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Enabling Technologies Consortium and Axcend Collaborate to Develop, Produce and Commercialize a Compact HPLC that Meets ETC Pharmaceutical Member Requirements

Next generation, compact high-performance liquid chromatography system sought that can be mounted inside a fume hood with “on-demand” operation and small volume components to improve efficiency and streamline analytical processes March 9, 2021 — Axcend® and Enabling Technologies Consortium (ETC) today announced that ETC has awarded a one-year contract to Axcend to collaborate on the…

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Axcend Awarded a Phase II SBIR Grant from the National Institutes of Health

This Phase II SBIR Grant continues successful Phase I research by Axcend to develop a “Portable Liquid Chromatography Platform for Diverse Pharmaceutical Applications” March 4, 2021 — Axcend® today announced that it has been awarded a Phase II SBIR Grant to continue its work in developing a “Portable Liquid Chromatography Platform for Diverse Pharmaceutical Applications.”…

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Axcend Adds Two Separation Science Industry Sales and Service Veterans to its Team

PROVO, Utah — August 10, 2020 — Axcend® today announced that it has hired two seasoned employees to fill significant sales and service roles to help support the rapid adoption of its innovative and award-winning portable liquid chromatography system – the Axcend Focus LC®. Sheldon Henderson has joined Axcend as Director of U.S. Sales, while…

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Axcend & Microsaic to Hold 2 Free LC/MS Webinars Next Week

PROVO, Utah and WOKING, England — May 7, 2020 — Axcend® and Microsaic Systems (AIM:MSYS) will hold two free webinars next week for chemists and separation scientists interested in exploring new opportunities in liquid chromatography / mass spectrometry analysis. The webinars will focus on the benefits of combining Axcend’s breakthrough, capillary-based high-performance liquid chromatography system (the Axcend…

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Axcend to Hold A Free HigherEd Webinar this Thursday, April 30

PROVO, Utah — April 28, 2020 — Axcend® will hold a free webinar this Thursday (April 30) for educators and researchers interested in learning how the Axcend Focus LC® can be used in both classroom and research settings in higher education. This HigherEd webinar will begin at 12noon Mountain Time (2pm ET / 1pm CT /…

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Axcend® and Microsaic Systems Enter a Worldwide Integration and Joint Marketing and Sales Agreement

The new agreement allows both parties to combine the robust and compact Mass Spectrometry (MS) systems from Microsaic with the hand-portable and powerful high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) systems from Axcend. The combo LC/MS solutions give scientists a clear advantage for small footprint, easy-to-use and cost-competitive analytical options. PROVO, Utah and WOKING, England — February 27,…

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30-Year Chromatography Sales Leader, Ross Hansen, Joins Axcend as VP, Sales

New global sales executive says the Axcend Focus LC is the “most exciting HPLC system of the last three decades” PROVO, Utah — July 16, 2019 — Axcend® today announced that Ross Hansen has joined the company as its Vice President, Sales. In his executive role with the company, Hansen is responsible for leading and directing…

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Axcend Co-Founder & Chief Science Officer, Dr. Milton L. Lee, Receives the 2019 Giorgio Nota Medal from the Italian Chemical Society

Milton L. Lee, Ph.D. received the prestigious 2019 Giorgio Nota Medal from the Italian Chemical Society yesterday afternoon during the 43rd annual International Symposium on Capillary Chromatography (ISCC), held this year in Fort Worth, Texas. Recipients of the Medal are recognized for significant achievement in capillary liquid chromatography. In connection with the Medal presentation, Dr. Lee also presented a lecture titled “Portable Capillary Liquid Chromatography” after the Medal ceremony.

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Dr. Milton L. Lee, Axcend® Co-Founder & Chief Science Officer, Receives the Prestigious 2019 ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry

“Milton L. Lee, Ph.D. (Co-Founder & Chief Science Officer of Axcend) received the Prestigious 2019 ACS Award in Analytical Chemistry from the American Chemical Society during its national meeting last week. Presenting the Award to Dr. Lee is Bonnie A. Charpentier, Ph.D., current president of the ACS (left), and Michelle V. Buchanan, Ph.D., Deputy for Science and Technology at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (right).”

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Axcend® Corporation Execs and Scientists to Deliver Six Presentations at Pittcon 2019

PROVO, Utah and PITTSBURGH, Pa. — March 14, 2019 — Axcend® today announced that its executives and scientists will deliver six presentations, symposia and public demonstrations next week during the Pittcon 2019 Conference and Exhibition. During Pittcon 2019, Axcend will also conduct real-time demonstrations in Booth #1538 of its now shipping Axcend Focus LC®: a…

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