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Rethinking Laboratory Waste

Reduce Cost And Waste

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Every year, over 4 million pounds of plastic pipette tips are disposed of in landfills globally after a single use. This drives significant environmental pollution and unnecessary costs. The typical laboratory consumes several thousand pipette tips every day for samples and assay procedures, due to the lack of options for safely cleaning plastic consumables. Such high consumption of plastic tips adds $25,000 to $1.5 million in annual operational costs for laboratories worldwide.

At Grenova™, we know that high consumption of plastic tips is an excessive, avoidable operational cost for companies and a significant contributor to environmental pollution. This is why we decided to create devices that enable labs to recycle and wash pipette tips in large quantities. Grenova devices offer labs the option to reuse plastic tips several times, cutting associated costs by up to 90%. Grenova devices are safe both for the user and the environment, without producing hazardous waste or gases. Our experienced team at Grenova offers on-site consulting services to provide guidance for labs to reduce their consumable biohazard waste and move toward sustainability.

Products

TipNovus

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TipNovus is a bench top, automated, high-throughput washing device that enables labs to wash and sanitize contaminated pipette tips in large quantities for reuse. TipNovus offers labs a choice to reuse plastic pipette tips several times, cutting associated consumable costs anywhere from 50%-90%. TipNovus' unique method of wash and sanitation is safe for both the user and the environment.

TipNovusMini

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The TipNovusMini is an automated pipette tip washer that includes all of the standard TipNovus cleaning and drying technology in a compact 1-rack system. The Mini is ideal because it has a considerable throughput, small footprint, and it is capable of integration with most automated liquid handling robots.

Dryer

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The TipNovus™ Dryer is used to expedite the drying process of the tips. This process is achieved by utilizing a concentrated airflow through the tips along with an internal heating system. For temperature sensitive applications, the dryer’s maximum temperature is controllable and can even be deactivated while retaining the systems airflow. This device also has an adjustable dry time, allowing the user to determine the length of a dry cycle. One dry cycle has the capability of drying four tip racks at a time.

Tip Carrier

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The Grenova Tip Carrier answers the question of where to store used tips after transfer.

  • Reduces contamination risk of re-racked used tips ready for the wash
  • Designed to integrate with the liquid handlers
  • Holds up to 5 racks of tips

Custom Bench

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The TipNovus™ Cart is used to create an independent and mobile station for the TipNovus™ system. It can hold a complete system, including the dryer, as well as shelving units to store cleaned tips and wash reagent containers.

Self Regulating Reservoir

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For an accurate wash, non-pressurized liquid is necessary. If in-house DI water is utilized, the Grenova self-regulating reservoir is an essential component, as it will depressurize the water as needed. This will eliminate the users need to constantly refill a DI water container.

Hand Pipette Cartridge

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This single-rack eject cartridge is ideal for hand pipette tip applications. Once pipetting is completed, tips can be discarded into this closed rack to achieve organization before being transferred to the TipNovus for washing.

GrenoClean

The cleaning solution we offer is safe on tips and the environment. GrenoClean is conveniently pre-dispensed and packaged which reduces preparation time. Our trade secret solution has been proven to clean a variety of types of contaminants and act as a stabilizing buffer, eliminating contamination risk and maximizing the operating effectiveness of the TipNovus system.

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LEAF

LEAF software is an intuitive, user-friendly graphical user interface (GUI) that allows users to program their own custom wash protocol for the TipNovus. LEAF software enables users to select the appropriate cleaning solutions, number of wash cycles, and sonication and UV sanitation features for the custom wash protocol on TipNovus™.

About

Grenova is an innovative company that is revolutionizing lab consumables through high-quality waste reduction solutions. Our mission is to lower costs in the laboratory industry and reduce biohazard waste in the environment by delivering ground-breaking approaches in dealing with plastic consumables.

Grenova's pioneering founder and passionate leader, Ali Safavi, has a global vision to enable laboratories worldwide to become 100% sustainable and waste free. The engineers at Grenova follow the company's core values, "EARTH" and focus on their mission to help labs reduce costs and consumable waste through innovation.

