Applikon, Inc

Dec 01, 2005
By BioPharm International Editors
Volume 18, Issue 12

Company Description

Applikon develops, manufactures and supplies bioreactor systems for R&D, pilot plant and production in cell culture and microbial fermentation from 7 mm – 5,000 liter capacities. Recent technology advancements include standard off-the-shelf Allen Bradley, Siemens and Delta V control packages with integrated fieldbus technology.

Applikon's innovative new products include:

  • 24 Bioreactor, a fermentation and cell culture system providing individual control and monitoring conditions.
  • AppliFlex, a single-use bioreactor for research as well as scale up and manufacturing. Provides professional control and easy validation.

For more information about Applikon, see our website at

Technical Services

In-house and field technical services are located throughout Europe and North America.


Applikon Biotechnology a privately owned Dutch company, headquartered in Schiedam,The Netherlands. Started in 1973, Applikon has grown from a small company supplying laboratory instrumentation to a dynamic worldwide enterprise capable of supplying a broad and diverse line of bioreactor systems. Applikon's global distributor network includes countries in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

Major Products and Services

  • Bioreactors
  • Autoclavable glass and stainless steel bioreactors for fermentation and cell culture ranging in size from 1 to 30 liters
  • Steam in place (SIP) stainless steel benchtop bioreactors ranging in size from 7 to 30 liters
  • Custom bioreactors available up to 5000 liters

  • Controllers
  • ADI 1010
  • Standard Allen Bradley (controls up to 4 units)
  • Standard Siemens (controls up to 4 units)

  • Bio Consoles
  • ADI 1025
  • BioConsole XL

  • Software
  • BioXpert 3

  • Sensors
  • pH Sensors
  • DO Sensors

  • BioSep Perfusion, an advanced acoustic cell retention device
  • BioMass, an online instrument for viable cell mass
  • µ-24 Bioreactor, a fermentation and cell culture system with single-use 24-reactor cassettes providing individual control and monitoring conditions
  • AppliFlex, a single-use bioreactor for research as well as scale up and manufacturing

West Coast: 1180 Chess Drive, Foster City, CA 94404
East Coast: 85 Franklin Rd., Ste 1B, Dover, NJ 07801

West Coast: 650.578.1396
East Coast: 973.361.5387

West Coast: 650.578.8836
East Coast: 973.361.3006




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