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  • Our SeedPickers will individualize seeds from multiple batches, fully automatically

    For many process in the lab, seeds will have to be individualized for analysis or growth. This can be required for DNA extraction, germination, sowing, phenotyping and an range of other applications. Our SeedPickers will individualize seeds from multiple batches, fully automatically. This process is completely controlled by imaging, barcodes and vacuum measurements during each […]

  • The DNA-Cruiser

    The Dutch company Synchron Lab Automation developed an automated DNA extraction system with very high throughput rates by working very closely together with Festo. As a result, customers in the seed industry can collect DNA from up to 40,000 samples per day.                   Read the full article […]

  • Building blocks for custom solutions

    Developing customized laboratory automation solutions for complex liquid handling operations requires access to state-of-the-art robotics and OEM instrumentation. Flexible and modular components are essential building blocks of many of these bespoke designs, and the Xantus® XYZ robot has stood the test of time, supporting over 10 years of OEM integration by Synchron Lab Automation.   […]

  • Collaboration between Synchron and Festo (dutch)

    Inderdaad, Festo is crossing-over, op basis van ontwikkelingen, kennis en producten oorspronkelijk voor mechanisatie, veel in de automobielindustrie, nu in de wereld van petrischalen en reageerbuizen. Zoiets doe je nooit alleen. Zonder adequaat partneren lukt je dat niet. Synchron heet de sleutel op de deur. Gevestigd systeembouwer in laboratorium automatisering, ontstaan uit het aloude Wilten […]

  • Robotics is hot (Dutch)

    Iedereen heeft het opeens over robotisering. Waarom eigenlijk, vraag je je af. En waartoe die discussie? Eigenzinnig Tweede Kamerlid van de PvdA, Astrid Oosenbrug blijkt een ideale gesprekspartner te zijn om zaken te duiden rond robots, digitalisering en de Haagse politiek. Aangezien er in de FHI branche mensen rondlopen die heel nadrukkelijk bezig zijn met […]

  • Automated Formulation System

    Today, more than ever, product developers in research areas such as inks, coatings and detergents face a growing array of new challenges. Product quality, health and safety (think of REACH) requirements are not only increasingly stringent, but also fierce competition is forcing companies to develop new products in shorter time spans. HTE techniques enable product […]

  • Floyd2D Tubepicker 4x faster!

    The Floyd2D Tubepicker is giving great results in the live work field. Feedback from Lifelines, with whom we developed Floyd, is that the Floyd2D Tubepicker is 4 times faster than manual picking. Also curious how to save time in your lab, contact us via

  • Cost-efficient robotic enclosure

    Synchronlab designs, manufactures and supplies a wide range  of cost effective custom built robotic enclosures and tables. Part of our method is to continuously optimize our design. Therefore Sychron has recently delivered enclosed cells with sliding doors to a client active in the laboratory industry. Both front- and backside of the cell have sliding doors to increase optimal […]

  • Synchron invests in 3D printing capabilities

    To increase the time-to-market of new innovative lab automation solutions Synchron invested in 3D printing equipment. By using 3D printing Synchron is now able to make proto type components for new systems themselves. According to the product development team 3D printing has resulted in lower costs and faster turnaround times to make smart automation parts. […]

  • Synchron makes retrieval of samples easier

    Introducing the Floyd 2d Tubepicker. We developped a unique tubepicker which makes individual retrieval of your highly valuable samples easier than ever. The usage of the 2d tubepicker allows an easy and fast collection of samplestubes. Floyd is useful for a wide range of applications including biobanking, drug discovery and many other life science research […]