From farm to fork

Animal identification in food – 20. January 2020 – Animal identification and traceability have become all the more important for consumers, manufacturers and government laboratories. In the event of a crisis, being able to respond promptly and effectively will set businesses apart from their competition. From farm to fork, achieving traceability and conducting animal species testing is crucial for the quality control of products. This is particularly true when it

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Workshop on Real-Time PCR

Sign up today to secure your spot – 7. January 2020 – Quantitative real-time PCR (qPCR) is a well-established method for the quality control of food and feed products and environmental testing. Using qPCR, foodborne bacteria and viruses, spoilage organisms, animal species, GMOs and allergens can be detected, identified or quantified in a fast and reliable way. We’d like to share our experience and knowledge with you, which is why

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Wishing tree initiative

Christmas is a time to think about others – December 20, 2019 – In the midst of Christmas preparations, where children are busy writing their wish lists to Father Christmas and parents are frantically trying to organize the right gifts, we often forget to stop and think about the people who are less privileged than we are. It’s certainly not a given, that all children are able to fulfill their

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We make our food safety methods available to everyone

Food testing more relevant than ever! – November 19, 2019 – In light of the fairly recent Listeria outbreak in northern Hesse, where the consumption of bacteria-laden sausages from a manufacturer resulted in three deaths and a large number of patients falling sick, we reflect on the devastating consequences such an unfortunate incident can have on both the consumer and the producer alike. Ultimately, it’s the consumers who bear the

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Ahoy!

All on board our 5th Havel Seminar – October 8, 2019 – In September, we were delighted to have hosted our 5th Havel Seminar on modern microbiological and molecular biological food testing. The fully booked, two-day event, which took place at our headquarters on the beautiful peninsula of Hermannswerder in Potsdam, welcomed international guests from all corners of the world. Renowned speakers from academia and industry offered insightful presentations, which

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Welcome to the first ever World Food Safety Day!

BIOTECON Diagnostics celebrates World Food Safety Day – June 7, 2019 – In December 2018, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution proclaiming a World Food Safety Day (WFSD) on every 7th June, starting in 2019. This will give the opportunity to take a moment and think about something many people often take for granted: food safety. We would like to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent,

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Now open: Registration for the 5th Havel Seminar and Workshops in September 2019

For Modern Microbiological Food Testing – Potsdam, 4 June 2019 – BIOTECON Diagnostics proudly presents the “5th Havel Seminar”complete with workshops. The “Havel-Seminar” takes place on 19 September 2019 in Potsdam, Hermannswerder. Six internationally experts on Food Safety will lead the discussions on our theme “For Modern Microbiological Food Testing”. During the lunch break we set to sail and discover the beautiful surroundings of the Havel river and enjoy a

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Invitation to the Dairy Workshop

Invitation to the Workshop “Microbiological Analysis of Dairy Products” – February 7, 2019 – Milk and dairy products are in their value and variety, a very special and precious food. Due to the high water and protein content of dairy products they are highly susceptible to rapid spoilage if not properly handled. Manufacturers carry out various tests to ensure that milk and dairy products reach consumers in their optimal condition.

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Seminare & Workshops in 2019

Various Events in 2019 – January 10, 2019 – In 2019 BIOTECON Diagnostics again offers an extensive seminar and workshop program. Together with our speakers we would like to invite interested parties to three industry workshops, the Brewers Meeting and our Workshops for Dairy and Seafood stakeholders. Our workshops provide a mixture of lectures and practical work in our laboratories. Take the chance and learn more about the detection of

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Strategic Partnership with Oculyze

Oculyze and BIOTECON Diagnostics sign Strategic Partnership – December 13, 2018 – Oculyze, the world’s premier platform for mobile image analysis and BIOTECON Diagnostics, a renowned food and beverage quality testing provider today announced the signing of a strategic partnership. The agreement signed at the corporate offices of BIOTECON Diagnostics in Potsdam, appoints the company as the exclusive global distributor of Oculyze’s latest technological innovation the Oculyze Better Brewing (BB)

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