Mercodia was founded 1991 in Uppsala by Erling Holmlund, a chemist and entrepreneur from northern Sweden. Erling’s extensive knowledge in the field stems from almost 20 years of experience in immunoassay development within diabetes and cardiovascular disease at Pharmacia Diagnostics.

With the stringent quality system inherited from Pharmacia Diagnostics, the initial business concept of Mercodia was to develop high quality ELISAs for use in human diagnostics. The increased demand from pharmaceutical and academic research for reliable assays that ensure reproducible results created an interest from researchers around the world for Mercodias’s products.

Today Mercodia supplies products and services to all major international markets from its state-of-the-art facilities in Uppsala, Sweden. More than ninety percent of the production is exported to approximately 100 countries worldwide. With a team of highly experienced scientific and QA professionals, high quality science, data integrity, and regulatory compliance are ensured. Mercodia has become a trusted partner to many of the top pharmaceutical and biotech companies as well as well-renowned universities around the world.