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Updated: Jun 26 2012

TAP Biosystems

  • TAP Biosystems
  • York Way
  • Royston
  • Hertfordshire, SG8 5WY
  • UNITED KINGDOM

TAP Biosystems (formerly The Automation Partnership) provides advanced automation systems and services to improve productivity in life science research, development and production.

For over 20 years, TAP has been the leader in the design and development of automated cell culture systems with applications in bioprocessing, drug discovery and regenerative medicine.

TAP also provides custom automation solutions for biobanking, biological sample management, compound management and advanced high throughput screening applications.

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