TechValidate Research on CytoFLEX

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313 Customers Surveyed

1,732 Data Points Collected

12 Published TechFacts

5 Published Charts

1 Published Case Study



Selected Research Highlights


Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Customer Testimonial

Increased the throughput of samples per day with use of the plate loader.
Improved resolution of smaller sized events from noise – platelets and bacteria.
Increased number of fluorochromes confidently utilised by novice flow cytometry Users.

Karen Hogg, Flow Cytometry Technical Specialist, University of York

Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Customer Research

Would you agree with the following statements?

Flow cytometry allows us to better understand our experimental data.
61%
Having the instrument accessible increases adoption of flow cytometry.
60%
Bringing a flow cytometer into my lab has increased overall productivity.
57%
We are designing more experiments using flow cytometry now that we have an instrument in our lab.
53%
Having an instrument accessible increases the expertise of lab personnel.
50%
Having a flow cytometer in our lab has resulted in more exploratory research leading to new lines of inquiry.
41%
Having a flow cytometer in our lab facilitates collaboration or partnership opportunities
37%

Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Customer Research

Would you agree with the following statements?

CytoFLEX was easy for lab personnel to learn and master
88%
The instrument setup and workflow decreases the learning curve for new users
60%
Features on the CytoFLEX make high color applications accessible to those new to flow cytometry
45%
Compensating high color applications is much simpler on the CytoFLEX
36%
The sensitivity has allowed us to see new populations in our samples
30%

Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Case Study

Genera Biosystems

Introduction

This case study of Genera Biosystems is based on a May 2019 survey of Beckman Coulter’s CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We have integrated the CytoFLEX into an i5 Biomek.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Beckman Coulter’s CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer:

  • Reasons driving the adoption of single-cell analysis techniques:
    • To better comprehend the role of cellular heterogeneity
  • Other instruments considered when shopping for a flow cytometer:
    • Attune™ NxT Flow Cytometer
    • NovoCyte® Flow Cytometer
    • BD Accuri™ C6 Flow Cytometer

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Beckman Coulter’s CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer that the surveyed company uses:

  • Factors contributing to the decision to purchase the CytoFLEX:
    • A small footprint
    • Customizable configurations
    • Ease of use
    • Resolution & sensitivity

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Beckman Coulter’s CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer:

  • Agrees with the following statements:
    • Bringing a flow cytometer into their lab has increased overall productivity
    • We are designing more experiments using flow cytometry now that they have an instrument in their lab
    • Having an instrument accessible increases the expertise of lab personnel
    • Flow cytometry allows them to better understand their experimental data
    • Having a flow cytometer in their lab facilitates collaboration or partnership opportunities
  • Agrees with the following statements:
    • CytoFLEX was easy for lab personnel to learn and master
    • The instrument setup and workflow decreases the learning curve for new users

Beckman Coulter's CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer Customer Statistic

60% of surveyed organizations agree that the instrument setup and workflow decreases the learning curve for new users.

60%


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