses face a difficult winter. Long term supplier viability is a question on many lips so reassurance and confidence in the stability of your key industry partners is...

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// Sept, 2020
Join us for the latest DVC Webinar: Case Studies in Home Cage Monitoring: Rodent Behavior, Circadian Biology and Animal Welfare
LIVE Date:  Thu. September 24, 2020 Start time:  12:00pm EDt // 6:00pm cest Duration:  60 minutes Click here to register Kenneth Dyar and Joanna Moore present applications of automated home cage activity monitoring and discuss how it can be used to...

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// Aug, 2020
Tecniplast raises £759 for their local food bank
Through out June & July Tecniplast UK walked, ran or cycled 3,095 miles and raised a massive £769.70 for the East Northants Food Bank. During the COVID-19 pandemic more and more people are using food banks; the East Midlands Food Bank provides assistance to anyone who needs it. The charity focuses on...

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// July, 2020
The new DVC Website is now live!
We are delighted to announce the launch of our new DIGILAB website! A user-friendly website that gives you the latest information relating to the revolutionary DVC® system. The site is designed to accommodate the entire LAS community, it gives you access to scientific reports, case...

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// July, 2020
The DVC System - improving translation, animal welfare and data replicability
This recently published e-book analyses the added value and benefits of DVC. The book contains interviews with more than 10 opinion leaders and consists of white papers and expert panel discussions. This e-book highlights how this remarkable technology can support the research community by observing mouse...

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// June, 2020
FREE Tecniplast Technician Webinars - Back due to popular demand in August!
Due to popular demand we are delighted to announce three new dates for the FREE Tecniplast webinars on Biosecurity, Individually Ventilated Cage Technologies and Washing Automation.  Especially designed for Technicians each webinar is 40 minutes long including time for a Q&A session. Delegates who...

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// June, 2020
ALL WEBINARS ARE NOW FULL, WE WILL BE ANNOUNCING NEW DATES SOON! Join us for the Tecniplast Technicians Webinars...
Especially designed for Technicians, Tecniplast is running 3 webinars on Biosecurity, Individually Ventilated Cage Technologies and Washing Automation.  Each webinar is 40 minutes long including time for a Q&A session. Delegates who attend all 3 sessions will be awarded 2 IAT CPD...

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// June, 2020
DISCOVER THE LATEST ADDITION TO THE IWT FAMILY! CLUE #2: OPERATOR’S SAFETY
WT is always striving to guarantee operator safety during all operations. We have implemented different measures in order to protect you from all potential safety risks, contaminants and this new design will make your job easier! Suction ring technology Double level filters (G4-F7) Efficient...

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// May, 2020
Something NEW is on its way!
Stay connected to discover the latest edition to the IWT family!

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// May, 2020
Introducing the latest in allergen containment the ARIA DS-One
We are pleased to announce the latest edition to the ARIA family the DS-One.  The DS-One has many features and benefits including: Guaranteed operator protection when using the Disposal Station Comfortable working environment - Quietest Disposal Station available Optimum user ergonomics....

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// May, 2020
Join us for the DVC ISO webinar
Taking place on the Thursday 14th May 2020 at 4PM Just click here to register! During this live webinar, John Hasenau, DVM and Stefano Gaburro, PhD will discuss current biosafety requirements and what home cage monitoring can teach us in bioexclusion and biocontainment studies.  This webinar...

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// April,2020
Did you miss the “Accelerating Animal Model Research by Leveraging Home Cage Monitoring” webinar? Find out how you can still see it...
If you missed the “Accelerating Animal Model Research by Leveraging Home Cage Monitoring”  Webinar organised by the prestigious Scientific Platform Mary Ann Liebert's Editor, don’t worry you can see it here https://www.workcast.com/register?cpak=5669954666475133 In the webinar...

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// April, 2020
DVC®: a fantastic tool to improve analysis, understanding, welfare and data reproducibility of your animal models
“Accelerating Animal Model Research by Leveraging Home Cage Monitoring”  is the next Webinar organised to take place on  April 22th 2020by the prestigious Scientific Platform of Mary Ann Liebert's Editor. They will discuss the latest scientific works completed with...

