Bruker Announces Acquisition of Integrated Proteomics Pipeline (IP2) Software Platform for Large Cohort Translational Studies

IP2 Accelerates CCS-enabled 4D-Proteomics™ with GPU-based Scalable Search Engine

IP2 Adds ‘Run & Done’ Real-Time Capabilities to timsTOF® Proteomics Systems

Bruker Corporation (Nasdaq: BRKR) announces the recent acquisition of the Integrated Proteomics Pipeline (IP2) search engine and proteomics workflow software platform. IP2 was developed by Integrated Proteomics Applications Inc, a company founded by leading proteomics researcher Professor John Yates III, together with Drs. Robin Park and Tao Xu. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Prof. John Yates III, The Scripps Research Institute (Photo: Business Wire)

This acquisition further enhances Bruker’s solutions for CCS-enabled 4D-Proteomics™ by adding fast, scalable and GPU-based search engine capabilities for faster data processing and full utilization of molecular collision cross sections (CCS). Benefits include greater data completeness and higher confidence in protein and PTM identification and quantification in unbiased ‘shot-gun’ proteomics. Bruker’s

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International cohort of Food and Advanced Technology welcomed in online orientation


The students will be awarded a Bachelor of Food Science and Engineering degree from Jiangnan University and a Bachelor of Food Technology with Honours degree from Massey.


Massey University has just held an online orientation for the first cohort of students from the joint education programme with Jiangnan University in China.

The programme allows both institutions to work together to produce high-calibre food industry graduates with students from Jiangnan University studying for three years in China before attending Massey to complete the research-intensive fourth year.

The online orientation took place on 18 September and included Massey’s Head of the School of Food and Advanced Technology Professor Julian Heyes, along with Professor Marie Wong and Dr Richard Love, introducing the programme to the 31 students and their families via Zoom.

Jiangnan University is the top ranked institution in Food Science and Engineering in China, and first in the world in Food

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