Office Move Planned

New larger office and labs planned for move in April 2018. Still based in Livingston. We should still be able to answer emails in our normal Mon-Fri 8-4 opening hours with only perhaps a 24h delay in the week of move. Updates will be on the website and twitter

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Publication on from partner DOTF about the EBS Laser Attenuator 

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Press Release from partner DOTF about the EBS Laser Attenuator

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Partner DOTF are marketing the EBS Laser Attenuator

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Laser Attenuator Advert in October Issue of Physics World magazine

EBS are delighted to announce our first advert for the Laser Attenuator has been published in the October 2017 issue of Physics World magazine on page 44.

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Miles Briggs MSP visits EBS

Miles Briggs MSP, the Scottish Conservative and Unionist MSP for Lothian Region and Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Health & Sport visited the EBS office on Friday 22nd September to learn more about our exciting research into improving cataract diagnosis and an alternative to cataract surgery.

He even tweeted about the event!


Edinburgh Biosciences Founder Meets Her Majesty The Queen

Prof Des Smith OBE, FRS, FRSE was one of several Fellows who were invited along to this years presentation of the Royal Medals at the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE). Des was awarded his Royal Medal in 2011 and is pictured below (on the far right of the rear row) alongside other outstanding talents from the UK,

European Funded Project CATACURE complete

We are delighted to announce that EBS received notification that the European Commission has concluded that the project is complete.

Thank you to all our partners for your input and for this very favorable report outcome.

We, at EBS, are continuing the program without pause and moving the research and development forward towards human trials.

Grant Awarded

Edinburgh Biosciences Ltd. (EBS) is pleased to announce it has received a SMART: SCOTLAND grant for just under £100K to develop an Epi-fluorescence surface scanner (EFSCAN) for in situ detection of protein contamination. This grant will allow EBS to extend the pioneering collaboration with University of Edinburgh aimed at developing an instrument to allow routine screening for contamination on surgical instruments. There is growing awareness of and concern at previously unknown and undetectable levels of contamination on surgical instruments even after sterilisation. Detailed analyses undertaken using a prototype EFSCAN system show highly promising results. The SMART: SCOTLAND grant will allow further development of the system with the intention of achieving commercial readiness by the completion of the grant period.

EBS will continue its collaboration with University of Edinburgh to this end and will widen its scope of activities to include chosen hospitals in Scotland and elsewhere in UK for field trials.

EBS will also explore other markets in which biological contamination of materials is of concern.