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// March, 2020
See how the Lab Animal Models are playing a critical role against the COVID-19
FBR released on 20th March, a list of treatments and preventions in the battle against COVID 19, from antivirals, to Monoclonal Antibody Treatments and Vaccines. Respectable science agencies such as Forbes, ABC News, Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News were sourced for this information....

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// March, 2020
Our Technical Services Department Remains Open
Technical Service Department Update Please be assured that in these challenging times our Service Department remains operational and available when you need us.  We will continue to follow government guidance and have taken some...

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// March, 2020
17th March 2020 Covid-19 Statement  Considering the current situation and concern regarding COVID-19, we at Tecniplast would like to update you and all our valued clients of the necessary steps we are undertaking within our organisation. First and foremost, our priority is to the...

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// March, 2020
Tecniplast Group presents its Sustainability Report
Through the Sustainability Report, here at Tecniplast would like to share our medium/long terms Sustainability Strategies with you. In this document we present our values, governance model and demonstrate the link between our strategy and our commitment to a sustainable global economy (including...

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// March, 2020
Join us at AST2020
EVENT CANCELLED Tecniplast is delighted to be attending this years MUST attend event: AST2020! AST2020 is being pulled together by three key Science and Welfare groups (IAT, LASA and LAVA). Together they have over 150 years of knowledge and experience of promoting education and elevating...

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// March, 2020
Tecniplast are pleased to be supporting Tech Month
During March 2020 it will be a designated ‘Tech Month’ here in the UK. The Institute of Animal Technology will organise a wide range of events across the country. Tecniplast is taking part by providing prizes and sponsorship for national and local events. If your facility is...

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// Feb, 2020
Tecniplast UK announces a new Managing Director
Tecniplast UK has appointed Andy Humes as Managing Director, marking the beginning of an exciting new chapter for the company. Andy brings more than 25 years’ experience in the Life Sciences and the Healthcare sector, with a wealth of knowledge and a proven track record as a pivotal member of the...

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// Feb, 2020
Join us on the 9th Annual International Zebrafish Husbandry Course
29th September- 2nd October 2020 Tecniplast Congress Centre | Buguggiate (VA) - ITALY  The Course Presentations will be given by facility managers and vets who are advancing zebrafish husbandry in their facilities and in the zebrafish community. Attendees will get first-hand...

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// Jan, 2020
Have you visited the Tecniplast Market Place recently?
At the Tecniplast Market Place you can find a selection of brand new, refurbished and previously owned products across all our product lines: including housing, change stations, washing, aquatics and accessories! The site offers massive discounts on list price!  Currently on offer we have Metabolic...

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// Jan, 2020
Class 2 Biological Safety Cabinets: Essential Information
Biological Safety Cabinet (BSCs) main differences and essential elements for regular servicing, certification and preventive maintenance of Class II BSCs​. As we know, Biological Safety Cabinets (BSCs) are the primary barrier protection for individuals working with biohazardous materials. They are designed...

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// Dec, 2019
Sustainability is essential for Tecniplast products
With an overpopulated planet, hungry for resources, sustainability will be one of the biggest challenges in the future. With this in mind, Tecniplast has evaluated all its production processes, starting from the design phase through to manufacturing.  Tecniplast Product Designers and Engineers...

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// Dec, 2019
DVC® could potentially reduce aggression events within group housed male mice through spotted (on-demand) cage change
A recent interesting NC3R report entitled “Minimising aggression in group-housed male mice”underlined what a great problem aggression is in male mice and which strains are the most aggressive but especially what can be done to reduce the likelihood of aggression occurring. This was the first study...

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// November, 2019
Tecniplast obtains the Cribis Prime Company Certificate, proving our Reliability
Tecniplast is delighted to announce that it is among the CRIBIS PRIME COMPANIES. As you may know CRIBIS D&B (Dun & Bradstreet), Crif Group SpA, is a leading company in the management of credit information and business information systems. Tecniplast are honoured to have received a certificate that...

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// October, 2019
The NEW Emerald IVC Cage Offers Vision +
The daily cage inspection has never been so easy: EMERALD offers full visibility through its latch free innovative design. This is what our clients thought: "Looking through the front cage wall or the top it is possible to observe animals, check feed and water level as well as the AWS...

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// October, 2019
Atlantis is GOLD!
The Atlantis Washer was EGNATON Certified for its sustainable design in June of this year! Tecniplast/IWT was delighted that the Atlantis had been certified by EGNATON at the GOLD level . Tecniplast/IWT is the first company to certify its washers in LAS market, demonstrating incontestably the...

