How Much Plastic is the Medical Industry Using? And How Your Lab Can Respond.
The use of plastic as a consumable has been increasingly adopted since Americans came out of the Great Depression. The globe followed suit, generating 249 million tons of plastic by 1970. The medical industry has adopted the technology around the same time frame (30s, 40s and 50s) to eliminate biohazardous risks of infections and other […]
Grenova Announces Appointment of Lane Major as President and Chief Executive Officer
Grenova, Inc., a Virginia-based designer, manufacturer, and distributor of instruments and associated consumables for the life sciences industry, today announced the appointment of Lane Major as President and Chief Executive Officer, and as a member of Grenova’s Board of Directors. Most recently, Major served as Vice President and General Manager of Stryker Spine, building and […]
Grenova Wins 2023 Gold Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award
Grenova, the laboratory industry’s only patented technology for washing and reusing plastic consumables, announced that it has been named a gold winner of the 2023 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Award. The awards were celebrated today at the Environment Virginia Symposium, an annual conference hosted by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality. The Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards recognize […]
Plastic Production and Water Consumption
Today is World Water Day, a critical time to work together to accelerate change to solve our global water crisis. And because water affects us all, everyone needs to take action. That includes the life sciences community and its role in contributing to water pollution and consumption. At Grenova, we encourage labs around the world to […]
Grenova Introduces Purus Microwell Plate Cleaner at SLAS 2023
Grenova, a manufacturer of innovative pipette tip washing platforms for the life sciences and healthcare industries, has added Purus to its green technology portfolio designed to reduce waste and cut costs for labs around the world. The addition of Purus, an automated microwell plate cleaning system, removes both chemical and biological contaminants – resulting in plates that […]
Grenova to Present “Reduction of Plastic Waste Through the Use of Automated Pipette Tip Washing” at SLAS 2023
Ali Safavi, founder and CEO of Grenova, will present “Reduction of Plastic Waste Through the Use of Automated Pipette Tip Washing” on Tuesday February 28, 2023, from 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM at #SLAS2023 by SLAS (Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening) in San Diego. Ali’s timely presentation will showcase the many ways in which proactive laboratories […]
Scientists’ Choice Sustainable Laboratory Product of the Year Runner Up
Grenova has unveiled a new certification, called G Certified, to recognize laboratories committed to reducing plastic waste and creating a sustainable future for generations to come. G Certified laboratories are leaders in a global movement shared by the life sciences industry as we work together to reduce plastic waste. Unlike other certifications in the industry, […]
Grenova Nominated As Richmond Inno On Fire’s Crisis Innovator Award Finalist
Throughout the current health crisis, Grenova has had one goal— to leverage our technology and expertise to help fight the spread of COVID-19. Richmond Inno, a media outlet featuring innovative businesses, recently recognized Grenova’s efforts in the healthcare and life sciences community during this time of crisis. Grenova was nominated as a finalist in the Crisis Innovator Award, which honors companies stepping up in the face of coronavirus.
Do Filtered Pipette Tips Really Prevent Cross-Contamination and Aerosols?
In a laboratory, tough decisions are regularly made to determine how best to conduct critical experiments and testing. Over time, pipette tips have adapted to suit labs across the globe and provide the tools so technicians and scientists have the ability to do important research. This is especially true as COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States. Epidemiologists and virologists are working around the clock to come up with a treatment for the virus. Filtered pipette tips made of plastics are used to […]