  • Exciting. We are passionate and enthusiastic about our work to reduce environmental pollution.
  • Accountable. We stand behind our products and are relentlessly looking for ways to improve.
  • Revolutionizing. We strive to change the research industry attitude about consumables.
  • Team-oriented. We create synergy with our customers.
  • Helpful. Our customers are always our top priority.

Events

Mass Spectrometry: Applications to the Clinical Lab (MSACL)

The MSACL Conference provides a forum for discussion of developments in the clinical application of mass spectrometry. While immunoassay methods have dominated clinical analyses, mass spectrometric methods are now providing analytical results more rapidly and with less expense. MSACL brings together experts in the field with those driven to explore and understand clinical mass spectrometry, with the goal of facilitating mass spectrometry's adoption as a health care tool and accelerating the realization of improved patient care and reduced health care costs. Booth 52

Jan 24-26

Location

Palm Springs Renaissance
Hotel & Convention Center
– Palm Springs, CA – USA

Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS)

SLAS2017 is the annual International Conference and Exhibition from SLAS. Through a unique combination of education, access to innovative technologies and intelligent peer networking, SLAS2017 delivers unmatched value for professionals and students looking to leverage the potential of life sciences discovery and technology. Booth 448

Feb 6-8

Location

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
– Washington DC – USA

LRIG 2017

We are attending regional LRIG exhibitions to network with members of the laboratory automation community. Look for the Grenova table at your regional LRIG shows.

American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS)

Program details are not available at this time. Booth TBD

June 4-8

Location

Indiana Convention Center
– Indianapolis, IN – USA

Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference (GC&E)

The overarching theme of the conference in 2017 will be “Making Our Way to a Sustainable Tomorrow.” The conference invites scientists and leaders from all sectors to come together to address critical topics such as the design of sustainable chemicals, flexible chemical manufacturing, more efficient processes, green chemistry curricula, circular economy considerations, sustainable materials, academic-industry collaborations, chemicals policy and more. Booth TBD

June 13-15

Location

ACS Green Chemistry Institute®
– Reston, VA – USA

American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC)

AACC is a global scientific and medical professional organization dedicated to clinical laboratory science and its application to healthcare. Our leadership in education, advocacy and collaboration helps lab professionals adapt to change and do what they do best: provide vital insight and guidance so patients get the care they need. Booth 914

Aug 1-3

Location

San Diego Convention Center
– San Diego, CA – USA

Society of Forensic Toxicologists, Inc. (SOFT)

The Society of Forensic Toxicologists, Inc. is a not‐for-profit professional organization composed of practicing forensic toxicologists and those interested in the discipline for the purpose of promoting and developing forensic toxicology. Through its annual meetings, the Society provides a forum for the exchange of information and ideas among toxicology professionals in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. S.O.F.T. sponsored programs such as workshops, newsletters, and S.O.F.T. sponsored technical publications constantly improve the forensic toxicologists' skills and knowledge. The Society fosters friendship and cooperation among toxicologists and advocates a high level of professionalism through certification and accreditation programs. Booth TBD

Sep 9-14

Location

Waldorf Astoria Boca Raton Resort && Club
– Boca Raton, FL – USA

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS)

Learn about the latest developments, technologies and innovations that can push you research forward and take back scientific information to your entire team. Booth TBD

Nov 12-16

Location

Venue TBD
– San Diego, CA – USA

News, Media & Publications

American Laboraotry Publication, September 2015

Highlight

TipNovus is a high-throughput washing device that helps reduce the cost of laboratory consumables and waste disposal by sanitizing disposable pipet tips for reuse.

Editor's Choice Award

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TipNovus™ received the Editors’ Bronze Award which serves to recognize the Best New Products at PITTCON 2015. This award is bestowed upon products that appear at the exhibition for the first time and feature innovation in technology, design, or analytical applications.

PITTCON Magazine Feature 2015

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