Here is where we answer the most frequent questions we get from you!
2. Planning a project
On the first day of your arrival, you will get a training and an access card giving you access to Testa Center and your designated lab.
At your convenience, by courier or if you prefer to handle the shipment yourself.
Depending on the booking status of the labs, i.e., if we do not have another client coming in directly after you, the project duration can be extended.
In general, Testa Center want to be as forthcoming and flexible as possible to accommodate all needs.
To get a running start when entering Testa Center a time projected and detailed project plan including process parameters, chemicals, consumables and resources is strongly recommended.
The application consists of about ten general questions about you project, team and purpose E.g. What is the purpose of your Testa Center?
The answers will be reviewed to asses the feasibility of your project.
Please discuss with Testa Center staff so that the Testa Center facility has the required media and electrical sockets for your instrument.
Shipping address is GE Healthcare Life Sciences AB, S12, Verkstadsgatan 2a, SE-75184, Uppsala, Sweden.
Make sure to label the package with “Testa Center, L8”.
Shortest amount of lab time available is one week.
A review needs to take place for any project who are willing to stay more than six months.
Yes. It is possible to stay confidential in Testa Center.
To guarantee safety the Testa Center director must, under a signed one-way NDA, know basic things about your work in the Testa Center labs.
A signed NDA also includes confidentiality in potential conversations with the Testa Center staff.
Projects in need of Bio Safety Level (BLS) 3 or 4 are not allowed in Testa Center. We do not have labs where radioactive compounds or EX-classed processes can be handled.
Bio Safety Level 1 is available.
A sub-population of Bio Safety Level 2 (BSL2) is being commissioned.
Testa Center has capabilities for a both microbial and mammalian processes from start to finish, i.e., from frozen cell bank vial to purified protein.
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