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GCC DNA Symposium

Sponsor & Exhibitor Profiles

Platinum Partner

Integrated Gulf Biosystems

Integrated Gulf Biosystems

Integrated Gulf Biosystems (IGB) is a partner of choice for Life Science and Clinical genomic solutions in the Middle East (Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Bahrain and Libya). Since its inception in 1999, IGB has differentiated itself through exemplary Support (Service and Application), Workflow solutions and good sales support. IGB are channel partners for Life Science giants such as Thermofisher Scientific, Hamilton (Robotics and Storage), Molecular Devices and others.

In the field of Forensic Science & Criminology, we have been involved in the establishment of several forensic labs for Human identification by supplying instrumentation, reagents and software for both semi-automated and automated workflows. Using cutting edge molecular nucleic acid based methodologies, we offer unique solutions from our principals for casework, Databasing, Complex kinship cases and/or familial searches. 

Exhibitors

Access Data

Access Data

Whether it’s for investigation, litigation or compliance, AccessData® offers industry-leading solutions that put the power of forensics in your hands.  For 30 years, AccessData has worked with more than 130,000 clients in law enforcement, government agencies, corporations and law firms around the world to understand and focus on their unique collection-to-analysis needs.  The result?  Products that empower faster results, better insights, and more connectivity.

Credence Security

Established in 1999, Credence Security, the region's specialty distribution company, is a leader in cyber security, forensics, governance, risk and compliance. With headquarters in Dubai, UAE, we are a pure-play provider of security and forensics solutions, to both public and private sector enterprises across the Europe, Middle East, Africa and India, through a select network of specialist resellers.

Unlike most other distributors, we take a consultative 'value-add' solution approach – we collaborate with our partners and their customers to understand their needs, both from a technology and business perspective, and then work very closely with our partners to deliver tailor made solutions. As such, our clients rely on us and trust us to deliver best in class IT security solutions that will protect their organizations from some of the most severe and malicious attacks.

AGT - Advanced German Technology

AGT

Founded in Berlin more than a decade ago, AGT is a leading security solutions provider with a strong consultancy focus and extensive system integration expertise. Our strategy is to deliver the latest developments to clients in emerging markets, which has gained AGT a pioneering position in the Middle East and North African Cyber security markets.

AGT security competencies include:

  • Digital forensics - including several national laboratories in the region
  • Open source intelligence
  • Data and voice encryption - up to national level projects
  • Cyber security & digital forensics training
  • Jamming
  • Datacenter consultancy
  • AGT Academy


Overall, AGT has a privileged reputation as experts in computer forensics and is well placed to build upon a very successful first decade of business in the Middle East. Several landmark security projects have recently been completed, all of which are reaching the attention of technical professionals in emerging markets. And the parent group has completed projects in over a dozen countries including Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.

The Core Competencies for the business include, Digital Forensics, Open-Source Intelligence, Defensive Protection, Critical Infrastructure Protection, Data Centres and an AGT Academy.

For more information please visit http://agt-technology.com/

AL-TORATH INTERNATIONAL TRADING. EST. 

al torath

Al-Torath International Trading. Est.  is one of the professional business houses of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, dealing in Forensic Sciences Techniques from last 30 years. We enjoy excellent trust and confidence of our potential clients. For more detailed information please visit our website www.al-torath.com.

Amped Software

Amped Software

Amped is an award winning dynamic company specialized in developing software solutions for image and video processing for forensic and investigative applications. Amped was created out one clear and profound vision: "To be the world's premier creator of forensic image analysis software.

 

BlackBag® Technologies 

BlackBag
BlackBag® Technologies is a developer of innovative forensic acquisition, triage, and analysis software for Windows, Android, iPhone/iPad, and Mac OS X devices. The company’s flagship product, BlackLight, has been adopted worldwide by many digital forensics examiners as a primary analysis tool. Mobilyze, BlackBag®’s groundbreaking mobile device triage tool, empowers virtually all law enforcement personnel, with or without specialized experience, to capably triage and report on data from smartphones.

In addition to software, BlackBag® also develops and delivers expert forensic training and certification programs, designed to meet the needs of law enforcement, military and private sector examiners. Taught by an elite team with considerable law enforcement and digital forensics experience, the courses are tailored to address realistic, multi-platform scenarios simulating the daily challenges of digital evidence.

 

BLUESTAR® FORENSIC

Bluestar

BLUESTAR® FORENSIC is the latent blood reagent most widely used in the world by crime investigators, to reveal blood that has been washed out, wiped off or is invisible. Based upon chemiluminescence, its unique formula does not alter the DNA. It is safe and easy to prepare and use.

