Abcam is a producer, distributor and seller of high quality protein research tools. These tools enable life scientists to analyse components of living cells at the molecular level which is essential in a wide range of fields including drug discovery, diagnostics, and basic research. We are headquartered in Cambridge, UK with ten additional locations across Asia, the UK, and the USA.
Our customers are life science researchers who seek to understand biological processes and their role in health and disease. There are approximately 750,000 life science researchers globally and over two thirds of the life science community are using our products. They demand fast access to high-performance products with detailed and reliable data. Our information-rich products, together with expert customer support and fast delivery help to make us the researcher’s choice.
We manufacture our own products in our specialist facilities worldwide, as well as sourcing from over 300 partners. This way we are able to offer scientists the newest and best research tools available globally, regardless of source. You can find a full list of our products here.
With over 1,100 colleagues around the world, our team is our single biggest asset and we are proud to have over 140 in-house PhDs. Nurturing employee excellence is key to our success and we continue to invest in continuous learning, training and development of staff. For more information click here.
Our business model
Our business model is designed to create long-term value for all of our stakeholders.
From Abcam’s inception, we have increased the value of our products by adding performance data that is readily accessible to our consumers. We are now expanding how we add value by increasing the feedback mechanisms for consumers, acting on these insights and providing products for difficult targets.
Further information on our business model and how we create value can be found in our Annual Report.