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Prior Scientific Introduces the OpenStand Motorized Optical Stand

A new motorized stand combined with Prior Scientific’s portfolio of automation and optical components offers a new way to develop custom optical platforms. The OpenStand is a unique modular platform that allows for easy customization. It is a fully configurable and motorized optical stand, when combined with a range of readily available optics, light sources […]

COVID-19/Coronavirus Update

7 April 2020 Update  To: All Employees, Customers, Suppliers, Visitors and Contractors  General  In light of the global spread of the COVID-19, Prior Scientific is providing this updated notice to outline the policy implemented to prevent the spread of the virus. Prior Scientific continuously monitors government and health organization recommendations to ensure that we follow all […]

Queensgate: collaborating to push the boundaries of measurement science

The National Physical Laboratory and Queensgate share an unrelenting passion for better precision at the cutting edge of measurement science Queensgate XY stage in AFM at National Physical Laboratories Queensgate – a brand of Prior Scientific Instruments – offers their customers maximum precision and accuracy along with high-speed solutions for the nanopositioning challenges they face. […]

Prior Scientific Food Donation at Jimmy’s

Prior Scientific wanted to support our local community, and one of our employees thought a food donation at Jimmy’s homeless shelter in Cambridge would be amazing, as Christmas is a time of giving and they would be very grateful. To find out how we helped and how you can also get involved click on the article

100 Years under the microscope

At the end of our 100 year our CEO, Tom Freda talks to Inside Industry Magazine about Prior’s history and how the company has evolved over the course of 100 years into the business it is today.

Prior experience necessary

Recently Prior Scientific’s CEO Tom Freda, was interview by Microscopy & Analysis editor Rebecca Pool this will be published in the latest edition of the magazine (Sept/Oct 2019).

More on the article can be found here.

Prior go head to head in the Chariots of fire

3 teams from Prior entered this years chariots of fire race, raising money for the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust (ACT). Find out how they got on and more importantly which team won!

Prior Scientific sponsors local football team

Prior Scientific are proud to sponsor Cambourne FC U10 tigers for the 2019/20 season, the team play in the Cambridgeshire FA mini league and will be playing in their 3rd season together.

The new NanoScan OP400 objective positioner

The new NanoScan OP400 objective positioner from Queensgate Instruments provides high speed, high accuracy and repeatable Z stacking. It is compatible with most microscopes and objective lenses