Life Science

MBL AND SCIVAX Open USA R&D Lab

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(l) Kimimasa Yamada, and Hiromi Miura (r), hold the ribbon as Susan Windham-Bannister president & CEO of MLSC cuts it to mark the grand opening of the new lab facility.

Woburn, MA MBL International Corporation and SCIVAX USA, INC. announced the official opening of a new shared laboratory in Woburn. .

The 3,000sf immunological and molecular biological R&D facility houses both MBL International and SCIVAX USA’s state-of-the art imaging equipment, including a GE InCell2200 and Flow Cytometer.  In addition to imaging instrumentation, the facility is outfitted with a cell culture capability focused on novel three-dimensional cell culture technology.

Cummings Properties acted as construction manager.

“The lab is not only enhancing the R&D capabilities of both companies, but is also expected to become a frontline base for the innovative collaborators of both companies in Japan, to enter the U.S. market,” said Hiromi Miura, President of SCIVAX USA.