Custom Media Overview


Accelerating the Evolution of Media Manufacturing

Our custom media manufacturing services range from raw material supply, specialty cell culture media solutions, labeling, and packaging, to make-your-own media for commercialization. Backed by 35 years of experience in custom media development, our state-of-the-art cGMP-compliant manufacturing facilities are ISO-certified, with the highest levels of quality management systems in place. It is this level of unmatched commitment to quality along with our strong history of innovation and in-house scientific expertise that defines BI's Culture of Excellence.

Our media is manufactured following cGMP and FDA guidelines in ISO 9001- and ISO 13485-certified clean rooms. Standard QC testing is conducted on all batches of media and custom orders are typically completed in 4 to 8 weeks. We offer versatile solutions for pilot scale and large-scale manufacturing and the capability to fill liquid into vials, bottles, or bioprocess containers (bags).


  • Standard custom media orders completed in 4-8 weeks
  • Pilot and large-scale cGMP manufacturing
  • Unparalleled scientific and regulatory support
  • cGMP, FDA, ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified and inspected facilities
  • Controlled environment clean rooms are graded from ISO 8 up to ISO 5
  • Supply chain management and scale-up manufacturing



  • Make your own media

    Make Your Own Media

    Pilot scale or large-scale cGMP manufacturing of your proprietary formulation. Services include:

    • Flexible packaging options and fill volumes
    • Finishing services include kitting, OEM packaging, and custom labeling
    • Fast turn-around times from inquiry to delivery

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    Optimizable Formulations

    Optimizable Formulations

    Take an existing product and add or remove ingredients. Services Include:

    • Pilot and large-scale manufacturing
    • Research batches of 6 L or more
    • Flexible packaging options and fill volumes
    • Fast turn-around times

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    Scale-up services

    Scale-up Services

    Custom scale-up services include:

    • Flexible bag configurations (1L – 200 L)
    • Finishing services include selecting connectors, clamps, and tubing
    • Global shipping and packaging options for fresh vs. frozen media available

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