Lab Automation Network
pantaBio Launches Cloud Lab Services
Stuttgart-based pantaBio AG is Europe's first cloud lab. Founder and CEO Helmut Koester started developing the intelligent pantaBio web frontend in 2016 and installed the first assay robots in 2017. Since Q4 2017, pantaBio offers it's cloud lab services to customers from academia and pharma/biotech industry.
Automation promises not only a better utilization of human resources, it also reduces variability, and increases reproducibility and thus the quality of results. pantaBio provides a flexible platform for rent that can be utilized for many different assay types. There are no development cost and no large upfront costs to buy automatable equipment. The added benefits of developing assays directly on such a platform is that the assays can easily be scaled, translated into clinical or commercial applications, and can easily be shared with other laboratories.