AUTOSTEM is developing an automated production line for stem cells. It starts with a bone marrow donation, taken from the hip bone of a donor using a novel suction device being developed by the project. This is transferred in a sterile manner into a production line, where a robotic arm supports the isolation of stem cells from the bone marrow, the culturing of the stem cells in a bio-reactor, and the delivery (at the end of the production line), of very large numbers of these cells. The production line also includes real-time process management, monitoring of cell quality and environment, maintenance of the bio-reactor, etc.


NUI Galway, Coordinator, Crospon, Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology (IPT), Orbsen Therapeutics, ZellWerk, University of Aston, University College Cork, University of Genoa, Cell and Gene Therapy Catapult, Pintail.

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