Point of Care
// CONGEN develops and produces more than 5 million PCR beads
// customized assays according to customer requirements
Research & Development
// over 20 years of experience in development and validation
// more than 300 completed development projects
// diagnostic detection kits developed in Germany
Welcome to CONGEN
Since its founding in 1998, CONGEN Biotechnologie GmbH has been an innovative Berlin biotechnology company in the field of molecular DNA and RNA analysis. Our core competency is the development and application of real-time PCR methods for food- and water analyses, clinical and point-of-care diagnostics as well as personalised medicine in the context of companion diagnostics. Each detection method is developed by us in house and validated in respect of the requirements of standards, customers and/or the market.
Our products are marketed worldwide by us and our distribution partner R-Biopharm under the brand names SureFood®, SureFast®, RIDA®GENE and RIDA®PRECISION, which can be used on all common real-time PCR devices.
“Small enough to be flexible and fast,
big enough to meet every customer requirement.”
Leading in the development of real-time PCR based detection methods
Development of user-friendly solutions for your analytical problem
Specialist in design, validation and commercialization of multiplexed applications
Compliance with the highest quality standards is a matter of course
Aktuelles – Congen Biotechnologie GmbH
Insect Food Ingredient with Risks and Side Effects?
The EU Commission has approved two additional forms of edible insects for use in food. The new EU Regulation 2023/5 authorizes partially defatted powder of Acheta domesticus (domestic cricket) and EU Regulation 2023/58 authorizes the use of the frozen, pasty, dried...
Discontinuation of CONGEN ServiceLab from 2023
Developing detection systems based on nucleic acid analysis using PCR in the field of allergens, GMO and animal species and offering these to customers in the form of kits for their own use or as a service analysis, Matthias Kuhn and Steffen Mergemeier founded CONGEN...
5 million PCR beads for PoC applications
CONGEN supplies more than 5 million PCR beads since 2020 for PoC applications from various manufacturers The trend in the molecular diagnostic field towards all-in-one platforms has been ongoing for several years. All-in-one platform means that the nucleic acid...