News

  • Reforms Regarding Products and Services 2017/2018

    New ServiceLab and Contact Details After 20 years, in November 2017, the CONGEN ServiceLab had moved to new laboratory facilities and is now seperatet from production and research and development. With new equippment and optimized procedures it guaranties a workflow according to current standards and regulations. Please note relevant changes: CONGEN Biotechnologie GmbH ServiceLab Haus […]

  • Topical Issues

    510(k) Premarket Notification Since the beginning of 2017 CONGEN prepares the rebuilding and expansion for planed FDA approval. We proudly announce, starting from now, the first kit for the detection of Norovirus genogroup get the 510(k) Premarket Notification (PMN). The FDA confirms that this device is at least as safe and effective as legally marketed […]

  • Increase of accredited methods

    Our analysis laboratory is accredited by DAkkS in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025. This laboratory has exclusively used validated detection methods since 2003. From today following real-time PCR methods are accredited and available: qualitative methods: donkey chicken rabbit horse turkey beef sheep pork water buffalo goat BAR CTP2:CP4 EPSPS CryIAb/IAc NPTII PAT corn canola […]

  • New productline concerning personalized medicine

    Each patient has an individual disposition – physical constitution, age and mental factors. Disease symptomes can vary depending on the dispositon and genetic predisposition. With appropriate diagnostic methods genetic constitution can be determined and effective therapies prescribed. CONGEN develops and optimizes together with experienced partners special diagnostics methods, which are offered as ready-to-use-kits to all […]

  • Umfrage zur Kundenzufriedenheit 2016

    As every year we would like to ask our customers how satisfied they are regarding CONGEN products and services. We had send an email with the link to our online survey a few days ago. You didn´t get one? Please contact us to get the link immediatly. We really would like to thank you for […]

  • National Symposium on Zoonoses Research 2016, Berlin, 13. – 14. October

    The National Symposium on Zoonoses Research took place from 13th – 14th October 2016 in Berlin. By attracting more than 300 participants from science and the public health sector coming from various disciplines like bacteriology, virology, parasitology, epidemiology and diagnostics the symposium could continue its previous success of the past 7 years. The conference is […]

  • Detection of GMO MON87708 Soya, CV127 Soya, DP305423 Soya , MON87701 Soya and MON87769 Soya

    The detection of GMO Soya mostly starts with the screening for 35S/NOS/FMV. Is non of this analytes detectable, RoundUp Ready Soya and RR2Yield Soya can be excluded. With the SureFood® GMO SCREEN 4 plex BAR/NPTII/PAT/CTP2:CP4 EPSPS kit additional targets can be screened. With the results for example DAS-81419 Soya can be detected or excluded.   […]

  • Animal identification (Animal ID) – methods and a new research project

      Not only after the big horse meat scandal in 2013 national and private laboratories need detection methods to identify animal species. Specific rapid methods are neccesary to detect unknown or undeclared animal species to avoid contamination (halal/kosher) product adulteration (beef? horse?) or health risks (BSE mad cow disease) Using SureFood® ANIMAL ID and QUANT […]

  • Analytica 2016

    During May 10. until 13, 2016 one of the most important trade fair – analytica – takes place. A total of 1224 (an increase of 6,5 % compared to 2014) companies presented their innovations and new products. Here you can find the official press release.   Approx. 35,000 visitors attended the analytica. CONGEN products for […]

  • 16th Professional Symposium on Food Microbiology April 2016

    Stuttgart-Hohenheim, 30th March – 1st April 2016 The 16th Professional Symposium on Food Microbiology took place from 30th March to 1st April 2016 in Stuttgart-Hohenheim. As a joint event organized by the expert groups of the German Society for Hygiene and Microbiology (DGHM) and the Association for General and Applied Microbiology (VAAM) this symposium has […]

  • Easy examination of a successful DNA extraction

    Allergens, GMO and/or animal DNA often are not detected in food samples. To avoid false–negative results a few controls are recommended. Positive control shows that the real-time PCR system works, inhibition control shows there is no false–negative result caused by inhibition. But how to exclude that the result is caused by an incorrect DNA extraction? […]