Patogen Analyse as is a biotechnology company that develops and sells gene technology analyses that are used to reduce disease-related loss in the aquaculture industry. PatoGen is based in pleasant premises in Kunnskapsparken in Ålesund. It has the most modern laboratories for Real-Time PCR analyses for detecting fish pathogens in Norway. The company's operations are based on over 10 years of determined development work on Real-Time PCR analyses and their use. PatoGen's services contribute to increased profitability and predictability in the aquaculture industry by preventing infection and disease and contribute to meeting our customers' ever stricter requirements for cost-efficient, animal-friendly production of Atlantic salmon, rainbow trout and cod. The company's core expertise and R&D activities are in three parts: molecular characterisation of new pathogens/development of new analyses, laboratory operations and fish health.
The two founders of PatoGen Analyse AS have PhDs and Master's degrees in fish health and has a background as scientists at the University of Bergen and the Norwegian National Veterinary Institute in Oslo.