APG-Bio to distribute Lifeonics products in the Peoples Republic of China

Lifeonics Limited, the developer of smart, in‐situ analytical devices is pleased to announce the signing of a distribution agreement with APG-Bio, a Shanghai headquartered company with 68 dealer partners nationwide, offering innovative instrument and reagent solutions to the life science and industrial markets.

APG-Bio and its partners have recently launched SMOD™, a unique, miniaturized device for non-­‐intervention monitoring of cell culture fermentation, ideally suited for laboratories growing cells in flasks. SMOD acquires optical density and temperature measurements within the flask, according to user­‐defined protocols and reports data via wireless communication to a lab-­‐based PC. Data is also made available to mobile devices over local networks.

Clive Seymour, CEO of Lifeonics comments, “APG-Bio offers truly nationwide China coverage for Lifeonics and our SMOD product. Their experienced team and large sales partner network offer us an excellent opportunity to reach the cell culture communities across the constantly growing life science and industrial markets in China”

Haixiang Wang, CEO of APG-Bio comments, “APG-Bio offers a range of instrument and reagent solutions to our customers, introducing innovative technologies, new methods and better products with emphasis on application and service support. SMOD will contribute to productivity and timely decision making for the cell culture communities that we serve and we look forward to seeing SMOD becoming a standard tool in the future”