World leaders in the production of antibodies and diagnostic solutions for food safety, security and authenticity.


We are an independent spin out company from the Institute for Global Food Security at Queen’s University Belfast.

The Institute for Global Food Security (IGFS) is a world leader in national and global efforts to provide the world’s growing population with a sustainable, safe and secure supply of high quality food.


We provide polyclonal and monoclonal antibody production for targets of interest to the agri-food supply chain.

We provide assay development, validation and commercialisation services for immunological diagnostic test developments.

Xenobics offers companies and organisations a complete end-to-end solution, or a more modular service based on individual project requirements.

Antibody Development

We are specialists in the creation of antibodies towards targets affecting the agri-food supply chain.

Our experts have a proven track record in the production of both monoclonal and polyclonal antibodies towards low molecular weight targets, such as antibiotic residues and toxins.

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Cell Line Repository

We are here to help protect all your precious cell lines and antibody supplies whether produced by Xenobics or elsewhere.

We offer customers the opportunity to store all their cell lines, no matter the producer, in our secure facilities.

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Immunological Diagnostic Test Developments

Xenobics experts have years of experience taking product concepts through to commercial realisation on multiple immunological diagnostic platforms.

Our aim is to provide you with the support you need to give your product an edge in an increasingly competitive market. Like our antibody production, customers simply choose which areas and what level of support they require.

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Research &

We view ongoing, practical research as a vital aspect of our work at Xenobics.

Drawing from a diverse field of expertise, our experts are involved with a wide spectrum of research activities, supported by both local government and European agencies.

View some of our current research activities…