Upcon™ labeling technology

Upcon is a first-of-a-kind complete solution for low-background applications utilizing upconversion technology. Upcon’s bright and photostable upconverting nanoparticles (UCNP) enable higher assay sensitivity and a lower detection limit for your lateral flow-based assays. Particles enable detection even through tissue and whole blood, measurement without photobleaching or self-quenching, measurement without autofluorescence, and bright luminescence with discrete emission bands. Upcon is applicable to quantitative lateral flow tests, bioaffinity assays, microscopy, and imaging. Improved performance has specifically been addressed for lateral flow-based assays.

Uniogen’s Upcon technology offers a unique concept enabling high sensitivity and great performance for life science applications, research, and point-of-care diagnostics. The system comes with easy-to-use and robust software and instruments, stable and brightly luminescent reagents, and technical support.


Try Upcon technology without risk!

Step 1: Technology evaluation
  • Conjugation at Uniogen, measurements by Uniogen or customer*
  • Check measurement device here
    Check particle options here
Step 2: Assay development
  • By Uniogen or customer. Required: assay specifications
Step 3: Assay validation
  • By Uniogen or customer. Required sample measurements, performance qualifications, and stability
Step 4: scale-up
  • By customer or Uniogen. Production and lot release testing
Price: Step 1: 2.000-8.000 €. Steps 2-4: tbd**
Lead time: Step 1: 2-4 weeks. Steps 2-4: tbd
To complete the customer questionnaire, see below
*If you don’t have a measuring device, rent an Upcon plate reader: 4.000€/ 3 months. If the plate reader is purchased later, the rental price will be deducted from the price.

** A royalty-based payment after commercialisation

Upcon™ upconverting nanoparticle (UCNP) technology

Unique labeling technology with exceptional sensitivity
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Upcon™ plate readers

Versatile and portable modular readers for biochemical assays utilizing Upcon™ technology
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Upcon™ upconverting nanoparticles (UCNPs)

Photostable and brightly fluorescent upconverting nanoparticles for biomolecule detection
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