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LBT Innovations extends analysis device uses Medical device manufacturer LBT Innovations has applied to the US Food and Drug Administration to extend the approved use of its APAS laboratory device which uses artificial intelligence to automate microbiology laboratory tests. The Adelaide company is seeking to add detection of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) bacteria to APAS’s…

Neometals poised to move on battery recycling market

Metals technology group Neometals appears poised to enter the European battery recycling market following the successful conclusion of its pilot plant technology proving phase. The company announced the completion of trials at its Canadian pilot plant on Thursday, and plans to move ahead with a European demonstration plant in partnership with Germany’s SMS Group. It…