Upcoming Event: Cell and Gene Therapy World Conference 2017

Quad Technologies will be attending the Cell and Gene Therapy World Conference in Miami, FL on January 17-20, 2017. CEO Sean Kevlahan will be participating in the panel discussion, “Pharma, biotech, regulator and tool provider perspectives: When and where to introduce automation to your workflow? And what is the actual value in doing so?”  on January 18th. Please go to …

Quad Technologies Awarded a National Science Foundation STTR Phase I Grant

    Quad Technologies has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Phase I grant to support research and development efforts addressing critical challenges associated with clinical cell processing.   The grant will support development of an Affinity Chromatographic Cell Sorting (AFFICS) System for sorting of multiple cell types from a heterogeneous mixture without the use …

Attracted to Start-Up Success: An Innovative Use of Polymer Coating for Cell Separation turns Northeastern Researchers into Entrepreneurs

Beginning in 2010, Chemical Engineer Professor Shashi Murthy, Ph.D, and his graduate students worked to develop a hydrogel coating that would adhere to individual cells, protecting them and allowing them to be separated from surrounding cells, blood and tissue. Eager to get their product- dubbed QuickGel™– into the hands of researchers, drug developers, and clinicians, the team filed for a …