Announcing Franklin™ by Biomeme

Franklin™ Real-Time PCR Thermocycler

Meet our newest family member.

All good things must come to an end… and be replaced with something better!

This week we are proud to launch our brand new mobile PCR thermocycler - Franklin™ by Biomeme. Franklin enables multiplex real-time detection of up to 27 targets from a single sample. It’s 3 lbs, hand-held, and battery-operated for maximum portability providing you with a full day’s work out in the field on a single charge.

The Franklin™ by Biomeme thermocycler turns your smartphone into a thermocycler for real-time PCR or isothermal analysis, the gold standard in molecular detection technology. DNA or RNA can be amplified and detected in a variety of sample types. When combined with Biomeme's proprietary sample prep technology, one can achieve Sample-to-Result in 30-60 mins.

"One of the tests we're currently developing for Biomeme's mobile thermocycler is a DNA test kit for barcoding at the border. This will allow us to identify species at a country border so we can better arm law enforcement with the data they need to stop illegal trade."


Molecular Scientist | Wildlife Conservation Society

Franklin™ by Biomeme comes in three different variations depending on the color channel detection you require - one9, two9 and three9. These variations give you the freedom to start small with a 1-color (Green, FAM/SYBR), 9-well portable thermocycler, but also the ability to add up to two additional color channels (Amber, TexasRedX & Red, ATTO647N) in a matter of minutes. The remote upgrade is simple and handled over-the-air via our companion mobile app, Biomeme Go.

Just like our two3 thermocycler, Franklin™ continues the trend of requiring no lab equipment, electricity or special equipment to use and is now available for purchase at

To learn more about Franklin™ or to request a technical product sheet, please contact