Biotech & Life Sciences Equipment Leasing

Biotechnology & the Equipment Behind the Research

Biotechnology, a multidisciplinary field at the intersection of biology and technology, has witnessed significant advancements since the term was coined over 100 years ago by Károly Ereky, a Hungarian engineer.

Yet, despite the word emerging in the 20th century, humans have been employing technological advancements for centuries to manipulate living organisms, from animal domestication to beer brewing.

The research of the last century has revolutionized life sciences research and changed how researchers apply scientific and engineering principles to living organisms and their components to develop innovative products, processes, and technologies. This dynamic industry encompasses diverse sectors such as bioengineering, pharmaceuticals, and genetically modified foods.

Today, biotechnology is at the forefront of scientific progress, utilizing cutting-edge technology to enhance our daily lives. The field has experienced remarkable growth, propelled by advancements in the tech sector, particularly in analytical devices that provide more powerful computational capabilities. Artificial intelligence, for instance, has found meaningful applications in drug and vaccine discovery, expediting results and enabling advanced testing methods.

The industrial biotechnology and life science sectors are thriving and show no signs of slowing down. The range of biotech-related devices is as diverse as the applications they serve, often catering to highly specialized needs.

Life science researchers rely heavily on specific biotech equipment, which is the backbone of their work. Without access to these tools, their research would come to a standstill.Recognizing the crucial role of specialized laboratory equipment in life sciences research, the cost of acquisition should not impede access to the precise equipment needed.

In this way, purchasing is not always a viable option for research-based laboratories. Leasing and equipment financing provides flexible solutions to acquire the necessary tools without significant upfront costs. This empowers research institutions and companies to obtain the exact equipment required to drive innovation and make groundbreaking discoveries.

In an era of rapidly evolving biotechnology, where scientific breakthroughs promise to transform lives, the availability of cutting-edge laboratory equipment is paramount. By embracing flexible procurement options, the industry can ensure that financial constraints do not hinder research and development.

The continued growth of biotechnology and life sciences depends on the accessibility of the right tools, enabling researchers to push the boundaries of scientific knowledge and revolutionize various fields for the betterment of society.

How Can Leasing Help Your Lab & Its Research?

At Excedr, we’ve seen first-hand the financial challenges biotech and life sciences companies face. We designed our leasing program to provide a flexible solution for acquiring new or refurbished lab equipment while staying within budget.

Leasing with Excedr offers numerous benefits tailored to biotechnology and the life sciences. For startups and early-stage companies, leasing allows for scaling up biotech operations without the burden of high upfront costs. It conserves capital, enabling strategic allocation of funds for research and development.

Even established businesses with limited capital expenditure budgets can benefit from leasing. It provides access to the latest equipment and technology without the financial strain of ownership, enhancing competitiveness in the industry.

We offer a wide range of biotech and life sciences equipment options, including BLI instruments, flow cytometers, sequencing platforms, gel electrophoresis systems, PCR systems, microscopes, chromatography systems, autoclaves, incubators, centrifuges, and more. You can choose which manufacturer we acquire the equipment from.

Biotech & Life Science Leasing Solutions

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3D Bioprinters

3D bioprinters are advanced devices used to fabricate three-dimensional structures by depositing bioinks containing living cells layer by layer. They have immense potential in regenerative medicine, tissue engineering, and drug discovery for creating complex, functional biological constructs.

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Anaerobic Chambers

Anaerobic chambers are specialized enclosures used to create and maintain oxygen-free environments for handling and culturing anaerobic microorganisms. They provide ideal conditions for studying anaerobic metabolism and microbial interactions.

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Bio-Layer Interferometry (BLI) Platforms

Bio-layer interferometry (BLI) equipment enables label-free, real-time analysis of biomolecular interactions. It quantifies affinity, kinetics, and specificity, facilitating drug discovery, protein characterization, and antibody screening in biotechnology and pharmaceutical research.

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Bioanalyzer instrumentation


A Bioanalyzer is used for the analysis of nucleic acids, proteins, and cells. It provides fast and precise quantification, sizing, and quality assessment, aiding in genomics, proteomics, and cell biology research.

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Capillary electrophoresis equipment

Capillary Electrophoresis Equipment

Capillary electrophoresis equipment separates molecules based on size and charge in a narrow capillary tube. It enables high-resolution analysis of nucleic acids, proteins, and small molecules in genomics, proteomics, pharmaceuticals, and forensic science.

