A U.S. Patent for a ” Batch Authoring Tool and Bioreactor Control System”  was awarded to GE on March 19 th , 2019. The present invention is a bioreactor control system comprising a batch server for controlling a bioreactor system in response to a recipe, a batch software system for generating a control sequence for the bioreactor system via the batch server for implementing the recipe, and a recipe conversion system that inputs the recipe into the batch software system. Preferably, the recipe conversion system reads a word processor file containing the recipe and interprets styles applied to text in the word processor file as indicating equipment and phases of the recipe to the recipe conversion system. Learn More