Progenus was created in 2001 as a spin-off of the animal and microbial biology department at the Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, Belgium.

Stemming from the latest scientific breakthroughs in gene sequencing, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and bioinformatics, Progenus propose DNA analysis services, related customized assays developments and sales of diagnostic kits to the Life Science community.