What kind of volume do you think single-use can support in microbial fermentation?
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Single-Use Technology for Microbial Fermentation
Company: Cytiva (formerly GE)
Job Title: Senior Global Product Manager
This will depend on the process. We have customers running fermentation at 1000L today. We evaluate all such cases individually to be certain of the applicability of single-use fermentors. Mainstream application of single-use fermentation, however, ranges between 50L and 500L; with 500L being an upper boundary right now.