How to reduce costs, while still increasing speed, and flexibility in biologics manufacturing currently represent major issues for the biopharma industry. In this article, Burkhard Joksch, Product Manager Bioprocess Automation and Stuart Tindal, Product Manager FlexAct® Platform at Sartorius Stedim Biotech GmbH, detail the evolution of automation for single-use technology towards modular packaging units. They also including case studies of how these units can be used in real life cGMP processes, as well as explain the manufacturing and industry benefits smart modular packaging units can deliver for biomanufacturing both now, and in the future.
Corresponding author Burkhard Joksch is Senior Manager Software and Automation, firstname.lastname@example.org. Stuart Tindal is Product Marketing Manager FlexAct at Sartorius Stedim Biotech, Goettingen, Germany; +49.551.308.0.