Navigation Links
heipha, Biotest, and MODA Introduce Pre-barcoded Culture Media Plates with Automated Solution for Paperless Environmental Monitoring

EPPELHEIM, Germany, ROCKAWAY, N.J. and WAYNE, Pa., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- heipha Dr. Muller GmbH (heipha), a member of the Biotest Group and leading manufacturer of high-quality culture media for microbial diagnostics in the pharmaceutical industry, and MODA Technology Partners (MODA), a software company that specializes in automating environmental monitoring (EM), product and utility testing, today announced the availability of a new solution to further streamline automation of the Quality Control (QC) Micro process. The solution -- heipha-EM -- integrates the world-class MODA-EM™ platform with ready-prepared, pre-barcoded culture media plates from heipha.

heipha-EM (powered by MODA) is a paperless data acquisition, analysis, and reporting solution that improves EM and QC operations by eliminating inefficiencies and reducing error rates inherent in manual, paper-based systems. heipha-EM leverages mobile computing technology and advanced visualization tools for increased operational efficiency, improved quality, and reduced costs. With pre-barcoded culture media plates manufactured by heipha, the paperless process eliminates yet another common step inherent in paper-based processes.

The heipha-EM solution is available for purchase per a pricing model that correlates directly to the volume of media plates in use. In the USA, heipha media is available from Biotest Microbiology Corporation (BMC), Rockaway, New Jersey; in Germany, directly from heipha, Eppelheim, Germany; and, in the rest of the world, from Biotest's subsidiaries and microbiology distribution partners. heipha, Biotest and its subsidiaries and partners, and MODA will co-market the heipha-EM solution under a variety of support arrangements depending upon the country and location. This unique solution for integrated pre-barcoded media is also available with the complete MODA-EM solution, via direct purchase from MODA.

How it Works

By using pre-barcoded plates, technicians can boost their productivity by no longer having to manually print and label each plate to identify samples. Instead, a simple scan of a pre-existing barcode quickly and automatically identifies information about the media plate and the test being performed, thus eliminating the need for additional barcode label-creation. Processes are driven via electronic workflows to ensure compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs), and each sample is automatically tracked through every step.

"heipha-EM combines our high-performance media plates with the best EM automation platform from MODA," said Dr. Ulrich Eikmanns, Head of Product Management at heipha. "This fits perfectly with our strategy to maximize value to our customers, combining media plates that are ready for immediate use with the MODA platform."

"Our partnership with heipha and Biotest further extends the capabilities of the MODA-EM platform and makes it more compelling for companies to get their Green initiatives on track with MODA," explains Michael Goetter, Vice President of Product Strategy at MODA. "Pre-barcoded media plates support MODA's customer commitment to reduce and eventually eliminate the need for paper-based, labor-intensive environmental monitoring programs."

Biotest and MODA at the 2010 PDA Annual Event

Attendees of the Parenteral Drug Association (PDA) Annual Meeting that is being held on March 15 - 17 in Orlando, Florida can learn more about the heipha-EM solution by speaking to representatives from both Biotest (Booth #505) and MODA (Booth #308).

About heipha and Biotest

heipha Dr. Muller GmbH is a member of the Biotest Group, a company that researches, develops, and manufactures pharmaceutical, biotherapeutic, and microbiology diagnostic products and has specialized in the areas of application of immunology and hematology. For nearly 40 years, heipha has been a leading manufacturer of high-quality culture media for microbial diagnostics, environmental monitoring, and sterility testing. It offers more than 600 different products used in the medical and pharmaceutical fields. heipha is based in Eppelheim (Heidelberg), Germany. For more information, visit Biotest is based in Dreieich (Frankfurt), Germany. For more information, visit

About MODA

More science. Less paper. MODA Technology Partners provides a mobile data acquisition platform that enables quality assurance and quality control organizations to automate their regulated manufacturing processes, including pharmaceuticals and consumer products. MODA's flagship software, MODA-EM™, is a paperless QC Micro solution that leverages mobile computing technology and advanced visualization tools for increased operational efficiency, improved quality, and reduced costs. MODA enables companies to advance their Green Initiatives by reducing and eventually eliminating the need for paper-based, labor-intensive environment monitoring programs. MODA is headquartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, with office locations throughout North America and Europe. For more information, visit

SOURCE heipha

Back to top



SOURCE heipha
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Sigma(R) Life Science Introduces Worlds First Suite of Knockout Rats for ADME/Tox Applications
2. PARI Introduces the Vios Aerosol Delivery System
3. Supelco(R) Introduces Breakthrough in Bioseparations Performance -- Ascentis(R) Express ES-C18 HPLC Columns
4. Hill-Rom Introduces Smart Bed Technology into CareAssist(R) ES Bed
5. Merz Pharmaceuticals Introduces New Mederma(R) Stretch Marks Therapy Now Available in Drugstores Nationwide
6. Energetiq Introduces Laser-Driven Light Sources for Biophysical Applications
7. HearUSA Introduces AARP Hearing Care Program for Americans Aged 50-plus in Ohio Today
8. HearUSA Introduces AARP Hearing Care Program for Americans Aged 50-plus in Michigan Today
9. HearUSA Introduces AARP Hearing Care Program for Americans Aged 50-plus in Massachusetts Today
10. HearUSA Introduces AARP Hearing Care Program for Americans Aged 50-plus in North Carolina Today
11. HearUSA Introduces AARP Hearing Care Program for Americans Aged 50-plus in Missouri Today
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... Va. , Nov. 24, 2015  DILON Diagnostics ... have signed an agreement for DILON to distribute GE,s ... across the globe. The signing of this distribution agreement will ... NM750b Molecular Breast Imaging system and is considered an ... provide better healthcare solutions for clinicians and their patients. ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015 Avery Biomedical Devices (ABD), manufacturer ... announce the appointment of Anders Jonzon , MD; ... Dr. Jonzon is a Physiologist ... Hospital, Uppsala University, Uppsala and Children,s Hospital, Karolinska, ... a fellow at the Cardiovascular Institute (UCSF). His research ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... LAUSANNE and BERN, Switzerland ... SA, the ARTORG Center for Biomedical Engineering Research of ... and the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Clinical Nutrition ... announce the start of an exclusive collaboration to develop ... control algorithm for the personalised delivery of insulin for ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... 24, 2015 , ... World Patent Marketing , a ... invention that revolutionizes the vending machine industry by providing healthy and fresh smoothies ... billion," says Scott Cooper, CEO and Creative Director of World Patent Marketing. "Shakes ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... IL (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... ... and engineer of patented products, announces Fragrance by Marcelle, a cosmetic invention which ... The Perfume & Fragrance Manufacturing Market in the US is worth $3 billion ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... ... ... thrilled, as a newbie here, to leave a mark for the entire staff,” exclaimed 4th ... California Casualty . Stephanie is in her fifth year teaching at Santan Elementary School ... is such an amazing school and we deserve a space where we can go to ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... November 24, 2015 , ... There’s nothing ... containers that gardeners of all levels can enjoy. , This year, gardens are ... can fulfill anyone’s outdoor living needs. , Vita Gardens’ African Keyhole Garden Bed ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... , ... November 24, 2015 , ... On the pleasant ... the second annual Glenholme 5K Run for Autism held at Steep Rock ... in the state, was hailed as another remarkable triumph. , Created and hosted by ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):