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// September, 2019
Maintaining a Static Microbiome Across Research Projects: Can It Be Done?
This online webinar takes place on  Tuesday 8th October 2019 at 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EDT/4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CEST As recent studies demonstrate, microbiota are key biologic contributors to many aspects of mammalian physiology and behaviour; therefore, their influence on research model phenotypes...

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// July, 2019
Tecniplast's DVC® system improves reproducibility in Science
An extremely interesting article published on 'Nature' shows how remotely tracking mice cages, DVC® reduces animal stress and reveals environmental factors that undermine the reliability of experimental data. The article, supported by the latest scientific publications from the most...

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// June, 2019
What our clients think about the Emerald Line In-Richment...
"Animals like the raised platform because it is positioned adjacent to two walls, underneath the bottle indentation - mice like squeezing - and behind the card holder: this created a comfortable, protected and neat zone" "We believe it could be useful also during accidental floods, coming...

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// June, 2019
Hear what our clients think about the Emerald Line SmarTop…
"It will greatly improve the handling of the cage, improving sterile working practices at a stroke." "This fantastic development is going to resolve so many issues with cage cleaning." "A huge positive impact on ergonomics as almost without exception people currently...

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// May, 2019
Introducing the New IWT
Transporting and stocking, washing and autoclaving are just a few of the typical stages in any animal Facility. The accurate and proper selection of the right logistics is crucial to guarantee a smooth turnaround of goods avoiding unpleasant double handlings. IWT is the ideal partner for the care of your Facility...

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// May, 2019
Learn more about the 7 modules of DVC
These modules work 24/7 to capture and record data about housing conditions, events and activity inside all the DVC® cages, without disturbing or impacting the animals. These modules are: BEDDING CONDITION - detects changes in moisture within the bedding FOOD & WATER – an infra-red...

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// May, 2019
Confronting the rapidly growing list of new viruses in research mice: when should we care?
This online webinar takes place on Thursday 9th May 2019 at 11:00AM - 12PM EDT This webinar involves detailing how viruses have always been a part of a rodent exclusion list for research vivariums. However, researchers face the ongoing threat of newly discovered rodent viruses that may impact their research...

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// April, 2019
Red Washers AK-KAB Certified
IWT is proud to announce that the new Arcadia Tunnel Washer has been officially tested and successfully passed the performance evaluation checks described in chapter 7 of the AK KAB protocol. The trial has been performed by SGS, one of the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification...

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// April, 2019
TECNIPLAST OBTAINS THE
Tecniplast has been recognised as the best company in the lab animal industry for its environmental and social sustainability awareness and sensibility. This recognition alongside Tecniplast’s many objective certifications and standards helps lab animal housing facility managers evaluate the green...

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// Feb, 2019
DVC®: a recently published article demonstrates that Digital Ventilated Cages can provide complementary information for animal welfare, experimental design and phenotype characterization.
An interesting article “Towards large scale automated cage monitoring – Diurnal rhythm and impact of interventions on in-cage activity of C57BL/6J mice recorded 24/7 with a non-disrupting capacitive-based technique” has been recently published on PLOS One (Click here to read the article:...

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// Jan, 2019
SOUTH KENSINGTON FACILITY REFURBISHMENT
The makeover of the twenty-year old Central Biomedical Services (CBS) facility at South Kensington (London) has efficiency and flexibility at its heart. In summer 2018, the CBS facility at the South Kensington Campus reopened following a year-long refurbishment. The project has been carefully planned to...

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// Jan, 2019
Single-use plastic is bad, bad, bad.
The New European Directive (COM 2018 340): hard time for Single Use Plastics. Through out 2018, one message has been heard loud and clear - single-use plastic is bad, bad, bad. Ever since Blue Planet II aired over a year ago, we've been increasingly conscious of the vast islands of plastic...

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// Jan, 2019
Introducing the new Arcadia Tunnel Washer
Tecniplast are delighted to introduce the new Arcadia Tunnel Washer. Automation within facilities is becoming more and more common, with new facilities and refurbishment projects of all sizes looking at the pro’s and con’s of automation. Tecniplast already have a range of automation products to suit...

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