COPAN Group Announces the Untimely Death of Its Beloved CEO and General Manager, Daniele Triva

September 2, 2014

COPAN Group announces with great sadness that, on July 30th, 2014, its beloved, charismatic and eclectic leader, Daniele Triva passed away at his home in Italy, after a seven-month battle with Esophageal Gastric cancer. Daniele was 54 years old and…

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Beckman Coulter Diagnostics and COPAN Announce Expansion of Distribution Agreement for Automated Sample Processing Systems and Digital Microbiology

August 10, 2014

Beckman Coulter Diagnostics and COPAN Group have entered into an amendment to their distribution agreement that expands their relationship into new products and geographic territories. Additional products include COPAN’s WASPLab automated, front-end robotic specimen processing, full lab automation and digital microbiology system.

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UTM™ and ESwab™ Are Ideal Collection and Transport Systems for Diagnosis of Patients with Whooping Cough

July 9, 2014

UTM™ is a cross-platform medium proven to be good for viruses, as well as Bordetella. COPAN’s complete array of products have a proven track record, through numerous clinical and scientific publications, demonstrating their high quality and reliability. COPAN has experience responding to epidemics, like Whooping Cough, by producing products for specimen collection and transport in a timely manner.

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May 19, 2014

OPAN and MetaSystems GmbH are pleased to announce they have signed a global and exclusive agreement for the integration of automatic microscopy slide scanning system, provided by MetaSystems, with WASPLab™.

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COPAN Announces WASP® Distribution Agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in the United States

February 28, 2014

COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. announced today a distribution agreement for COPAN WASP®: Walk-Away Specimen Processor with Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. in the United States.

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COPAN Flocked Swabs and UTM™ Viral Transport Media Available in Response to pH1N1 Upsurge

January 10, 2014

During the 2009 H1N1 outbreak, COPAN invested tremendously in production capacity to meet the global demand, so we are more than prepared to handle the increased demand we are seeing now” says Norman Sharples, CEO of COPAN Diagnostics, Inc. “As the leader in collection and transport systems, we have the infrastructure needed to meet the demand in a timely manner.

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Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program Announces Decision to Acquire COPAN’s WASPLab, the Next Generation Full Laboratory Automation and Digital Bacteriology System

September 3, 2013

The Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program, one of the largest lab networks in Canada, serving more than 1.4 million residents across the Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant Local Health Integration Network (HNHB LHIN), announced today the decision to purchase COPAN’s WASPLab, the latest generation of full laboratory automation and digital microbiology system. Installation is scheduled for the last quarter of 2013 at Hamilton General Hospital.

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The CHU de Québec and COPAN Achieve Landmark First Installation in North America of Next Generation Full Laboratory Automation and Digital Bacteriology System, WASPLab

June 24, 2013

The CHU de Québec, one of the most important healthcare institutions in the province of Québec and one of the biggest in Canada, and COPAN Diagnostics, Inc., announced today the full installation of WASPLab, the latest generation of full laboratory automation and digital microbiology system in Hôpital de l’Enfant-Jésus, one of the five hospitals forming the CHU de Québec. This hospital and COPAN group worked closely and collaboratively to deliver North America’s fastest seamless solution for full laboratory automation.

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WASP® ID Disc Application Feature Allows for Complete Automation in the Specimen Setup Process

March 7, 2013

Copan Diagnostics announced this week the launch of the ID Disc Application module for the Walk-Away Specimen Processor, WASP® The new feature joins the many tasks which have already been automated by WASP® such as planting and streaking, broth inoculation…

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UTM™ Available This Flu Season

January 16, 2013

Despite high seasonal flu levels, COPAN has plenty of UTM™ and it continues to work to ensure uninterrupted supply. Rely on COPAN’s UTM™ – don’t be fooled by similar products that need to be revalidated.

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