engine the biomarker company

We are your engine for your biomarker discovery! With our full-service for your biomarker research based on our engine human protein arrays we boost your research.


Neuendorfstr. 17
16761 Hennigsdorf

Production Site

Robert-Rössle-Str. 10
Erwin-Negelein-Haus (D79)
13125 Berlin


Mrs. Franziska Werner


+49 (0) 3302 551990

+49 (0) 1768 3869360

History of our Protein Array Technology

We are the legal successor of Source Biosciences, imaGenes, RZPD.

  • First publication about protein arrays in 1998 by MPI for molecular genetics
  • Products developed at RZPD (Ressourcenzentrum für Genomforschung) in 2000
  • 2007: marketed by the spin-off imaGenes GmbH (Berlin)
  • 2010: imaGenes taken over by Source BioScience (UK)
  • 2013: products discontinued
  • Technology and assets acquired by engine in 2016

Our Team

Our products and services are made by scientists for scientists. We are pioneers with more than 15 years of experience.

Prof. PhD Jörg-M. Hollidt
PhD in physical chemistry (TU, Berlin) and Professor of Business Administration for SMEs (UAS, Mittweida) with enthusiasm for the big picture.

PhD Ute Nonhoff
Project Manager Protein Arrays
PhD in Biology (FU, Berlin) with several years of experience in protein arrays and passionate about defending scientific correctness.

Has come to us.

Michaela Sierp
Production & Quality Control

Protects and guards our E. Coli clones with over 15 years of experience in protein arrays at RZPD, imaGenes and Source Biosciences.

Franziska Werner
Head of Research & Development

Several years of experience in immunoassay development and passionate about fighting against “it’s always been that way”. M. Sc. Biotechnology (Beuth, Berlin)

Ulrike Borau
Finance & Controlling
For many years, she has brought understanding to scientists and watched our processes like a hawk.

Moritz Schneider-Schwarzkopf
Development & Production

Has switched from Saccharomyces cerevisiae to Escherichia coli and found his friend and master in it. Dipl.-Ing. Biotechnology & Brewing Science (TU, Berlin).

Juliane Metzke
Product Specialist

M. Sc. in Biochemistry (FU, Berlin) with passion for interactions with proteins and customers.

Our Partners

Research is cooperation. Therefore we work intensively with our partners to offer our customers solutions in all areas.

Diagnostik Netzwerk Berlin Brandenburg e.V.
DiagnostikNet | BB

In the Diagnostik Netzwerk Berlin-Brandenburg, companies and institutes have joined forces with users from clinics and medical laboratories to develop and market new and improved in vitro diagnostics that meet their needs.

invent diagnostica gmbh
in.vent Diagnostica

in.vent is Europe’s leading supplier of high-quality human biospecimen. Precise diagnostics and comprehensive tests are needed for early detection and classification of diseases and for monitoring. in.vent supplies the right samples for each in-vitro diagnostics project.

AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is a partner of engine the biomarker company
AIT Austrian Institute

The AIT Austrian Institute of Technology is Austria’s largest research institute and regards itself as a highly specialised R&D partner for industry. One focus of the Unit Molecular Diagnostics is provide services with its innovative high throughput technologies, using protein and peptide microarrays, bead arrays, multiplex protein like pre-defined and customized analysis and assay development.

CANDOR Bioscience GmbH - The ELISA Experts
CANDOR Bioscience GmbH

CANDOR Bioscience supplies solutions to immunodiagnostics kit manufacturers. Stabilizers, surface blockers and HAMA & interference blockers help to avoid false results and enable longer shelf lives for kits such as ELISA, lateral flow assays, protein arrays and others.

Scientists from all over the world have used the protein arrays in more than 100 publications to date. Read what our customers say.