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Pivotal Scientific Industry Insights - September 2016


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Breakfast, lunch or dinner at the AACC?

Our new Marketing Assistant, Kristie Brown, spent some time with our CEO Tim Bernard finding out about his experience at the AACC meeting in Philadelphia earlier this year.

This 68th AACC meeting had over 750 exhibitors displaying the latest diagnostic technology and advances in medical testing . The show ran for 5 days consisting of guest speakers, networking opportunities and conferences for the 20,000 attendees. 

Read Tim's interview about what a day at the AACC consists of, which research reagent companies attended and advice and tips for those planning on attending the next meeting.  Click here


Pivotal Scientific Network Sponsors

The Pivotal Scientific Network Sponsors is a resource set up to offer assistance in area’ s outside your own region of expertise. All our network sponsors are carefully selected to ensure that they can offer the correct level of service within the Biotechnology & Life Science arena. 

This month our Network Sponsor, Supreme Optimization are offering a free SEO guide! - Read more below.

If you are interested in becoming a network sponsor please contact Richard Atkins.

FREE Supreme Optimization's Ultimate SEO Guide 

New Report Shows How To Grow Your Life Science Business Online - Without Spending a Dime On Paid Advertising ($299 Value)

“Adblocking” is on the rise. Marketers are worried as this major online revenue stream is being threatened. Ad blocking is estimated to cost businesses nearly $41 billion in 2016. Today 22.5% of web users (and rising daily) use ad blocking software.

So what can we do? imagine if you had the power to get any website to the front of Google - without using paid advertising. What could this new “power” do for your business? Right now the importance of an organic search engine optimization (SEO) plan has never been more critical to the growth and sustainability of businesses online.

That’s why we’ve partnered with our friends at Pivotal Scientific to bring you the “The Ultimate Life Science SEO Checklist”. For a limited time we’re giving away the 82-point formula responsible for an average 243% increase in organic traffic from highly competitive life science keywords for free to PSL subscribers - so you can optimize your website with confidence. Download Your Free Copy Now


Unlock the Value of your Business

Mergers & Acquisitions and Management Buyouts 

Pivotal Scientific are the market leaders in the research reagent market, supporting companies on all elements of their M&A across the UK, Europe, the Americas and Asia. Our services cover company mergers, acquisitions, disposals and management buyouts (buy ins).

Our expertise has been developed from supporting companies across the industry over the past 6 years. We have also invested in expanding our specialist skills from other industries to ensure we provide our customers with the most comprehensive suite of services.

We believe the value we bring is the combination of deep industry knowledge with real experience in helping companies through a complex process.

Pivotal Scientific Limited’s Mergers & Acquisitions service include:

  1. Mergers & acquisition service from inception and assessment to completion and deal closure. This includes minority equity investment programmes.
  2. Feasibility studies for all variants of mergers and acquisitions including valuations
  3. Business plan creation, completion and modelling
  4. We will help to identify which companies are likely buyers and introduce them to you directly
  5. We will work closely with your company to identify businesses that will be a good strategic fit, communicate with them on your behalf and introduce them to you.

If you would like to have a confidential discussion regarding the above with Tim Bernard please contact him 


PSL Alliance Introductory Price

The PSL Alliance - A membership group for companies in the Research Reagents sector, created to help you increase your network and grow

Becoming a PSL Alliance member means you will have access to the best contacts in the industry and continuous worldwide market insights. Our expertise within the research reagent manufacturers sector allows us to facilitate B2B introductions with the global 4,000+ network of contacts we have developed over the 35 years we have been working in the Biotechnology and Life Sciences arena. All of the above has been neatly packed in the PSL Alliance and is the platform used by our members for their business growth. 

PSL Alliance membership is priced at £750 per year. We are offering an introductory price of £500 for the first year of your membership. If you are interested in taking advantage of this offer please contact  James Mosedale


Recently joined PSL Alliance members


...On a need-to-know basis...



Update in Shipping regulations 

The Pivotal Scientific team have recently spent some time with Steve Knight from PSL Allaince member Chromatrap and Steve has kindly provided some advice for those shipping into America. Shipments which have incorrect documentation can be delayed, detained or refused leading to costly delays. Clinical Trails (August 2016) pg 24-25 also has an article about the stricter inspections carried out by the FDA. To read about Steve's experiences and to view a document providing more information please click here.  


2016 Biocompare Report on Flow Cytometry

Biocompare 2016 Flow Cytometry report is now available. The report provides a summary on the flow cytometry market dynamic. A PDF providing more information can be viewed here.  If you are interested in this report please contact us


Alpbach Workshop- March 2017 

The 8th Alpbach Workshop on Affinity Proteomics will be commencing from the 13th - 15th March 2017. The latest developments in antibody generation and application will be discussed. There will also be time for networking opportunities and winter recreation.  For further information please visit:  



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