Learning to use a bioprocess controller is a complex and
often intimidating endeavor for the beginner. Indeed, even
with previous bioprocess experience, moving to a new
software platform can entail much learning and reduce
efficiency. Although many textbooks and manuals exist on
the subject, they are no substitute for hands-on experience.
Ulrike Becken and her team at Eppendorf AG Bioprocess
Center explain how automated process control can help
users who are less familiar with bioreactors and fermenters.