altona Diagnostics GmbH

General information
altona Diagnostics GmbH
Mörkenstr. 12
22767 Hamburg, Hamburg

Contact person: Wilhelm Dreyer, Head of Finance
Company main phone: +49 (40) 54806760
Company main fax:  +49 (40) 548067610
Year founded:2007
Source of foundation:Independent foundation
Corporate description / mission:
altona Diagnostics is a medical diagnostic company that develops and manufactures in vitro diagnostic tests for the PCR based detection of pathogens such as viruses, bacteria or parasites. Molecular diagnostic tests from altona Diagnostics are based on real-time PCR technology and are ready-to-use kits. In addition, altona Diagnostics offers an automated workflow solution, with instrumentation, nucleic acid extraction chemistry and a software.
State of ownership: Private / independent
Headquarters: HQ: Yes
Remarks on ownership / listings
Originally founded as astra Diagnostics
  • Biotechnology - Therapeutics and Diagnostics
  • Molecular diagnostics
Primary therapeutic areas:
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases / infectiology / parasitology
Business model:
  • Manufacturer
  • R&D
  • Supplier / Distributor
Customer segments:
  • Hospitals
  • Large biotech & big pharma
  • Small biotech
  • Direct (own sales force)
  • Indirect (independent dealer)
Summary Products / Services / Technologies
Description of products:
ExtraStar® Purification Kit provides extraction of DNA and RNA from various sample materials.

The RealStar® PCR Kits are designed to amplify and detect pathogen specific DNA or RNA by real-time PCR.

AltoStar® purification kits and reagents.

FlexStar® reagents