Top-Bio company which was founded on November 1st 1995 is specialized on research, development and manufacturing of selected reagents and products important for molecular genetic methods in basic and applied research, diagnostics and other fields. It is focused on enzymes and other reagents required for amplification of DNA fragments using polymerase chain reaction.
Top-Bio arose as a spin-off company of the Institute of Molecular Genetics of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic. At initial stage it was part of the incubator of the Technology Center of Academy of Sciences in Prague. In 2002 part of the company moved to Vestec near Prague and extended manufacturing capacity. At present Top-Bio is at preparing to build up new facility for research and manufacturing operations close to Biotechnology and Biomedical Center of the Academy of Sciences and Charles University (BIOCEV) in Vestec.
At present, Top-Bio company is building a new facility “Molecular-genetic R&D center” in Vestec near Prague. The Center should be finished in June 2015. This new infrastructure will bring new possibilities for R&D in diagnostic molecular genetics and solve the problems with limited production capacity.