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  Children’s Oncology Hospital Units utilise TAP’s Fill-It System for Immunotherapy Research To Determine Optimal Dose of Cancer Therapies and Create Stocks of Consistent, High Quality Product for Clinical Trials

TAP Biosystems, (now part of the Sartorius Stedim Biotech Group), a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, today announced its Fill-It™, automated cryovial filling system is being routinely used in clinical trials of novel cell-based cancer immunotherapies at children’s oncology units in three major US hospitals.

TAP biosystemsThe system is being utilised in research labs to help determine the correct dosage of cells to treat children with life-threatening cancers, as well as to create stocks of consistent, high-quality product in cryovials for clinical trials. Scientists at the hospitals are using Fill-It to produce batches of around 400 cryovials per run, with each 1ml vial containing between 40 and 100 million cell/ml of cell immunotherapy, depending on their requirements...

 

  New method for microcarrier cell culture using TAP's ambr microbioreactors enables rapid vaccine production

New Method for Microcarrier Cell Culture using TAP’s ambr Micro Bioreactors Saves Time Optimising Process Conditions Enabling Rapid Vaccine Production

ambr TAP Biosystems (new)TAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture and consumables for life science, today announced it has developed a new method of using microcarriers with its ambrâ„¢ micro bioreactor system. This technique enables scientists to produce uniform microcarrier samples and perform automated media exchange to rapidly optimise parameters for culturing adherent cell lines on microcarriers, thus shortening timelines for successfully scaling up manufacturing of vaccines and cell therapies...

 

  Chr. Hansen installs TAP's Fill-it System to increase processing throughput of bacterial starter cultures

Major Food Ingredients Firm Chr. Hansen Installs TAP’s Automated Vial Processing System To Meet Increasing Demand for its High Quality Bacterial Starter Cultures.

TAP Biosystems Fill It 48 Way

TAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture and fermentation systems and consumables for life science applications, is delighted to announce its Fill-It™; automated benchtop vial filling system has been installed at Chr. Hansen, a global bioscience company that develops natural ingredients for the food and nutritional industries. The system, which is being utilised for the first time in the food industry, will be used to improve processing throughput of large batches of vials containing bacterial starter cultures for use in variety of fermented food products. 

 

  EMBL Choose ambr Micro Bioreactor System for Insect Cell Culture Enabling Rapid Production of Human Multi-protein Complexes using Baculovirus

TAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, today announced its advanced micro bioreactor system (ambr™) is in use at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Grenoble, France, one of the world’s leading structural biology research institutes, for rapid small-scale parallel expression of human multi-protein complexes using baculovirus.

TAP Biosystems’ ambr systemThe ambr micro bioreactor system at EMBL, which was funded by the French Investissement d'Avenir Initiative is being used by EMBL scientists in the Eukaryotic Expression Facility (EEF) for culturing insect cells containing baculovirus expression systems to produce differently engineered human multi-protein complexes for crystallography studies....

 

  TAP Biosystems Launches New Plate Heater for Cell-based Applications

Novel Design Ensures Accurate Temperature Incubation in a Laminar Flow Hood Environment

TAP Plate HeaterTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, today introduced its new Plate Heater, designed specifically for cell biologists that require accurate and precise temperature control for plates in laminar flow hoods. The new Plate Heater, which can be ordered directly from TAP’s e-commerce site, has been developed to solve issues associated with short term assay incubations in a laminar flow hood environment.

 

  TAP Biosystems Partners with Life Technologies on New Transient Expression Platform

Combined Technologies Will Offer High Throughput Automated Protein Expression

ambr micro bioreactor systemTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Life Technologies, one of the world’s foremost suppliers of cell culture products and molecular biology reagents for life science research, to develop a cost-efficient, high throughput protein expression platform...

 

  TAP Biosystems Announces Webinar on Innovations in 3D cell culture

Live event Discusses Applications in Neuroscience and Presents RAFT 3D Cell Culture System

The new RAFT 3D cell culture systemTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, today announced that it will be hosting two live webinar sessions on Thursday November 8th on ‘Innovations in 3D cell culture’. These webinars are essential for all life-scientists who are assessing strategies for making their cell-based assays more physiologically relevant...

 

  TAP Biosystems Launches E-commerce Site for RAFT 3D Cell Culture Kits Allowing Researchers to Create Physiologically Relevant Collagen-Based Tissues 

RAFT  3D cell culture kit from TAP BiosystemsTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, today launched a new e-commerce site. The new site will provide a fast and secure method for researchers in North America and Europe to purchase RAFT 3D cell culture kits online, allowing them to create realistic cell cultures incorporating cells of their choice...

