The Oroboros Laboratories

Two labs – one team: the Oroboros Laboratories do more than just research and development. While thorough instrumental testing and innovations are key to creating our robust and high-quality products, our expert scientists also participate in international projects and collaborate with researchers worldwide. On top of that, they impart their knowledge and know-how by providing training to our customers at O2k-Workshops and hosting visiting researchers.

Their expertise is at your fingertips, take advantage:

  • O2k-Workshops and O2k-Coaching Days
  • O2k-Technical Support
  • Scientific advice in mitochondrial physiology: MitoPedia, O2k-Open Support, and The Blue Book

Oroboros O2k-Laboratory

48 O2k-Chambers (24 O2k)
The Oroboros O2k-Laboratory (‘Mitochondriales Forschungslabor’) is our research laboratory in Innsbruck, Austria, equipped with the latest instruments. Here the team rigorously tests the innovations and dedicates time to instrumental development and direct applications.

The DSL-Oroboros Research Lab

16 O2k-Chambers (8 O2k)
The DSL-Oroboros Research Lab at the Daniel Swarovski Research Laboratory (DSL), Department of Visceral, Transplant and Thoracic Surgery, Medical University Innsbruck is particularly devoted to mitochondrial research on cells isolated from blood samples and cultured cells.


Oroboros Instruments is involved in an extensive range of research projects across the full scope of our academic expertise.

Currently our largest project is the NextGen-O2k project funded by the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020-SME Phase 2. With a budget of € 2.35 Million, the project began in June 2019 and will run for 2 years. During this time our team will complete the technical and scientific development of the Q-redox and PhotoBiology (PB) modules, and prepare the NextGen-O2k for market launch.