The Growth Direct® System is a game changer for QC microbial testing. It lets us report, review, and respond faster than ever.
- Bill Carpenter, QC Microbiology, Biogen

Optimize Speed and Capacity While Minimizing Risk and Cost

Labor Efficiency and Cost Savings

The Growth Direct® System reduces time to results and eliminates 85% of the steps of manual microbial testing.

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Compliance and Data Integrity

Eliminate manual data entry and potential for falsification with seamless digitization, traceability, and regulatory compliance.

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Reduced Impact of Investigations

Reduce costly mistakes which could lead to warning letters, hundreds of hours of unnecessary investigation work, and millions of dollars in lost productivity.

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Reduction of Human Error and Contamination

Reduce the instances of misplaced plates, miscounts, transcription errors, and human introduction of contaminants.

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Insights and Innovations

Quality Control Infrastructure in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Needs Critical Modernization

15 April - 2021 / 4 min read

The recent headlines on the millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses lost due to quality control issues may have surprised the media and consumers, but unfortunately, those working in ...

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Automation Is More Than a Trend. It’s How the Global Pharmaceutical Industry Future-Proofs Operations

2 February - 2021 / 1 min read

"In 2021, it’s no longer enough to look at progress one year at a time. Rapid automation makes it possible to take the long ...

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Rapid Automation: The Gold Standard for Implementing Lean in the QC Micro Lab

16 December - 2020 / 10 min read

Augmenting Lean principles with technology can take your QC micro lab to the next level of efficiency, safety, and ...

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PDA Micro Insights from the Contamination Control Strategy Technical Report

18 November - 2020 / 9 min read

Last month PDA gathered a panel of thought leaders in the contamination control space together to discuss their work on the ...

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