 

  TAP Biosystems Wins UCL Small to Medium Enterprise Partner of the Year Award TAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, is delighted to announce it has been awarded the University College London (UCL) Small to Medium Enterprise Partner of the Year Award 2012.

Enterprise AWDThe Award, presented at a ceremony at UCL's campus in Bloomsbury has been awarded because of the close collaboration between the company and UCL researchers, producing valuable research with commercial potential.TAP Biosystems first began their collaboration with UCL research staff four years ago, after breakthroughs in creating biomimetic tissues, invented by Professor Robert Brown...

 

  ATCC Delivers 350 Different Cell Lines Using TAP Biosystems’ Automated Cell Culture System Six Years' Continuous Production Generating Thousands of High Quality Cell Lines 

TAP Biosystems SelecTTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, has announced that two of its SelecTTM  automated cell culture systems have been used in the production of  350 different cell lines at the world's largest biological resource centre, ATCC® (American Type Culture Collection)... 

 

  TAP Biosystems Collaborates with OU to Develop Biomimetic 3D CNS Models Novel Approach Could Contribute to Reducing Number of Pre-Clinical Animal Studies
  
RAFTOUimageTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, is pleased to announce that it is collaborating with scientists at The Open University (OU), in Milton Keynes, UK to produce robust 3D human central nervous system (CNS) tissue models for use in drug discovery and pre-clinical testing...

 

  TAP Biosystems’ Project to Develop Cell Therapy for Corneal Surface Disease Receives Additional Funding for Pre-clinical and First in Man Trials Dr Rosemary Drake, CSO at TAP Biosystems TAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, is pleased to announce it has received further funding from the UK's Technology Strategy Board.  This will advance their project, developing a biomimetic cornea to treat corneal surface disease, into pre-clinical research and a safety trial in two patients. TAP will continue the collaboration with Professor Julie Daniels and her team at the Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London (UCL), developing the RAFT 3D tissue production technology to create high quality and consistent clinical grade tissues...

 

  Peer-Reviewed Paper Shows Matched Performance between ambr and 2L Bioreactors ambr TAP BiosystemsTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, today announced that a peer reviewed paper authored by scientists at a leading US biopharmaceutical company, has demonstrated that the advanced micro bioreactor system (ambrTM) system is equivalent in performance to a 2L bioreactor, showing that ambr is a realistic scale-down model...

 

  New Scientific Data on use of Stem Cells for Ocular Surface Regeneration Presented by Daniels’ Group at Prestigious Ophthalmology Conference, ARVO JulieDanielsTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, is delighted to announce that Professor Julie Daniels' Group at the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology will be presenting her latest research on the use of stem cells for corneal regeneration at the world's largest gathering of international eye and vision researchers, ARVO (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology) meeting on May 6th - 10th in Fort Lauderdale, USA...

 

  I-Stem choose TAP Biosystems’ Automated Cell culture and Vial Filling Systems For Reproducible Processing of Stem Cells for Biobanking and Clinical Applications

TAP Biosystems CompacT SCTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications is delighted to announce I-Stem, a major French stem cell research institute, is using a CompacT SC automated cell culture system and Fill-It automated cryovial filing and capping system to reproducibly generate and rapidly bank a range of pluripotent stem cells. Scientists at I-Stem are currently using the CompacT SC to automate differentiation and expansion of stem cells, allowing the generation of human pluripotent cell lines of consistent high quality...

 

  Emerging Regenerative Medicine Firm in Czech Republic Chooses CellBase CT TAP Biosystems Cellbase CTTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative cell culture systems and consumables for life science applications, is pleased to announce it is installing a system to automate the ex-vivo expansion of autologous cell therapies (CellBase CTTM) at Czech-based firm PrimeCell, one of Central and Eastern Europe's largest regenerative medicine companies...

 

  TAP Biosystems’ Project to Manufacture 3D Tissue Equivalents Develops Potential Cell Therapy for Corneal Surface Disease TAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications, is pleased to announce that its Technology Strategy Board funded project with UCL scientists has made a significant advance towards developing a tissue-engineered, biomimetic cornea as a therapy...

 

  New Independent Data Presented at Leading Cell Therapies Conference Shows TAP Biosystems’ Micro Bioreactor could be Key for Commercial Blood Production ambr TAP BiosystemsTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications, is delighted to announce two posters presented at the recent Scale-Up and Manufacturing of Cell-Based Therapies Conference that demonstrate how the ambrTM micro bioreactor system can determine optimal bioprocessing parameters for producing pathogen-free, red blood cells (RBCs) from human stem cells (HSCs)... 

