The Science Company




high-resolution respirometry

Schöpfstrasse 18

A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria

Tel: +43 512 566796

Fax: +43 512 566796 20


Commercial Register No: 193145m




We do not develop instruments to be in business with science, but we are in business to develop instruments and also to promote gentle science.


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Founder and CEO

Dr. Erich Gnaiger


Research and Development

Dr. Mario Fasching





The company provides the worldwide leading concept and technology for high-resolution respirometry applied to the functional diagnosis of mitochondrial defects. MultiSensor systems allow a simultaneous monitoring of metabolic parameters in small samples of biopsies, cultured cells and isolated mitochondria. The company has an emphasis on continuous innovation, improvement, scientific support and validation.


OROBOROS INSTRUMENTS has established itself in setting the gold standard in high-resolution respirometry. The close link to Innsbruck Medical University generates a direct relationship between research and instrumental development. International links are emphasized by the WorldWide MiPNet on high-resolution respirometry - the Mitochondrial Physiology Network.


OROBOROS INSTRUMENTS  follows the strategy of direct support and distribution with best prices offered worldwide and remarkably low running costs.  




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