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Microbion is a Contract Research Organization in the field of molecular microbiology applied to agriculture, food, nutraceutical, pharma industry.

We are a Verona University spin-off serving startups, SME and large enterprises with technology transfer applied to products development and processes optimization.

Microbion provides custom-based research services and is developing innovative tools to understand and valorize microbial biodiversity.

Competences & Capabilities

Main specialization is the application of cuttingedge DNA based technologies for the detection, identification, characterization and tracking of microorganisms and microbial communities.

Microbion know-how includes:

  • Genes, genomes and metagenomes characterization
  • DNA fingerprinting typing and authentication methods
  • Selection of best-performing strains
  • Detection of emerging contaminants
  • Microbial stability of products and challengetest of processes
  • Optimization and validation of new technologies for microbial load reduction

Dept. of Biotechnology Verona University, Strada Le Grazie 15, 37134 - Verona, Italy


Antonio Del Casale
+39 347 483 1103

Partner in the following EIT Food projects


Improving trust on fish chain: Rapid and portable monitoring tools for a better control of whitefish

This project provides three rapid, hand-held tools for enhancing the trust in fish products