In an online auction closing on the 3rd of April, ​Maynards is selling biopharmaceutical equipment from the complete contents of a clinical stage biopharmaceutical facility operated by Instil Bio Inc. The assets come to the market as a result of the reorganisation of the firm’s global operations. Instil Bio Inc. develops tumor infiltrating lymphocytes for the treatment of cancer. The clinical stage cell therapy company operates from corporate offices in Dallas, Texas and manufacturing facilities in the UK.

The auction features: (6) Nucleo Counter NC-200 automated cell counters; Acea Xcelligence real time cell analyzer; (4) Sefia S-2000 cell processing systems; BioRad QX ONE PCR droplet generator; Precision CellRad X-ray irradiator system; (5) Aglient and ACCELIX flow cytometers; 10X Genomics chromium single cell controller; (9) Xuri W25 bioreactor systems; BD FX40 BacT blood culture machine; ThermoFischer qPCR machine; (18) CO2 incubators, from Panasonic & PhCBI MIR-154 cooled incubators; (6) Climet and PMT particle counters; (7) Qube M12 cell therapy isolator system cabinets; (16) Sanyo, PhCBl, Liebherr and Panasonic Freezers to -80degC; (37) European Instrument , Metler Toledo and Toremner check weighers; (13) centrifuges from Hettich, Heraes, Thermo Fisher, Eppendorf and VXR; (10) Cytiva tissue disaggregator and much, much more.

The assets are located in Manchester and Alderley Edge, UK and can be previewed on the 26th and 27th of March by appointment.

Global auctioneering firm Maynards was established in Vancouver in 1902. Maynards has global reach through their offices in the United States, Canada, Germany, UK, Japan and China and provides liquidation and valuation services to a broad range of industry sectors.