News & Events


20th Mar 2019

Valitacell Announce Launch of the New Valita®TITER PLUS!

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NEWS – DUBLIN - Valitacell, the biotechnology company accelerating the manufacture of biotherapeutics, announced today that they are launching the Valita®TITER PLUS assay at the upcoming Bioprocessing International Europe event. The extended range of the Quantum platform - Valita®TITER PLUS - can measure protein titer concentration across a wide dynamic range – while maintaining accuracy and speed.

Every day, researchers ask themselves a key question about their samples:  How much protein titer do I have? To get the answers, they typically need to run experiments on specialised instruments which wastes valuable time and sample. Valita®TITER PLUS now offers scientists a solution to measure antibody titer across a much wider dynamic range, from the same low-volume sample.

The Valita®TITER range of assays deliver the best of three key attributes — accuracy, simplicity and speed. With just 5 µL, Valita®TITER PLUS quantifies concentration in less than 2.5 minutes on a plate reader across concentrations of 50 – 2000 mg/L. Researchers working with a full plate can quantify 96 samples in less than 45 minutes. For heavy duty workflows, users can connect to a liquid handler to eliminate hands-on time. 

"We are delighted to bring this product to the market, which delivers IgG antibody protein quantification across a much broader dynamic range," said Terry MmcWade, CEO at Valitacell. “Antibody titer is a key parameter that researchers must measure. ValitaTITER PLUS allows researchers to do this in a simple, speedy and high-throughput manner.”

Join Valitacell's product expert Hannah Byrne, Ph.D. who will be presenting on the technology at the upcoming BPI conference on the 3rd of April at 12.30.

10th Mar 2019

Valitacell Welcome IRC Fellow to Lead Media Design Platform for MSC Manufacturing

We are delighted to welcome IRC fellow Dr Marilina Piemontese to the team! Marilina was awarded the enterprise partnership postdoctoral fellowship to develop a novel media design platform for MSC manufacturing.

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06 Mar 2019

Valitacell is looking forward to presenting at this years Bioprocessing International meeting in Vienna.

Join Valitacell's Hannah Byrne, Ph.D. who will be presenting at the event on the 3rd of April at 12.30.

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21 Feb 2019

Valitacell and Solentim announce collaboration to accelerate discovery and development of biologic drugs and advanced cell therapies

NEWS – DUBLIN & BOURNEMOUTH, 21st February 2019: Valitacell, a biotechnology company transforming cell-based manufacturing, and Solentim, a global leader in cell line development instrumentation, today announce a new collaboration to enable earlier identification of biological candidates and to accelerate the development of breakthrough medicines.

Valitacell’s novel in-line analytical profiling technologies and its data driven/machine learning approach, together with Solentim’s innovative image-driven liquid handling and cell measurement technology, will transform current workflows, creating a streamlined, automated platform which synergises precise cell manipulations, attribute-rich profiling of clones and earlier decision making.

"This collaboration combines our expertise in both biotherapeutics and emergent cellular therapy, and will optimise the process of drug discovery. We look forward to working in partnership with Solentim as we continue to discover and develop life-saving medicines that improve patients’ lives", said Dr. Terry McWade, CEO of Valitacell.

Dr Ian Taylor, Chief Commercial Officer of Solentim, added, “We are delighted to be collaborating with Valitacell – this combination of technologies will provide a further component to our unique integrated solution for accelerating stable cell line development workflows. It will provide significant benefits for richer clone information and earlier decision-making on the best candidates to progress.

Further details of the collaboration will be announced in the coming weeks.

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06 Feb 2019

Valitacell Ltd and Andrew Alliance SA Collaborate to Automate Critical Aspects of Cell Line Development

Valitacell are excited to announce the strategic partnership with Andrew Alliance to automate critical aspects of the cell line development pathway & efficiently optimize laboratory processes to make intelligent, data driven decisions during the drug development process. Read the full press release here.

05 Feb 2019

We are pleased to feature in the NIBRT 2018 annual report as industry-aligned research collaborators, amongst leaders such as Thermo Fisher Scientific, Siemens and Kerry. You can download the full report below.

04 Feb 2018

Valitacell Trending Series: Automation in Biopharma

Our suite of technologies are fully automatable to enable optimised workflows, that’s why we are shining a light on the growing opportunities in bioprocess automation, as biotherapeutic manufacturers consider their automation strategy. . Watch Valitacell expert Dr Hannah Byrne discuss how automation is changing drug manufacturing as we know it.


07 Jan 2018

We’re delighted to announce another patent approval - this time for the Quantum platform - ValitaTITER which can now quantify up to 1.5 g/L of antibody!

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11 Dec 2018

We're looking forward to presenting at this years ACTIP meeting in Stockholm. The event covers cutting-edge developments in research and production related to animal cell technology.

