With a comprehensive portfolio of 7,000 high-quality cell culture and cell biology products, we empower scientists and researchers around the world to do vital and groundbreaking work.
We also offer comprehensive support from our own scientists, who’ll be with you for every research need or question you might have. Our PromoCell Academy delivers professional training, or we can come to you, with onsite training at your facility in German or English.
Your science is moving the world forward – and we’re here to help.
PromoCell was founded in Heidelberg, Germany, in 1990.
We began by isolating and providing primary human cells in Europe – about 25 products in total. Over the next two decades, the range of products expand dramatically, and PromoCell became central to groundbreaking scientific and medical research around the world.
1995: PromoCell’s first cytokines and growth factors were manufactured.
2001: We added additional cell and growth media products to our range, including enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) for cell analysis.
2004: The PromoCell Academy opened, helping researchers from across the world improve their research techniques.
2006: Our portfolio expanded to about 300 products, and we opened a US sales office.
2010: We began to offer new blood and stem cell products, including mesenchymal stem cells.
2017: We introduced our cancer cell culture portfolio, with isolation and cultivation of tumour cells (neoplasm) and cell lines.
Today, we’re proud to offer over 7,000 world-class cell and biology products, and employing a team of over 100, most of them PhD scientists.
Mission and Vision
To support scientific research worldwide by providing the very best human cell culture and cell biology products; delivered by experts who share the same fascination for their science.
Helping scientists discover more every day by providing them with a strong platform for scientific breakthrough.
Scientific research moves our world forward. At PromoCell, we’re excited to be part of that.
We’re proud to help scientists and researchers like you undertake groundbreaking research, by providing high-quality products and training you can rely on.
We go the extra mile for our customers, because, as fellow scientists, we truly believe in the work you do. We want to help and support you, so you can carry on doing what you do best.
This philosophy underpins all of our work. We call it ‘Human Centered Science’.
What we stand for
At PromoCell, we share five core values:
That basic scientific desire – to understand ‘why’ – sits at the heart of what we do.
We’re courageous about facing challenges big and small – and we’re proud to work with a community of scientists and researchers who are the same.
We’re responsive to the needs of our customers, and to a changing world, and ready to adapt so we can all make progress together.
In both science and business, reliability is crucial. We always strive to be a company that people can trust.
We have a huge range of experience – but we’re always ready to question what we know, so we can keep learning.