Rapid Micro Biosystems to stage hands-on workshops

Company hosts live demonstrations of the Growth Direct System at new European headquarters in Munich, Germany

Rapid Micro Biosystems, a leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, has opened a state-of-the-art microbiology laboratory and headquarters located in Freising, just outside Munich in 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.

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,’ said Christof Hasse, Rapid Micro Biosystems' European Sales Manager. ‘We see this as the best approach to demonstrate the unique value that the Growth Direct can bring to businesses.’

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