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06 Dec 2018

Check out our recent publication on ChemStress Fingerprinting in the International Biopharmaceutical Industry Journal on how to introduce biomanufacturing process control.

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28 Nov 2018

Another Patent Approval! We're announcing the European patent approval for a method of determining a compositional or functional characteristic of cell culture media.

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Watch Valitacell expert Dr Karen Coss explain the current importance of cell culture media, the challenges that exist, bespoke media and how our ChemStress Fingerprinting technology can benefit the industry.

01 Nov 2018

We’re delighted to announce our Innovation partnership with NIBRT to innovate the way that life-saving medicines are made. The Enterprise Ireland co-funded initiative will help innovate the production of new biopharma therapies for patients.

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01 Nov 2018

Valitacell Trending Series: Cell Culture Media: Current challenges, bespoke media and ChemStress

Watch Valitacell expert Dr Karen Coss explain the current challenges that exist in the market, the role that bespoke media has to play and how Valitacell’s ChemStress technology can offer process control of the media environment.


12 Oct 2018

This week we’ve been hosting our UK team and advisors on-site for the Valitacell technical symposium!

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08 Oct 2018

Come meet us at the Bioproduction’s Bioanalytical and formulation Summit at Booth 62, don’t miss our podium presentation in the Cell Line Development and Engineering stream.

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21 Sept 2018

Catch Valitacell CEO Dr Terry mcWade - presenting at the EIC innovators summit in Berlin

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03 Sept 2018

We are looking forward to sponsoring the upcoming Bioproduction Congress in Dublin. Catch our talk on Monday the 8th of October at 10.30 with data expert Dr Paul Dobson.

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01 Sept 2018

Another Patent Approval! We're announcing the European patent approval for a method of predicting phenotypic instability in a cell.

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26 Aug 2018

Looking forward to The Bioprocessing Summit in Boston! Join us at booth 212 and don't miss our podium presentation!

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3 Jul 2018

Valitacell presents at the CALIN R&D and Innovation support for life sciences

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7 Jun 2018

Patent Approved! 

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17 May 2018

Thanks for visiting us at Cell Line Development & Engineering Asia, in Shanghai. 

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08 May 2018

Attending Cell Line Development & Engineering Asia in May? Join us at Booth 24, or at one of our selected podium and poster presentations.. 

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25 Apr 2018

Thanks for joining us at BPI Europe where our technical expert Dr Hannah Byrne presented our novel analytical technologies for cell line development.

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10 Apr 2018

Join us at Booth 93 at BPI Europe

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20 Mar 2018

Join us at the Bioprocessing Summit Lisbon? Join us at Booth 11!

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11 Mar 2018

Attending the Bioprocessing Summit? Join us at booth 11 or at one of our selected talks:

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26 Jan 2018

Tecan publish application note on the ValitaTITER assay - download here > Download

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16 Jan 2018

Molecular Devices publish application note on Streamlining the workflow for measuring IgG in cell line development using ValitaTITER

You can find out more by downloading the PDF here.

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27 Nov 2017

BMG Labtech publish application note on the ValitaTITER assay

Download the PDF here.

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15 Nov 2017

ValitaTITER featured in the Fall issue of BioTek TekTalk series

Catch up on the latest issue here .

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6 Oct 2017

Valitacell awarded 'Pharma Start-up of the year' by the Irish Pharma Awards

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19 Sept 2017

Valitacell will be exhibiting at biotech week boston booth #1027

Catch us at BPI booth #1027 or check out Professor David James' talk on Sept. 28th at 8.15am on 'How to harness & measure CHO cell genetic and functional instability for improving cell factory performance'.


15 Sept 2017

Valitacell's ChemStress featured in GEN article on  'Solving the puzzle of cell culture optimization'

Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology News GEN has featured Valitacells technology ChemStress in a recent article  on how 'assembling a jigsaw puzzle is not nearly as tricky as tricky as building a stable and productive bioprocess',  and how ChemStress is helping solve this problem. Read the article in full here.

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14 Sept 2017

Valitacell Profile in Irish Times as finalists for The Irish Times Innovation Award

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17 Aug 2017

Valitacell Publish paper in Analytical biochemistry

The publication entitled 'High-throughput quantitation of Fc-containing Recombinant Proteins in cell culture supernatant by fluorescence polarisation spectroscopy' can be downloaded in full here

15 Aug 2017

Valitacell shortlisted for three prizes at the pharma awards

Valitacell has been nominated for three awards at this years Pharma Awards


07 Aug 2017

valitacell are attending the Bioprocessing Summit, Boston, Find us at Booth #604 

Valitacell will be attending the 9th annual Bioprocessing Summit in Boston this year from the 21st - 25th August. Say hello!

17 Jul 2017

valitacell named Ones to Watch by business and finance 

Business and Finance has highlighted Valitacell as one of the top movers and shakers in the country. Read full profile here. 


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