SLAS 2017: New Product Families Unveiled
BioInformatics LLC was pleased to meet with many clients in town for the annual SLAS conference held February 4–8 in Washington, DC. Attendance was down 19.3% from last year, when the show was held in San Diego, California, but boasted an additional 400 participants compared to 2015, when the show was last held in Washington, DC. The West Coast edition of the show is typically more popular, according to SLAS. The number of exhibitors fell 8.1% to 320. SLAS 2018 will be held February 3–7 in San Diego, California.
BioInformatics’ Vice President of Consulting Services, Mike Tice, gave a special presentation to SLAS exhibitors, highlighting SDi market data and trends for five categories of life science instrumentation and product markets: genetic assays and technologies, cellular and biochemical assays, and automation and equipment. The fastest growing markets over a five-year period within these categories are expected to be imaging techniques, cellular and biochemical assays, and analytical technologies.