Entries by Bill Kelly

Lab Spending in 2017 – Part 2

Lab Budgets and Sources of Funding in 2017: The Market Outlook for the United States, Europe and Asia is the latest report from BioInformatics LLC. The report is based on a survey of more than 1,000 life scientists who answered a detailed questionnaire about their budget and spending plans for 2017. Suppliers of laboratory instrumentation […]

Scientists on Funding & Spending Plans for 2017

The health of the life science tools industry is directly tied to the annual investments in research and development made by governments, private industry and investors. The economic climate, political pressures, societal needs and technology will all affect the outlook for laboratory spending on life science research, drug discovery and development in 2017. Despite an […]

The Importance of Market Segmentation

Since 2015, BioInformatics LLC has been collecting valuable end-user data on the markets for Real-Time PCR, Cell-Based Assays and CRISPR/Cas9 Products & Services. While companies often measure brand performance overall, it is important to remember that perceptions of your brand can vary widely across different market segments. We have just published a complimentary report comparing […]

Branding in the Life Sciences

“A word about scientists. I want to emphasize at the outset that, contrary to popular belief, scientists are not detached observers of nature and the facts they discover are not simply inherent in the natural phenomena they observe. Scientists construct facts by constantly making decisions about what they will consider significant, what experiments they should […]

Pittcon Hits Chicago

From March 5 – 9, the BioInformatics/SDi team was out in force visiting with clients and staying abreast of the analytical instrument industry’s latest developments. Pittcon is the world’s leading annual conference on laboratory science. Pittcon was attended by almost 13,000 people from industry, academia and government from around the world and featured more than […]

The Importance of Branding in Scientific Markets

This is the first in a series of posts about the importance of branding and Measuring Brand Health. Over the years, we have collected tens of thousands of responses from scientists about the techniques they use, and the products they buy. Invariably, we are told that “quality” or “reliability” are, by far, the most important […]

The 2017 Market for Laboratory Equipment

One of the broadest categories covered in our recently released 2017 SDi Global Assessment Report: The Laboratory Analytical & Life Science Instrumentation Industry is laboratory equipment segment. We define this segment as being comprised of lab centrifuges, transfection solutions, water purification systems, extraction techniques, gas generators, concentrators and evaporators, fume hoods, incubators, biological safety cabinets, […]

Modest Growth for Lab Automation in 2017

Recently, Mike Tice, our VP of Consulting Services gave a special presentation to companies exhibiting at SLAS 2017 here in DC, so lab automation is a subject near and dear to our hearts. Lab automation refers to a collection of technologies that are involved in making faster and more efficient repetitive laboratory tasks. As we […]

The Life Science Market Through 2020

In our 2017 SDi Global Assessment Report: The Analytical & Life Science Instrumentation Industry, Life Science is one of the ten major categories we cover and one of the most important. Life Science constitutes the largest market segment accounting for a quarter of the total analytical instruments market. In 2016, the Life Science market grew […]

The 2017 SDi Global Assessment Report is Here!

Strategic Directions International (SDi), a division of BioInformatics LLC, today announced the release of the 2017 Global Assessment Report: The Laboratory Analytical & Life Science Instrumentation Industry. The 800+ page report details the size, growth and depicts market share for 82 separate categories of laboratory instruments and consumables. In addition projections are made on the […]