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Aurora Instruments

Aurora Instruments is a worldwide leader in the design and development of lab automation solutions for life science, environmental science, drug discovery/safety and chemical analysis research. We provide technologies and services which facilitate a higher sample throughput while improving quality, accuracy and precision. Aurora's product range includes automated liquid-handling equipment, atomic absorption spectrometers, automated nucleic acid purification workstations, solid phase extraction workstations and microwave digestion systems, increasing the efficiency of sample management in a wide range of research applications.

Automated Liquid Handling
Automated Liquid Handling

The VERSATM automated liquid handling systems satisfy stringent laboratory requirements. Laboratory automation has revolutionized the way scientists do research - maximizing accuracy, precision and throughput while minimizing time and consumable costs. Aurora’s versatile robotic automated liquid handling systems demonstrate that lab automation provides a simple, cost-effective and dependable solution allowing scientists to maximize their potential while also enabling many general liquid handling protocols.

Elemental Analysis
Elemental Analysis

TRACE atomic absorption spectrometers and LUMINA Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometers provide precise elemental analysis solutions suitable for any laboratory. For a complete solution, researchers with protocols requiring preliminary sample preparation prior to analysis may use Aurora’s TRANSFORM microwave digestion systems capable of detecting over 70 different elements, with detection ranges in the parts per million (PPM), parts per billion (PPB) and parts per trillion (PPT) levels.

Press Releases

March 6th, 2013

Aurora Biomed to Launch New VERSA 10 Automated Nucleic Acid Purification Workstation at Pittcon 2013

Nucleic Acid Purification

Aurora Instruments is proud to announce the launch of their newest robot, the VERSA 10 Nucleic Acid Purification (NAP) Workstation at the 2013 Pittcon. This compact, automated liquid handling workstation is an ideal, cost-effective solution for labs carrying out magnetic bead-based nucleic acid preparation and PCR plate setups. Read More about Aurora at Pittcon 2013.

March 6th, 2013

Aurora Instruments to Launch New VERSA 1100 Automated Solid Phase Extraction Workstation at Pittcon 2013

Solid Phase Extraction

Aurora Instruments is excited to announce the launch of the new VERSA 1100 Automated Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) Workstation at Pittcon 2013. This workstation removes the bottleneck of time-consuming manual extraction protocols, by completing sample preparation, column conditioning, washing and elution, analyte concentration and solvent exchange steps. Extractions can be carried out with either positive pressure or vacuum using 1, 3 and 6 mL columns as well as 96-well extraction plates.

October 15, 2012

Aurora Instruments to exhibit at Analytica China

Analytica China

Vancouver, Canada; October 2012 -- Aurora Biomed Inc., an instrument solutions provider for elemental analysis and life sciences, is pleased to announce their attendance at Analytica China held October 16th - 18th 2012 in Shanghai, China. This international trade fair for laboratory technology, analysis, biotechnology and diagnostics is being held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center and is expected to draw large crowds to see the latest instruments, analysis and testing technologies and lab technology solutions.

April 12, 2012

Bridging the gap between cost and throughput - Aurora Instruments launches a compact liquid handling system for genomics applications

VERSA™ 10 Automated Liquid Handling Workstation

Aurora Instruments Ltd., a world leader in lab automation solutions, will showcase the new VERSA™ 10 Automated Liquid Handling Workstation at Analytica (hall A1, stand 225) in Germany. The VERSA 10 has been developed to simplify laborious routine protocols by combining automated multi-channel dispensing (4 or 8 channels), with single-channel, cherry-picking functionality.


AMP 2013 Annual Meeting
Phoenix, AZ, USA
November 14-16, 2013


NGS Library Prep Improving NGS Library Prep with an Open System Liquid Handler Published online 13 March 2012. read more...
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Nucleic Acid Preparation Nucleic Acid Preparation Novel Methods Expedite Nucleic Acid Sample Prep. GEN. 2011. 31(1), 1,26,28