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Cobalt Light Systems Launches New US Company

Cobalt Light Systems, Ltd announces the formation of a US subsidiary company to support increasing demand for its novel pharmaceutical products. The new Cobalt Light Systems, Inc. office, based in Reston, VA, opened in November 2014 and has appointed Dr Matthew Bloomfield, an experienced, long-standing Cobalt employee, to oversee operations. Since forming in 2008, Cobalt has targeted the global pharma market from the UK. Due to increased demand, Cobalt has expanded operations outside the UK into North America, which is the world’s single biggest market for analytical products. Dr P...


Cobalt Light Systems Exhibiting and Presenting at Pittcon 2015

Cobalt will be exhibiting its line of pharmaceutical analysis products at Pittcon this year. Live demonstrations of Cobalt’s TRS100 and RapID instruments will be available at the booth. The TRS100 is designed to replace HPLC for quicker, less resource-intensive content uniformity testing – see a working instrument quantifying the API capsules and tablets in real time. RapID allows non-invasive raw materials ID through unopened non-transparent containers, such as sacks, FIBCs, bottle and tubs. Also, at the show there will be two 15-20 minute talks on the technologies: Qu...


Cobalt System in First Human Bone Disease Trial, Plus Historical Bone Disease Studies

Cobalt Light Systems’ Raman Instrument used in non-invasive scanning of patients looking for chronic and debilitating diseases such as osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) and osteoporosis in new research study. Researchers from University College London (UCL), the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital (RNOH) used a technique known as Spatially Offset Raman Spectroscopy (SORS), which enables substances to be analysed and identified through barriers, including biological tissues. In trials, the SORS instrument, based o...


Transmission Raman Method Gains Regulatory Approval for Content Uniformity Batch Release Test

Cobalt Light Systems is pleased to announce that a major pharmaceutical company has gained regulatory approval to release products using Cobalt’s TRS100 instrument instead of by HPLC. This is...


Cobalt Paper on High-Throughput Transmission Raman Spectroscopy Selected as 'Hot Article'

Paper published in the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Analyst journal, entitled “Development of Transmission Raman Spectroscopy towards the in line, high throughput and non-dest...