Sartorius Stedim Biotech and GE Healthcare’s Life Sciences business have signed a worldwide OEM supply agreement for Sartorius Stedim Biotech’s membrane adsorber purification technology, Sartobind.
According to a press release, SSB will manufacture membrane adsorber technologies for GE, which will be marketed as part of GE’s ReadyToProcess™ product offerings. Membrane adsorber ion-exchange technology is widely used in the industry for the removal of contaminants such as endotoxins and viruses during the production of protein-based drugs, and can offer manufacturers advantages compared to other techniques. Financial terms were not disclosed.
The new products will be marketed by GE under the brand “ReadyToProcess Adsorber.”