The best custom qPCR assay development service in the World
Primerdesign is focused on the design, manufacture, validation and supply of real-time PCR kits and reagents. The company was founded by Rob, Tom and Jim in 2005 within Southampton University’s School of Medicine. Since that humble beginning the company has gone from strength to strength – Thousands of customers in over 100 countries around the World and fantastic reputation in the field. Jim and Rob still run the company and still love the new challenges that it brings every day. Primerdesign now consists of a substantial team of friendly experts, all dedicated to giving our customers a fantastic experience and all thriving in a highly professional environment.
In May 2016 Primerdesign became part of the Novacyt SA group. This joining of forces allows Primerdesign to accelerate their growth plans and begins an exciting new chapter for the team. If you’re a customer you can expect this milestone to lead to even better products and an even bigger, better team to support you.
Q16 genesig Instrument
The genesig q16 is a revolutionary instrument launched by Primerdesign Ltd. The instrument is designed to accompany the genesig® easy product range which includes kits for more than 400 different DNA testing applications. The q16 is designed to make DNA testing affordable and easy for anyone in any business.
DNA testing is the most sensitive and precise way to detect and quantify the presence of a DNA target. The underlying technology within the genesig q16 is real-time quantitative PCR. The technology has been around for 20 years, but to date has been complex and expensive to perform. The genesig q16 changes all that.
Designed and manufactured in Great Britain
The genesig range of kits is open platform. They are designed to work perfectly with any real time PCR machine available on the market.
Our core expertise is in the design of the very best real-time PCR assays.