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Trinean Gets ISO Certification

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Trinean today said that it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system.

The Belgian maker of microfluidic spectrophotometry platforms said the certification relates to the design, research and development, production, and sales of its lab equipment. The auditing and certification were performed by SGS, the firm noted.

Trinean's DropSense96 droplet reader was recently chosen by the UK Biobank to quantify molecules during the DNA extraction stage of a large genotyping project.

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