June 12, 2014

MBL International and Scivax USA Open their First U.S. R&D Laboratory in Woburn, MA

MBL International Corporation and SCIVAX USA, INC. announced the official opening of a new shared laboratory in Woburn, Massachusetts, an emerging life science innovation district in the Greater Boston area. MBL International Corporation and SCIVAX USA, INC. hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the opening of their new facility. A number of industry and government officials participated, including the Consul General of Japan in Boston.

The 3,000 square-foot immunological and molecular biological R&D facility houses both MBL International and SCIVAX USA’s state-of-the art imaging equipment, including a GE InCell2200 and Flow Cytometer. In addition to imaging instrumentation, the facility is outfitted with a cell culture capability focused on novel three-dimensional cell culture technology.

(left) Kimimasa Yamada, CEO of MBL International Corporation and Hiromi Miura (right), President of SCIVAX USA hold the ribbon as Susan Windham-Bannister, Ph.D., President & CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) cuts it to mark the grand opening of the new lab facility