Enstablished in 1977, Bio-Optica is an Italian company committed to anatomic pathology, and thanks to its complete and unique portfolio of instruments, reagents and consumables, it operates on the national and international markets.

For over 45 years, Bio-Optica has been offering its solutions, quality and products to hospitals and laboratories all over the world.

We are present in over 85 countries thanks to a network of trusted distributors, that have made Bio-Optica a leader brand in anatomic pathology.

The main goal is ensuring everyone's most valuable asset: the health



Bio-Optica is a manufacturer of the products intended for anatomical pathology laboratories; we have an instruments division (in Peschiera Borromeo, MI) and another division for the production of reagents and consumables (in Bologna). All is coordinated from our headquarter based in Milan.

We believe that the safety of the user is a mandatory requirement of our products; this is why we developed patented safety systems intended to eliminate the exposure to formail, Klessidra, and Histocold,

We offer a full range of products, from fixatives and slides, to wather baths and archives

Our portfolio is completed by our acclaimed and reliable routine and special staining kits, costantly updated by our specialists.

Our mission is to provide operators the best way to do their job; we want to ensure the chance to make diagnosis correctly, fastly and avoiding mistakes. We want to help people to have a long, healthy and good life. 



Our motto is ‘Improving Pathology’ and we pursuit it thanks to our active collaboration with customers and a constant research for innovation, in order to reach high quality standards, as demostrated by the ISO 13485 certification and from May 2022 also IVDR 2017/746 (CE) compliant.

Our goal is to expand the range of products according to the market needs, the latest medical discoveries and the new regulation as well as ensuring fast production and lead time.

Our R&D department work hard to update and improve our products.The pursuit of excellence drives us every day to find new cutting-edge solutions, in order to ensure fast and correct diagnosis, and, at the same time, the safety of operators and pathological anatomy laboratories.