Custom Development Services
Put our experience to work for you.
Tell Us About Your Project
R&D Systems produces high quality custom proteins, antibodies and ELISA assays which enable biological discoveries and breakthroughs. Our extensive portfolio of product development and sample testing services demonstrate our production capabilities. Partner with our expert scientists to create outstanding, customized reagents to your unique specifications.
Core Custom Services
Custom Protein Production
Develop custom proteins utilizing our expertise in cloning, expression, purification, conjugation, formulation, and modification to enable your early phase R&D and long-term supply chain requirements.
Custom Antibody Services
Our custom antibody services range from immunization and purification, to recombinant conversion and engineering for cell therapy applications.
Custom Luminex Assay Development
Develop custom Luminex assays by leveraging our extensive inventory of antibody panels and protein antigens to develop a multiplex panel for biomarker screening, and LDT or IVD assay development.
Custom ELISA Kits
Create custom ELISA kits with optimized assays specific to your research, pre-clinical, toxicology, or clinical goals by partnering with our scientists who developed the gold-standard Quantikine® ELISA kits.
Custom Cell Culture Services
We are industry leaders in formulating and manufacturing consistent, high quality cell culture media. Utilize our expertise to produce and validate your custom media.
Genome Engineering Services
Partner with our expert development team to design and engineer the cell line of your choice. We specialize in complex genome editing including knock-outs and knock-ins, and we can meet manufacturing needs with our new GMP facility.
Recombinant Antibody Services
Immortalize your antibody with our custom recombinant antibody services which will guarantee consistency and supply. Add our custom antibody engineering services to solve your unique technical challenges.
Monoclonal Antibody Panels
Get your results faster, expedite your research and development, choose from > 10,000 monoclonal antibodies not found on our website.
Chemistry Services and Analysis
Trust your results to our world-class chemistry team, we deliver on custom synthesis, chemical sourcing, and analysis.
Bioactivity Testing Services
Is your protein, antibody or small molecule, bioactive? Save time, use our expertise to select, optimize and deliver bioassay results on your sample.
Ubiquitin/Proteasome Custom Services
Our custom ubiquitin and proteasome services are powered by Boston Biochem, the world's leading supplier of ubiquitin and ubiquitin-related products.
Custom cDNA Cloning
Utilize our expertise to create the cDNA vector of your choice. We specialize in custom vectors, , epitope tags, and tailormade formulations.
We Support Your Clinical Breakthroughs
Our Custom Services are Your Partner from Discovery to Compliance and Beyond
We empower you by creating the reagents for your discovery pipeline
Our facilities and team scale production for assay development
We will validate your reagents to demonstrate reproducibility and accuracy
You define the timeline and we will manufacture the critical reagents and assays to meet it.
Our team of experts provides regulatory support for your filing
Customer Success Stories
Hear what customers have to say about our custom services
Advancing Assay Development for the Diagnostic Industry
Expedite the path to commercialization with assay development, validation, and manufacturing.
"With its focus on assisting clients to optimize assay reagent formulations and achieve target product performance criteria, we knew we had found the right partner.
Supporting Novel Therapeutic Development for the Pharmaceutical Industry
Accelerate biomarker assay qualification for preclinical models and clinical sample testing.
"This project was very successful technically and yielded a robust data set that met current requirements as well as provided a new tool for future use, all delivered well within my project timelines."
Advancing Diagnostic Development for the Biotechnology Industry
New analyte development and fast-tracked scaled production for multiplex immunoassays.
"Partnering with the Luminex team at R&D Systems for missing analyte development was invaluable to our project. Their Quality Assurance expertise and open communication ensured transparent study progression."
Taking On and Solving Challenging Gene Engineering Projects
Cell line development for long term pharmaceutical program projects.
"They provide the most up-to-date engineering tools, strategies, and techniques to ensure the quickest turn-around of the final cells. The team really has some of the brightest and most tenacious scientists that treat our project as if it was their own research."
The R&D Systems’ Advantage
When you initiate your custom antibody, protein or ELISA Assay project through R&D Systems' custom services program, you not only receive an outstanding product, but you also join the R&D Systems' family. Our scientists, researchers, support staff, and experts are here to make sure you receive what you need, when you need it, to get you results faster.
Our products are manufactured under compliance with ISO-9001 and/or ISO-13485 certifications. For more information see our Certifications page.
R&D Systems is an FDA registered Medical Device Establishment and is routinely inspected.
Confidently rely on us to convert your RUO product into a GMP qualified product.For more information see our GMP Quality Support page.
Dedicated Project Managers
Our project managers build relationships and are here to ensure your success.
We bring more than 30 years of experience to the table and have supplied Nobel prize winners.
We are recognized for our ability to provide consistent products over time, confidently depend upon us for your custom product needs.
Our Development Cycle
Our development cycle starts with you. Are you facing difficult research challenges? Is it difficult to source the media or materials you need? We are here to help.
Understand your goals
Your goals are as important to us, as they are to you. Tell us about your research, and we will recommend the best solution to optimize results.
Consult with our experts
Our leading experts have the experience to answer your questions.
Stay up-to-date on your custom service development. We keep you in the loop every step of the way!
Initiate & communicate
We understand that communication is key. We are always ready to get answers to your questions and requests quickly!
Deliver your product or service
We stand by our final custom products and work to your timeline.
R&D Systems Quality
All our custom products and contract services are governed by established, rigorous quality assurance measures, so you can be confident in the accuracy of the data and the performance of your custom products. Work performed within our FDA-regulated facility means that you can move seamlessly into regulatory agency submissions with Bio-Techne's regulatory affairs team as a partner. Importantly, our manufacturing facilities ensure that, following the success of your initial research, we can provide large-scale amounts of critical, specialized reagents to ensure your continued success.
Our policies conform with the requirements of:
- (The) Code of Federal Regulations (21 CFR 820)
- Quality System Regulations for Medical Devices, ISO 13485:2003 Standard and ISO 9001:2008 Standard
- (The) In Vitro Diagnostic Directive 98/79/ EC
- (The) Canadian Medical Device Regulations
Frequently Asked Question
Frequently Asked Questions about our Custom Products & Services
Our FAQs will answer your commonly asked questions on custom products, services, and research areas.Review Our FAQs