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August News

Pivotal Scientific 2019 Mergers & Acquisitions Update

This year alone, Pivotal Scientific has played a vital role in two successful M&A completions. With lots more in the pipeline, could your company be next? See below for our current M&A opportunities:

Companies we are selling:

  • IVD reagents based in the USA
  • Primary human cells based in Europe
  • IHC antibodies and distributors based in Europe 
  • Antibody manufacturing and vaccine production based in Europe

Ranges needed by purchasers:

  •  IVD  research reagents
  •  Antibodies, kits & proteins


How CRISPR is Helping in The Battle Against Cancer


This ground-breaking technique is now commonly used on cell lines to monitor the effects of specific mutations in, or the function of a specific gene, with gene knockout kits commercially available.

New for Parkinson's Disease Research!


StressMarq has just launched alpha synuclein oligomers for Parkinson’s disease research. These oligomers are stabilized by dopamine to prevent aggregation into fibrils.


Partner News

Re-branding to Mission Translate

"We are pleased to announce that, following our exciting re-brand, eSense Translations is now Mission Translate.

By working with specialist translators and transcribers in the biotech industry and using translation memory software, Mission Translate ensures all your specialist terms are accurately and consistently translated.

Find out more on our newly-designed website, which now allows clients to log into their own personalised portal, book projects and monitor progress with ease."


Biocompare Antibody Market Report 2019

Biocompare’s 2019 Antibody Market Report is packed with up-to-date information you need to grow your antibody business and gain in-depth insight into this important market. This essential report provides comprehensive information on antibody users, what they use antibodies for, antibody selection and purchasing considerations, as well as timely information on antibody validation and reproducibility. 

The report also covers vendor awareness and preferences, criteria used to select antibodies and vendors, the antibody purchasing process, custom antibody service needs and usage, and recombinant antibody usage trends. 

Please note: this is only available to PSL Alliance members.


Pivotal Scientific Updates

New PSL Alliance Members!

Become a PSL Alliance member today and join the 107 other companies in receiving the vast array of benefits we offer to our members.

Click the button to find out more about the benefits to joining the PSL Alliance, and how we can help increase your sales and brand awareness! Contact Jenny today to receive this great offer and learn more about PSL Alliance benefits!

Calling All Antibody Suppliers!


We are currently in the process of updating our Antibody Supplier Database on our website. If you supply antibodies, please check the list to ensure your information is on there and up to date!

Please get in touch if you require any uploads or changes.

Pivotal Links Europe 2020 - Save The Date

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The next Pivotal Links Europe networking event will take place over 2 days, from the 10th - 11th June 2020 in Oxford, UK.

Pivotal Links is the only business to business meeting dedicated specifically to life science reagents and attracts attendees from the UK, America, Europe and Asia.


Meet Us This Autumn


SFN 2019

Date: 19th – 23rd October 
Location: Chicago, USA 
Attendees: Tim Bernard & Richard Atkins
Job Title(s): CEO & Commercial Director


Medica 2019

Date: 18th – 21st November  
Location: Dusseldorf, Germany 
Attendees: Tim Bernard & Jenny Gillard
Job Title(s): CEO & Global Business Development Manager