About Biomode

Biomode is an innovative company in the biotechnology field, where the core activities are focused in the research, development and the commercialization of rapid diagnostic kits based on Peptide Nucleic Acid FISH technology for microbial detection in food and clinical samples.

The company was founded in December 2010 as a result of the research work developed at the University of Minho and the University of Porto and received financial support from the Inovcapital ACTec venture fund (Portugal Ventures), with mentoring provided by COTEC Portugal. In 2014 Biomode was granted a new investment fund  from its main partners (listed below).

The company focus is to develop and certify its products by internationally-recognized organizations such as AOAC. Currently our products Probe4Cronobacter® and Probe4Monocytogenes® have already obtained the certification mark by AOAC. The Probe4Salmonella® kit is also in the final stage of AOAC certification.

In the healthcare market our product Probe4Pylori® has recently obtained the CE mark of conformity.

Biomode is a certified company using a Quality Management System according to ISO 9001:2008 and UNE-EN ISO 13485:2013 for medical devices.


Our portfolio includes:

  • Probe4Salmonella®
  • Probe4Monocytogenes®
  • Probe4Cronobacter®
  • Probe4Pylori®
  • Custom-made PNA probes
  • Research use solutions
  • Manufacturing solutions under ISO 13485:2013


In development:

  • Probe4Vibrio®
  • Probe4Campylobacter®
  • Probe4Ec0157®


Main Partners

ChangePartnersIndependent Venture Capital firm, which plans to invest, taking risks and reaping the benefits, side by side with those who share the same values to achieve success.



LOGO2bpartner is a venture capital company created in 2007 with a highly skilled management team that can not only raise the necessary capital for your business implementation but also help you with management expertise and business network in order to maximize your performance.





Invicta Angels is a private Association of Business Angels from Porto.