The post COVID-19 landscape will incorporate new tools designed to address challenges in both the lab and the field -- technologies that may be essential as we move to higher standards of safety, efficiency, and automation.
2020 was shaping up to be a benchmark year for the maturing industry. Although no one could have predicted the current pandemic and ensuing economic challenges, the storm that currently clouds the industry may give way to brighter skies in the months to come.
New potency analysis products span the spectrum, from novel cannabis testing techniques such as FTIR and NMR spectroscopies, to innovative sampling techniques and more. Here is a brief view of new products on the market.
GenTech Scientific is the trusted partner – providing premium refurbished analytical instrumentation and service to cannabis labs around the world. We offer solutions for profiling, testing, characterization, screening and more, at a fraction of the cost of new equipment.
As a vital resource, this annual event focuses on the latest in lab instrumentation and provides a forum for the science that drives technology innovation. Here is a snapshot of this year’s show.
The new decade holds both promise and remaining challenges for widespread adoption of mass spectrometry in the clinical lab
Terpenes testing presents difficulties across the industry, largely due to the nature of the compounds and the diversity of instrumentation and methods employed by testing laboratories. This issue highlights the need for better defined standardized methodologies and higher levels of collaboration throughout the testing community.
Access to high-quality analytical materials and resources can ensure testing laboratories operate at the highest levels of accuracy and precision -- supporting transparent, clean, and safe cannabis products.
Compound profiling by multi-dimensional gas chromatography combined with high performance mass spectrometry offers a powerful approach for cannabis strain type authentication, quality control, and study of the underpinning details of the “entourage effect”.
The “smart” laboratory trend has now expanded to include “intelligent” high-end analytical devices – aiming to increase workflow efficiencies and instrument productivity -- while reducing costs and instrument downtime.