About Geneius Laboratories

Geneius is an independent, knowledge-based, science-led business that delivers solutions to protect customer brands and provide total reassurance across production and supply chain.

Through our technical excellence, commitment to customer satisfaction and personalised service, we deliver the highest quality analytical testing service.

Our advanced knowledge and culture of innovation drive our market leading reputation for problem solving, anticipating risk and ‘future-proofing’ our customers businesses.

We work across the food and beverage, biotechnology, chemical, environmental, cosmetic, healthcare and consumer products sectors.

Our vision

To be the UK’s market leader in investigative microbiology using bespoke DNA analysis and to establish ourselves as the first choice provider for quality led analytical testing in our chosen sectors.

Our heritage

Geneius was founded in 2007 at Newcastle University by Professor Jerry Barnes and a team of senior microbiologists. The cornerstone and differentiation of the business remains the ability to utilise and develop DNA technology to identify and investigate micro-organisms in foodstuffs with the highest level of reliability and accuracy. The Company has become one of Northern England’s high tech success stories employing more than 50 people. We continue to develop our own unique DNA-based testing methods, which ensure we stay at the forefront of investigative microbiology and bespoke problem solving.

Our quality and accreditations

We are committed to the highest standard of professional practice in all areas of our business, including the quality of our testing services, data transfer and customer service. We strive to continually improve our policies, procedures and systems.

United Kingdom Accreditation Service

Our quality assurance system and microbiology/ molecular biology testing programme are in compliance with ISO/IEC 17025.

View our current list of accredited tests

Tesco Laboratory Accreditation Scheme

We are approved for microbiology testing of products manufactured for Tesco

View our current TLAS approved tests

Marks & Spencer Independent Supplementary Audit

We are approved for microbiology testing of products manufactured for M&S.

View our current M&S approved tests