Maximise cryosurvival and secure workflows


To be successful with vitrification and exert minimal effect on cell viability, a balance between cryoprotectant concentration, cooling and warming rates as well as volume is necessary.



Working together for you

Vitrification has become the cryopreservation method of choice due to the excellent outcomes. Vitrification, however, is time demanding and requires meticulous handling. Thus, the users are asking for a streamlined workflow and for a consistent and efficient procedure. With an increasing number of cryo cycles, the practical aspects of the method are more important than ever.

Our solutions puts you in control. The method, media, device and accessories are all you need to simplify your workflow – from vitrification and storage to warming of oocytes as well as embryos. It is important to use standardised protocols with standardised volumes to ensure stable conditions.

Learn more about Rapid-i™ Vitrification System

Reduce stress

Vitrify, seal and store without stress. After loading, the Rapid-i is placed into the pre-cooled RapidStraw. The air inside the straw is super-cooled by the surrounding liquid nitrogen, allowing vitrification to occur instantly. The RapidStraw is ultrasonically sealed after vitrification, which makes it easier for the operator to perform the critical dehydration steps within the time frames.


What is the one thing you wish every embryologist would know about vitrification?

Embarking on a journey into the intricate world of cryopreservation, we sought wisdom from Hubert Joris, Media Research Manager at Vitrolife Group. Hubert shares his insights into the evolution of cryopreservation over the last decades.



Vitrify with confidence

Rapid-i™ is a unique vitrification device. After loading of the embryos onto the Rapid-i, the device is inserted into a pre-cooled RapidStraw™. The air inside the straw is super-cooled by the surrounding liquid nitrogen and the vitrification occurs instantly.

Sealing of the straw is performed after vitrification which makes it easier for the operator to perform the critical dehydration steps of vitrification within the important time frames. When the embryos are to be warmed, the RapidStraw is cut and the Rapid-i retrieved without any contact with surrounding materials, allowing for safe aseptic handling.

Media for every need

We provide media for vitrification and warming of all stages, from oocytes to blastocysts. Our vitrification media gives maximum support. It is based on the Vitrolife IVF media suite with amino acids and energy substrates that support embryo metabolism.

Both vitrification and warming are performed at physiological temperature (37°C). This helps to maintain the spindle integrity and viability of oocytes and embryos. Working at physiological temperatures shortens the vitrification time and minimises exposure to cryoprotectants and their potential toxic effects.

Maximise success every step of the way

We provide what you need to secure improved results throughout the IVF journey.


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