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ProKyma Technologies

ProKyma Technologies Limited has made a breakthrough in the automated handling of magnetic particles.

We are using the company’s unique approach to magnetic particle handling (the KymaSep module) to develop instrumentation & consumables for the In Vitro Diagnostics and Life Sciences research sectors.
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Background

A spinout from Dstl, Porton Down, ProKyma was formed to exploit Dstl's research into separation technologies.

ProKyma is using the company's unique approach to magnetic particle handling (the KymaSep module) to develop instrumentation & consumables for the In Vitro Diagnostics and Life Sciences research sectors.

The heart of the system is a flow-through fluidics module, which holds magnetic particles and automates the washing and reagent addition stages, whilst also providing an active mixing environment, thereby speeding up reaction times

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History

In September 2006 ProKyma Technologies Limited was registered as a spin-out company from Ploughshare Innovations. Ploughshare Innovations manages technology transfer on behalf of Dstl, the Ministry of Defence's Defence Science & Technology Laboratory; an organisation of some 3,500 plus staff devoted to providing the UK Government with independent expertise on defence and security-related issues.
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