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1. (WO2017032830) IMPROVEMENTS IN AND RELATING TO BIOMANUFACTURING APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/032830    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/070076
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 26 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: C12M 3/06
C12M 1/00
C12M 1/36
Applicants: GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
GE HEALTHCARE LIMITED
Inventors: PATIL, Haresh, Digambar
PAUL, Praveen
JOHN, Sebastian
BHARGAV, Anoop
Title: IMPROVEMENTS IN AND RELATING TO BIOMANUFACTURING APPARATUS
Abstract:
Disclosed isa biomanufacturing apparatus (1) comprising a housing(20) including top (22) and bottom (24) faces which allow stacking of plural housings, an access door (25) at a front side of the housing, a substantially enclosed bioreactor chamber (30) inside the housing accessible via the door, and a further substantially enclosed region (36) inside the housing containing electrical parts and/or electronic control components, the chamber (30) including: a tray (40/240) for supporting a bioreactor, a tray support (45/245) including a mechanism (44,47/244,247) for rocking the tray in use; the tray having complementary formations allowing movement of tray relative to the tray support toward the front side to allow more convenient access to the bioreactor.