• 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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  • 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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  • Society for Low Temperature Biology Meeting - Prague

    Society for Low Temperature Biology Meeting - Prague

    Planer recently supported the 2018 Society for Low Temperature Biology meeting which took place at the Crop Research Institute, Prague, Czech Republic on the 6th and 7th September 2018. The meeting was attended by international experts in cryopreservation from a large variety of different fields including human biology, research and plant cryopreservation. The presentations introduced the latest work on cryopreservation

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  • A new paper on best practices for cryopreserving, thawing, recovering, and assessing cells

    A new paper on best practices for cryopreserving, thawing, recovering, and assessing cells

    During the past half-century, the fundamentals of the science of cryobiology have evolved to the point where low temperatures are now used extensively as a means to protect and preserve biological systems during enforced periods of ischemia and hypoxia. In practice, preservation is achieved using either hypothermia without freezing or cryopreservation in which the aqueous system sustains a physical phase

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  • Planer 45 years on - monitoring

    Planer 45 years on - monitoring

    To mark the 45 years since Planer was founded, we look back over the past four decades to see how our monitoring products have evolved over this time. Early on in our corporate life we decided to supply other key parts of the processes that would complement our freezers: we added a wide range of liquid nitrogen supply and storage

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  • ASRM - Let's catch up on Stand 327

    ASRM - Let's catch up on Stand 327

    The 2018 Scientific Congress for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) will be taking place in Denver, a thriving city, idyllically situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, between the 6th - 10th October. The theme for this year's conference is “Focus on the Next Generation" and will demonstrate technological advances in reproductive care as well as cutting edge

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