Who are we?

A Powerhouse Player in the Biotechnology Industry

Founded in 2004, Applied Biological Materials (abm) Inc. has been catalyzing scientific discoveries in Life Sciences and Drug Development for over a decade. Based in Vancouver, Canada, our agility in developing and commercializing novel research tools and our complete portfolio of unique services have made us an invaluable partner to laboratories and research institutions around the world. Driven by a team of passionate and talented scientists, abm is dedicated to empowering the scientific community with the latest innovations for life sciences research and drug development.


Consistently recognized as one of the top 25 fastest-growing companies in B.C., abm has maintained exponential and sustainable growth year-over-year, with an average annual growth rate of 30% since its incorporation. Today, abm is proud to be one of the largest biotech companies in the region, contributing to the dynamic and fast-paced biotech industry in B.C. Our long term international partnerships with prestigious universities and R&D organizations as well as our worldwide distribution network enables us to drive discoveries on a global scale.

Our global facilities

State-of-the-art Facilities in the Heart of North America and Asia

abm’s international headquarters is located in Canada, in the most beautiful and vibrant west coast city of Vancouver. With a total of 27,000 sq. ft. of wet lab and office space, our facility accomodates a cutting-edge R&D center and abm’s global logistics center.

In 2013, abm established our second branch in Zhenjiang, China, one of the most developed economic hubs in China. Our new Chinese branch has 42,000 sq. ft. of wet lab and office space and evidences abm’s vision to embrace opportunities and challenges in the global market.
What do we do?

Accessible Innovations that Help Scientists Find Solutions

At abm, our mission is to help scientists leap to their next research milestone with game-changing products and services that streamline solutions and minimize costs. Our all-encompassing continuum of products span everything from CRISPR gene editing tools andviral vectors/viruses to the world’s largest collection of unique cell lines and the most advanced PCR and Next Generation Sequencing technologies and services. Our ability to provide highly tailored services allows researchers to solve their most pressing challenges and connect the dots in their research in new and innovative ways.

Our vision is to become the one-stop shop for high quality and cost-effective research reagents, meeting the pressing needs of the drug discovery and bio-pharmaceutical markets. As a manufacturer and a service provider, we at abm want to simplify your everyday science to accelerate your big discoveries.

Download our full catalog.:


Why abm?

Scientific Solutions with a Worldwide Reach

With over 90 distributors from more than 60 countries delivering abm products to every corner of the world every day, abm is ready to provide the necessary tools and services to fulfill current and future demands from the global scientific community. For more than 10 years, abmhas initiated and nurtured B2B and B2C relationships at our North American headquarters. With the establishment of our Chinese branch and a dedicated sales force in the Asian region, we are committed to strengthening our presence overseas and advancing our business into new market horizons.

Innovation and agility are abm’s greatest strengths. abm’s strong R&D and commercialization abilities are thanks to our fully integrated R&D division, our team of talented experts with diverse academic backgrounds, our streamlined production processes, and our high emphasis on quality assurance and quality control. Awarded as the winner of the 38th Annual Richmond Chamber of Commerce 2015 Business Excellence Awards in the category of Innovation of the Yearabm is poised to continue expansive growth in decades to come.


Certifications and Publications

View publication citations using abm Products

Our PCR products are ISO 13456:2006 and 13485:2012 certified for diagnostic use