Headquartered in Winooski, Vermont, BioTek Instruments is the world's leading developer, manufacturer and supplier of innovative life science devices. In addition to cell imaging systems and microplate readers, washers and dispensers, the company's extensive product range also includes fully automated incubators, plate stackers and pipetting systems. These devices support innovative life science research by enabling scientists to carry out highly accurate and cost-effective analyses on biomolecules, biomolecular interactions, and cellular structures and functions across a multitude of applications. BioTek pursues a "Think Possible" approach that sets the tone for fresh ideas, unsurpassed customer service and original innovations.

The BioTek absorbance reader series offers a particularly high level of flexibility for a variety of applications. From the straightforward ELISA method to the high-throughput technique, these readers boast a very wide range of functions. The monochromator-based devices are perfect for UV-Vis measurements, while the filter-based models are built to impress, with excellent performance and a robust design. One of the latest additions to this device class is the fifth generation of the compact microplate spectrophotometer, Epoch 2, which combines state-of-the-art touchscreen technology with outstanding performance for all UV-Vis measurements in 6- to 384-well microplates, cuvettes and in micro-volume samples (2 µl).