DISPOSABLE CONTAINER, MIXING SYSTEM AND PACKAGING
A bioreactor system and packaging is provided. The bioreactor system includes a vessel for housing biomaterials for processing and a support structure. The vessel includes a flexible material defining a chamber and a mixing system positioned within the chamber. The mixing system includes an agitator for imparting motion and mixing to the contents of the vessel and includes a base affixed to the flexible material at a base section of the chamber, a shaft moveably mounted in the base and extending from the base into the chamber and at least one mixing element mounted to the shaft, the shaft configured to be driven by a motor magnetically coupled to the shaft and external to the lower portion of the chamber. The support structure is connected to the mixing system such that the shaft is moveable therein and configured to cooperate with an external structure to provide support for the shaft.
Publication date: 07/08/2019
Number: EP3520889A1 (A1)
Applicant: GE HEALTHCARE BIO SCIENCES CORP?[US]
Inventor: FORSBERG STEVEN J?[US]; TUOHEY COLIN?[US] (1)