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Bioreactor Control Software fosters efficient data processing.

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March 10, 2014 - Optimized for lab scale (<50 L) bioreactors, TruBio® microC v3.5 enables use of G3Lab Universal controllers and SmartParts™ components. Processing power of Wintel platform helps achieve scalable smart control that works immediately. Along with data graphing and reporting features, software offers off-line data entry and electronic process notes capabilities. All control loops are pre-tuned to bioreactor vessel being used, and users can automatically switch between bioreactor/sensor types.

Finesse Solutions, LLC

3350 Scott Blvd, Bldg 1, Santa Clara,, CA, 95054, USA

Original Press Release

Finesse Solutions Launches TruBio microC 3.5 Bioreactor Control Software for Its Novel G3Lab Universal Controllers

Press release date: March 3, 2014

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Finesse Solutions, Inc., a manufacturer of measurement and control solutions for life science process applications, announced the release of TruBio® microC version 3.5 bioreactor control software.  The software has been optimized for lab scale (< 50="" l)="" bioreactors="" and="" enables="" the="" use="" of="" g3lab="" universal="" controllers="" and="" the="" new="" smartparts(tm)="">

TruBio microC harnesses the processing power of the Wintel platform to achieve smart control that is fully scalable and works "out-of- the-box".   TruBio microC software also has many other advanced features already integrated for end user convenience: for example, data graphing and reporting are standard along with off-line data entry and electronic process notes.

TruBio microC software has been optimized to provide a cost-effective and user-friendly solution for research and process development needs.   Version 3.5 allows users to automatically switch between stirred bioreactors made from glass or plastic to rockers, and between re-usable to single-use sensors, further increasing the flexibility of the platform as a "point of control" that is no longer fixed to a vessel type or specific process.

TruBio microC is truly "click-and-process" because all control loops are pre-tuned to the bioreactor vessel being used.  The control loop parameters are stored in vessel configuration files, which facilitates rapid scale-up from a 1L to a 20L glass vessel or a 10L to a 50L rocker.  Each vessel file is created using data obtained when the vessel is characterized and contains all of the information required to control critical process parameters.

TruBio microC 3.5 software also allows multiple network computers to offload their process data to an application station (data aggregating) historian.  This architecture expansion converts the network computers into operator stations so that large numbers of bench scale bioreactors can be easily configured for sophisticated design of experiment runs, but all of the data is stored for analysis in one location.  For mobility within the laboratory, version 3.5 can also run on an iPAD or iPADmini.

About Finesse Solutions, Inc.

California-based Finesse Solutions, Inc., has established a solid record in providing turn-key, scalable solutions for single-use upstream bio-processing.  The Finesse product platform includes novel disposable sensors, modular automation hardware, and intelligent software that enables data and technology transfer anywhere in the world.   Finesse also offers a complete set of services including commissioning and validation for rapid and reliable deployment of single-use equipment. For more information, please visit us at www.finesse.com.

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