Market informations


Lyon, May 05, 2020.


The death toll is now 25 000 dead in hospitals, social and medico-social establishments since the start of the epidemic on March 1, 2020. The medical profession is on the warpath and denounces the shortages of equipment; Masks patched up, lack of screening tests, hygiene, facing the Covid-19, health professionals are tinkering with makeshift solutions and screaming their tears.

It is in this context that Appolon Bioteck - a French company specializing in biotechnology - is engaged in the fight against COVID-19 by providing innovative technologies in molecular biology. Since the start of the pandemic, more than 2 million tests have been disseminated across France; Extraction, amplification, detection kit, Appolon Bioteck technicians install and calibrate the equipment in the laboratories, then train the teams on site so that they can be operational only a few hours after receiving the kits (process marked CE-IVD ).


Appolon Bioteck is making national efforts to secure the supply of medical equipment to support the fight against the pandemic. The company announces the opening of a new production site for nasopharyngeal swabs with their transport media, as well as protective masks for healthcare workers (FFP2 and surgical masks) in the coming weeks.


Dr Saïd EL MOUATASSIM, CEO and co-founder of Appolon Bioteck "Human and health security is a priority. We have developed a multitude of solutions to deal with this health crisis. As a healthcare professional, the urgent and vital needs in terms of screening tests, masks, swabs prompted me to react. Our production will be distributed in priority to the French care system. I am honored to support the national effort by taking part in the fight against COVID "


 CE-IVD real Time PCR Kit for the new Coronoavirus COVID-19 RNA detection.

Rencontrez-nous au salon Arab Health 2017

We will be at Arab Health in Dubaï to introduce new products Appolon Bioteck. If you want to meet us in Dubaï, do not hesitate to contact us through our contact page. If you are interested in food safety, human genetics and infectious diseases, you should definitely come to our booth in Zabeel 4 Z4B50 stand.


Report Allergens Starting 1st July, a list of 14 allergens; substances causing allergies or intolerances will have to be indicated on labels, decision taken by European directives. « The French government has chosen to leave the choice to the operators to use the system that best suits them and enables them (…) to fulfill this obligation » It aims to allow allergic consumers to be informed of the risk they may run. The indication of the 14 allergens will be valid as well for prepackaged foods for those who are not. More clearly the list should be accessible for all consumers in restaurant, canteen, or in fast-food.

Master Diagnostica

Instruments Master Diagnostica offers the following hybridization systems based on the DNA Flow Technology: • hybriSpot 24TM : Hybridization system fully automated; 24 samples • hybriSpot 12TM : Hybridization system semi-automated; 12 samples hybriSpot platforms are supported by hybriSoft, an automatic sample management software with printed reports. Special features : • Automated: o Reagent dispenser (robotic arm) o Temperature and time controls o Vacuum control o Image-capture • Integrated instrument for PCR and hybridization (under development) • Two 24-well PCR blocks (under development) • Two 12-sample hybridization chambers (24 samples) • Ability to perform two techniques at the same time • Bar-code identification of reagents and samples (strips) • Comprehensive process control by sensors (vacuum; levels; temperature) • UV light for DNA decontamination Special features : • Semi-automatic : o Temperature and time controls • Maximum 12 samples • Programmed buzzer to indicate the end of each step • Monitor screen to control temperature and time Molecular diagnostic kits: • HPV Direct Flow Chip Simultaneous detection and genotyping of 36 HPV genotypes • Bacterial CNS Flow Chip Simultaneous detection of bacteria and fungus causing CNS infections • Viral CNS Flow Chip Simultaneous detection (in one step RT-PCR) of 8 DNA and RNA viruses causing CNS infections. • Sepsis Flow Chip Simultaneous detection of more than 40 pathogens and 20 antibiotic resistant genes responsible for sepsis, including Gram + bacteria, Gram – bacteria, Fungi, and antibiotic resistant determinants: MRSA, mecA, vanA, vanB, ESBL and carbapenemases • AMR Direct Flow Chip Simultaneous detection of 20 antibiotic resistance genes present in Gram- and Gram+ bacteria • Tick-Borne Bacteria Flow Chip Simultaneous detection of 7 tick-borne bacteria genera

37th Interdisciplinary Meeting of Anti-Infectious Chemotherapy

Appolon Bioteck sponsorise le congrès RICAI 2017, vous pourrez donc nous retrouver à la 37e Réunion Interdisciplinaire de Chimiothérapie Anti-Infectieuse qui aura lieu au Palais des Congrès de Paris, Porte Maillot, les lundi 18 et mardi 19 décembre 2017. Vous pouvez nous joindre au 06 82 07 30 16 ou sur afin de convenir d’un rendez-vous. Le Comité d’organisation compte sur votre participation, pour que les progrès, notamment au niveau de la qualité scientifique du congrès, se poursuivent, et que la prochaine RICAI 2017 soit votre succès.