MilliporeSigma

2018 Global Visionary Award: MilliporeSigma

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Equipment is critical to building scientific capacity globally, but we know it doesn’t end there. Equipment is just the first step. It takes all types of resources—professional connections, technical expertise, and financial support—to foster hubs of scientific innovation around the world. MilliporeSigma, the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has always understood the impact of going beyond equipment in their support of Seeding Labs…

Instrumental Access 2018

Seeding Labs Celebrates 10th Anniversary at “Positively Instrumental” Event, Honoring Donors, Instrumental Access Awardees

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Sixteen outstanding research labs in developing countries around the world have been awarded scientific resources and equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2018 Instrumental Access program. Seeding Labs announced the 2018 Instrumental Access awardees at its third annual “Positively Instrumental” event held at Takeda Pharmaceuticals in Cambridge, Mass., on March 21…

GE Healthcare Life Sciences award

GE Healthcare Life Sciences: 2016’s Rising Star

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On the heels of expanding in the Boston area last year, GE Healthcare Life Sciences demonstrated its commitment to strengthening the scientific community not only in its new home, but in countries around the world. GE Healthcare Life Sciences made a bigger impact than any other first-time Seeding Labs donor in 2016. Five universities in five different countries have already benefited from GE’s contributions, and we are excited to see that impact grow as we expand our work together! For having the most impactful first-time corporate engagement with Seeding Labs last year, GE Healthcare Life Sciences was honored with the …

Merck award

Merck: Increasing Scientific Opportunities Worldwide

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Nearly every university in Seeding Labs’ worldwide Instrumental Access network has been touched by Merck’s donations. In recognition of this unparalleled commitment, Merck (known as MSD outside of the US and Canada) was honored with the Global Catalyst Award at Seeding Labs’ Positively Instrumental celebration on March 22. The award recognized Merck’s unmatched contributions and their commitment to expanding their global impact. Merck has set an example for the sector, working with Seeding Labs since 2010 to provide new scientific opportunities for thousands of international scientists and their students. Just in the past year, Merck has broadened how they partner with …

Harvard award

Harvard University: Setting a New Standard for Sustainability

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In addition to “greening” their day-to-day operations, Harvard University has extended its commitment to sustainability worldwide through a partnership with Seeding Labs that dates back to our founding as a student club at Harvard Medical School. For their longstanding support of Seeding Labs and enduring commitment to global science, Harvard University was was honored with Seeding Labs’ Sustainer Award at Positively Instrumental on March 22, 2017. The award recognized Harvard’s innovative approaches to increasing the environmental sustainability of science. As part of these efforts, Harvard’s Green Labs Program is working with Seeding Labs to make sure surplus lab equipment from …

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“Positively Instrumental” Event Honors Donors, Instrumental Access 2017 Awardees

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Fifteen outstanding institutions from around the world have been chosen to receive scientific resources and equipment through Seeding Labs’ 2017 Instrumental Access program.

We announced the 2017 Instrumental Access awards at our second annual “Positively Instrumental” event at Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research in Cambridge on March 22, 2017…

Positively Instrumental 2017

Celebrating the Power of Global Science Tonight!

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Tonight we are thrilled to host our second annual “Positively Instrumental” event honoring our donors and Instrumental Access 2017 awardees. After a rigorous screening process, 15 institutions were chosen for Instrumental Access 2017. They have research interests across the biological sciences, chemistry, chemical engineering, nanotechnology, and science education and pedagogy. Grantees hail from 13 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia, In addition to announcing the Instrumental Access awardees, Seeding Labs will recognize valued donors from the life sciences industry and academia that supply the organization with equipment and funding to support our network of scientists …

Positively Instrumental 2016

Seeding Labs Event Honors Donors, Scientists from Developing Countries

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On March 24, Seeding Labs, an organization that aims to equip all scientists with the tools, training, and connections they need to be on the cutting edge of global discovery, hosted “Positively Instrumental,” a celebration of the 16 exceptional university departments selected for its 2016 Instrumental Access program, as well as the Seeding Labs’ community of supporters. The event, which was held at the MIT Museum in Cambridge, MA, also honored five outstanding corporate donors whose contributions of equipment donations, funding, and volunteer time provided crucial support to Instrumental Access and Seeding Labs in 2015.