product design

Research & Assay Development

ClinicalBioTek manufactures ELISA plate readers  (with software designed to enable 21 CFR Part 11 compliance) and ELISA plate washers that can be used for a range of assay development, including SARS-CoV-2 serological research and assay development.

BioTek bulk reagent dispensers can be used for high throughput PCR master mix dispensing for SARS-CoV-2 PCR based molecular research and development.





COVID-19 ELISA-based Serological Research and Assay Development

ELISA workflows can be automated for efficiency and throughput, using the BenchCel Microplate Handler,
integrated to an EL406 and Synergy Neo2 or other BioTek liquid handler and reader.


Synergy Neo2 Hybrid Multi-Mode Reader


Multi-Mode plate reader for ELISA

  • Built-in software tools for ELISA analysis
  • Ultra-sensitive optics and tight temperature regulation
  • Gen5™ software for complete control and automation and LIMS integration into automation and LIMS
  • Ultra-fast plate processing speeds with multiple PMT detectors
  • Automation friendly plate carrier to drive increased sample throughput

Epoch 2 Microplate Spectrophotometer


Epoch 2

 Plate reader for ELISA

  • Filter-free UV-Vis wavelength selection from 200 – 999 nm
  • End point, kinetic and spectral scanning modes
  • 6- to 384-well plates and cuvettes
  • Incubation to 65 °C and Condensation Control 
  • Micro-volume (2 µL) measurements with the Take3 Plate



EL406™ Washer Dispenser





Combination washer/dispenser for batch coating ELISA plates

  • Combines fast microplate washing with 3 reagent dispensers in 1 compact instrument
  • 96-, 384- and 1536-well plate compatible
  • Gentle processing for cell-based assays
  • Bead washing: magnetic and polystyrene
  • Easy maintenance with Ultrasonic Advantage 


Agilent BenchCel Microplate Handler



Automates ELISA Workflows

  •  Process nearly 6000 ELISA samples per run in a 12 hour shift
  • Open, flexible platform automates a variety of workflows
  • Flexible scheduling software
  • Several stack sizes and a variety of vessels
  • Integrates with BioTek liquid handlers, plate readers and imagers


405 TS Washer


405 TS

Scale up ELISA workflows with an automated washer and stacker

  • Fast 96- and 384-well plate washing*
  • Cell-friendly design for high quality results
  • Automate magnetic and filtration bead-based assays
  • Self-maintaining design with patented ultrasonic bath
  • Automated self-testing Verify Technology Option
  • Scale up your processing with the BioStack Microplate Stacker


*For lower throughput see the 50 TS Washer


COVID-19 research using PCR liquid handling

MultiFlo FX Multi-Mode Dispenser

MultiFlo FX

Rapid PCR Mastermix dispensing into 96- and 384-well  PCR plates


  • Multi-mode dispensing replaces multiple instruments
  • Automated, gentle media exchange and spheroid washing
  • Mapped dispensing to individual wells for normalization
  • Wash module for 6- to 384-well plates
  • Parallel Dispense technology: peristaltic and/or syringe pumps
  • Cell friendly angled dispense and/or wash tubes


If you are currently using a BioTek plate reader or washer for SARS-CoV-2 research or a BioTek bulk reagent dispenser for PCR master mix dispensing and need support or need to scale up your throughput please reach out to us.


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For research use only. Not for use in diagnostic procedures.
Agilent products are NOT approved for COVID-19 testing, diagnosis, treatment, or mitigation. Agilent has not validated a product to detect the novel coronavirus.