• 45 Years of Expertise

    45 Years of Expertise

    Original Planer Controlled Rate freezer, circa 1975 (left) & modern day equivalent (right)
  • 45 Years of Expertise

    45 Years of Expertise

    Original Planer Incubator, circa 1990 (left) & modern day equivalent (right)
  • 45 Years of Expertise

    45 Years of Expertise

    Original Planer Alarm & Monitoring System (left) & modern day equivalent (right)
  • 45 Years of Expertise

    45 Years of Expertise

    Old Style Ships Log (left) & modern day Ships Log3 (right)
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Helping scientists & the medical profession look after cells

For over forty years, we have been helping hospitals, research laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and the IVF industry with the safe storage and preservation of medical and biological specimens.

We work closely with scientists and the medical profession to understand their requirements and to develop and source high quality, reliable equipment that conforms to ISO and Medical Device standards and, where appropriate, assist with compliance including 21 CFR Pt 11.

 

We specialise in providing:

So, if you feel we can help, please do get in touch.

 

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  • Reproductive Medicine Conference in Johannesburg

    Reproductive Medicine Conference in Johannesburg

    Planer will be supporting our local distributor, IEPSA Medical Diagnostics, who will be exhibiting our latest CT37stax™ benchtop incubator and our DATAssure™ laboratory wireless alarm and monitory system at the Reproductive Medicine conference on the 23 – 25 November 2018 at the Ekurhuleni International Convention Centre in Johannesburg. The conference’s main goal is to improve the reproductive health of all women

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  • BioCoR, University of Minnesota, and the science, technology and practice of bio preservation

    BioCoR, University of Minnesota, and the science, technology and practice of bio preservation

    Professor Allison Hubel, pictured here, recently presented to a National Academy of Engineering meeting in Washington on the role of Preservation in the variability of Regenerative Medicine products. In the talk she emphasised that seemingly subtle effects can have a profound end effect on sample thaw recovery. As such an understanding of the scientific basis for each step is critical

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  • Come and see us on stand 62 at Fertility 2019

    Come and see us on stand 62 at Fertility 2019

    Come and see the Planer team at Fertility 2019, the Joint Conference of the Association of Clinical Embryologists, British Fertility Society and the Society for Reproduction & Fertility. The conference will be held at the ICC, in the heart of Birmingham from 3rd – 5th January 2019. This year's theme will be “Technologies and controversies in reproduction” and will feature a

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  • First birth in Italy from cryopreserved ovarian tissue transplanted to a cancer patient

    First birth in Italy from cryopreserved ovarian tissue transplanted to a cancer patient

    The Italian press reports that a woman gave birth, to a son from stored cryopreserved ovarian tissue retrieved while she was fighting cancer – the first such report from Italy. Back in 2012 doctors told the woman, from Brescia and who is now thirty-five years old, that she had non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. She went to the Sant'Orsola hospital in Bologna for the

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  • Useful summary of ovarian cryopreservation

    Useful summary of ovarian cryopreservation

    Preserving fertility with ovarian tissue transplantation Embryologist Media, a non-profit project mainly related to ART, posts a useful summary of ovarian cryopreservation. The article says "Currently, embryo and oocyte cryopreservation are the only fertility preservation techniques that are considered to be non-experimental by the American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Unfortunately, both approaches require previous preparation and stimulation with gonadotropins for

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