- Small Ruminants and Camelids
- Lab Equipment and Supplies
Research and DevelopmentWe need detailed knowledge of reproductive physiology in order to ensure that Minitube customers are successful with their work using assisted reproduction technology. For this reason, at Minitube veterinarians, biologists and animal-scientists are in charge of research, product development and consulting with our customers.
The technical demands of semen and embryo processing and preservation also require knowledge and expertise in other fields, such as electronics, sensor technology, mechanics, chemistry, cryobiology and many others. Minitube has a first-class team of scientists, researchers and engineers dealing with basic and applied research, product development and quality assurance.
All around the globe our scientists cooperate closely with leading AI centres, universities and institutions to increase know-how and develop AI technologies. Together, they have the knowledge and experience to provide you the best possible results.
Spermatology and Andrology
The spermatology and andrology team investigates new analysis techniques for sperm cells of different species as well as improved media and technologies for semen preservation, both in liquid and frozen semen.
Minitube provides a complete range of automated freezers for semen conservation. Semen samples are uniformly frozen and conserved in a controlled freezing-rate environment using a strong liquid vapour stream.
Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
A team of experienced engineers works together with highly motivated mechatronic technicians, software programmers and electronics technicians on the ever
Research and product development in the field of embryology at Minitube is lead by a team of veterinarians and biologists. The GMP certified facilities for media production and a well equipped in-house testing laboratory as well as
In this research area spermatology, embryology, chemistry and systems engineering interact. Media for various applications in all species are constantly being designed, tested, refined and further developed.
The company founder Dr. Ludwig Simmet was one of the first to be qualified as specialist DVM for Artificial Insemination and pioneering in the field of artificial insemination.