Learn about the companies within BICO and what they do to strive towards our joint vision – Create the future of life-saving treatments.
BICO consists of several subsidiaries organized into three business areas: Biosciences, Bioautomation, and Bioprinting. Together, we aim to reduce the organ shortage and speed up drug development by providing accessible life science solutions that combine biology and technology. Here, you can read about our subsidiaries and how they contribute to our common vision.
By releasing the first universal bioink in 2016, CELLINK democratized the cost of entry for researchers around the world and played a major role in turning the then up-and-coming field of 3D bioprinting into the thriving $1 billion industry it is today. CELLINKs bioinks, bioprinters, software and services have enabled critical breakthroughs in a wide range of applications from 3D cell culturing to tissue engineering to drug development.
The world leader of reliable in vitro human tissue model innovation. MatTeks skin, ocular, oral, respiratory, and intestinal tissue models are used to assess safety and efficacy throughout the cosmetics, chemical, pharmaceutical, and household product industries. These advanced tissue models empower companies to achieve their goals of non-animal testing while lowering testing costs and providing human-relevant results.
With over 2,500 users, Nanoscribe develops and produces 3D printers and maskless lithography systems for microfabrication as well as specially developed printing materials and application-specific solution sets. The specialist for additive manufacturing of high-precision structures and objects on the nano-, micro- and mesoscale was founded in 2007 as a spin-off of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT).
A pioneer in the field of Digital Light processing (DLP) based printing is an emerging force within the Bioprinting industry. Allegro 3D’s DLP based bioprinting technology enables high-throughput manufacturing of biomedical devices, and precision human tissues for cell culture, drug screening, and regenerative medicine applications.
Biosero is a San Diego based company, with 100 employees globally and founded in 2003. The company offers software solutions, under the umbrella of Green Button Go, and services which enable seamless laboratory automation for connected and smart workflows.