 

  Georgia Tech Chooses TAP’s Micro Bioreactor for Novel Stem Cell Research To Determine Process Parameters for Affordable Stem Cell Manufacturing ambr TAP BiosystemsTAP Biosystems, a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications today announced it is installing an advanced micro bioreactor system (ambrTM) system at The Georgia Institute of Technology, a leading US research university. The ambr system, which closely replicates the characteristics of bioreactors at micro scale, will be used by scientists in Georgia Tech's new Stem Cell Engineering Center to determine optimal conditions for culturing mouse and human pluripotent stem  cell lines...

 

  TAP Biosystems Showcases New Live Cell Imaging Software at Stem Cells Conference Providing Flexible, Automated Methods of Maintaining and Analysing Stem Cells Cell-IQTAP Biosystems, (the new corporate identity of The Automation Partnership), a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications, unveiled exciting new features of the Cell-IQ®, a live cell observation and analysis system, at the Stem Cells in Drug Discovery Conference in La Jolla, California, USA...

 

  Life Technologies Installs TAP’s Automated Cryovial Filling System To Accurately and Rapidly Batch Process Vials While Preventing the Risk of RSI TAP Biosystems Fill ItTAP Biosystems, (the new corporate identity of The Automation Partnership), a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications, is pleased to announce it has installed a Fill-ItTM, benchtop automated vial filling system at Life Technologies, one of the world's largest suppliers of cell lines and reagents for life science research. The Fill-It system will be used to improve the accuracy of processing large batches of cryovials and will reduce the risk of staff acquiring a repetitive strain injury (RSI)...

 

  TAP Biosystems Successfully Relocates Major Compound Store of 1.7 Million Samples Ensuring Top Pharma Continues Critical Research compoundstoreTAP Biosystems, (the new corporate identity of The Automation Partnership), a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications, today announced its Service and Support Group has worked with a top 10 pharmaceutical company to safely transfer one of its core automated compound and DNA stores to another UK based site, ahead of schedule and to budget, thus allowing this company to continue its research with minimal disruption...

 

  New automated cell culture system makes controlling cell growth easier TAP Biosystems CompacT SelecT with ViCELLThe Automation Partnership (TAP), a world leader in the design and development of innovative automation for life science applications, is delighted to announce its CompacT SelecT system for automated culturing of cell lines in T-flasks, is now available with an integrated Beckman Coulter Vi-CELL® XR Cell Viability Analyser, making controlling consistent cell growth easier and more convenient...

 

  Top Biopharma Companies choose Cellmate for Manufacturing Biotherapeutics TAP CellmateTAP Biosystems, (the new corporate identity of The Automation Partnership), a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications, is delighted to announce it is currently working on projects to install six CellmateTM automated cell culture systems in three of the world's leading biopharma companies, where they will improve reproducibility and throughput of biotherapeutics manufacturing...

 

  TAP Biosystems Installs First ambr 48 System at Major European Pharma To Improve the Productivity of Cell Line Development for Antibody Therapeutics ambr system TAP Biosystems, (the new corporate identity of The Automation Partnership), a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications, is delighted to announce it has installed a 48 bioreactor version of its advanced micro bioreactor system (ambrTM) system in one of Europe's largest pharma companies. The system will assist in predicting how antibody-expressing cell lines will behave in large scale bioreactors...

 

  New Options for CompacT SelecT Automated Cell Culture Systems Help Optimise Growth Conditions for Primary and Stem Cell Lines CompacT SelecTâ„¢ cell culture systems TAP Biosystems, (the new corporate identity of The Automation Partnership), a leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications is delighted to introduce three new options for their CompacT SelecTâ„¢ automated cell culture systems. These options will enable scientists to automate processing of T75 flasks, pipette chilled reagents at low volumes and alter oxygen levels to optimise conditions for reproducibly culturing complex cell lines...

 

  New Software for ambr Micro Bioreactor System Offers Scientists 24/7 Control ambr Micro Bioreactor System TAP Biosystems, (formerly The Automation Partnership), the leading supplier of innovative automation and consumables for life science applications is delighted to introduce its new software for the ambrTM micro bioreactor system, allowing scientists to remotely check and control their bioprocessing activities, as if they were present in their laboratory...

 

  New Corporate Identity for The Automation Partnership Tap BiosystemsThe Automation Partnership (TAP), a leading supplier of innovative automation for life science applications today announced that the company will now be known as TAP Biosystems. This new corporate identity will ensure existing and future customers in life science will have a better understanding of the breadth of products and services which the company now offers...

 

  TAP Launches New Micro Bioreactor System featuring Vi-CELL The ambr workstationThe Automation Partnership (TAP), a world leader in the design and development of innovative automation for life science applications, is delighted to announce its new micro bioreactor system (ambrTM) is now available with integrated Beckman Coulter Vi-CELL® Cell Viability Analyser.

 

 

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