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Presentation Videos from the World’s 1st International Pharmaceutical Seminar on Transmission Raman Spectroscopy Available Online

Videos of the presentations from the world’s 1st TRS seminar for quantitative pharmaceutical analysis can be viewed on demand at www.cobaltlight.com/trs100seminar. More than 70 delegates from across the globe gathered in Oxford in December for the first ever international seminar on the use of Transmission Raman Spectroscopy (TRS) in quantitative pharmaceutical analysis. Hosted by Cobalt, the seminar featured presentations from experienced transmission Raman users at Actavis, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Janssen, GSK and AbbVie, with a regulatory perspective presented by the UK's M...


Cobalt Light Systems Launches the Insight200M Liquid Explosive Detection System

Cobalt Light Systems is pleased to announce the launch of Insight200M. Insight200M is a new Liquid Explosive Detection System that uses the same principles of operation as the highly successful Insight100M, which is currently deployed at more than 70 airports globally including eight out of ten of Europe’s largest hubs. Insight200M has been tested by ECAC and has met the requirements for Type B Standard 3 and Type A Standard 3. Developed with support from the US Government and Innovate UK, Insight200M retains all the advantages of the Insight100 series of Liquid Explosive Detection...


Cobalt Light Systems Wins Innovate UK Award

Cobalt Light Systems has won Innovate UK’s SME Innovation Award for its scanning technology that detects the chemical contents of passengers’ unopened containers to prevent potentially explosive materials being smuggled onto aircraft. Cobalt won the award for 'Innovation leading to new markets', reflecting the development of products that address the stringent regulations required for export worldwide. Cobalt was founded in 2008 as a spin-out from the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). The company received support and funding from the UK Government and ...


New Paper Describes Five Ingredient Pharmaceutical Tablet Analysis using Transmission Raman Spectroscopy

A new Cobalt paper published in the Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis describes - for the first time - comprehensive quantification of tablets with multiple...


Actavis UK Describes their Regulatory Approval Process for Content Uniformity Testing using Transmission Raman Spectroscopy

Actavis UK has written about how the generics manufacturing giant gained approval to use transmission Raman spectroscopy to release product as an alternative content uniformity (CU) test. The ...