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Unique goals. Customized solutions. Success by design.

From antibodies to advanced therapies, collaborate with the knowledgeable and trusted pioneer of bioprocessing innovation, providing customized solutions that help empower you to meet your project goals.

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Gibco Media by Design Services

Previously known as "PD-Express Services"

Freedom Kits for
stable clone development

Gibco Freedom™ cell line development kits are designed to provide you with integrated, stable cell line development solutions to simplify your development workflow and accelerate your journey to commercial manufacturing.

Media and feed
evaluation panels

Accelerate your bioprocessing success with diverse, ready-to-use formulations for simplified evaluation. Ready-to-use prototype formulations (panel libraries) are developed specifically for CHO or HEK293 cells.

Custom medium and feed development services

Meet your upstream process goals with optimized formulations, developed through collaboration. Our media development service is available in traditional (spent media DOE) and multi-omics workflow options.

Bioprocessing analytics

Gain actionable insights powered by industry-leading technology and trusted expertise. Media analytics, protein analytics and investigative analytics can potentially help get the most from your cell culture and shorten time to market.

Gibco Rapid Prototyping service

Accelerate media development and scale up with fast, non-GMP custom media manufacturing at pilot scale. Test the manufacturability and scalability of your formulation or modify existing formulations.

Catalog media evaluation

Utilizing our extensive portfolio of catalog products, we can provide you with off-the-shelf solutions that are ready to ship, helping you save time, effort, and costs for your unique production requirements.

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Case studies

Review our case studies and white papers to learn more about how Gibco Media by Design Services can help address your process development challenges.

Discover your advantage

Our process development services vary based on your exact needs but share the following attributes.  

  • Personalized: Gibco Media by Design Services deliver flexible solutions to help meet your unique project needs, tailored through collaboration.
  •  Dependable: We provide reliable expertise (over 60 years of cell culture experience) and trusted insights to help you achieve your process goals—at every stage and scale.
  • Advanced: Our experienced teamoffers innovative solutions and has the knowledge to support process development for emerging modalities and workflows.

Additional services

  • Media manufacturing services: Tailored cGMP large-scale media manufacturing services to suit your needs, no matter the developmental stage. We also offer Media Customization Services for our catalog products. Discover how we can accelerate your manufacturing journey.
  • Trace element analysis and testing services: Increase control and visibility to the trace element profile of your cell culture media and feeds. Proactively track historical trends and create predictive media formulations, all with a goal to reduce lot-to-lot variability.


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