Press ReleasesBio-Rad Introduces Pioneer™ Antibody Discovery Platform for Therapeutic Development

HERCULES, Calif. — November 14, 2022
— Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb), a global leader in life science research and clinical diagnostic products, today announced the launch of the Pioneer Antibody Discovery Platform, a new antibody discovery service specifically designed to develop best-in-class biologic candidates.

The Pioneer Platform features a state-of-the-art phage display library engineered to include more than 200 billion unique sequences and capable of identifying high-affinity antibody candidates using our newly developed proprietary SpyDisplay selection technology. The Pioneer Antibody Library is optimized for candidates that are suitable for drug development.

Tailored to each client’s specific requirements, the Bio-Rad Pioneer Antibody Discovery Platform uses proprietary TrailBlazer™ technology to provide prototypes of therapeutic antibodies in a multitude of formats for streamlined lead identification. Final IgG antibodies will be delivered functionally characterized with a complete data package and sequences. Customers will have exclusivity and ownership of antibody sequences.

“The commercial launch of Pioneer Platform demonstrates Bio-Rad's focus on supporting the biotherapeutic space,” said Dr. John Cardone, Bio-Rad Marketing Manager, Custom Antibodies, Life Science Group. “With decades of experience in antibody discovery, our team of scientists and technical specialists accelerate and simplify the process to identify functional biologics for the targets of interest.”

For more information about the Bio-Rad Pioneer Antibody Discovery Platform, please visit

About Bio-Rad
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (NYSE: BIO and BIOb) is a global leader in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a broad range of innovative products for the life science research and clinical diagnostic markets. With 70 years of focus on quality and customer service, our products advance the scientific discovery process and improve healthcare. Our customers are universities, research institutions, hospitals, biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, as well as public health and commercial laboratories including food safety and environmental quality testing facilities. Based in Hercules, California, Bio-Rad has a global network of operations with approximately 8,200 employees worldwide and $2.9 billion in revenues in 2021. For more information, please visit


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