Research & Development

Our R&D is constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible, to innovate technologies that serve our customers every need and dream.

“True innovation is coming up with a product that the customer didn’t even know they needed”- Anonymous

Research & Development is an integral part of Erba’s company ethos. 

Our teams work passionately to explore new solutions to the ever greater challenges of healthcare in our world today. They strive to leave no stone unturned in their quest to innovate. Driven by the desire to discover new and improved ways to fulfill our customer’s evolving requirements, we are always pushing the boundaries of possibility. 

With expertise spanning across immunodiagnostics, molecular biology, biochemistry, coagulation, microbiology, urinalysis as well as instrumentation and automation, our teams are able to innovate in every area of clinical diagnostics. 

Erba products are constantly updated and modernized to be able to incorporate the latest technologies to keep our products on the cutting edge of science. Each new product and technology is arduously tested and validated in the most extreme condition to ensure uncompromising performance for its users. 

The Erba team works tirelessly towards laying the foundation of a better future for global healthcare. The result is world-class products.

Our R&D Centers of Excellence



Erba France, located in Montpellier, France is our group R&D Centre. They specialize in development of instrumentation and reagents. They have an exceptional track record of launching systems in Biochemistry, Immunoassay, Coagulation, HPLC and Urinalysis.



Erba Molecular (UK) located in Cambridgeshire, England specializes in development of novel molecular diagnostic products for clinical and industrial markets. It is located in one of the global hotspots for innovations in biotechnology. Our team here has taken a workflow based approach to developing clinical molecular assays that are simple to use in low resource settings.

research and development team india



Mumbai: Erba India (Transasia) located at Mumbai forms the hub for the development and support activities for instrumentation, immunoassay and clinical chemistry reagents. The team has introduced several path- breaking innovations that have the potential of transforming medical diagnostics in Asia. 

Bengaluru: Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd’s new R&D Centre of Excellence in Bengaluru is focused towards design and development of next generation devices. We strive to build innovative products for end-to-end automation of diagnostic solution delivery. The team here is primarily focused on developing technologies and solutions using image processing, machine vision, robotics, AI and ML to enable this.

Vizag: Transasia’s R&D facility at AMTZ, Vizag, is home to on-going R&D of reagents and developing cost-effective and user-friendly processes for technologies like molecular diagnostics, lateral flow devices including FIA and flash based Chemiluminescence. A dedicated team is deployed to develop raw materials used in the development of immunoassays (Recombinant antigens, Monoclonal and Polyclonal antibodies).

A multidisciplinary team of experts, which includes a scientist, chemist, and other technical subject matter experts, is developing cutting-edge products to make diagnostics more accessible and affordable. The novel and innovative technologies and device solutions are developed to transform disease diagnosis, leading to better medical outcomes and enhanced patient care.

The current product pipeline was developed in collaboration with clinicians, labs, hospitals, and academic institutions and is based on the needs of the country's healthcare system.



Erba Lachema,located in Brno, Czech Republic specializes in the development of products for Urinalysis and Dry Chemistry. The team here has a rich legacy of introducing successful products that have since become generic names in the industry.



Calbiotech Inc. USA, located in California is the first company to introduce immunoassay kits in the United States to detect antibodies against Zika virus in human blood. It specializes in development of ELISA & CLIA assays for human and animal research, including specific assays for autoimmune disorders, cancer and infectious diseases.

Erba Austria R&D facility


Erba Technologies Austria, located in Graz (Austria) is an R&D center specialized in the development of chemo- and biosensors, smart consumables, microfluidic solutions, as well as instrumentation for critical care and laboratory diagnostics. Our team developed compact, affordable analytical instruments together with innovative consumables and packaging solutions that are based on modern industrial production technologies. This is achieved via a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach by combining expertise in manifold fields ranging from chemistry, mechanical design, to electronics and software engineering.