NEWS

// 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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