Progress in every trade

Technology keeps progressing. As the world leader in serving science, Thermo Fisher Scientific is committed to keeping your development and diagnosis on pace. Which is why we offer a comprehensive Applied Biosystems Real-Time PCR Trade-In Program. Regardless of the manufacturer, trade in your eligible real-time PCR instrument when upgrading to a new system.* Discover all of the benefits of upgrading to a new system that is tailored to your evolving needs. Your lab will thank you.

How it works

Request a trade-in quote

Chatting with our sales experts is the best way to assess your trade-in. To start, submit a web form letting us know that you have an older instrument to updgrade.

Request qPCR trade-in quote for IVD instruments ›

Discuss trade options

Our sales rep will contact you to discuss instrument eligibility and how your trade-in factors into the purchase price of a new system. They can also help identify the best new system for your needs.



Upgrade your technology

Once you complete your trade-in and new instrument purchase, we’ll help get you up and running with your new system. Need to transfer data? We can help with that too.

Real-time PCR instrument trade-in program


Upgrade to one of our innovative QuantStudio real-time PCR systems

The Applied Biosystems QuantStudio IVD family of real-time PCR systems is part of an innovative in vitro diagnostics (IVD) platform that combines modern hardware and software in an automatable, compact footprint, enabling molecular diagnostics workflows that operate with maximum efficiency and smarter productivity. We offer several high-quality real-time PCR instruments for IVD use, all with the reliability and accuracy you expect from QuantStudio instruments.

Continued innovation

We continue to innovate with smart qPCR instruments designed to meet the specific requirements of assay developers and clinical/hospital labs. The QuantStudio IVD real-time PCR instrument family integrates features to enable regulatory compliance with an effortless user experience.

Robust qPCR ecosystem

As a one-stop qPCR provider, our synergistic ecosystem offers complete solutions—all backed by trusted service, support, and training.

Enhanced usability

From intuitive Diomni software to enhanced cloud connectivity and remote accessibility, our latest QuantStudio real-time PCR instruments help your lab to run efficiently from development to diagnosis.

Learn more: QuantStudio real-time PCR systems

For In Vitro Diagnostic Use.

* Terms and Conditions: Offer valid for end-user customers in the US (excluding Puerto Rico), Canada (excluding Quebec). Suppliers of Life Science products are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Determination of eligibility is at the sole discretion of Life Technologies. Trade-ins and purchased instruments must be submitted on a one-to-one trade to purchase basis. Discount will apply to the list price in effect at the time order is received by Life Technologies. Life Technologies must receive your purchase order no later than April 20, 2023. Trade-in instrument must be returned to Life Technologies within 30 days following installation of the new instrument and in compliance with reasonable instructions by Life Technologies. Life Technologies will be responsible for the shipping costs on the traded-in instrument. Where necessary, Customer agrees to allow a Life Technologies Field Service representative to de-install the instrument from their facilities. Prior to return, Customer will fully clean the Customer's trade-in unit and decontaminate it of radioactive, biological, toxic and other dangerous or hazardous materials or substances and, if requested by Life Technologies, Customer agrees to complete and return a Certificate of Decontamination to Life Technologies. Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Offer void where prohibited by federal, state, provincial, or local laws or regulation or agency/institutional policy. Other restrictions may apply.

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