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24 November 2015
mPrep System helps fight Ebola

Working with the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at Ft. Detrick, MD (USAMRIID), Microscopy Innovations developed a safer and more reliable way to prepare highly pathogenic specimens such as Ebola virus by using mPrep/g capsules to handle TEM grid preparation.

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Application Note 506: Virus Preparation in Biosafety Level 3-4 Laboratories

Microscopy and Analysis editorial

Journal Sentinal

19 August 2015
Microscopy Innovations’ mPrep System received the 2015 Wisconsin Innovation Award in the BioTech Category

Eighteen industry experts selected Microscopy Innovations from more than 170 entries to receive one of 10 awards, created to celebrate “groundbreaking and transformational ideas” from Wisconsin companies, large and small.  The awards panel received input from customers using the mPrep System including the nomination from Professor Timothy Lyden, Director of the Tissue and Cellular Innovation Center at the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Mei Sun from the Pathology Division of the US Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID), and Dr. Nacer Benmeradi, Universite Toulouse, France, Faculte Medecine.

Wisconsin Innovation award


23 January 2015
Microscopy Innovations’ mPrep System selected for Innovation AveNew at SLAS 2015

Microscopy Innovations is one of eight winning companies from four countries named to Innovation AveNEW at SLAS2015, the annual conference & exhibition of the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. The company was recognized for the introduction of the ASP-1000 – Automated Specimen Processor. The ASP is the first and only fully programmable instrument that prepares scanning and transmission electron microscopy specimens, and TEM grids with almost any protocol. The ASP-1000 also provides all the benefits of mPrep capsules. The award provided complimentary exhibit space and in-kind support to exhibit at the annual meeting in Washington DC.


20 January 2015

Professor Timothy Lyden receives award for research using mPrep/s capsules for 3-D cell culture

Professor Lyden receives a University of Wisconsin System Regent Scholar award and grant for his research that uses Prep/s capsules as bioreactors to grow 3-D artificial tumors for screening and testing of therapeutic approaches to cancer.

University of Wisconsin System Regent Scholars to be honored for research, innovation, entrepreneurship

18 September 2013
Microscopy Innovations LLC Among Winners Selected in Emerging Company Showcase

(Madison, WI) BioForward, the member-driven association representing Wisconsin’s bioscience industry has named Microscopy Innovations one of eight Emerging Company Showcase winners. Each of these Wisconsin-based early stage companies were chosen because they have transitioned successfully out of research and development, with good proof of concept for their products. Each was judged to have a unique value proposition.
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