Who We Are

Africa Biosystems Limited is a life science solutions provider that was founded in 1999 for countries in the East African Region (Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan) with plans to expand into the rest of Africa in the future. Our Focus includes molecular & clinical research, human and wildlife forensics, agronomy & marine sciences, clinical diagnostics, material sciences & analytics.

ABL has built a strong reputation for providing excellent life science equipment and consumables for a range of applications including human identification, security, infectious disease surveillance, epidemiology, and molecular diagnostics.

Our Customers

We provide life & material sciences solutions in East Africa for;

  • Public Institutions
  • Private institutions
  • NGOs
  • Research Institutions
  • Academic institutions

Adenia Partners, a private equity firm investing in Africa, acquired Africa Biosystems Limited (ABL) on June 1, 2021.

Adenia in conjunction with ABL will expand its operations in its core East African markets, with a focus on accelerating its installed base of scientific instruments.

“At a time when the life sciences market in East Africa is expected to grow significantly due to rising healthcare needs, we are excited to invest in ABL, which has built a strong reputation in the region with its exemplary service and technical know-how,” said Martha Osier, Partner at Adenia. “We look forward to working together with the management team to capitalize on this growth, expand ABL’s customer base and take the business to the next level.”


Here is what some of our customers say about us and our products and services. This is under ‘Our Story’ and News and Events.

What They Say About Us

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