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Rapid Micro Biosystems Announces Hands-on Workshops at New European Headquarters in Munich, Germany

Written by Admin User | May 16, 2013 2:48:00 PM

Company hosts live demonstrations of the Growth Direct™ System

Bedford, MA and Freising, Germany - (5/15/2013) – Rapid Micro Biosystems, a leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, today announced the opening of a state-of-the-art microbiology laboratory and headquarters located in Freising, just outside of Munich, Germany.

The new location provides office and applications development space as well as a dedicated laboratory environment for showcasing the new range of the Growth Direct™ System - the company’s automated, rapid, non-destructive microbial enumeration device - in a lab environment. Located within 20 minutes of the Munich airport, the facility is easily accessed by public transportation.

Rapid Micro Biosystems will host one-day workshops showcasing the Growth Direct™ System and its applications for sterility, environmental monitoring, water and bioburden testing. The full day workshop will include a live, hands-on demonstration of the system and sample preparation techniques as well as presentation of testing and validation data. A schedule of upcoming workshops is available at www.rapidmicrobio.com\workshops.

“We are excited about the new facility because it provides an opportunity for companies that want to accelerate and automate their microbial testing to gain experience with the system and the range of applications. We see this as the best approach to demonstrate the unique value that the Growth Direct™ can bring to businesses,” said Christof Hasse, Rapid Micro Biosystems’ European Sales Manager.

For more information about the facility, or to register for an upcoming workshop, visit www.rapidmicrobio.com.