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.

Send the question to [email protected] and they will help you to match your project time-line with lab, equipment and staff availability.

There are several short and long-stay hotels and hostels in Uppsala.

Get in contact with [email protected] to learn more about discounted partner hotels close to Testa Center.


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 Cytiva Testa Center AB, Danmarksgatan 41, Post&Gods M2A, SE-75323 Uppsala, Sweden.

Make sure to label the package with “Testa Center, L8”.

All project receive help in getting started.

If you need consultancy and hands-on-the-lab, then get in touch with [email protected]

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.

No, sorry!

No, sorry!

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.

Contact [email protected] to get a first-hand support in scooping what can be done and what cannot.

Contact [email protected] to get a first-hand support in scooping what can be done and what cannot.

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