BIT USA Opens Cutting-Edge R&D Facility
In response to growing client demand for R&D services associated with the design of innovative, new IVD products, BIT Group has built the R&D Center of Excellence for Life Science and IVD Products in Irvine, CA. The new facility, now occupied by BIT USA, was specially constructed to streamline advanced Research and Development processes and enhance team /client collaboration, while promoting an exceptional level of confidentiality.
June 25, 2014: Irvine, CA – BIT Group has announced the opening of its new 22,500 sq. ft. “Center of Excellence for Life Science and IVD Products” for BIT USA. A world leader in contract development of IVD products, BIT Group operates two distinct BIT USA facilities – one that is focused on R&D and the other which is dedicated to instrument manufacturing and after sale services. The new Center of Excellence is located close to the Santa Ana Airport in the heart of the Irvine Spectrum district, while the manufacturing facility is less than an hour away in nearby San Diego.
The BIT USA R&D Center of Excellence boasts innovative capabilities for developing instrument prototypes; advanced 3D printing capabilities for rapid prototyping; and a dedicated CNC machine shop. Additionally, the new facility houses a wet lab – where instruments can be operated using customers’ reagents and samples, an EMC-shielded test room, optical and electronic lab.
“Our new R&D Center of Excellence reflects the growing demand of our clients for comprehensive, advanced R&D services and helps us to sustain our leading market position by consolidating all R&D know-how,” said BIT Group CEO, Marius Balger. “We have constructed this Center to stimulate superior Team Collaboration and multi-disciplinary interactions. Additionally, the facility supports high-level R&D collaboration with our clients, with restricted areas providing a safe and confidential environment.”
BIT Group provides contract product development, manufacturing and after-sales services, as well as white-label instruments, for life science, medical and IVD instrumentation OEMs. Quality standards include GMP, FDA registered, ISO13485 & 9001, QSR, Class I, II, and III. BIT Group‘s global operations in USA, Germany, France, China & Japan deliver precision engineered, cost effective systems solutions. Pre-engineered BIT SMARTSOLUTIONS™ platform technologies reduce development cost and time-to-market; lean manufacturing centers and global supply chain enable competitive product cost.
Executive VP, Jari Palander
Phone: +1 (949) 238 1277
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