BICO introduces new life sciences manufacturing platform integrating ABB Robotics technology

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BICO Group’s business area Bioautomation is expanding its manufacturing product offering by introducing The Nucleus™ Automation Ecosystem, a fully integrated platform bringing a new level of modularity, flexibility and scalability to the manufacturing market.

With the all-new Nucleus™ platform, our Bioautomation Business Area will continue to support our current customers while also transition into new market opportunities such as printing and manufacturing of medical devices, approaching higher end market segments and add value where the highest level of precision dispensing and automation is needed

Erik Gatenholm, CEO and Co-founder of BICO

We are delighted to expand our manufacturing solutions to the marketplace with proven suppliers. We have seen a dynamic increase in our customers’ scale up requirements, and The Nucleus™ allows us to support the entire application from precise material handling, environmental control specific to each step, through to packaging. Moreover, this will give our customer access to the ABB Robotics service and support Worldwide.
Dr. Holger Eickhoff, Co-founder and Co-CEO of SCIENION

About ABB

About ABB

ABB is a technology leader in electrification and automation, enabling a more sustainable and resource-efficient future. The company’s solutions connect engineering know-how and software to optimize how things are manufactured, moved, powered and operated. Building on more than 130 years of excellence, ABB’s 105,000 employees are committed to driving innovations that accelerate industrial transformation.

The Business area ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation as one of the world’s leading robotics and machine automation suppliers, offers a comprehensive and integrated portfolio covering robots, Autonomous Mobile Robots and machine automation solutions. Designed and orchestrated by the company’s value-creating software.

The business area help companies of all sizes and sectors – from automotive to electronics and logistics – become more resilient, flexible and efficient. ABB Robotics & Discrete Automation supports customers in the transition towards the connected and collaborative factory of the future. The business area employs approximately 11,000 people at over 100 locations in approximately 53 countries.

About Scienion

About Scienion

SCIENION, a BICO company, is a renowned specialist in ultra-low volume precision liquid handling in the pico-liter to micro-liter range, enabling applications from research to high-throughput production of assays in diagnostics and life sciences. 

Addressing the dynamically increasing needs for miniaturization and multiplex analyses, SCIENION is an ISO 9001:2015 certified complete solution provider offering a unique portfolio of automated precision dispensing systems, readers, consumables, assay development and contract manufacturing services.


For further information, please contact:

Erik Gatenholm
President & CEO, BICO Group AB

Holger Eickhoff
Co-CEO, Scienion GmbH