The German company Sarstedt AG & CO. KG, one of the world's leading suppliers of laboratory and medical equipment, has built and launched its own production in St. Petersburg, in the Marino industrial park.\r\n\r\nThe project is the result of joint activities of St. Petersburg, VTB Bank and Sarstedt LLC, Russia. In June 2021, Sarstedt launched the first line of Microvette \u00ae capillary blood collection systems production. Later this year it is planned to install equipment of the second automatic line for the production of S-Monovette \u00ae venous blood collection systems.\r\n\r\nThe total production area with an administrative and business center and a warehouse is about 9.5 thousand sq. m. Sarstedt LLC invested about 2 bln rubles (\u20ac22 mln) in the new plant launch. Nearly 20 jobs have already been created at the plant.\r\n\r\nSarstedt products are used both in humane and in veterinary medicines. According to the manufacturer, closed aspiration-vacuum system for taking venous blood S-Monovette\u00ae suits well for large dogs, and S-Monovette \u00ae and S-Monovette \u00ae PBM are used for medium and small animals. For clinics working with small mammals, birds and reptiles, the company produces suitable systems as well.