Briskeye

briskeye

Create flawless spherical documentation of a crime scene within minutes.

Briskeye Communications is an innovative company founded in Sweden. We help customers to “capture the reality” through advanced 360/VR technology to put everyone in the middle of the scene for full virtual experiences – anytime, anywhere. The products offer the possibility to capture the crime scene in spherical photos and live streamed videos– anytime, anywhere. The interactive solution provides the possibility to include blueprints, hotspots and close-up photos of the evidence.

The cutting-edge solution is used by customers around the world within law enforcement, real estate, broadcasting, and corporate solutions. www.briskeye.com  

Cellebrite

Cellebrite

Every day around the world, digital data is impacting investigations. Making it intelligent and actionable is what Cellebrite does best. A pioneer of mobile data forensics since 1999 with a passion for technology innovation, we deliver the only end-to-end Digital Forensics Platform on the market. Our track record remains unchallenged. Our results? Proven and well documented. With more than 40,000 UFED licenses deployed globally in 100 countries, we allow law enforcement, intelligence services, border patrols, Special Forces, military and the private sector to achieve their missions quickly and effectively.

Cellmark Forensic Services

Cellmark

Cellmark Forensic Services has 30 years’ experience of delivering high quality, specialist forensic services.  As one of the world’s largest DNA testing companies Cellmark has a proven reputation for its expertise and success in obtaining DNA profiles from difficult samples.  Cellmark’s reputation is built on the quality of its innovative DNA analysis, its leading success rates and the speed and responsiveness of its service - combining traditional forensic expertise with new and innovative approaches.  Cellmark designs, builds and works in state of the art laboratories, using software and systems designed to maximize the capture of information and aid the creation of intelligence databases.

Compelson

compelson

Cytomed

Cytomed

Cytomed has been present in UAE for15 years. Having the necessary knowledge and experience to provide complete solutions in the fields of Forensic Labs, Diagnostic Labs, Hospitals, Emergency Medical Supplies, Educational & Research Centers Labs, industrial QC Labs, Environmental & Analytical Labs. Cytomed Industry Business Unit (IBU) handle and develop our non-medical clients and projects with a portfolio of products and services focusing on Non-medical applications fields such as Forensic & Forensic Medicine Environmental, Agriculture Petrochemical, Municipality Labs Pharmaceutical Metrology Water & Electricity, Universities & Colleges Veterinary Labs, Research Centers IVF Labs, Manufacturing Plants, Aviation, Oil & Gas QC Labs, Museums, Nuclear & Energy.

A team of well educated, qualified, experienced, trained and motivated managers, sales, application support, service engineers, project engineers and administration staff professionally serve our clients and principals. The after-sales support team of service engineers and application specialists are trained and certified by our international manufacturers.

Cytomed Middle East operates in UAE through two offices. The Sharjah office covers Dubai and the Northern Emirates. Abu Dhabi office covers the Abu Dhabi Emirate (Abu Dhabi City, Western Region, and Al Ain).

EL3 Imaging 

EL3 Imaging

EL3imaging USA Corporation, headquartered in California since 1994. We at EL3imaging design, develop and manufacture state of the art Extreme Low Level Light technology systems for law enforcement, defense, and other applications.

Model ST-2999EMUVR Multi Spectrum Forensic Imaging System, is the world's first camera optimized for ultra-violet, visible, and Near IR response from 190nm to 1100nm. The high Quantum Efficiency(QE) provides UV sensitivity comparable to expensive scientific grade CCD cameras. It is a Multi-wavelength viewing, imaging and uncompressed raw video recording device used to highlight finger prints, bodily fluids, bite marks, trace evidence, accelerants, explosives and gunshot residue on various types of samples.

It is a uniquely robust device that provides more functionality to the crime scene investigation than ever before.

EVERSPRY SCI & TECH

everyspry

Since its inception in 2000, EVERSPRY has been dedicated to design, development, and manufacturing of proprietary shoeprint recognition systems used in crime scene investigation.

Our three leading products are:

  • EverASM / database platform for search and managing crime scene shoe patterns /
  • EverOS / suspect shoeprint scanner /
  • EverLSS 360 / portable crime scene shoeprint scanner /

 

We are an active collaborator with the National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST) with successful track record in USA, UK, EU, etc.

