Humidification systems are vital for sucessful small-volume and long-lasting cultivations in the incubator shaker (e.g. screening in microtiter plates or cell culture). The different systems available on the market have one primary focus: to reduce evaporation losses by increasing the humidity levels inside the incubation chamber. However, there are significant differences in terms of quality, humidity control and sterility. This blog post highlights the Pros and Cons of the 3 most commonly used humidification systems.