The program has been established at the University City Science Center in Pennsylvania in preparation for commercialization.
Invisible Sentinel develop rapid diagnostics for the detection of foodborne pathogens and said the site has the potential to be scaled for larger product volumes.
The firm began its laboratory research in 2007 and added manufacturing capabilities in July 2012 with the first device expected to launch late 2012.
The pilot manufacturing facility complements the existing R&D laboratory and off-site animal facility.
"We anticipate receiving regulatory approval this fall and look forward to supplying our customers with some of the fastest and most sensitive tests for the detection of foodborne pathogens," said Invisible Sentinel CEO Benjamin Pascal.