GE Healthcare Life Sciences 

GE Healthcare Life Sciences

GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business addresses the need for efficient forensic sample collection with its Whatman™ FTA™ technology and capability to manufacture high-quality sample collection cards and kits. GE offers a wide range of off-the-shelf and custom FTA products for the collection of human blood and buccal (cheek) cells. Whatman FTA technology simplifies the collection and storage of biological samples and the purification of nucleic acids at room temperature.  The resultant purified nucleic acids (DNA) are suitable for a range of downstream processing techniques.

 

Guidance Software

Guidance

Guidance Software is the maker of EnCase®, the gold standard in forensic security applications, and Tableau forensic hardware devices that are time-tested and case-proven. Guidance created the category of digital investigations by producing products that meet the critical needs of the digital forensic community worldwide. http://www.GuidanceSoftware.com<http://www.guidancesoftware.com/

HOBBIT Imaging Solutions

hobbit

HOBBIT imaging solutions develops and maintains intelligent information management and visualization software for the forensic and tactical departments of the police.

TRIS

A case management and analysis system. Currently in use by the forensic and tactical investigation departments of the Dutch national police. TRIS shows relations between crimes and provides complex searches and analyses.

PRIDE

Shoe prints are automatically compared with reference prints in a national reference database.

iCS and iFEA

This are mobile applications that support the forensic researcher during his work at the crime scene. Evidence can directly be send to the office for further investigation.  

Key Forensic

Key Forensic

Key Forensic Services based in the UK, provides forensic expertise worldwide and is at the forefront of delivering rapid DNA technology across the globe. Key Forensic Services expert scientific team has worked with partner instrument manufacturer IntegenX Inc. since 2012, testing, enhancing and validating the RapidHIT technology. Our partnership is built on a strong foundation of innovation and collaboration and together, we continue to push DNA technology to its limits, with the ultimate aim of bringing offenders to justice in the fastest possible timeframe.

 

 

Labins Laboratory Supplies LLC 

Labins

Since its establishment in September 1998, Labins Laboratory Supplies LLC has become a leading supplier of laboratory equipment and expert in setting up turnkey laboratories for the hydrocarbon processing and analytical and life sciences industries in the Gulf countries.

With regional offices across the GCC and India, LABINS is able to efficiently deliver complete and cost-effective solutions to the growing laboratory clientele in the region.

Our presence is due to strong support from our principals Agilent Technologies, PAC, Mettler-Toledo, Bruker, Gerstel, Milestone etc. Thanks to their state of art technology equipments, we have been able to penetrate almost every laboratory in the region winning customers’ confidence.

LGC

LGC

A new bodily-fluid identification test is now available on the LGC ParaDNA® System, facilitating identification of up to six bodily fluids in 90 minutes. The instrument is already helping forensic labs, police and military customers prioritise forensic samples and answer identity intelligence questions via generation of DNA profile information in 75 minutes. Even non-forensically qualified users can be quickly trained to sample items and develop early investigational intelligence. Integrated software supports immediate search/compare of samples/imported profiles. Rapidly track individuals, identify missing persons, or prioritise samples at or near crime scenes whilst simultaneously reducing time/cost/infrastructure/training burdens associated with processing forensic evidence.

 

Magnet Forensics

Magnet Forensics

Magnet Forensics is a global leader in the development of digital forensics software that acquires, analyzes, and shares evidence from computers, smartphones, and tablets. Magnet Forensics has been helping examiners and investigators fight crime, protect assets, and guard national security since 2011.

 

Mass

Mass

MASS is a solutions and services company pioneering innovative solutions for the digital investigator, delivering new capability to UK Policing. We have a proven track record of service delivery to critical government operations at the highest levels of classification.  We are the only UK digital forensics managed service provider currently delivering digital forensics as managed service to the Metropolitan Police and multiple other UK Police forces.  Our digital forensics service delivers to frontline officers; where they need it and when they need it, reducing investigation time whilst delivering value for money.

Metrohm

Metrohm

Metrohm is a worldwide leading manufacturer of precision instruments for chemical analysis in the laboratory and online Process equipment. In the field of electrochemical ion analysis we have been the unchallenged world number one for many years. Our dedicated teams in Technical Marketing, Application and Service Support ensure that customers maximize the utility of their instruments with enhanced support.

With a Regional support facility - Metrohm Middle East based in UAE, we extend valuable and timely support for our customers and distributors in the MENA region.

 

MH Service GMBH

MH Service

With more than 20 years’ experience mh SERVICE is one of today’s leading providers and suppliers of products and services related to IT forensics. With its own hardware development and manufacturing departments we offer best results in processing & decryption. Reliable. Fast. Maximum storage. Handmade Digital Forensic Hardware.

