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DORNIER LabTech Systems brings latest PIRO® intelligent pipetting to dPCR/NGS event

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March 30th 2017
Lindau, Germany: – Laboratory engineering specialist DORNIER LabTech Systems GmbH (DORNIER LTS) will bring the latest iteration of its ground-breaking PIRO® personal pipetting robot on its return to the International Gene Quantification Symposium and Industrial Exhibition Event (dPCR & NGS 2017) held at Technical University of Munich.

DORNIER LTS will be present on the stand of one of its leading partners, the Wasserburg am Bodensee-based laboratory equipment supplier LTF-Labortechnik GmbH.

Advanced qPCR capabilities

Its display will feature live demonstrations of the latest PIRO model. The demonstrations, led by DORNIER LabTech Systems product specialist Florian Glaser, will show the PIRO systems extensive capabilities as a personal pipetting robot with its powerful software for qPCR and all molecular biology related laboratory tasks.

“We will be able to show potential end users that the PIRO indeed represents ‘Intelligent pipetting at its best’ combining high end liquid handling quality with perfect ease of use,” said Mr. Glaser.

Drag and drop functionality

“For example, the system offers hassle-free qPCR programming with a simple drag & drop interface and guidance within the software,” said Glaser.

“PIRO´s automated supervision of all pipetting steps and pipetted volumes provides perfect traceability for all PCR fields in research and diagnostic applications,” he added.


DORNIER LabTech Systems GmbH (DORNIER LTS) is a wholly owned daughter company of the German manufacturer DORNIER with decades of experience in aerospace and building robotics equipment. As a pipetting specialist, it develops, produces and markets ‘Made in Germany ‘premium-quality, flexible and easy to use benchtop liquid handling systems. Its heritage as a respected aircraft builder is reflected in high quality, precision and reliability. Service and customer focus are key cornerstones of the DORNIER LTS company philosophy.

The company specializes in creating reliable and easy to use high precision liquid handling devices that aid laboratory automation. DORNIER LTS has developed affordable high precision liquid handling robotic technologies, in particular the newly developed PIRO® pipetting small robot that integrates high throughput benefits within a compact and easy to handle device.

The PIRO® has been designed for the needs of qPCR laboratories allowing versatility, precision, reproducibility, and safety combined with an intuitive drag and drop software for easy use and setup of reactions. Even though the PIRO® has a small bench top footprint, it allows for 16 positions to be used. Setting up 384-well plates without running out of tips, pipetting primary tubes, using the newly developed software features, or interchangeable pipetting heads are just a few features integrated in the PIRO®.

With the development of the PIRO®, DORNIER LabTech Systems provides a pipetting system with a reliable hardware and newly developed software solution to facilitate the needs of any laboratory.

About dPCR & NGS 2017

The International Gene Quantification Symposium and Industrial Exhibition (dPCR & NGS 2017) is a biennial conference dedicated to genomic applications of technology, from quantitative RT-PCR and digital PCR to the latest Next Generation Sequencing technologies.

The 8th International Gene Quantification Symposium is a four-day event opening April 3 at the School of Life Sciences, Technical University of Munich in in Freising-Weihenstephan.

The 2015 event attracted more than 500 participants from all over the world with the co-located exhibition featuring some 40 international companies showing dPCR and NGS services and technologies.

Various qPCR & NGS workshops will follow the symposium.

The event is organized by Bioscience – Marketing Communication Consulting (bioMCC) with more information at:

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