Harvard Bioscience, Inc.
| Nasdaq: HBIO
Harvard Bioscience, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets broad range of specialized products, primarily apparatus and scientific instruments. The company operates through the following segments: Life Science Research Tools and Regenerative Medicine Device. The Life Science Research Tools segment is engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of specialized products, primarily apparatus and scientific instruments, used to advance life science research at pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities and government laboratories worldwide. The Regenerative Medicine Device segment is engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of devices used by clinicians and researchers in the field of regenerative medicine. Its products primarily target ADMET testing and molecular biology application areas. Its ADMET testing products include absorption diffusion chambers that measure the absorption of a drug into the bloodstream; well equilibrium dialysis plate for serum protein binding assays; organ testing systems; infusion pumps; behavioral products used in neuroscience, cardiology, psychological, and respiratory studies to evaluate the effects of situational stimuli, drugs, and nutritional infusions on motor and sensory, activity, and learning and test behavior; cell injection systems; ventilators; and electroration products. The company's molecular biology products consist of molecular biology spectrophotometers, DNA/RNA/protein calculators, multi-well plate readers, amino acid analysis systems, liquid dispensers, and gel electrophoresis systems, as well as liquid handling consumables primarily pipettes, pipette tips, autoradiography films, gloves, thermal cycler accessories, and reagents. It also distributes various devices, instruments, and consumable items used in experiments involving cells, tissues, organs, and animals in the fields of proteomics, physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, cell biology, molecular biology, and toxicology. The company sells its products through catalog, Website, distributors, and direct sales force. Harvard Bioscience was founded in 1901 and is headquartered in Holliston, MA.