Birka BioStorage secures building permit for new facility, doubling capacity and solidifying position as Europe’s largest biorepository

Birka BioStorage secures building permit for new facility, doubling capacity and solidifying position as Europe’s largest biorepository
May 31, 2024 Birka
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Lund, Sweden – May 31, 2024 – Birka BioStorage, a leading biorepository service provider, is proud to announce that it has received the official building permit for its new state-of-the-art facility. This expansion will not only double the company’s storage capacity but also significantly enhance its service offerings, cementing Birka BioStorage’s status as the largest biorepository in Europe.

The new facility, strategically located to optimize logistics and access, will feature cutting-edge technology and infrastructure designed to meet the growing demands of the biopharmaceutical and healthcare industries. With this expansion, Birka BioStorage aims to provide unparalleled support for the storage and management of samples, ensuring the highest standards of quality, security, and compliance.

“We are thrilled to receive the building permit for our new facility, as well as the green light from the Swedish MPA” said Hussein Ismail, CEO of Birka BioStorage. “This milestone marks a significant step forward in our mission to support scientific research and innovation across Europe. By doubling our capacity, we are not only addressing the increasing needs of our clients but also positioning ourselves as a key player in the global biorepository landscape.”

Key features of the new facility will include:

  • Increased Storage Capacity: The expanded facility will accommodate a vast array of storage conditions, including cryogenic, refrigerated, and climate chambers, thereby doubling Birka BioStorage’s current capacity.
  • Enhanced Service Offerings: The new site will provide extensive additional range of services, including sample processing and analyzing, clinical kitting and logistics, and advanced biobanking services, tailored to meet the diverse needs of clients from various sectors.
  • State-of-the-Art Security and Compliance: Equipped with the latest security systems and compliant with international regulations, the facility will ensure the utmost protection and integrity of stored samples.
  • Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Design: The construction of the new facility will incorporate sustainable practices and energy-efficient technologies, reflecting Birka BioStorage’s commitment to environmental responsibility.

Birka BioStorage has long been recognized for its dedication to quality and customer satisfaction. With the new facility, the company will continue to build on this legacy, providing exceptional service and support to its clients while advancing the frontiers of scientific research.

Construction of the new facility is set to begin in June 2024, with completion anticipated by September 2024. For more information about Birka BioStorage and its services, please visit www.birkabiostorage.com.

**About Birka BioStorage**

Birka BioStorage is a premier provider of biorepository services, specializing in the secure storage and management of samples. Serving clients across the biopharmaceutical, healthcare, and research sectors, Birka BioStorage is committed to supporting scientific advancements through innovative and reliable storage solutions.

**Contact:**

Hussein Ismail, CEO

Birka BioStorage  AB

Odarslövs Gård 332

Lund, Sweden

www.birkabiostorage.com