Morinaga Institute of
Biological Science, Inc.

Company profile/history

Company profile

Corporate Name Morinaga Institue of Biological Science, Inc.
Foundation October 17th, 1980
President Kazuhiko Kuroda
Employee 25
Major Business Production and sale of immunoassay kits for medical research and development, and food safety
Capital ¥ 30 million
Address SACHIURA 2-1-16, KANAZAWA-KU, YOKOHAMA 236-0003, JAPAN

Company history

1973  
  • Founded as the biochemistry laboratory of the MORINAGA & CO, LTD.
1980 October
  • Became independent as Morinaga Institute of Biological Science, Inc.
  • Began selling reagents for immunodiagnosis (antigens and antibodies), animal cell cultures and genetic engineering
1995 October
  • Insulin ELISA Kit introduced
1998 April
  • Mouse Leptin ELISA Kit launched
August
  • Rat Leptin ELISA Kit launched
2001 April
  • Ultra Sensitive Rat Insulin ELISA Kit launched
2002 April
  • Food Allergen ELISA Kits introduced
November
  • Western blot food allergen test kits launched
  • Food Allergen Test kit designated as the “Food Allergen Testing Method” of the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare
2003 December
  • Heat-treated Bovine Protein ELISA Kit introduced
2004 December
  • Moved headquarters to new facility in Sachiura, Kanazawa-ku, Yokohama
  • Heat-treated Poultry Protein ELISA Kit introduced
2005  
  • FASPEK food allergen test kits ( = >Food Allergen ELISA Kits ) launched
  • FASPEK food allergen test kit designated as the “Food Allergen Testing Method” of the Ministry of Health, Labor, and Welfare
2006 October
  • Opened new office in Shimosueyoshi, Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama
November
  • Ultra Sensitive Mouse Insulin ELISA Kit launched
2007 July
  • ISO9001/2000 certification received
2008 October
  • Cat Insulin ELISA Kit introduced
  • Lateral Flow Kit introduced
November
  • Ultra Sensitive “PLUS” Mouse Insulin ELISA Kit introduced
2009 February
  • Dog Insulin ELISA Kit introduced
April
  • High-Range Speedy Mouse Insulin ELISA Kit introduced
July
  • Received ISO9001/2008 certification
August
  • FASPEK Western blot food allergen test kits launched
2011 January
  • Lateral Flow Ⅱ introduced
February
  • Mouse and Rat Insulin ELISA Kits launched
September
October
  • Morinaga Acrylamide EIA Kit launched
2012 September
  • Lateral Flow ⅡR launched
2013 April
  • Opened a new office in Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama for conducting analysis
July
  • Morinaga Bio-science (Thailand) Co., Ltd. was established
2014 March
August
2015 April
November
2017 October
  • Lateral Flow ⅡR was renewed as Rapid Test Pro and Rapid Test Easy
2018 January
September
October
December
  • Rapid Test Pro Ⅱ Soya launched
2020 March
August
November