At a Glance

Vela Diagnostics facts and figures

  • Established in 2011
  • Approximately 200 employees worldwide
  • Pioneer in offering both real-time PCR and Next-Generation Sequencing on an integrated platform.
  • More than 30 research or IVD tests in nine disease areas*
  • 15 validated sample types
  • ISO 13485:2003 certified R&D and manufacturing facilities located in Singapore, with additional R&D facilities in United States
  • CLIA-certified laboratory in United States 
  • Global network with direct operations and distributors across North America, Europe and Asia Pacific

*regulatory status of products is based on regional availability


Select achievements and milestones


  • Founding of global head office in Singapore, with regional operations set up in New Jersey, US and Hamburg, Germany
  • Distribution agreement with Qiagen and OEM agreement with Eppendorf
  • qPCR license with Roche
  • OEM agreement with Macherey Nagel


  • Start of direct sales in several European markets including Italy, France, UK, Benelux and Scandinavia
  • Establishment of qPCR workflows and first CE-IVD tests
  • OEM agreement with Life Technologies for NGS solutions
  • CLIA lab license in US
  • OEM agreement with Swift Biosciences


  • Start of direct sales in Australia and Malaysia
  • Distribution agreement with AmeriLab for China and Diagnostica Longwood for Spain


  • Start of direct sales in Thailand 
  • NGS license agreement with Appistry
  • Launch of the first NGS-based oncology panel for IVD use in Europe and parts of Asia
  • Distribution agreement with SurgiTech AS for Estonia


  • Direct sales planned for India