Ecosystem Partners

Argonaut partners with leading innovators across market segments to build a network dedicated to advancing biological research and improving health.

Our ecosystem partners ensure reliable results as we work together to deliver a solution greater than any individual company.

Read more about business ecosystems in our blog posts and what this means to our industry.

Avid Bioservices, Inc. (NASDAQ:CDMO) (NASDAQ:CDMOP), located in Tustin, CA, is a CDMO focused on development and CGMP manufacturing of biopharmaceutical drug substances derived from mammalian cell culture. Avid has over 25 years of experience producing monoclonal antibodies and recombinant proteins. Services include analytical development, process development (upstream and downstream), CGMP clinical and commercial drug substance manufacturing, release and stability testing as well as regulatory submissions support.

Bausch+Ströbel is a trusted and experienced supplier to the pharmaceutical industry with more than 50 years specializing in filling and packaging systems. B+S filling and packaging lines are used worldwide to fill syringes, vials, cartridges, ophthalmic containers and ampoules with high-grade liquid and powder pharmaceutical products. Applications range from cleaning and sterilization to labeling and syringe assembly.

At BrainSpores we believe that life science marketing and sales is ready for a fundamental shift. It will no longer be a domain of vertical in-house agencies familiarized by MadMen, but rather a dispersed society of creatives, independents, and professionals. Focused by tasks and goals, not a 40-hour workweek. BrainSpores provides life science companies access to this amazing collection of brainpower, skills and intellect- ready to spread new ideas and successes.

Contract development of rapid diagnostic tests is at the core of all that we do at DCN. Our cross-functional team of scientists and engineers can develop and integrate all aspects of the assay system, including biological components, materials, cassettes, sample handling devices, and reader systems. We will assist you in the development of your entire rapid diagnostic test from concept to commercialization.

Our experience includes: Lateral flow, flow-through or microfluidic formats; Qualitative, quantitative or semi-quantitative systems; Visual or fluorescent labels; Reader or non-reader based platforms; Single or multiplexed assays; A wide variety of analytes, matrices, and market segments.

Empirical Bioscience develops and manufactures enzymes, polymerases, master mixes, oligonucleotides and reagents in our ISO 13485 certified and FDA registered facility. Our portfolio of products is optimized for commercial use, can be combined and customized to meet specific customer requirements and are ready to lyophilize. Empirical Bioscience offers custom enzyme expressions, assay development support, as well as bulk supply and contract manufacturing services.

Proprietary discoveries and methods ensure our products achieve the reproducibility, specificity, sensitivity, and ease-of-use required by today’s researchers. Our customer promise is this: To provide the absolute highest quality products, be responsive to customer needs, and control costs.

Fisher Scientific — empowering innovation with world-class products, services, and people.

The Fisher Scientific channel keeps science moving forward by offering over 2 million products and extensive support services to the scientific research, healthcare, and science education markets.

Leading the industry with more than 1,000 product-assistance specialists, plus a purpose-built global warehouse and distribution network designed around the safe handling, storage, and transportation of scientific products, the Fisher Scientific team delivers the tailored logistics solutions, state-of-the-art inventory management strategies, and on-site operational support customers need to work more efficiently and innovate more productively.

Integrated DNA Technologies, Inc. (IDT) is your Advocate for the Genomics Age. For more than 30 years, IDT’s innovative tools and solutions for genomics applications have been driving advances that inspire scientists to dream big and achieve their next breakthroughs. IDT develops, manufactures, and markets nucleic acid products that support the life sciences industry in the areas of academic and commercial research, agriculture, medical diagnostics, and pharmaceutical development. We have a global reach with personalized customer service.

Landsberg Orora is a fully integrated total packaging solutions company that helps customers develop optimized packaging solutions that transform the packaging experience. From custom design and materials to prototype development and manufacturing, packaging automation and equipment, kitting and fulfillment, global sourcing, and full-service warehousing and logistics, our packaging consultants develop cutting-edge, innovative solutions that take a product from concept to consumer.  Since 1947, we have operated with the philosophy that everything begins and ends with the customer.

MyChem LLC specializes in making ultra-pure nucleotide triphosphates. We develop proprietary manufacturing processes for making PCR grade dNTP, biotin nucleotides, and dye labeled nucleotides. Our products are optimized for commercial use and can be customized to meet specific customer requirements. We also offer bulk supply and contract manufacturing services. We have a deep understanding of our customer’s needs for the highest purity products for genomic, NGS library preparation, PCR, dPCR, and drug discovery applications. Our nucleotides are made through synthetic chemistry in our San Diego lab. All our nucleotide products are free of any cross-base contaminations and any unwanted enzyme activities. Since our founding in March 2007, we have always been consistently responsive to customer’s needs, delivering the highest quality while controlling costs.

Open Biopharma Research and Training Institute is a nonprofit who aims to help the market lower the price of drugs by reducing the cost of biopharmaceuticals. To accomplish this mission, Open Biopharma facilitates hands-on in-demand and future facing industry training; from Cleanroom Operations, Environmental Monitoring, to Lyophilization and more. Open Biopharma’s unique space and Open Platform (Social Learning Management Software) are also designed to encourage and promote soft skills and help growing businesses. Open Biopharma’s campus is the first of its kind, designed using CRB’s FutureFacility concept. Open Biopharma’s heart and soul are the 1400Sqft Sandbox ballrooms available for novel equipment testing, pilot batch pre- production, and testing of combinations of equipment from different manufacturers. Training can also be co-developed during testing of equipment.

Paramit Corporation develops and manufactures benchtop and point of use instruments for diagnostic and life science OEMs. We specialize in mechatronic devices – those with optics, fluidics, motion control, and custom electronics. Our vPoke computer directed assembly process allows us to build complex systems with zero defects and detailed traceability. With manufacturing facilities in the Bay Area and Malaysia, Paramit offers an ability to rapidly design instruments and then scale from low volume production to low cost region/higher volume manufacturing.

Particle Measuring Systems (PMS) sets the standard for cleanroom and clean manufacturing environmental and contamination monitoring and control. With more than 60 patents, we create the technology that enables you to make fact-based decisions, improve process yield and comply with changing regulatory requirements.

We understand the challenges our customers face, which is why we actively remain up to date with industry, trade, and technology changes. With more than 500 employees, over 35 distributors, and local sales and services in more than 50 countries, we’re local everywhere.

Particle Measuring Systems values of restless innovation, empowerment, absolute integrity, customer focus and high performance drive our pursuit of excellence.

Slone Partners delivers the leaders who build amazing scientific healthcare organizations – People Are Our Science®. Since 2000, we specialize in delivering world-class C-suite leadership, executive, and upper management talent to the most promising and established life sciences, diagnostics, precision medicine, CRO, and laboratory services companies. With coast-to-coast presence in the most active healthcare industry hubs of Boston, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Austin, Research Triangle Park NC, and Washington DC, Slone Partners uniquely and precisely provides an array of executive search and advisory services to innovative scientific healthcare companies.

Symbient Product Development is an ISO 13485 certified product development firm focused on innovative medical and life science devices specializing in consumable plastic products. We’re a highly experienced team consisting of mechanical and biomedical engineers, industrial design talent, machinists, and molding technicians. Leveraging our in-house rapid prototyping, we create proven, manufacturable designs with unmatched speed, efficiency, and quality to achieve your product requirements. Producing prototype molds in less than a third of the time of most contract molders allows us to de-risk critical factors of the disposable device before creating prototype molds for refinement of the design.

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