tebu-bio becomes Stemgent-Asterand's Exclusive New European Distributor for Stem Cell Reagents

By: tebu-bio, Stemgent-Asterand
LE PERRAY-EN-YVELINES, France - July 1, 2014 - PRLog -- Stemgent-Asterand (http://www.stemgent.com), an innovative provider of  cellular reprogramming reagents and iPS cell reprogramming services, and tebu-bio (http://www.tebu-bio.com) are pleased to announce their new sales and marketing agreement effective July 15, 2014. tebu-bio is a leading European distributor of life science reagents with an extensive network of offices and sales representatives spanning 9 countries.

Under the terms of the agreement, tebu-bio will provide sales, marketing and application support of Stemgent-Asterand’s products in Europe. Through the partnership, tebu-bio will expand the reach of Stemgent-Asterand’s stem cell reprogramming reagents, small molecules, antibodies, cytokines and media to researchers across the whole of Europe, through their local offices in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Denmark, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom and Ireland. The agreement will expand Stemgent-Asterand’s global network.

Stemgent-Asterand’s Chief Commercial Officer, Peter Ferrigno, stressed how important the European market is to Stemgent-Asterand’s stem cell reagent business. “We selected tebu-bio for their ability to provide a high level of technical and application support to European stem cell researchers. tebu-bio’s well established research customer base, and presence with sales offices throughout Europe will help Stemgent-Asterand gain rapid market presence in Europe, one of the largest regions of the world for iPSC Research Labs.”

Donald van Dijk, CEO of tebu-bio states “We are very pleased to add Stemgent-Asterand’s products to our existing cellular biology portfolio, clearly demonstrating our dedication to providing our customers throughout Europe with innovative, high-quality reagents and service they are entitled to expect from us.”

tebu-bio’s large customer base includes both public institutes and private companies in Life Sciences. Donald van Dijk adds  “Our locally based specialists will be keen to introduce Stemgent-Asterand’s products to researchers with whom they are in contact day-to-day, and to guide them in choosing the products suited to their stem-cell related projects.”

About Stemgent-Asterand

Stemgent-Asterand is engaged in working alongside some of the world's leading stem cell scientists in developing innovative technology and application solutions for the advancement of stem cell research. Stemgent's mission is to help simplify and support cellular reprogramming by producing research tools being designed by leading stem cell researchers worldwide. Stemgent's product offering includes: reprogramming systems, media, small molecules, antibodies, customized services, and training programs. In 2012, the company merged with Asterand which provides well characterized human tissue specimens through its XpressBANK™ biorepository and its PhaseZERO™ human-tissue custom services platform.

For more information, visit www.stemgent.com and www.asterand.com.

About tebu-bio

tebu-bio is a leading distributor of Life Science Reagents and Lab Services throughout Europe, offering Life Science Researchers access to a comprehensive catalogue of over 650 000 antibodies, primary cells, molecular biology products, recombinant proteins, miRNA…  tebu-bio’s teams of specialists offer researchers advice on choosing and using the best products, that have been selected for their innovation, reliability and highest quality.

tebu-bio’s European based laboratories provide standard or custom R&D contract services, as well as their own knockdown cell lines SilenciX®, primary cells, and a recently introduced range of Atto-dyes.

For more information, visit www.tebu-bio.com.

Contact for Stemgent-Asterand:
Peter Ferrigno, CCO
phone: 908.963.2471

Contact for tebu-bio:
Jean-François Têtu, Sales Manager – Cell Products
phone: +33 1 30 46 39 00

Sara Pierre
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