Diagenode is a leading global provider of complete solutions for epigenetics research, biological sample preparation, and diagnostics assays based in Liège, Belgium and Denville, NJ, USA. The company has developed both shearing solutions for a number of applications as well as a comprehensive approach to gain new insights into epigenetic studies. From Diagenode's founding in 2003 in Liège as a local biotechnology startup, the company has expanded rapidly. Diagenode has opened its US branch in 2006 and developed a global distribution and partnering network including relationships in Japan and other Asia-Pacific countries. Diagenode has been profitable since its inception. The company has planned to extensively develop its range of innovative products in both epigenetics and infectious diseases markets.