Volume 88 Issue 50 | pp. 18-19
Issue Date: December 13, 2010

Outfitting The Full Disposable Kit

Providers of single-use bioreactors seek to expand flexibility while keeping costs low
Department: Business, Science & Technology
Keywords: bioreactors, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals

In the market for disposable bioprocess reactors, flexibility refers to more than the plastic of the cell culture bag. As the technology has matured and become accepted, many users want increasingly sophisticated, even customized, single-use systems. Suppliers are working to meet these needs, often through partnerships with other technology providers. At the same time, they are trying to maintain the cost benefits of disposable systems.

The global market for single-use bioreactor systems is roughly $400 . . .

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