This year marks the 30th anniversary of the publication of SDI’s first Global Assessment Report in December of 1989. This was our first attempt to provide a comprehensive look at the entire analytical instrument industry. The spiral-bound tome weighed in at a trim 136 pages plus appendices. Over the ensuing 30 years, we have expanded […]

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, […]

Strategic Directions International (SDi), just released the 2019 Global Assessment Report: The Analytical and Life Science Instrumentation Industry. In this article we discuss some key trends our analysts observed in 2018 and where we believe the industry will find opportunities for growth in 2019 and the upcoming years. The 1000+ page report details updated size, growth and […]

“What’s the first thing you think of when you hear Ebola?” asked speaker John Dye, PhD, of the U.S. Army Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases at the American Society for Microbiology’s (ASM) Biothreats conference, held last week in Arlington, Virginia. Ebola was one of the most talked about high-consequence pathogens at the event. However, the […]