Flow cytometryinstrumentation maker Kinetic River (Mountain View, CA) has signed an agreement with flow cytometry service company EMC2 (Milan and Rome, Italy), in which EMC2 will distribute and support Kinetic River's products and services in Italy and across Europe.
Kinetic River develops and manufactures custom flow cytometry solutions, and provides a range of consulting services in the areas of optics, flow cytometry, and cell sorting. The Potomac modular flow cytometer is a fully customizable, open-architecture platform capable of accommodating all laser wavelengths and form factors; customers can also choose among different options for detection and for fluidic control. The company also offers consulting services, including expert witnessing, design reviews, custom engineering, and technical due diligence for mergers and acquisitions.
Kinetic River's advanced cell analyzers, such as the Potomac modular flow cytometer (pictured), are customized to unique end-user requirements; it will now be distributed in Europe and beyond.
EMC2 offers a complete range of flow cytometry services in southern Europe, including reliable maintenance solutions to keep flow cytometry systems tuned and running at high performance levels. Its engineering and scientific staff have decades of experience supporting end users with both technical troubleshooting and application development.
"We chose to collaborate with EMC2 because of their deep, hands-on experience with flow cytometry instrumentation and scientific applications," says Giacomo Vacca, Ph.D., president of Kinetic River. "Being able to leverage such know-how to support customers across Europe will greatly expand our reach and augment our capabilities. European customers will benefit from local, rapidly available support with extensive technical expertise."