All the articles in our blog about microparticles

Wednesday, August 23, 2023
Applications of Lipid Nanoparticles (LNPs) in Nanomedicine

You would have heard of lipid nanoparticles... those vesicles used to develop mRNA vaccines against the COVID-19 pandemic – but what other applications do they have? 

Join Michele from Izon Science as she looks into the world of Lipid...

Monday, August 21, 2023

Our partner LS Instruments will present a new advanced machine learning algorithm for estimating the size distribution of nanoparticles measured with DLS.

Where: Naples, Maritime Station

The upcoming European Colloid and Interface Society Conference 2023 (...

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Webinar 17th of March 2023 - Label-Free Imaging of Nanoparticles in Complex Biological Environments With Darkfield Hyperspectral Microscopy

What you will learn:

Enhanced Darkfield Hyperspectral Microscopy enables label-free imaging of nanoparticles in a wide range of environmental matrices, including live cells, tissue, and whole animal organisms.

In this webinar, you will learn the principles behind...

Monday, January 9, 2023
XXVII SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED BIOPHYSICS - Extracellular Vesicles: from biophysical to translational challenges

Venezia | 6-10 febbraio 2023

Come visit us at our stand at the "XXVII SCHOOL OF PURE AND APPLIED BIOPHYSICS - Extracellular vesicles: from biophysical challenges to translational challenges" event in Venice, from 6 to 9 february. We will present you our scientific and technological offer: new frontiers for your scientific...

Friday, December 30, 2022
QuantitatEVs: Multiscale analyses, from bulk to single vesicle

Come visit us at the QuantitatEVs workshop in Trento, from the 31st of January to the 2nd of February! We'll have a booth and we'll do a presentation with our partner Izon Science, one of the worldwide leading company in the market of the EV research field.

We'll be there with other...

Wednesday, November 16, 2022
34th AICC ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Organoids models of human diseases

Aula Bottazzi - Università della Campania - Sant'Andrea delle Dame - Via L. De Crecchio 7, 80138 Napoli

Organoid technology currently represents a fundamental tool for both basic and translational research.
Their potential to faithfully recapitulate human disease is the key for biomedical research in the present and in a near future.
The aim of this...

Monday, August 8, 2022
Milk Extracellular Vesicles: Isolation, Function and Future Uses

Despite its common position on supermarket shelves, milk is a biofluid like – and unlike - any other. Its production is under the biological control of various hormones and its composition – though standardised to a certain extent within species – is subject to the influence of disease and the...

Thursday, May 26, 2022
Locandina webinar

Dynamic Light Scattering (DLS) is a powerful technique to investigate the properties of a broad range of colloidal and polymeric suspensions. However, standard DLS is typically limited to fully suspended, purely viscous, liquid samples. In non-ergodic...

Friday, October 8, 2021
A running measurement on the Exoid - Next generation TRPS instrument.

A running measurement on the Exoid - Next generation TRPS instrument. 

TRPS continues to provide a pathway to obtaining precise insights into the physical parameters of nanoparticles in biological samples, pharmaceutical products and more. Here, we share a brief wrap-up of recent, peer-reviewed, TRPS-related publications we thought you might be interested in.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Webinar 16/09/2021 - Particle Shape Characterization with Light Scattering

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 15.00 Europe/Rome

Prof. Matthias Karg from Heinrich-Heine University, Dusseldorf, will be the guest speaker for this event, focused on particle shape characterization.

Tuesday, March 16, 2021
The next generation tunable resistive pulse sensing (TRPS) instrument

We're excited to announce the worldwide launch of the Exoid - the next generation tunable resistive pulse sensing (TRPS) instrument. After years in development, the Exoid incorporates the proven accuracy of TRPS into a semi-automated system with improved sensitivity and usability.

Monday, October 26, 2020
 Come misurare in maniera precisa e affidabile le tue nanoparticelle (vescicole extracellulari, esosomi, ecc...) con la TRPS

TRPS is the only technology which accurately delivers concentration of particles per unit volume across a defined particle size, accurate size distribution of these particles and simultaneous measurement of particle surface charge. Thus, reagent quality and sample preparation...

