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SCHOTT MINIFAB is a contract developer and manufacturer serving the diagnostics and life sciences research industries. We understand the hurdles in bringing new novel innovations to full commercialization. Our expertise offers the tools and resources to achieve highly integrated diagnostic consumables, from simple to complex. With our proven path, your product journey to improve patient care or scientific advancement, is closer to reality.

Our services

We provide contract development and manufacturing services, we're able to partner with you at any point in your journey to commercialization.

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Contract product development for diagnostics and life sciences

Our proven stage gate process and end-to-end approach will ensure a seamless transition from development to manufacturing scale-up. Trust us to be your reliable partner in bringing your product to market.

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SCHOTT Minifab High Volume Manufacturing facility

Contract manufacturing for diagnostics and life sciences

Our expertise in rapidly scaling up from pilot line to high-volume production ensures that your product will reach the market quickly and efficiently. Partner with us to achieve your production goals with speed and precision.

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Our products

We offer an extensive range of cleaned and coated substrates for research, diagnostics and many other life science applications. 
To request a quote for NEXTERION® please click here.

Our expertise

Our 20 years of experience have endowed us with deep knowledge and invaluable know-how. We have overcome an array of challenges during the development process and have honed our expertise in microarray, microfluidic and injection molding techniques. By understanding the nuances of the technology, material, and process, we strive to provide you with the highest quality diagnostic or life science consumable, using innovative approaches that meet both regulatory and customer expectations. When you partner with us, you can be confident that your project is in good hands.

Partnerships that lasts

At SCHOTT MINIFAB, we're dedicated to building long-lasting partnerships. We know the road from concept to commercialization can be tough, but we're here to help you overcome any obstacle. Our expertise, innovative solutions, and unwavering support will bring your vision to life. With us, you'll have a partner you can trust and collaborate with throughout your product development journey.
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Our global reach and resources

Partnering with us means you will have access to our global reach and resources throughout the United States, Europe and Australia. With production facilities in Phoenix (USA), Jena (Germany) and Melbourne (Australia), we are committed to providing you the support and services needed to bring your project to life. 
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Webinar: The role of capital preservation in life science consumable manufacturing

Join the upcoming webinar on June 20, 2024 11:00am EST. In this webinar, Patrick Tuohy will address a critical question encountered by most life science and diagnostic companies: Should the development and/or manufacturing of products be outsourced or in-sourced? The webinar delves into how a leading solutions provider for microfluidic devices and microarray assays can assist companies in saving capital and reducing time to market by outsourcing their development and manufacturing needs.

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SCHOTT AG sustainability strategy is guided by a commitment to Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles. These principles drive us to improve lives by delivering products and services while meeting our environmental goals, supporting our communities and empowering our employees. We strive to drive mutually beneficial outcomes with our customers, employees, suppliers, communities and other essential stakeholders by upholding ESG best practices.


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Careers at SCHOTT

Learn about the career opportunities and benefits waiting for you at one of the leading international technology groups in the areas of specialty glass, glass-ceramics and material solutions. At SCHOTT everybody can make a difference. Because together, we pioneer groundbreaking glass and material innovations, fueling science and inspiring progress. 


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What to know more? Let´s talk

Whether you need more information, samples, a quote, or advice for a project, we would be delighted to talk to you.

James Downs

James Downs

Business Development Manager US