Exclusive partnership will provide access for customers in China to iotaSciences’ proprietary single-cell handling platforms based on its proprietary fluid-shaping technology
Oxford (UK), September 6, 2023: iotaSciences, the Oxford-based leader in the rapidly growing field of single-cell handling solutions, and Quantum Design China, a subsidiary of Quantum Design International, announced today an exclusive distribution agreement for iotaSciences’ single-cell handling platforms in China.
“We are pleased to now offer customers in China access to iotaSciences’ platforms, which allows scientists to access highly user-friendly, reliable, and powerful single-cell handling technologies and solutions with unique capabilities that greatly simplify and facilitate breakthrough advances in cell biology and gene therapy” said Lamber Cao, General Manager of Quantum Design China. “We look forward to working closely with iotaSciences’ team to introduce this unique technology to the rapidly expanding field of singe-cell biological applications.”
Ed Walsh, iotaSciences’ Founding Director & Chief Innovation Officer commented: “We are highly excited about this next step with Quantum Design China to see our innovative technology being deployed across the Chinese scientific community. Our proprietary fluid-shaping technology has translated very well into tangible user benefits for single-cell handling workflows as required in many frontiers research fields, including CRISPR, iPSCs and gene therapy workflows.”
Dr. Michael Lutz, iotaSciences’ recently appointed CEO added: “This partnership with Quantum Design China is another key milestone for the company’s future development path after the recent acceleration of its commercial activities leading to a doubling of its installed base in the last year. Quantum Design China is the ideal partner for us to team up with, given its in-depth knowledge of optimally serving academic and industrial scientists in the life science market in China. “
iotaSciences is a spin-out company from the University of Oxford (UK), founded in 2016 by scientists from the Department of Engineering Science and the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology. Since its inception, iotaSciences has been committed to offering researchers highly user-friendly, reliable, and powerful single-cell handling technologies and solutions with unique capabilities that greatly simplify and facilitate breakthrough advances in cell biology and gene therapy.
About Quantum Design China:
Established in 2004, Quantum Design (Beijing) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Quantum Design International, distributes a wide range of scientific and industrial technologies in China. The company’s team of highly trained sales and technical service professionals offers distribution partners sales and after-sales technical support, providing the highest level of product knowledge and expertise to academic and industrial scientists in life science and materials research markets.
For further information please contact:
Dr. Michael Lutz, Chief Executive Officer
Tel: +44 (1865) 309630
Quantum Design China
Lambert CAO, Chief Executive Officer