Biacore, a company based in Sweden, is a global manufacturer and supplier of systems for protein interaction analysis, an area of increasing importance for scientists in the academic, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and diagnostic markets.
Food analysis on biotechnology level
The Company’s systems generate unique data on the interactions between proteins and other molecules, including small molecules such as drug candidates.
During research, development and manufacture, these data give insights into protein functionality, elucidate disease mechanisms and play a key role in the critical decisions needed for efficient development and production of therapeutics.
Food analysis systems on protein basis
Biacore’s products are used in key areas such as antibody characterization, proteomics, lead characterization, immunogenicity, biotherapeutic development and production.
The Company offers a range of products to meet specific application needs. Customers include leading life science research centers, all of the leading global pharmaceutical companies, and a large number of companies in the emerging biotechnology sector.
Analysis systems for different applications
Biacore also markets food analysis solutions, providing key manufacturers with a system and ready-to-use kits for the determination of food quality and safety.
The company has its own direct sales capability in the world’s key markets (United States, Europe, Japan, China, Australia) and a distribution network in the remainder of Asia-Pacific. Biacore was founded in 1984 and is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange (SSE:BCOR).