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2014-09-02 16:25:24

BRESCIA, Italy, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN Group announces with great sadness that, on July 30(th), 2014, its beloved, charismatic and eclectic leader, Daniele Triva passed away at his home in Italy, after a seven-month battle with Esophageal Gastric cancer. Daniele was 54 years old and leaves behind his wife and four children, his sister and family and a legacy of technological innovation in the field of pre-analytics. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140902/142055...

2014-05-19 16:23:43

BOSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN and MetaSystems GmbH are pleased to announce they have signed a global and exclusive agreement for the integration of automatic microscopy slide scanning system, provided by MetaSystems, with WASPLab(TM). This partnership provides current and future COPAN customers the option to implement in their microbiology laboratory a fully automated system for the acquisition of microscopy images of Gram slides (under the brand Metafer) seamlessly...

2011-07-19 15:44:00

MURRIETA, Calif., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN will be holding a workshop on Automated Specimen Processing in Microbiology during AACC's Annual Meeting. The workshop will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta on Tuesday, July 26th at 7:00 AM. This program is approved for 1.5 ACCENT® Continuing Education credits. Registration for the workshop is free of charge and open to AACC attendees (http://conta.cc/jI0TSV). Norman Sharples, COPAN Diagnostics' Executive VP,...

2011-06-27 13:54:00

MURRIETA, Calif., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN announced this week that it has received the Chinese patent for its invention of flocked swabs, FLOQSwabs(TM), for collection and transfer of biological samples. The Chinese flocked swabs patent is the latest addition to a growing number of patents held by COPAN across the world for the use of flocked swabs for collection and transfer of biological samples, including a European patent that covers several countries (N degree 1608268),...

2011-06-06 10:40:00

MURRIETA, Calif., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN announced a strategic partnership with Siemens for the global distribution of COPAN WASP®: Walk-Away Specimen Processor in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the ASM's 111th General Meeting. The strategic distribution partnership announcement came in light of the worldwide launch of WASPLab(TM), which is a barcode driven and conveyor-connected specimen processing system which utilizes robotic plate management and image...

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