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1. (WO2017198628) FACILITY FOR HANDLING AND STORING BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES AT VERY LOW TEMPERATURES

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/198628    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/061632
Publication Date: Fri Nov 24 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Tue May 16 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: A01N 1/02
G01N 1/42
G01N 35/00
Applicants: IRELEC
Inventors: PRIVAT DE FORTUNE, Matthieu
MAROT, Gérard
CUNRATH, Aymeric
BRIAND, Yohan
TANG, Rattena
Title: FACILITY FOR HANDLING AND STORING BIOLOGICAL SAMPLES AT VERY LOW TEMPERATURES
Abstract:
The invention essentially consists in advantageously using and arranging at least one robot (8) relative to one or more storage recipients (4) and a transfer station (5) for transferring the containers to the unit in such a way as to take advantage of the flexibility of movement and grip offered by the arm or arms of the robot or robots and its/their gripping member, in order to automate all of the operations carried out manually by an operator in conventional biobanks.