Our long-term commitment to sustainability
Terms like "sustainability" and "energy saving" currently dominate public discussion. A paradigm change and the broad introduction of techniques to generate "green energy" seem more urgent than ever.
MultiCoder in practice: fast and simple
Minitube recently launched the MultiCoder, a semi-automatic labeling device for culture dishes, centrifuge tubes, straws, and many other types of laboratory items. Direct printing on the container surface revolutionizes the labeling process in laboratorie
Practical exchange of German and Austrian embryologists
From April 1-3, about 180 participants, mainly embryologists, followed the invitation of the German Society of Human Reproductive Biology (AGRBM) and the Austrian Embryologists´ Forum (EFA) to meet in Salzburg, Austria.
Webinar MultiCoder: print it like magic
End of March Paul Gassner, Head of Human Division and Tammo Buss, Product Manager at Minitube hosted a practice-oriented webinar featuring the MultiCoder, a robust printer, which was specifically designed for rapid labeling of almost every shape and size
Reinvention of a classic: HTi control units
Oocytes and embryos should continuously be kept at 37°C when being handled outside the incubator, and optimum sperm analysis is always performed at a defined temperature. The Minitube control units of the HT and SC series made this possible for decades.
Personal relationships for the long term success
Despite its size, Minitube is a family business where personal relationships are very important. Let us introduce you to the Managing Director, Dr. Christian Simmet, in an interview.
Closing straws reliably
Today, it is standard to close straws for cryopreservation of gametes or embryos with an electric sealer. The heat required to seal a straw is either generated directly by heated sealing jaws, or indirectly through ultrasonic waves. Ultrasound causes the
Proven 5-well dish is available again
After a short break, Minitube is now offering the well-proven 5-well dish again. Our culture dish is made in Germany from high-quality raw materials. After production, each batch undergoes a strict validation process consisting of several steps (mouse emb
MultiCoder: labeling, as if by magic
Reliable sample identification in the IVF, andrology or cryopreservation lab is based on clear, legible labeling of all containers used to culture or store gametes and embryos. Until now, the ideal technology for this has been lacking. Hand labeling is st
Hidden champions: Minitube cassettes for cryo-storage
Everyone wants their cryostorage system for straws or vitrification carriers to be as clear and efficient as possible. The "secondary packaging", i.e., the container that immediately surrounds the straws, plays a central role regarding sample safety, and
The “sperm sun” is rising: Minitube goes Human
The products are known to almost everyone: For decades, our heating systems have been inconspicuously and indestructibly working in numerous IVF laboratories and many of you are using our straws, cassettes, or human sperm packaging sets for cryopreservati