Headquartered in Beijing, China, CapitalBio is a leading life science Company that develops and commercializes total health-care solutions including a broad range of innovative biochip-related products for genomic and proteomic research, bio-safety testing, clinical applications and to address wider human health needs.
CapitalBio´s range of microarray-based biochips include the Doping Test Chip for prohibited substances, Food Safety Test Chips for antibiotics and banned hormones in farm animals, and poultry, and a variety of DNA based whole genome arrays for gene expression profiling and genotyping to elucidate the gene functions in human, animals, plants and other organisms. Our innovative Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) genome typing chip and technology have set new standards for high throughput and accurate HLA typing.
Innovation drives CapitalBio´s continued growth in the Life Science technology field. CapitalBio also develops various cutting-edge biochips utilizing microfluidic technology, microprocessor technology and bio-electro-magnetic technology. These include a self-contained fully integrated micrometrix device, an electro-rotational field measuring chip for cell viability test, a bioelectronic chip with cell positioning electrodes and signal measuring electrodes for neuron cell network monitoring, and a gas chromatography microchip, for various applications. The company´s state-of-the-art confocal Laser Microarray Scanner, LuxScan™ 10K and AlphaScan™ have been marketed by some of the most well-known names in the field and adopted by customers around the globe.
CapitalBio has rapidly evolved from a young innovative biochip developer into a comprehensive life science entity with four affiliates or subsidiaries: AVIVA Biosciences, a San Diego, California based company that develops and markets on-chip patch-clamp technologies for ion-channel studies for drug discovery research; Chipscreen Biosciences, a Biotech company located in Shenzhen, China, for small molecular drug discovery and development; CapitalBio International and CapitalBio Hong Kong, two fully owned subsidiaries of CapitalBio Corporation, based in San Diego, California and Hong Kong, China respectively. CapitalBio´s 24,000 square meters of state-of-the-art facilities host more than 400 staff for Administration, research, development and manufactory.