R-Biopharm is a leading developer of test solutions for Clinical Diagnostics and Food & Feed Analysis. In both sectors, the R-Biopharm test kits offer high precision and accuracy, key requirements where patient and consumer health is at risk.

The History of R-Biopharm AG

R-Biopharm AG was founded in 1988 as a subsidiary of Röhm GmbH in Darmstadt, Germany. In 1991 it was taken over by the present managing director, Dr. Ralf M. Dreher. Since 1996 R-Biopharm’s quality management systems have been certified to the international standards ISO 9001 and in 2003 the company gained ISO 13485 quality management certification. From January 2000 R-Biopharm acquired sole worldwide distribution rights to Enzymatic BioAnalysis, a product developed by Roche (formerly BOEHRINGER Mannheim). In 2002 R-Biopharm took over Rhône Diagnostics Technologies in Scotland, another supplier of mycotoxin test kits, resulting in successful expansion of its position in the food and feed analysis sector. Today the German parent company R-Biopharm is represented by subsidiaries in the UK, USA, Italy, France, Latin America, Brazil, Spain, Belgium, Australia, India and China as well as by a worldwide extensive network of more than 120 distributors. In addition, Switzerland, Austria and the Netherlands are represented by local Country Managers.


Clinical Diagnostics

In Clinical Diagnostics, R-Biopharm possesses many years of experience, particularly in the field of infectious stool diagnostics as well as in the field of serological infection diagnostics and allergy diagnostics. R-Biopharm has been a successful player worldwide and is constantly developing new and groundbreaking test systems in different areas.

Food & Feed Analysis

In the field of Food & Feed Analysis, R-Biopharm offers an impressive range of immunological, enzymatic and microbiological test kits for the detection of residues, constituents and contaminants. The use of R-Biopharm kits to detect mycotoxins, hormones, antibiotics, food allergens, genetically modified organisms and pathogens is fast, reliable and cost effective.

Nutrition Care

With its own division “Nutrition Care”, R-Biopharm develops innovative concepts for complementary therapies to improve patients´ quality of life. The special diagnostics and customizable programs and services are optimally tuned to one another – for prevention, therapy, and wellbeing.

In the field of Clinical Diagnostics as well as in the field of Food & Feed Analysis, the products have been designed and developed primarily for immunoassay platforms. Nonetheless, there is also a great emphasis on other test formats such as PCR, lateral flow, immunoblots, immunofluorescence assays, immunoaffinity columns or card tests. RIDASCREEN®, RIDA®, PREP®, EASI EXTRACT, and PentoCheck® were worldwide recognized trademarks of R-Biopharm.

R-Biopharm has earned high accolades for its business performance. In 2004, the company achieved a double success, being nominated as a finalist for “Entrepreneur of the Year” 2004, 2005 and 2006 as well as being placed in 2004 and 2005 in the “Technology Fast 50”, a ranking of Germany’s 50 fastest-growing technology companies. Moreover, R-Biopharm received the “Sustainability Award” in the years 2012, 2013 and 2014.


R-Biopharm’s distinctive policy of partnership and teamwork is an approach valued by its customers and research partners alike. The company’s key objective is to be a dependable point of contact for customers, providing competent advice on every sector it serves.

At R-Biopharm, the future looks set to offer further exciting prospects in the fields of Clinical Diagnostics and Food & Feed Analysis. The foremost challenge is to advance the development of new and versatile fast tests. These will shorten the time it takes to obtain results from a wide range of analytical procedures.

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