The manifold significant events of 2022 will etch the year in the memories of many. Some will recall it as the year that marked the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, while others will remember the soaring egg prices and never-ending price hikes. In coming years, the historic inflation witnessed in 2022 could potentially also be remembered as a catalyst for changes in drug development that altered the types of drugs receiving investments and being brought to market.
SDi is pleased to have recently published the latest edition of our flagship annual report, the 2023 SDi Global Assessment Report. As always, Global is the industry’s gold standard in market data for the laboratory instrumentation market. This year, the highest quality market information and forecasting is more important than ever; the market is strongly […]
In 2020, Keagan Skeate, a data analyst and now whistleblower, reported Praxis lab for data tampering and inflating THC levels in marijuana products tested there. In July 2022, Steep Hill, Inc. was presented with a class action lawsuit by 3 patients alleging the state-run lab intentionally overstated the amount of THC in the marijuana it […]
Later this month, SDi will publish an ambitious new title, the SDi Global Laboratory Consumables 2020 report. Obviously, consumables play an important role in the overall laboratory tools market, and we have long tracked these products in our flagship Global Assessment Report, but it’s fair to say that the Global Assessment Report focuses more detail […]
As COVID-19 has spread from its origins to almost every corner of the world over the past six months, it has engendered major changes around the globe. The virus has caused a global slowdown due to lockdowns, supply chain disruptions, and reduced production levels, while also stimulating a vaccine race among pharmaceuticals and biotech companies. […]
The world has been justly preoccupied with the spread of COVID-19 throughout the world and its effects on human health. From a science standpoint, the life science and analytical instrumentation industry has responded to help combat the disease, by supporting research into better diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the disease. From a business perspective, there […]
Many chemical and biological processes of a laboratory’s work release hazardous gases into the air and protection for personnel and the lab environment is required. The most common way to do this is with the use of a fume hood. This has created a market of hundreds of millions of dollars, as detailed in our […]
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) held its annual meeting March 29-April 3, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia. The meeting, the largest cancer research conference in the world, brought together approximately 21,000 attendees from a diverse cross section of the cancer research community, with researchers and clinicians spanning academia, government, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, […]
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Strategic Directions International (SDi), part of Science and Medicine Group, is the leading business intelligence firm in the highly specialized field of analytical and life science instruments. Its client list includes virtually every major analytical instrumentation company in the United States, Europe, and Japan. Founded in 1981, the Los Angeles-based company has published hundreds of market reports and provided proprietary consulting services for a multitude of clients.