Rapid Micro Biosystems

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Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc. provides products for detection of microbial contamination in the manufacture of pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and personal care products. It offers Growth Direct system, a non-destructive method for microbial enumeration. The company was formerly known as Genomic Profiling Systems, Inc. and changed its name to Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc. in 2007. Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc. was founded in 2006 and is based in Bedford, Massachusetts.
TypePrivate
Founded2006
HQLowell, MA, US
Websiterapidmicrobio.com
Employee Ratings3.3

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Employees (est.) (Apr 2021)148(+2%)

Key People/Management at Rapid Micro Biosystems

Robert Spignesi

Robert Spignesi

President and CEO, Director
Jeffrey Schwartz

Jeffrey Schwartz

Director
Sean Wirtjes

Sean Wirtjes

Chief Financial Officer
Scott White

Scott White

Vice President of Global Sales
Steven Raters

Steven Raters

Vice President of Global Customer Support
Andrew Khouri

Andrew Khouri

Director, Strategy and Business Development
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Rapid Micro Biosystems Office Locations

Rapid Micro Biosystems has offices in Lowell and Freising
Lowell, MA, US (HQ)
1001 Pawtucket Blvd #280
Freising, DE
Lise-Meitner-Straße 30
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Rapid Micro Biosystems Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2006

Rapid Micro Biosystems total Funding

$277.4 m

Rapid Micro Biosystems latest funding size

$120 m

Time since last funding

a year ago

Rapid Micro Biosystems investors

Rapid Micro Biosystems's latest funding round in May 2020 was reported to be $120 m. In total, Rapid Micro Biosystems has raised $277.4 m
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Rapid Micro Biosystems News and Updates

Rapid Micro Biosystems Raises $81M to Continue Global Expansion of Automated Pharmaceutical QC Platform to Improve Data Integrity and Safety in Biologics, Vaccines, and Cell & Gene Therapy Manufacturing

LOWELL, Mass., March 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc., the leading provider of data integrity and automation technology for microbial detection in biopharmaceutical manufacturing, today announced the completion of an $81 million equity financing.

Rapid Micro Biosystems Hires Chief Operating Officer

LOWELL, Mass., Jan. 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rapid Micro Biosystems, the leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, is pleased to announce the appointment of John Wilson as Chief Operating Officer reporting directly to the company’s CEO, Robert Spignesi.

Rapid Micro Biosystems Hires Chief Human Resources Officer

LOWELL, Mass., Sept. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Rapid Micro Biosystems, the leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, is pleased to announce the appointment of Victoria Vezina as Chief Human Resources Officer reporting directly to the company’s CEO, Robert Spigne…

Kennedy Lewis Closes Secured Debt Financing for Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc.

NEW YORK, May 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kennedy Lewis Investment Management ("Kennedy Lewis"), an opportunistic credit manager, completed a significant commitment to Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc. ("Rapid Micro") in the form of a senior secured debt facility as part of the recent $120...

Rapid Micro Biosystems Blogs

A CEO’s Urgent Plea: Quality Control Infrastructure in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Needs Critical Modernization

The recent headlines on the millions of Covid-19 vaccine doses lost due to quality control issues may have surprised the media and consumers, but unfortunately, those working in the pharmaceutical industry know losing batches is not a rare occurrence. In a way, this should give us comfor…

Rapid Micro Biosystems Raises $81M to Continue Global Expansion of Automated Pharmaceutical QC Platform

Rapid Micro Biosystems, Inc. announced the completion of an $81 million equity financing....

Rapid Micro Biosystems Hires Senior Vice President of Strategy

Rapid Micro Biosystems, a leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, is pleased to announce the appointment of John...

Automation Is More Than a Trend. It’s How the Global Pharmaceutical Industry Future-Proofs Operations

"In 2021, it’s no longer enough to look at progress one year at a time. Rapid automation makes it possible to take the long view." ~ Rob Spignesi, CEO and President

Rapid Micro Biosystems Hires Chief Operating Office

Rapid Micro Biosystems, a leading provider of automated, non-destructive, rapid microbial detection, is pleased to announce the appointment of John...

Rapid Automation: The Gold Standard for Implementing Lean in the QC Micro Lab

Rapid Augmenting Lean principles with technology can take your QC micro lab to the next level of efficiency, safety, and profitability. 
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Rapid Micro Biosystems Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rapid Micro Biosystems founded?

    Rapid Micro Biosystems was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Rapid Micro Biosystems key executives?

    Rapid Micro Biosystems's key executives are Robert Spignesi, Jeffrey Schwartz and Sean Wirtjes.

  • How many employees does Rapid Micro Biosystems have?

    Rapid Micro Biosystems has 148 employees.

  • Who are Rapid Micro Biosystems competitors?

    Competitors of Rapid Micro Biosystems include Merz North America, Libbs Farmaceutica and USV.

  • Where is Rapid Micro Biosystems headquarters?

    Rapid Micro Biosystems headquarters is located at 1001 Pawtucket Blvd #280, Lowell.

  • Where are Rapid Micro Biosystems offices?

    Rapid Micro Biosystems has offices in Lowell and Freising.

  • How many offices does Rapid Micro Biosystems have?

    Rapid Micro Biosystems has 2 offices.