Company profile

Company profile

Corporate Name Morinaga Institue of Biological Science, Inc.
Foundation October 17th, 1980
President Kazuhiko Kuroda
Employee 65
Major Business
  • Production and sale of immunoassay kits for medical research and development, and food safety
  • Analysis for food safety, quality and hygiene assurance
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
September
October
  • Morinaga Acrylamide EIA Kit launched
2012 September
2013 April
  • Opened a new office in Tsurumi-ku, Yokohama for conducting analysis
July
2014 March
  • Food Allergen ELISA KitⅡ launched
August
  • Mouse C-peptide ELISA Kit launched
2015 April
  • Soya ELISA KitⅡ launched
November
  • Mouse/Rat Leptin ELISA Kit launched