Oxford Instruments

Oxford Instruments

Oxford Instruments is a leading supplier of Gunshot Residue analysis systems for use on a range of Scanning Electron Microscopes. The latest generation system, AZtecGSR, provides an unrivalled speed and accuracy of analysis. 

Pec Technologies

Pec Technologies

Pec Technologies began its operations in the province of Quebec in September 2003.

The main product “B.A.R.D. LIMS” is a secure modular laboratory information management system relative to cases and evidence.  It has been developed to protect and store sensitive information of criminal investigations. An effective solution for sharing information from the crime scene to the criminal justice system, B.A.R.D. creates a bank of comprehensive and secure information which can be consulted and updated at any time.

Authorized experts and law enforcement agencies can access the B.A.R.D. LIMS system to compile and analyze all the information related to a case for the prosecution or possible acquittal of suspects.

Our partner STACS DNA helps DNA labs meet performance and accountability expectations. We do this through sophisticated software that, based on each customer’s specific workflows, becomes the integrated hub of their automated DNA sample processing. STACS DNA enables DNA laboratories to significantly accelerate their DNA sample throughput, allowing them to more effectively serve their communities through increased performance and lower costs.

Photron

Photron

Photron is a trusted supplier of high-speed cameras to leading research and industrial groups around the world, delivering quality, reliability and high-performance for the most challenging imaging applications. In the field of Forensic Science, Test & Development our cameras are being used for Ballistic Testing (trauma, fingerprinting), Blood Pattern Analysis etc.

Photron offers a range of performance options from the compact yet high specification FASTCAM Mini range to the FASTCAM SA-Z offering frame rates in excess of 2 million frames per second (fps). Please visit the Photron stand to see our systems and to discuss your high speed imaging requirements.

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Qiagen

Qiagen logo

QIAGEN
is the leading global provider of Sample to Insight solutions to transform biological materials into valuable molecular insights. Human identity testing is a challenging field. Forensic and paternity testing facilities need to return results very quickly without sacrificing accuracy. QIAGEN's high-quality instruments and chemistry provide the required speed, precision, and reliability. QIAGEN offers complete, integrated, optimized workflows for every type of human identity and forensic testing:

  • Accelerate your workflow with our range of automated sample purification solutions.
  • Get more information from your samples with our PCR-based human DNA quantification and identification assays.
  • Benefit from dedicated and high-quality analytical software.

Visit https://www.qiagen.com/de/products/human-identity-and-forensics/ to find out more.

Rabdan Academy

Rabdan

Rabdan Academy is a government-owned world class education institution established to coordinate and enhance learning outcomes for organisations and individuals in the safety, security, defence, emergency preparedness and crisis management sectors.

Rabdan Academy was officially established under Law No. 7 for 2013, issued by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan in his capacity as Ruler of Abu Dhabi and is accredited by the UAE's Commission for Academic Accreditation (CAA) of the Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research.

The Academy is the first in UAE to provide learning in a dual approach, combining academic and vocational education in one place whilst recognizing prior learning and experience and providing accredited and transferable credit from course to course and job to job.

Randox Toxicology

Randox Toxicology

With over 30 years’ experience in the manufacture of high quality products, we have created a number of advancements in the field of toxicology. We deliver innovative solutions for fast and accurate drug detection. As the inventor of Biochip Array Technology for clinical and forensic toxicology, we have the world’s largest toxicology test menu, detecting over 500 drugs and drug metabolites.

Patented Biochip Array Technology, designed to work across multiple matrices, boasts cutting-edge multiplex testing capabilities facilitating simultaneous drug detection from a single sample. Significant re-investment in R&D has allowed Randox Toxicology to transform the landscape of drug testing forever.

Regula Forensic Science Systems

Regula

Regula is the leading producer of expert devices for authenticating documents, banknotes and securities. We are known all over the world: our products and solutions are used by law enforcement experts from Europe, Middle East, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, South and North America.

Regula today:

· over 20 years on the high-tech market

· more than 70 partners all over the world

· 9 categories of products and solutions

Our company has gained the reputation of a reliable partner and has carried out thousands of challenging tasks for our clients. Today our regular customers include Ministries of Internal and Home Affairs, police, border and customs services, banks, insurance companies and other organizations. Our devices and software are highly regarded by experts at international exhibitions and conferences.

