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Edinburgh Instruments announces partnership with Bio-Rad and its KnowItAll Raman Spectral Identification Program

Date Announced: 11 Nov 2019

Edinburgh, UK -- To mark the recent launch of Edinburgh Instruments' new RM5 Raman Microscope, the company has announced its partnership with Bio-Rad and its KnowItAll Raman Spectral Identification Partner Program. The partnership enables Edinburgh Instruments to give its customers access to the largest Raman Spectral Database and Raman Identification Software.

As a Bio-Rad Raman Spectral Identification Partner, Edinburgh Instruments Raman Microscope customers will receive a one-year subscription to Bio-Rad’s KnowItAll Raman Identification Pro enabling them to identify spectra with patented tools that are only available from Bio-Rad. This means that when identifying unknown compounds with Raman spectroscopy, Edinburgh Instruments customers will benefit from a comprehensive, high-quality database of reference Raman spectra and advanced software technology providing a streamlined customer experience. Bio-Rad offers the largest collection of Raman spectra in the world along with fast and accurate spectral search software.

Dr Roger Fenske, Edinburgh Instruments CEO, says “For many years our customers have been asking us for a Raman instrument that performs to the same high standard as our fluorescence instrumentation.  Recently, we were proud to launch our Raman Microscope, RM5, which embodies the quality and spirit of our existing product range that our customers know and love.  Our instrument is intuitive, well-engineered and with state-of-the-art performance.  It is only right that we partner with the leading provider of spectral identification software.”

BIO-RAD and KNOWITALL are trademarks of Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. in certain jurisdictions.

About Edinburgh Instruments

Edinburgh Instruments is a global leader in the research, development and manufacturing of state-of-the-art spectroscopic instrumentation for over 40 years. During this time, a worldwide reputation for quality and innovation has been established. Edinburgh Instruments primarily designs and manufactures bespoke spectroscopic systems for various spectroscopy markets including Photoluminescence, Raman, UV-Vis and Transient Absorption.

Edinburgh Instruments was formed in 1971 as the first spin-out from Heriot-Watt University and the first private company on Britain's first University "Research Park”. Edinburgh Instruments (EI) is now located in purpose-built facilities just outside Edinburgh, where it employs over 100 people.

EI has an extensive global distribution network and has a highly prized reputation for the delivery of high quality, accurate instrumentation together with one to one customer service support.

In February 2013 Edinburgh Instruments Ltd was acquired by Techcomp Europe Group Ltd.


Alistair Rennie
Edinburgh Instruments
2 Bain Square, Kirkton Campus
EH54 7DQ. UK
Tel: +44 1506 425 300

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