BioPoint announce Distribution Agreement with UVP, Upland CA.


1st of June, 2011 Bookmark and Share
Cambridge- England. BioPoint Ltd the UK based life sciences company today announced it had reached agreement with UVP of Upland CA to distribute and support its range of ultraviolet products and technologies.

UVP, is a global leader in life science imaging supplying BioImaging Systems for academic, biopharmaceutical and biotechnology applications. With core expertise as the leading manufacturer of ultraviolet products, UVP combines its innovative technologies with a specialization in fluorescent and luminescent-based imaging applications in the life sciences at the molecular, cellular, and whole organism life levels. UVP offers a wide range of BioImaging Systems from basic entry-level to advanced multifunctional systems for gel documentation, chemiluminescent, fluorescent and colorimetric imaging plus fluorescent protein, small animal in vivo imaging. Systems configured to fit your applications and budget requirements. Ultraviolet products cover a large selection of UV lamps, transilluminators, PCR systems, UV cabinets, UV intensity meters, UV crosslinkers, UV incubator. Laboratory Products includes hybridization ovens. Light Sources are configured with standard and custom designs.

BioPoint Ltd, of Cambridge England, is a specialist life sciences company that focuses in the area of biomolecular separations and analysis. With many years experience in electrophoresis and separation chemistry the company is well positioned to add the UVP range of products to its portfolio.

As well as designing instruments, the company represents some of the worlds leading companies including the complete Hoefer range of electrophoresis products, Scie-Plas, which is part of the Harvard Biosciences group, SERVA chemicals and reagents, BioImage, Consort and Heathrow Scientific.

In commenting on the agreement, BioPoint's Sales and Marketing Director Gerry Skews said, "We are delighted to add UVP to our family of products, it is particularly important to bring short wavelength excitiation and analytics to our product range. We already have a broad choice of separation and analytical chemistry products so this clearly strengthens our technology offering in the DNA and Nucleic Acid sciences area. UVP has a well earned reputation for quality and innovation and that matches our approach to bringing robust and creative modular solutions to our growing customer base."

The range of UVP equipment is now live on the biopoint.co.uk web site and will be live on the Shared Services Research Councils UK (RCUK) web site within the next few weeks for e-procurement systems that have that service available to them.

Further information is available from BioPoint Ltd. 01223 654654
Gerry Skews
Gerry Skews is Sales, Marketing and Business Development Director of BioPoint ltd, a life sciences company based in Cambridge England. He initially trained as an Electronics Engineer with Philips Analytical before moving into a commercial career with a number of leading life science and healthcare companies. In 1999 he founded a healthcare software company which went on to become a leading supplier of technology for large scale screening services. In 2009 he co-invested in BioPoint with Dick Barker a world respected molecular biologist and technology developer. In late May 2011 he joined BioPoint full time to lead teh sales and marketing effort of the company.