Carpegen GmbH

General information
Carpegen GmbH
Mendelstraße 11
48149 Münster, North Rhine-Westphalia

Contact person: Antje Roetger, CEO
Company main phone: +49 (251) 9802320
Company main fax:  +49 (251) 9802321
Year founded:2001
Source of foundation:Independent foundation
Name of foundation source:Founded by Dr. Antje Roetger and Ms. Yvonne Schoepe
Corporate description / mission:
Carpegen is a provider of molecular diagnostics products. The company focuses on developing and out-licensing real-time PCR assays/kits and point-of-care diagnostics for the diagnosis of specific pathogens and the detection of genetic biomarkers. In point-of-care diagnostics,the company has developed the proprietary Gyronimo platform, a benchmarking point-of-care PCR system, delivering rapid, easy-to-use, highly specific & sensitive and highly cost- & personnel-efficient pathogen and genetic marker diagnostics in a broad range of infectious diseases and industrial applications.
State of ownership: Private / independent
Headquarters: Yes
  • Biotechnology - Therapeutics and Diagnostics
  • Anti-infectives
  • Molecular diagnostics
Primary therapeutic areas:
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases / infectiology / parasitology
  • Respiratory / pulmonology
Business model:
  • Out-licensing
  • R&D
  • Research on contract basis
  • Service company
Customer segments:
  • Hospitals
  • Large biotech & big pharma
  • Physicians / doctors
  • Small biotech
Summary Products / Services / Technologies
Description of products:
Carpegen® Perio Diagnostics
SARS-CoV-2 PCR Diagnostics
Individual qPCR Assays
Infection Diagnostics
Gene Expression Analytics
Technology used:
DNA Extraction
Quantitative PCR/RT-PCR
Molecular Point-of-Care Diagnostics
Collaborations & Clients
Partnering strategy / collaborations:
Curetis GmbH
Jüke Systemtechnik GmbH
University Clinics Muenster
Client portfolio (as relevant):
- European and International Dental Professionals
- Dental Industry
- Biotechnology Companies
- Microbiological Laboratories
- Medical Laboratories
- Chemical Industry
- Food Industry