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Industry-Leading Product, Compliance and Services Offering Facilitates cGMP-Compatible Cell and Gene Therapy Manufacturing

The Thermo Scientific CTS Series Laboratory Equipment offers a complete solution designed to deliver significant operational efficiency gains

Waltham, MA – (July 22, 2020) Thermo Fisher Scientific announces the launch of an industry-leading product, compliance and services portfolio, compatible with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and designed to enable rapid start-up of clinical and commercial cell and gene therapy manufacturing.

Developed as the first-ever all-inclusive solution to simplify and optimize the cGMP equipment installation and validation process, the Thermo Scientific Cell Therapy Systems (CTS) Series Laboratory Equipment are comprised of a comprehensive range of key laboratory equipment routinely used in cell and gene therapy manufacturing, including biological safety cabinets, centrifuges, CO2 incubators and cold storage systems. Each product includes a factory acceptance test documentation package comprised of operating certificates, performance specifications, user guides and technical manuals. The portfolio is also supported by high quality field compliance services, including installation setup, IQ, OQ and other support, such as temperature mapping and calibration.

“Cell and gene therapy manufacturers are under increasing pressure to deliver new life-saving therapies, while challenged with complex manufacturing processes and the associated compliance requirements,” said Hugh Tansey, senior director, innovation and growth programs for laboratory equipment at Thermo Fisher Scientific. “In support of cGMP, the CTS Series Laboratory Equipment have been developed to address some of the challenges our customers face every day so  they can  focus on what matters the most — using  science to save patient lives.”

The CTS Series Laboratory Equipment are manufactured at ISO13485-certified sites, and designed to meet global mechanical and electrical safety standards. The portfolio is available for sale in more than 150 countries and is supported by an extensive global service network of subject matter specialists.

For more information about the Thermo Scientific CTS Series Laboratory Equipment for cell and gene therapy manufacturing, please visit  

About Thermo Fisher Scientific 

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

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Last Updated: 22-Jul-2020