BioPAT® MFCS SCADA Software

Developed for the Process – Designed for You!

BioPAT® MFCS enables you to incorporate a new standard in bioprocess data management. Its efficient data acquisition and trend monitoring make it an ideal tool for both R&D and process development. The latest Sartorius BioPAT® MFCS is our most recent development of stable and robust systems to ensure the highest process reliability – all backed by our expertise since 1986.

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Clear Composition and Design

Experience the attractive and modern software design of BioPAT® MFCS. The intuitive workflow facilitates your daily tasks and its amazingly simple navigation allows rapid access to all the process-relevant information.

Cutting-edge and Compatible Technology

BioPAT® MFCS is compatible with the latest off-the-shelf hardware and software. Quickly collect your data and store it safely in the searchable SQL-database. You will benefit from high performance, scalability and high availability.

Sartorius Service and Support

The Sartorius Service will help you to get the maximum out of your new BioPAT® MFCS. Extensive email support and the possibility to download the most recent version with the latest functionality will ensure reliable operation and easy handling.

Your Benefits with BioPAT® MFCS

S88 Recipe Control

Reproducible batches are a must-have for process development and pilot manufacturing. The ANSI/ISA-88 compliant Recipe Control Module for BioPAT® MFCS enables this by easy configuration of recipes and following automated batch execution.

21 CFR Part 11

Meeting cGMP and 21CFR Part 11 requirements is complex and crucial in bioprocessing. BioPAT® MFCS supports you with user management, audit trails, electronic signatures and reporting capabilities bringing all features to achieve full 21 CFR Part 11 compliance. (Soon available for BioPAT® MFCS 4)

Networking

BioPAT® MFCS can run a single unit process system up to 24 process units with multi-clients installation. This is ensured by the Multi User Option that brings virtualization and RDS support reducing IT maintenance, securing the system and bringing remote availability.

Connectivity

When today's automation challenge is native connectivity and interoperability, BioPAT® MFCS provides a flexible Plug & Play device connectivity with Sartorius equipments, true interoperability with major third-party softwares and full support of the OPC® Standard.

Chemometrics

Looking for a Quality by Design (QbD) approach? Then you should have a look at the BioPAT® MFCS Chemometrics Toolbox to utilize the capabilities of advanced multivariate methods such as DoE and MVDA. (Soon available for BioPAT® MFCS 4)

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Trainings

Join Sartorius' training program for BioPAT® MFCS. Different level of trainings  will give you the necessary practical skills to perform your work safely and efficiently with BioPAT® MFCS.

Upgradable with Upcoming Modules

Additional modules for the adaptation of BioPAT® MFCS to your individual process requirements will be available in the near future.

Networking 

With the Multi User Option multiple concurrent users will be able to access current and past batches for evaluation. Enabled by either virtual environments or terminal services, the Multi User Client Module significantly reduces IT maintenance and is particularly beneficial for large installations.

GMP compliance

Rely on our comprehensive and long-standing experience with computer system validation. BioPAT® MFCS will support all requirements to achieve full compliance with 21 CFR Part 11.

Chemometrics & PAT-ability

Future modules for DoE and MVDA enable efficient bioprocess optimization and early fault diagnosis. Moreover, flexible device connectivity based on OPC® improves control of critical process parameters.

Which version is right for me?

BioPAT® MFCS is provided in two versions:

The new BioPAT® MFCS 4 is our most recent software development with an intuitive modern user interface for reliable data acquisition, effective trend monitoring and supervisory control of all Sartorius BIOSTAT®, Sartoflow®, Certomat® and FlexAct® instruments.

In contrast the proven BioPAT® MFCS/win is a feature rich, fully 21CFR Part 11 compliant software package with preconfigured modules enabling Plug & Play setup of advanced SCADA functionalities.

Features & Modules

MFCS 4

MFCS/win 3

Basic

Data acquisition and storage

x

x

Supervisory control

x

x

Process value alarms

x

x

Process value simulation

x

x

Configuration management

x

x

Sample data management

x

x

Calculations

x

x

Advanced charting

x

x

Advanced

Recipe control according to ISA-88.01

x

x

Networking

Multi User Option

x

GMP & User Management

21 CFR Part 11 compliance

x

User management

x

Others

Replication manager

n/a

x

Integrated Design of Experiments (DoE)

x

Integrated Multivariate Data Analysis (MVDA)

x

Advanced reporting

x

Connectivitiy

OPC DA client

x (R/W)

x (R/W)

OPC DA server

x

OPC AE server

x

General

Number of supported process units

up to 24

up to 16

Minimum data export interval

0.5 s

1 s

Database management

Microsoft® SQL

Microsoft® Access

User interface languages

EN, DE, ZH, FR, ES, IT

EN

Training & Support

Service & support package

x (1st year)

Training

x

x

Validation support

x

Supported Operating Systems

Windows® 10 (32 bit | 64 bit)

x

x

Windows® 8.1 (32 bit | 64 bit)

x

x

Windows® 7 SP1 (32 bit | 64 bit)

x

x

Windows® Server 2016 (64 bit)

n/a

x

Windows® Server 2012 R2 (64 bit)

n/a

x

Windows® Server 2008 R2 SP1 (64 bit)

n/a

x

Both MFCS versions are constantly improved.
This table represents the functionalities of MFCS/win 3.1 and MFCS 4.6 as of June 2019.

Microsoft® and Windows® are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation, USA.

Supporting Materials

Free Demo Version

The free BioPAT® MFCS demo works for 90 days after the first installation and cannot be reinstalled on the same computer.

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Latest Software Update

BioPAT® MFCS is continuously extended with additional features and improvements to ensure robust process performance and compatibility.

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Minimum System Requirements

Multicore 2.5 GHz processor
4 GB memory (RAM)
DirectX 10 graphics device
Network card
50 GB hard disk space
DVD-ROM drive
15.6" monitor (1366 x 768)

Supported Operating Systems (64-bit)

Windows® 7 SP 1 / Windows® 8.1 / Windows® 10

Literature

Brochure BioPAT® MFCS

Data Sheet MFCS 4 Service & Support Package

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