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Cell counting equipment

Cell Counters

A cell counter automates cell counting and analysis using advanced imaging and image analysis algorithms. It provides rapid and reliable quantification of cell number, viability, and other parameters for research and clinical applications in various fields.

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Colony picker equipment

Colony Pickers

A colony picker is a lab instrument that automates the selection and transfer of microbial colonies from agar plates. It improves efficiency and accuracy in genetic engineering, drug discovery, and microbiology research through high-throughput screening and analysis of microbial cultures.

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Nucleic acid extraction and purification equipment

DNA Extraction & Purification Equipment

Nucleic acid extraction and purification equipment isolates and purifies DNA or RNA from biological samples, enabling accurate genetic analysis. It plays a crucial role in molecular biology research, diagnostics, and forensic science.

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DNA Synthesizers

A DNA synthesizer is a laboratory instrument used to create custom DNA strands. It combines nucleotide building blocks to generate DNA sequences with precise control over length and sequence. DNA synthesizers are vital tools in genetic research, diagnostics, and biotechnology applications.

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Electroporator equipment

Electroporators & Electroporation Systems

An electroporator is a laboratory instrument used to introduce DNA, RNA, or other molecules into cells through the application of electric pulses. It creates temporary pores in the cell membrane, allowing efficient delivery of genetic material.

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Flow Cytometers & Cell Sorters

A flow cytometer analyzes cells or particles in fluid suspension by illuminating them with laser light. It provides information on size, complexity, and markers, essential for immunology, cancer research, and diagnostics.

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Gel electrophoresis equipment

Gel Electrophoresis Equipment

Gel electrophoresis equipment separates DNA, RNA, or proteins based on size and charge. It is essential for molecular biology research, DNA sequencing, and genetic diagnostics, enabling visualized analysis of distinct molecular bands.

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Microarray Scanners

A microarray scanner reads and analyzes microarray slides, detecting fluorescent signals from labeled molecules. It supports gene expression analysis, genotyping, and biomarker discovery in genomic research and personalized medicine.

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Microplate Readers

A microplate reader is a laboratory instrument used to measure absorbance, fluorescence, or luminescence signals from samples in microplates. It enables high-throughput analysis of multiple samples simultaneously, supporting various applications in research, diagnostics, and drug discovery.

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Microplate Sealers

A microplate sealer is a laboratory device used to securely seal microplates, preventing evaporation and contamination during storage or assay procedures. It ensures sample integrity and reliability in high-throughput screening, genomics, and drug discovery applications.

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Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Platforms

Next-generation sequencing technology revolutionized DNA sequencing, enabling rapid, high-throughput, and cost-effective analysis of entire genomes. It has transformed genomics research, diagnostics, and personalized medicine, advancing our understanding of genetic information.

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PCR Systems & Thermal Cyclers

A PCR system is a lab instrument that amplifies specific DNA segments through thermal cycling. It revolutionized genetic research and diagnostics by enabling rapid and precise replication of DNA samples for analysis.

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Peptide Synthesizers

A peptide synthesizer is an instrument used to automate the creation of custom-designed peptides. It employs solid-phase synthesis techniques to assemble amino acids, enabling precise control over peptide sequences. Widely used in pharmaceutical research and molecular biology.

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Surface plasmon resonance imaging

Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Instruments

A surface plasmon resonance (SPR) instrument is a sensitive biotechnology tool that measures real-time biomolecular interactions. It provides essential data on affinity, kinetics, and specificity, supporting drug discovery and diagnostic assay development in fields like pharmaceutical research and molecular biology.

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Western Blot Imaging Systems

Western blot equipment enables the detection and analysis of specific proteins in molecular biology research. It involves protein separation and immobilization, providing insights into protein expression, modifications, and interactions in cellular processes and diseases.

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Leasing Benefits at a Glance

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Operating Capital Advantages

Excedr's operating lease structure allows you to keep your business credit line open for expansions, staffing, and other operational expenses. Additionally, it strengthens the cash flow of your business and keeps cash reserves free for business development opportunities.

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Effects on Credit

Leasing / renting provides you with non-dilutive financing and does not hinder your future borrowing ability. You're able to acquire the equipment you need without the baggage associated with traditional financing.

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Speed of Approval

Excedr's program allows you to respond quickly as your need for equipment and technology arises. You can be approved with minimal documentation and have the equipment you need in operation and generating revenue for your business quickly.

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Refurbished Equipment

Unlike traditional financing and leasing companies, the Excedr program can accommodate refurbished equipment in addition to demo units. If you are looking for additional cost-savings, we recommend considering this option.

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