SOURCE: IntelliCyt


May 23, 2011 13:00 ET

IntelliCyt Corporation Announces Partnership With European Distributors

ALBUQUERQUE, NM--(Marketwire - May 23, 2011) - IntelliCyt Corporation, a leading provider of innovative high throughput cell screening solutions using flow cytometry technology, has announced select partnerships with five prominent European distributors, delivering exclusive distribution rights for IntelliCyt's full line of instrumentation, informatics software, and assay kit products.

IntelliCyt has partnered with Bucher Biotec AG, a privately held Swiss company representing some of the most advanced U.S. and European manufacturers of highly innovative life science research products, for distribution of IntelliCyt products in Switzerland. Westburg BV, a well-respected distributor of life science and molecular diagnostic products, has secured rights for Benelux and Scandinavia. Grupo Taper S.A., a distinguished and experienced firm, has gained distribution rights for these innovative products in Spain and Portugal. Labtech France, a leading company supporting innovative high quality products serving the life science research market, acquired rights in France. BioTech a.s. has obtained distribution rights to the life science market in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Russia. IntelliCyt will continue to provide direct sales and support in North America, the United Kingdom, and Germany.

"We are delighted to have established partnerships with experienced firms that were selected due to their excellence in customer and product support, and high standards of customer focus," said Janette Phi, Senior Vice President of Business Development. "We are excited about the opportunity to serve life science researchers across Europe as well as Russia. These agreements add to IntelliCyt's growing network of leading distribution partners."

The European distributors have access to all IntelliCyt products. In addition to the HyperCyt® Sampler, the distributors have access to the newly introduced HTFC™ (high throughput flow cytometry) Screening System. The system is a revolutionary new instrument platform designed to perform high-throughput, multiplexed, single-cell analysis on cells or particles in suspension. The system incorporates the IntelliCyt Data Manager, an informatics platform that quickly and efficiently analyzes and manages the data from screening campaigns.

About IntelliCyt Corporation
IntelliCyt Corporation develops and markets innovative high throughput cell and bead-based screening products and services for the drug discovery and life science research markets. The Company uses proprietary technologies to create instrumentation, assays, and software products that dramatically increase the speed and decrease the cost of detecting and measuring cells and beads using flow cytometry. IntelliCyt's products address a pervasive need among pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and academic research laboratories to achieve increased productivity while adapting to the accelerating pace and increasing complexity of modern life sciences. The company's corporate headquarters are located at 317 Commercial St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, USA. For more information, please visit

About BioTech a.s.
Established in 1997 as the cooperative partner of research, clinical and industrial laboratories, BioTech is a European leader in the supply of instruments, reagents and consumables for the life science industry. Headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, BioTech is an ISO 9001 certified company. For more information, please visit

About Bucher Biotec AG
Bucher Biotec AG is a privately held Swiss distributor company representing some of the most advanced US and European manufacturers of highly innovative life science research instrumentation, associated reagents and consumables. Bucher Biotec has a distinguished customer base and is located at Viaduktstrasse 42, CH-4051 Basel, Switzerland. For more information, please visit

About Grupo Taper S.A.
Grupo Taper S.A., a leading distribution company in Spain and Portugal, was created in June 1989 when six medical distribution companies, with more than 25 years of experience, joined forces. The company services the research and analytical laboratories, diagnostic imaging, and medical services. For more information, please visit

About Labtech France
Since 2004 Labtech France has provided a high level of applications support, technical support and service support for innovative, high quality products serving the life science research market. For more information, please visit

About Westburg
Westburg BV is a well-respected distributor of high quality, innovative products for life sciences research and molecular diagnostics. Based in the Netherlands, Westburg serves both the Benelux countries and Scandinavia with cell biology instrumentation. For more information, visit

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    IntelliCyt Corporation
    Janette Phi
    Sr. Vice President, Business and Strategic Development
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