Short description

We believe that automation and microtechnology will bring the understanding and control of individual cells to a whole new level and empower our customers to serve patients faster and better.

About us

CYTENA spun off from the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 2014 with its patented single-cell dispensing technology. Today, as part of BICO, the world’s leading bioconvergence company, CYTENA continues building on that groundbreaking technology to develop high-precision instruments for isolating, dispensing, imaging and handling biological cells. Its suite of award-winning devices are manufactured in Germany and used at prestigious academic and pharmaceutical labs around the world to automate workflows in numerous application areas, including omics, drug discovery and bioprocessing. CYTENA’s innovations are increasing efficiencies in life sciences research and creating the future of health. Learn more at