Abcam offers direct service to Singapore as part of deepening commitment to Asia-Pacific researchers

Cambridge, UK, 12 November 2015: Abcam plc, a global leader in the supply of life science research tools, announced today the launch of its direct service to Singapore, as part of a global commitment to support local researchers’ needs. The new Singapore service will provide direct technical support and customer services, expanding Abcam’s presence in the Asia-Pacific region.

 

This service brings Abcam products one step closer to researchers in Singapore, with fast and direct delivery. In addition, it will strengthen existing relationships and promote further collaborations with top-tier research institutions and companies in the region. Going forward, customers will be able to purchase products from the Abcam website in Singaporean currency.

 

Abcam’s active collaborations in Singapore include an exclusive partnership with the A*STAR Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB). Announced in January 2015, this partnership is to develop a range of RabMAb® antibody pairs for the development of immunoassays for life scientists working in both research and in diagnostics.

 

Alan Hirzel, CEO, said “We are committed to listening to customers’ needs and ensuring that they have direct access to the highest quality life sciences research reagents and tools. This presence on-the-ground in Singapore is the next step in our global growth strategy. We are now providing faster, more efficient and effective local customer and technical support to the thriving Singapore R&D community and actively establishing further collaborations and partnerships within the local life science industry.”

 

As part of Abcam’s global initiative to improve local service and delivery, for the first time customers will be able to purchase Abcam products in Singaporean dollars and can order online at www.abcam.com or email sg.orders@abcam.com for more details.

 

Contacts:

Abcam
Francesca Axe
T: +44 (0) 1223 696000

 

Media enquiries
Dr. Lynne Trowbridge / Tim Watson
Instinctif Partners
T: +44 (0)20 7457 2861 / +44 (0)20 7866 7861
E: abcam@instinctif.com

 

About Abcam

Abcam plc is a global leader in the supply of life science research tools, with a wide range of products and expert technical support, enabling scientists to analyse living cells at the molecular level and to improve the understanding of health and disease.

 

Abcam is committed to providing scientists with an extensive choice of reagents and tools, with the most comprehensive, honest and up-to-date datasheets and customer reviews, fast delivery and helpful customer service & technical support. The Company’s catalogue evolves with scientific research trends and is growing each year to provide customers with products to meet their research needs. The range now includes primary and secondary antibodies, proteins, peptides, lysates, biochemicals, immunoassays and other kits. Abcam also supports its customers by hosting a range of global scientific events, forums and webinars, providing opportunities for scientists to get together and present their work.

 

Headquartered in Cambridge, UK, Abcam has nine global subsidiary offices enabling local services and multi-language support to over 100 countries. The Company was founded in 1998, and now employs over 820 people. Abcam was admitted to AIM in 2005 (AIM: ABC).

 

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