Azbil BioVigilant Systems invented instantaneous microbial detection™ technology to address environmental monitoring needs in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, and environmental applications.
Azbil BioVigilant’s IMD-A® systems detect – instantaneously and in real-time – count, size, and biological status of airborne particles. Unlike other rapid microbial methods, Azbil BioVigilant’s optically-based systems require no staining, no reagents, no waiting period, and little human intervention
Advancing the principles of Quality by Design and Process Analytical Technology, IMD-A systems replace and augment existing products and methods of testing for microbial contamination, including the century-old process of microbial culturing. The advantages of IMD-A systems are substantial and dramatic — to reduce production down-time, scrapped product costs, and accelerate the drug batch release process, as an example.
Azbil BioVigilant Systems is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, and is an affiliate of Yamatake Corporation of the azbil Group.