Hai Kang Life Corporation Limited (HKLife) is a pioneering biotechnology company with global presence, serving to advance molecular technology, and development of biotechnology applications and systems into innovative products that significantly enhance clinical diagnostics and monitoring of quality and safety for the veterinary and food markets worldwide.
Founded in 1999, Hai Kang Life Corporation Limited was established as a biotechnology company and set out to commercialize research undertaken on the molecular diagnostics of infectious diseases. Formerly named Hong Kong DNA Chips Limited (HKDNA), the company launched its first innovative biotechnology product, a H5 Avian Influenza Virus Detection Kit, which went on to receive international recognition for utilizing advanced molecular biological techniques to provide immediate and sensitive detection of the genetic virus that was and continues to present a threat worldwide.
Throughout the last decade, HKLife has made a significant commitment to research and development in advancing molecular diagnostics to functional reality, producing innovative lines of clinical and non-clinical diagnostic products, and delivering practical solutions to ensure the health and safety of society. In 2000, HKLife established Hong Kong's first fully-dedicated commercial molecular testing and R&D laboratory, offering testing services to the world’s research and industrial markets. We are strategically positioned at the hub of Asian biotechnology with our research and testing laboratories located in Hong Kong and Beijing China; offering microbiological and chemical services, and advanced technologies in nucleic acid based testing, utilizing PCR (polymerase chain reaction) and NASBA (Nucleic Acid Sequence-Based Amplification) platform technologies.
At HKLife, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of excellence and accuracy in the testing industry. We have received international recognition from various quality assurance systems. Recognized as one of the world’s leading GM (genetically modified) food testing laboratories in Asia, HKLife was the first commercial laboratory in Hong Kong to receive ISO (International Organization for Standardization) accreditation in this service. Please see our certificates and scope of accreditations.
HKLife's cornerstone reputation in testing and certification also stems from the company's quick and accurate response to the early years' outbreaks of infectious diseases including avian influenza (AI), foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), We have established relationships with government health and agriculture agencies in various countries throughout the South Pacific region,the Middle East and Europe; this enables us to maneuver quickly to assist during emergencies, monitor the climate of the biotechnology industry and keep abreast of changing rules, regulations, needs and trends.