• 5108 Pegaus Court, Suite M
  • Frederick, MD, US
  • 21704


A division of the Synoptics Group, founded in 1985 by imaging experts from the University of Cambridge. At Synbiosis we are passionate about making colony counting and zone analysis easier. That’s why we have developed products specifically designed to automate colony counting and inhibition zone measurement, to relieve you of the tedium involved with these repetitive manual tasks.    The other divisions in the Synoptics Group, Syngene and Syncroscopy, produce imaging solutions for molecular biology and microscopy applications respectively. This diverse expertise makes the Synoptics Group a complete resource of life science imaging specialists. We are headquartered in Cambridge, a thriving scientific hub in the UK and have a centrally located US subsidiary in Frederick, USA. Globally, our products are supported by an international network of over 90 highly-trained distributors, all of whom employ specialists in microbiology.    Our world-leading technology includes a wide range of equipment for rapid colony counting and automated inhibition zone measurement, which comply with current regulations specified by accreditation bodies and regulatory agencies. Our systems are used globally by thousands of microbiologists, who are successfully contributing accurate data to important projects in many of the world’s top pharmaceutical, water, food and beverage companies, as well as major government and academic research institutes.

2 Synbiosis products on LabWrench

Synbiosis aCOLade

Found In: Cell Counters

Rapid, manual counting of colonies

Synbiosis ProtoCOL 3

Found In: Imaging Systems

Automatic colony counting and zone measuring

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Image: New ProtoCOL 3 Advanced Colony Count/Zone Measurement System      Saves Time by Producing Precise Potency Analysis from Raw Data

Synbiosis, a world-leading manufacturer of automated micro-biological systems, is delighted to introduce its ProtoCOL 3 affordable colonycounting and zone measurement system, the world’s first to automatically generate antibiotic and vaccine po...

Frederick, MD: Synbiosis, a world-leading manufacturer of automated micro- biological systems, today introduced aCOLade, its affordable, manual colony counter with automatic result recording, ideal for use in any microbiology laboratory. The n...

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