About Biolytix

The specialists for molecular biological and microbiological analyses

Since its foundation in 1998, Biolytix has created several mainstays. Biolytix is financially independent and is privately owned. Biolytix’s clientele is international and can be found in diverse industries. Biolytix has established a very strict quality management system and is accredited according to ISO 17025 since 2004(Biolytix ISO 17025 certificate), with a wide scope(scope Biolytix 2019-2024) . In addition, Biolytix can perform orders according to FDA guidelines.

What Biolytix stands for: Great expertise, strong customer focus, speed and reliability. Many years of experience with biomolecular analysis, food and pharmaceutical diagnostics. Professional advice and customer-oriented services. Application of modern and innovative technology for fast, efficient and precise analyses.

Our extensive equipment fleet ideally complements our practical expertise.

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1998: The foundation is laid.

Biolytix AG is founded by Christoph Keigel, Oreste Ghisalba, Serge Kocher and Adrian Härri.

1999: A significant year for Biolytix.

We sign a long-term contract with a major international tobacco company and witness the introduction of mandatory declaration of GMOs in Switzerland.

2001: A milestone in our financial history.

2004: Quality is a top priority for us.

This year marks our accreditation according to DIN EN ISO 17025.

2007: Our expertise is recognized internationally.

We enter into a service agreement with Affymetrix UK Ltd.

2009: A decade of success!

Biolytix celebrates its 10th anniversary.

2019: Two decades at the forefront of biomolecular analysis.

We celebrate our 20th anniversary

2020: In challenging times, we are at the forefront.

As a partner laboratory of the Canton of Basel-Landschaft, we are involved in repetitive covid monitoring.

2023: A new chapter begins.

We are moving to Dittingen and welcome our new CEO, Marco Ferraro.

2024: A quarter century of innovation and excellence.

Biolytix celebrates its 25th anniversary.

Join us as we continue our journey into a promising future!

Diverse memberships and commitments

Biolytix is proud to be a member of a number of prestigious organizations and associations that focus on various aspects of biotechnology, microbiology and related sciences. These memberships underline our commitment to excellence, innovation and continuous development in our field. Our memberships include:

  • Swiss Biotech Association (SBA): This membership enables us to remain at the forefront of biotechnological innovation in Switzerland and to exchange ideas with leading experts in the industry.
  • Swiss Testing Labs (STL): This membership keeps us informed about the latest developments and standards in the areas of testing procedures and laboratory technologies.
  • Swiss Society for Microbiology (SGM): This membership allows us to deepen our knowledge of microbiology and exchange ideas with colleagues.
  • AK PCR-Analytik – Association of German Agricultural Testing and Research Institutes (VDLUFA): This keeps us up to date with the latest developments in PCR analysis and enables us to participate in important discussions and developments.
  • ERFA groups for various specialized areas: These include Food Microbiology (ERFA Microbiology), GMO Analyses (ERFA GMO), Animal and Plant Species Identification (ERFA Species Identification) and Allergen Detection (ERFA Allergens). These memberships allow us to deepen and share specialized knowledge in these key areas.

Research and development projects

Biolytix is also involved in research and development projects such as Swiss CTI (Commission for Technology and Innovation) and EU projects (TRACE, Co-Extra, Decathlon). We are also active in mentoring undergraduate students and post-docs from various universities, which underlines our commitment to nurturing the next generation of scientists and sharing our knowledge and experience.

Our commitment to quality and customer satisfaction

At Biolytix, we attach great importance to quality and customer satisfaction. To ensure that we always meet the highest standards and continuously improve our services, we regularly conduct customer surveys. These surveys are conducted by an independent third party, Certiqua, to ensure objectivity and transparency.

These surveys provide us with valuable feedback directly from our customers, which enables us to tailor our services and processes to the needs and expectations of our customers. We understand that the quality of our work directly influences the success of our customers and we take this trust very seriously. The results and findings from the customer surveys flow directly into our quality management and development processes to ensure that we continuously meet the highest standards in all aspects of our work.

Our aim is not just to meet, but to exceed our customers’ expectations. Regular evaluation by our customers is an essential part of our commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction.

About Biolytix

Want to learn more about Biolytix? Are you interested in a personal exchange? Please get in touch with us. We look forward to talking with you.

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