Animal IVF and breeding programmes

Planer plc provides a range of laboratory equipment to help you with your animal breeding programmes. And with our network of distributors around the world, you can rest assured you will have local support to help you purchase and service your Planer equipment.


Benchtop incubators

The Planer benchtop incubator BT37 provides an unparalleled uniformity of environment, in terms of temperature and CO2 levels to help you improve your success rates.

  • Best in class in vitro environment, with rapid gas and temperature recovery times
  • Ensures optimal growth conditions with chamber uniformity of +/- 0.2 across a petri dish
  • Peace of mind thanks to the clear visual status indicators and easy integration with independent and/or remote monitoring
  • Sample protection with built-in battery back-up


Programmable freezers

With over four decades of experience, the Planer range of controlled rate freezers provides reliable solutions that you can trust. Our freezers come in a variety of sizes whether you need to freeze one straw or 8,000 vials.

  • Improved and proven cell viability
  • Unparalleled traceability
  • Unrivalled repeatability


Alarms and monitoring systems

Planer equipment can be easily integrated with our hardwired and wireless monitoring and alarm systems – so that you can have peace of mind - knowing that you will be alerted should there be a change in the environment of your specimens.

  • Assists compliance with full audit trails and granular alarm reporting
  • Simple to install, using either wireless or wired sensors
  • Easy and flexible monitoring. You can receive alerts on your smartphone, tablet or desktop


Sample tracking software

Keeping track of your frozen samples can be complex. Pro-Curo software is a simple, off the shelf solution that can be quickly customised to the unique requirements of your laboratory. With a 24/7 telephone help line, online videos and the facility to import existing sample data you can quickly get the system up and running to manage your projects.

  • Compliancy – helps you remain compliant with full audit trails
  • Ease of use – Pro-Curo is an off the shelf solution that can be quickly customised to your needs
  • Traceability of your samples – keep track and manage your samples


If you would like to find out more about the full range of Planer laboratory equipment, please do get in touch.

Latest News

  • Free Webinar Series: Setting up the ideal IVF laboratory

    Free Webinar Series: Setting up the ideal IVF laboratory

    As many people are currently working from home, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Marc van den Bergh has kindly offered to re-run his webinar series "Setting up the ideal IVF laboratory" for free. The webinars take place on Wednesdays at 1-2pm BST (2-3 pm CET) and are repeated twice on Sundays: at 1-2pm BST and then again at 7-8pm BST

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  • Covid-19: Statements on pregnancy and conception

    Covid-19: Statements on pregnancy and conception

    In response to the global Coronavirus pandemic, a number of Societies involved in reproductive medicine, have issued statements on patient management and their clinical recommendations. Here, we focus on the latest COVID-19 updates from ASRM, ESHRE and BFS to provide an overview of current thinking. These organisations urge practitioners to stay up-to-date and to comply with their national public health

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  • 2020 conference update - ESHRE cancelled

    2020 conference update - ESHRE cancelled

    We hope everybody around the world is staying as safe as possible and our sympathies to those that have been affected by the COVID-19 outbreak. We are very sorry to hear that many of the meetings that we, at Planer, had planned to attend have now been postponed or cancelled. However we hope, that once the pandemic has been brought

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  • COVID-19 Update 24th March 2020

    COVID-19 Update 24th March 2020

    The global outbreak of Covid-19 is very serious and our sympathies go out to the families around the world that have been affected by this outbreak. We are also aware that many of our customers have concerns about shortages of the products and services that we manufacture and supply. Since the initial outbreak, Planer has been closely monitoring the situation

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  • Tri-Gas Mixer for benchtop incubators

    Tri-Gas Mixer for benchtop incubators

    We are delighted to announce that Planer is now distributing worldwide the Okolab Tri-Gas Mixer, a controller that is designed to be compatible with every benchtop incubator. The Tri-Gas Mixer is a digital CO2-O2 controller that mixes CO2, air and N2 to the desired concentration ranging between 0-10 % for both CO2 and O2, and at controlled pressure in the range

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