We've updated our Privacy Policy to make it clearer how we use your personal data.

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. You can read our Cookie Policy here.

Advertisement
GE Healthcare’s WAVE Bioreactor™ receives Ecomagination Certification
News

GE Healthcare’s WAVE Bioreactor™ receives Ecomagination Certification

GE Healthcare’s WAVE Bioreactor™ receives Ecomagination Certification
News

GE Healthcare’s WAVE Bioreactor™ receives Ecomagination Certification

Read time:
 

Want a FREE PDF version of This News Story?

Complete the form below and we will email you a PDF version of "GE Healthcare’s WAVE Bioreactor™ receives Ecomagination Certification"

First Name*
Last Name*
Email Address*
Country*
Company Type*
Job Function*
Would you like to receive further email communication from Technology Networks?

Technology Networks Ltd. needs the contact information you provide to us to contact you about our products and services. You may unsubscribe from these communications at any time. For information on how to unsubscribe, as well as our privacy practices and commitment to protecting your privacy, check out our Privacy Policy

GE Healthcare, a unit of General Electric Company, announces the addition of the WAVE Bioreactor™, part of the ReadyToProcess portfolio, to the list of GE ecomagination approved offerings aimed at helping biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies reduce their environmental impact. In order to be recognized as an ecomagination product, WAVE had to undergo a rigorous, third party validated, review process of the operating and environmental improvements it delivers.

The WAVE Bioreactor uses disposable bags in place of permanent stainless steel reactors  eliminating the need for cleaning or sterilization. In addition to reducing the amount of water and energy required during the manufacturing process, significant time is saved  in the bioreactor preparation.  Technologies that enable efficient, flexible and cost-effective production of biopharmaceuticals are vital to increase access and improve the quality of healthcare around the world.

“We’re committed to building a strong portfolio of ecomagination products geared to the needs of our customers around the globe,” said John Dineen, President and CEO of GE Healthcare. “Our expanding portfolio confirms our commitment to finding innovative solutions that tackle energy use and waste reduction, both of which also reduce cost in the system.”

For the equivalent output, a production facility using the WAVE Bioreactor system 500 reduces the consumption of ultra-purified water by over 66,000 liters per year, saves 42% in energy and decreases system turnaround time by more than 1300 hours per year or 92%.

Advertisement