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About us

Who We Are

BioCoS Team

We are a highly skilled group of people forming a multidisciplinary team, from Biotechnology and Computer Science to Business and Marketing experts. We implement our services with dedication and responsibility to our customers, respect to the environment and commitment to society. At BioCoS, we recognise this responsibility and every day build the foundations for a sustainable future.

What We Do

Accurate. Fast. Secure.

We provide holistic DNA-based authentication and traceability solutions for companies active in the food, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industries. In the health sector, we support companies with tailor-made Bioinformatics pipelines development for a wide range of applications. Upon request we discover and validate of novel biomarkers for different types of pathogens. Curious to find out how we can help your company?

Contact us today to set up a meeting with one of our sales representatives.



Olive Oil DNA Authentication

DNA analysis dedicated to the identification of different olive varieties.


DNA Authentication

DNA identification of plant/animal species


DNA Traceability

End-to-end DNA traceability of food products, cosmetics using natural ingredients, and pharmaceutical supplements.



We offer a variety of Bioinformatics services, combining in-house pipelines with -omics data.


BioCoS values its collaborations with research centres, food industry and pharmaceutical companies.




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Our Horizon EU project WATSON (ID: 101084265) officially launched on 1st March 2023! Start: 1 March 2023 – End: 8 February 2026  Total fund € 9 744 008,25 45 Partners from 23 Countries join forces to develop tools to prevent food fraud across the food supply chain, raise consumer awareness about safety and value, leading to the adoption of healthier lifestyles and the development of…

How DNA is Preserving Local Heritage and Sustaining the Environment

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“BioCoS, is driven by the passion for science and understanding the origins of life. Food, specifically olive oil, is at the very heart of this concept. The company’s innovative approach to address sustainability in food industry is demonstrated through their recent initiative of conducting the first geo-genetic mapping of Greek women producers. “We wanted to…

Launch of the new Horizon Europe project ALLIANCE

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Launch of the new Horizon Europe project ALLIANCE aiming to develop a framework for decentralised verification of quality labelled food and food fraud prevention. A consortium of 25 partners coming from 12 countries and bringing expertise across and along food supply chains in addition to leading universities, think tanks, innovation managers, and technology developers. Food fraud is…

Alliance Project – HORIZON-CL6-2022-FARM2FORK-01-04

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We are pleased to announce that the HORIZON-CL6-2022-FARM2FORK-01-04, (Type of Action: HORIZON-IA) ALLIANCE – “A hoListic framework in the quality Labelled food supply chain systems’ management towards enhanced data Integrity and verAcity, interoperability, traNsparenCy, and tracEability” has been approved for funding by the European Commission (GA ID: 101084188). Learn more and follow us: Website,  LinkedIn, Twitter       ALLIANCE represents…

Funded by the EPAnEK 2014-2020 Operational Programme (2nd round)

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Funded by the EPAnEK 2014-2020 Operational Programme (Competitiveness – Entrepreneurship – Innovation) for “Elevating Greek Startups against COVID-19” elevate_webEN

White Paper: A Novel SNP able to identify five Greek Olive Varieties

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BioCoS’ White Paper deals with its newly discovered Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) able to distinguish five (5) Greek cultivars of Olea europaea L. covering ~80% of the Greek Olive Oil production. DNA-based Olive Oil /EVOO authentication is based on different types of geneticmarkers. SNPs are among the most promising, allowing via qPCR-HRM to determine the varietal composition of…

BioCoS and UroGenus Lab – Health Sector

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Good work is recognized by our clients. We have been working with Urogenus Lab for the last ~8 months to deliver a tailor-made automated Bioinformatics pipeline for single-cell RNA seq data processing, to support their research activities in precision medicine.  

DNA Blockchain – Digital innovation adds transparency in extra virgin olive oil

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DNA Blockchain is a project funded by S3food (EU Horizon 2020 R&I programme under GA No. 824769-S3FOOD”) in collaboration between BioCoS (lead) and InTTrust (partner). Read the interview of our CEO, Stelios Arhondakis, on how Digital innovation can add transparency in the extra virgin olive oil.   “For us in BioCoS every olive grove and its produced EVOO is…

BioCoS and Galenica Join Forces

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BioCoS is thrilled to announce its collaboration with GALENICA, for the DNA authentication of the ingredients used in Cretan Iama. A supplement based on traditional Cretan Herbs that naturally strengthen body defenses. Cretan Iama will become the 1st Greek supplement, where natural ingredients are DNA verified, from the collection site (field) up to manufacturing, supporting sustainable practices and valorizing local producers.

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