• 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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Latest News

  • Alarms & Monitoring in the IVF Industry – a new article released

    Alarms & Monitoring in the IVF Industry – a new article released

    The recent failure of two liquid nitrogen storage tanks at two separate facilities in the United States has highlighted the need to re-examine the approach to how reproductive laboratories handle the storage of tissue. To fully understand how to increase the security and safety of stored reproductive tissue, we also need to understand why tank failure occurs. In their article,

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  • Now available on Amazon -

    Now available on Amazon - "Operating a successful cryopreservation facility"

    "Operating a successful cryopreservation facility", a handbook which gives an introduction to key issues to be considered when establishing or running a cryopreservation facility, is now available on Amazon. This approachable book aims to give an easy guide to issues which can arise when setting up or running a facility storing biological samples, cells, tissue and the like. The book

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  • DATAssure™ installed in Qatar hospital

    DATAssure™ installed in Qatar hospital

    In late 2018 Planer plc was awarded the contract for a DATAssure™ independent monitoring system in one of the largest IVF clinics in the Middle East, the Sidra Hospital, with its state of the art laboratory in Doha. The clinic expects to be responsible for around 15,000 IVF cycles per year. The DATAssure™ system was installed in March 2019, when

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  • Planer at ESHRE 2019

    Planer at ESHRE 2019

    The 35th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) will be taking place in Vienna from 23rd – 26th June 2019. Over four days, experts in reproductive medicine and science will gather to attend a broad range of scientific sessions and to network with their peers. Last year, over 12,000 people from 130 countries attended. This

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  • Cancer cells purged from human ovarian tissue fragments by pharmacological inhibition of YAP/TAZ oncoproteins 

    Cancer cells purged from human ovarian tissue fragments by pharmacological inhibition of YAP/TAZ oncoproteins 

    A new paper published in Human Reproduction March 2019 helps to solve the question as to whether it is possible to eliminate metastasized cancer cells from ovarian cortex fragments prior to auto transplantation - without compromising the tissue or follicles. In ex vivo experiments pharmacological inhibition of YAP/TAZ enabled the team from Radboud University, The Netherlands, to eradicate from human ovarian

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