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Global Biosafety Laboratory Consulting

Biosafety and GMP: From Design to Certification

We provide state-of-the-art and sustainable biosafety solutions.
BSL-3 Laboratory Safety

Laboratory space design
Architectural block diagram: laboratory space programming

Laboratory design BSL3 and BSL4
V-Diagram: laboratory design and quality control

Certification of inward airflow (BSL3 lab)
Certification of inward airflow (pressure cascade, BSL3 lab)

Differential pressure trending (BSL3 lab)
Differential pressure trending (BSL3 lab)

Full protection suit in a BSL-3Ag lab
Full protection suit in a BSL-3Ag lab

BSL2 and BSL3 hands-on training
BSL2 and BSL3 hands-on training

Ferret-Isolator (BSL3+)
Ferret-Isolator (BSL3+)

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Services and competences

We find and/or develop solutions for your biosafety laboratory (BSL-2) and high containment laboratory project (BSL-3, BSL-4). We specialise in combined GMP / BSL-2 or BSL-3 facilities, in particular polio vaccine production facilities conforming to WHO GAP IV.

Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Conceptual design and planning
  • Risk assessments e.g., according to WHO 2020
  • Selection of primary containment equipment and laboratory outfitting
  • Review and assistance of schematic design
  • Technical due diligence, gap analysis, renovation, retrofitting
  • Support maintenance incusive maintenance concepts
  • Review of tenders, support construction supervision
  • Support testing & commissioning, handover
  • Certification and validation
  • Biosafety training and hands-on training in the laboratory
  • Development and setting up and implemenation biorisk managment systems and programs, e.g., WHO 2020 and ISO 35001
  • SOP and work instruction development
  • Comprehenisve laboratory safety (including OHS, ergonomics)
  • Safety audits

Credentails and experience of our lead consultant Felix Gmünder include:

  • 20+ years experience in BSL-3 and BSL-4 laboratory design and consulting
  • Member of the Swiss Expert Committee for Biosafety
  • Singapore Ministry of Health Approved BSL-3 Certifier
  • Ph.D., M.Sc. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Microbiology)
  • Registered Biosafety Professional (RBP, ABSA)
  • Certified Safety Engineer (OHS)

Reference projects

  • Upon request.

Reading materials


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