 

Scientific Analytical Tools (S.A.T Trading L.L.C)

SAT

Scientific Analytical Tools (S.A.T Trading L.L.C) is a well-established firm specializing in providing forensic solutions, training, and security services to corporations, government agencies, educational institutions & law firms dealing with the demanding and constantly changing challenges of fighting crimes.

S.A.T Trading L.L.C was established in 2004 and is headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, but provides services throughout the GCC. They are known as a reliable partner throughout the region and have earned their reputation by delivering excellent performance and high commitment to their clients

 

Securcube

SecurCube

Securcube s.r.l. is the leading Company in the field of phone records (CDR – Call Detail Record) investigation and cell towers (BTS – Base Transceiver Station) survey at the crime scene.
Currently Securcube is cooperating closely with International Law Enforcement Authorities in Europe, Middle East, US, South America and Africa, for the daily crime fight and citizens security.
Securcube develops digital forensics software and hardware with an intuitive, fast and reliable approach to meet all investigators’ skills. PhoneLog is the software for the CDR analysis and correlation with other mobile evidence, from different sources (mobile extractions, GPS tracks, traffic logs…) at the same time for a most effective cross analysis of the data. The software is worldwide compatible and allows a fast investigation of the digital crime scenario. BTS Tracker is the hardware module to measure the real BTS coverage and crime scene, radio environment activity. It tracks the position of the cells and suspects’ mobile movements, saving the data as log files. The precision of BTS Tracker fulfil the current digital investigation including insights hidden to a preliminary analysis.
The outlook is good and Securcube mission is to grow side-by-side with Police Forces for a successful investigative outcome. 

Tradeways Ltd.

Tradeways

Tradeways, Ltd. is an international distributor with 43 years experience selling hi-tech products to the GCC region.

The ANDE Rapid DNA system is manufactured by NetBio in the USA.  ANDE is the only Rapid DNA system to receive FBI NDIS approval.

ANDE:

  • provides DNA results in less than 2 hours
  • is designed for use by non-technical personnel
  • rugged for use inside or outside of the laboratory
  • with consumables that do not require refrigeration
  • that automatically interprets DNA fingerprints
  • allows routine searching of DNA databases.

UCT

UCT

UCT, LLC is a vertically integrated manufacturer and supplier of analytical products for the forensic laboratory. Our primary goal is to exceed all of your laboratory sample prep and HPLC column needs by providing quality solid-phase extraction materials and rugged U/HPLC columns.  We combine this with world class technical support.  UCT also offers convenient Select pH buffer pouches, SELECTRA-SIL® high- purity derivatizing reagents, manifolds, Comprehensive Analytical Toxicology Kits and Selectrazyme® and Abalonase™ beta glucuronidase enzyme formulas.

Ultra Electronics Forensic Technology 

Ultra Forensic Technology

Helping make society safer. Ultra Electronics Forensic Technology pioneered the field of automated ballistics identification more than 25 years ago and continues to be a leader in the design and provision of forensic investigative and analysis solutions, including high-end document examination instruments. Our solutions help law enforcement and security agencies in more than 130 countries solve firearm crime, authenticate questioned documents, and investigate crime scenes.

Verisis

Verisis

VERISIS  is  a  25  years  old international company with a mission to help forensic people to do more, to do better, to do faster and to feel better. We  combine  our  IT  and  Forensic expertise with innovative technology to deliver  critical  Forensic  Solutions  to  leading  decision makers in the Forensic Laboratories.

It’s  not  just our products and services that make us a global leader, but the most important success factor is our TEAM. Innovation, high technology, customer  satisfaction  and  honesty  are  the  main  motto of our TEAM. We focused  on  making  laboratory  processes  more efficient, sustainable and reliable than ever before. In the decades to come, we will continue to make solutions  on simplicity, clarity, ease-of-use. We call it The Evolution of Forensics.

Zahrawi

Zahrawi

Zahrawi is a leading provider of lab solutions, medical, surgical, nuclear medicine & radiotherapy, in UAE and Qatar.

Zahrawi Medical represents more than 70 international manufacturers in the healthcare field, including but not limited to Sciex, TA Instruments, Elga-Veolia, Biotage, Arctiko, Brand, Cerilliant, Waldner, CHCLAB, Centurion, CLIAwaived, Wenk Lab Tech, YSI and Bertin Technologies. Zahrawi depend on the accurate and timely delivery of high quality healthcare supplies.

Zahrawi’ s customers include Forensic, Universities, Research Center, hospitals, diagnostic and clinical labs, clinics, and much more.

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Platinum Partner

IGB