Nova News: Press Releases

Nova to Hold Its 25th Annual Scholarship Awards Dinner and Fund Raiser on May 17th, 2014

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Waltham, MA (February 2nd, 2014) The Nova Scholarships were started in 1989. The Scholarship program includes two distinct scholarship funds: The Thomas Gross Scholarships, established in 1989, and the Frederick Spaziani Scholarship, established in 1992. Since the first Scholarship Awards in 1990, Nova has given a total of $1,899,000 in scholarships and awards. In 2014,… Read more »

Study demonstrates effective cell culture control and real‐time adjustment of metabolites for improved process control in development activities

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ABSTRACT: Current initiatives within the biopharmaceutical industry to adopt PAT (Process Analytical Technology) approaches in manufacturing, include activities in early process development. With adherent cell lines, online sampling for real‐time process monitoring and process adjustment is challenging due to the viscosity of the cell culture and potential blockages to sampling systems caused by microcarriers. In… Read more »

BioProfile FLEX Autosampler aids in significant productivity improvement in Genentech study.

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“This work demonstrates the application of a fully automated cell culture control, monitoring, and data processing system to achieve significant productivity improvement via dynamic feeding media optimization.” ABSTRACT: Current industry practices for large-scale mammalian cell cultures typically employ a standard platform fed-batch process with fixed volume bolus feeding. Although widely used, these processes are unable… Read more »

New Study Demonstrates Nova Max Plus Meter (SMBG) Is Most Accurate Glucose Meter

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Waltham, MA (September 22, 2011) – Nova Max® Plus proved to be more accurate than other leading brand self-monitoring blood glucose meters (SMBG) in a study presented September 14th, 2011 at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). The study was performed by the Clinical Translational Research and Innovation Center, University of Ulster,… Read more »

Strong Growth Prompts Nova Biomedical to Increase Manufacturing Capability With Purchase of 80,000 Square-foot Facility

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Waltham, MA, January 2011 — Nova Biomedical today announced that, in response to rapid growth in its diabetes and whole blood point-of-care testing products business, it has purchased an additional 80,000 square-foot manufacturing/warehouse facility in Billerica, MA. According to Lou Borrelli, Nova Biomedical CFO, “This additional state of the art manufacturing facility will ensure that… Read more »

Nova Diabetes Care Offers Free Nova Max Link Meter for Medtronic MiniMed Paradigm Pump Users

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June 10, 2011, Waltham, Ma. On May 9, 2011, LifeScan, Inc., makers of the OneTouch® UltraLink brand of blood glucose monitoring systems, announced the termination of their exclusive agreement with Medtronic MiniMed to supply MiniMed Paradigm pump users in the U.S with LifeScan’s OneTouch UltraLink glucose meter. In response to this termination announcement, Nova Diabetes… Read more »

Nova Provides $161,500 in Scholarships

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On May 21, 2011 Nova Biomedical held it’s 22nd Annual Scholarship Awards providing $161,500 to sons and daughters of its employees. A total of 40 scholarships were awarded. A panel of three deans from the University of Massachusetts and Northeastern University selected the recipients and determined the scholarship allocations. Nova has awarded over $1.6 million… Read more »

U.S. Senator Scott Brown Visits Nova Biomedical

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On April 28, 2011, United States Senator Scott Brown (R. MA) visited Nova Biomedical, the largest privately held in vitro diagnostic company in the U.S. and one of the largest employers among Massachusetts medical device companies. During his visit, Senator Brown toured Nova’s 300,000 square foot manufacturing, research and development facility in Waltham, Massachusetts, and… Read more »