Monday, August 3, 2020
Inhaled effervescent antibiotic to combat lung infections. DWS RheoLab played a crucial role.

LS Instruments - DWS Rheolab

Check out this new article from Nick Hawkins & collaborators at the University of Oxford!

Novel co-spray drying technology was used to generate co-amorphous salts against biofilms. LS Instruments' ...

Monday, July 6, 2020
July 15th : upcoming webinar on DWS

Join us on July 15th for a live webinar!

Prof. Samiul Amin (Manhattan College) will be presenting new applications of DWS optical microrheology in cosmetic formulations. The microstructure of surfactant/biosurfactant systems and its characterization through high frequency...

Monday, June 22, 2020
Drug delivery by smart microgels - LS Spectrometer

Microgels based on thermally responsive polymers have been widely investigated in the context of controlled release applications. A challenge is to target the release of active ingredients while the bioavailability is maintained, thus preventing the premature degradation of the drug. Recently,...

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Dec 17, 2019 10:00 AM to Dec 17, 2019 11:00 AM

Understanding the response of cells to a compound is crucial for determining their potential uses and effects. However, most of the current methods are neither capable to know whether the samples are delivered inside a single...

Tuesday, November 26, 2019
Cytosurge FluidFM nanosyringe

The FluidFM nanosyringe has been officially launched. Specifically developed for precision nano-injection directly into the nucleus or the cytoplasm of single adherent cells. The sharp apex with its 600 nm aperture...

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Amerigo: un nuovo strumento per DLS e Potenziale Zeta 3 in 1 da Cordouan Technologies

Schaefer is pleased to announce the availability of the new Cordouan Technologies AMERIGO:  an innovative analyzer for the characterization of nanoparticle suspensions combining into the same instrument nanoparticle size, Zeta Potential and remote...

Monday, May 27, 2019
Cytoviva Hyperspectral Microscope with Enhanced Darkfield Optics

Check these two examples of images you can obtain with the Cytoviva System, along with their Enhanced Darkfield and Dual Mode Fluorescence (DMF) modes. You can find them right below the links to the instruments.

Monday, March 25, 2019
Webinar 28th March 2019 - FluidFM Nano-injection into single cells

Thursday, 28th March 2019, 2-3 pm (CET)

Discover an innovative cutting-edge technology.




Monday, September 10, 2018
35nm qEV Columns Launching Soon
  • Video Interview - Why Zeta Potential Measurement With TRPS Is The Way Of The Future
    TRPS has the unique ability to accurately measure the zeta potential of individual nanoparticles. This is incredibly important when working with samples that are polydisperse in size...
Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Analisi del potenziale zeta della singola particella biologica

An important new paper on single particle charge measurement has been published in Scientific Reports and it's worth taking a look at it. An extract from the paper is as follows: "The efficacy of this methodology is demonstrated for a range of biological case studies, including measurements of...

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
qEV - Starter Pack

Here are 4 reasons why you should be using qEV SEC columns for your EV isolation:

  1. qEV columns preserve the physical function and biological integrity of your EVs and provide the purest isolation from complex biological samples including serum, plasma, saliva, CSF, urine and cell...
Tuesday, March 21, 2017

We are delighted to announce significant improvements to the Izon Integrated Measurement System (Izon IMS), available from today. The Izon IMS encompasses the use of TRPS instruments, measurement science, reagents, consumables, sample preparation and data analysis. With this new update, TRPS...

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

We are pleased to announce the release and immediate availability of the new analytical-scale exosome isolation column, the qEVsingle. Based on Size Exclusion Chromatography, the qEVsingle is designed to handle 100μL samples of biological fluids (blood plasma or...

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
New application note from Izon Science - Integrated Platform for EV Analysis: SEC (qEV) + TRPS (qNano)

The new Application Note regarding  EV Analysis for the combined use of standardised, quality assured SEC columns (qEV) with TRPS is now available for download. The combined method is simple and practical and for the first time offers an accurate and standard solution to the separation and...

Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Precision Nanosystems Nanoassemblr Spark

Schaefer Italy announces the launch of the NanoAssemblrTM SparkTM system by Precision Nanosystems to support nanoparticle researchers developing novel nucleic acid-based nanomedicines, including mRNA and CRISPR/Cas9 therapeutics. The ...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
Milan, November 3rd – 4th 2016 - "Pharmaceutical innovations: academy meeting industry"

This workshop is an important annual event for scientists in the drug delivery area, with a quite high number of partecipants in charge of research projects and group leaders both of academia and industry.
Moreover this workshop has an international profile, since at least...

Monday, June 20, 2016
IZON qNano Gold:  Characterizing Extracellular Vesicles from Biological Fluids and Zeta Potential Measurements

Here below we present you two videos from IZON Science. These are the registrations of two different webinars organized by IZON: the first is about "Characterizing Extracellular Vesicles from Biological Fluids", the second is about "Single-Particle Zeta Potential Determined by TRPS". Those two...

Monday, May 23, 2016
Single-Particle Zeta Potential Determined by  TRPS

Webinar Date: Jun 2, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM UK time (GMT+1)/8:00 AM PST/11:00 AM EST
Duration: 1 hour

The talk is designed to introduce the field of zeta potentials measurements using TRPS, aimed at research students, undergraduates...

Monday, April 11, 2016
"Harnessing RNAi Nanomedicine for Manipulating Lymphocyte Function"

Presenter: Prof. Dan Peer

In this webinar, Professor Dan Peer from Tel Aviv University will talk about the application of microfluidics for the preparation of targeted lipid nanoparticles entrapping siRNAs (RNA-tLNPs) directed towards lymphocytes . Special emphasis will...

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
Dr. Marc-Andre Dansereau - Sherbrooke University

"Lipid Nanoparticle delivery of siRNA to unravel chronic pain"

In this webinar, Dr. Marc-Andre Dansereau from the Université de Sherbrooke will describe how RNAi was used to better understand how the CCL2 chemokine and its receptor, CCR2, contribute to the development of...

Wednesday, February 24, 2016
5th Izon Science Research Symposium Announcement - Merton College - Oxford

We are delighted to invite you to the 5th Izon Science Research Symposium.

Date: 1st and 2nd September, 2016

Venue: Merton College, Oxford, UK.

Last year’s symposium was a tremendous success with over 15 presentations from...

Friday, February 12, 2016
Prof. Pieter Cullis - University of British Columbia

In this webinar, Professor Pieter Cullis from the University of British Columbia will unpack the application of microfluidics for the preparation of "limit-size" lipid nanoparticle systems including liposomes, nanoemulsions and RNA-lipid nanoparticles (RNA-LNP)...

Friday, July 10, 2015
IZON Science qNano

A recent publication by the group of Professor Yin at the University of Wisconsin-Madison highlights the advantages of TRPS for the characterisation of viruses (bullet-shaped, about 100nm size). TRPS results were compared to TEM, the current benchmark for virion...

Friday, June 26, 2015
Merton Library, the oldest academic library in the world still in use.

We would like to invite you to register for the 2015 Annual Izon Science Research Symposium.

Date: 10-11 September, 2015

Venue: Merton College, Oxford, United Kingdom

The symposium will focus on advances in research using or...

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Nanopore Izon Science

Schaefer SEE is the IZON Science exclusive distributor in Italy. The IZON instruments, qNano, qMicro and qViro-x, work with the TRPS (Tunable Resistive Pulse Sensing) technology, based on the Coulter principle. This technology can provide a multi-parameter...

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

We would like to Invite you to attend the Third annual Izon research symposium, taking place on the 11th & 12th of September 2014 at Saint Hughs College in Oxford.

The symposium will offer an excellent opportunity to observe and discuss Izon technologies, as well as a chance to...