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RoboSep Lab Automation Equipment

True walk-away automation of immunomagnetic cell separation

The RoboSep™ robotic cell separator by StemCell Technologies is the first instrument to offer true walk-away automation of immunomagnetic cell separation. Incorporating proprietary magnet and bio-reagent technology for better repeatability and throughput, the device includes a robotic arm and pump. It also incorporates an embedded PC for internet access and remote control.

The Challenge

Find a one-stop partner for design and engineering support, as well as manufacturing.

How StarFish Helped

  • Engineering and design from software to the shipping crate
  • More reliable and better suitable for manufacturing
  • Verification and manufacturing transfer
  • Device evolution for client design changes, quality improvement and cost reduction

The Results

  • Designed and manufactured by StarFish Medical for StemCell Technologies Inc.
  • Launched in 2005 with increasing sales worldwide
  • Continuing sustaining engineering & incremental improvements
  • Worldwide field service support

Client: StemCell Technologies Inc.

Tags: dispensing, fluidics, genetics, lab automation, manufacturing

We interviewed StarFish extensively and they seemed to really have it together. They showed great expertise and we were right to go with them. We have found StarFish responsive, competent and creative in dealing with the complex issues surrounding our project.

Their follow-up and attention to detail are greatly appreciated as the relationship continues to build over time.

Paul Georgantas
Former GM
StemCell Technologies Inc.