OEM and Custom Solutions

Customize, Automate, and Commercialize
with Roche Sequencing

Master your Sequencing Economics with Roche

At Roche, we empower visionary genomics pioneers to master Sequencing Economics and redefine healthcare. We partner with sequencing service providers to achieve a greater scale of sequencing through optimization and customization of sample prep solutions.

Now you can further your research goals by creating a customized solution featuring Roche’s gold-standard sequencing reagents—cited in over 10,000 peer-reviewed publications. Join the growing number of leading genomics, life science and diagnostic companies who have incorporated our reagents to improve and differentiate their assays and product offerings. From discovery to manufacturing, we have the core competencies, quality systems, optimized business processes and technical resources to facilitate a successful long- term partnership.

Sequencing Economics

/ˈsikwənsɪŋ ˌɛkəˈnɑmɪks/

noun. Knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of both tangible and intangible resources required in performing sequencing as a service. The resources include consumables, labor, reagents, and data processing and management.

From Ideation to Development to Commercialization

Roche has been pioneering healthcare innovations since 1896. Our greatest innovations grow from deep partnerships with leading life science organizations. That same consultative approach will help you achieve the next steps in your clinical research and business goals.

We’ll ideate with you to understand your needs, develop optimized kits, and support you through scale-up to kit commercialization. 

Learn more about our Innovation Timeline

The acquisition of Kapa Biosystems in 2015 expanded the NGS portfolio and brought in-house, cutting-edge expertise in enzyme development. 

Read about Directed Evolution.


Take Our Reagents to Your Kits

As a Strategic OEM Partner, we can offer you licensing rights to use our proprietary Roche Sequencing products in your commercial kits. Our team can support all your OEM needs and can assist you in the following ways:

  • Scale up from R&D development to production 
  • Advance from a lab service to a decentralized commercial distribution model 
  • Identify new opportunities through access to our broad product portfolio 
  • Application development and optimization 
  • Multi-year master supply agreements 
  • Enzyme engineering, specifically DNA-and RNA-modifying enzymes
  • Enzyme production and quality control 
  • Customized enzyme and buffer formulations 
  • Scaling from small volumes to bulk fill options 
  • Build-to-suit custom kitting for high-throughput automation

Build Your Own Custom Workflow

From sample input to sequencing-ready libraries, Roche Sequencing offers solutions that can be tailored to your specific requirements. Learn more about some of our customizable kits and gold-standard reagents cited for their quality and reliability:


  • KAPA hgDNA Quantification and QC Kit





Learn more about Roche’s solutions for library preparation, library amplification,  and hybridization-based target enrichment.

Our Approach to Automation Method Development

Roche's expert automation scientists develop efficient and user-friendly protocols on many popular automated liquid handling systems and provide onsite implementation, including method installation, training, and continuing workflow support.

Partner with Us

You’ll partner with a team of Roche sequencing specialists who will collaborate with you to understand your specific requirements. You’ll also be supported by a consulting team comprised of strategic account management specialists and a customer success manager. Their deep experience developing and fine-tuning new applications for global markets is backed by product/project management support to ensure product performance and timely delivery.

Supporting documentation, including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and Certificates of Analysis (COAs) will be provided as needed.