The Nucleotide Company

About us

Larova GmbH was founded in 2003 in Teltow, just in the vicinity of the German capital Berlin, as a subsidiary of Jena Bioscience ( Larova provides raw materials (nucleotides, enzymes and additives) for PCR and related applications in bulk amounts and serves three groups of customers world wide:

  1. Laboratory reagents suppliers who purchase our raw materials to be used for their production processes.
  2. Re-sellers for whom we produce as OEM.
  3. Diagnostic and research laboratories at universities, industry, government, hospitals & medical schools who require constant and reliable supply with bulk or mini-bulk amounts.

In 2013 Larova relocated all activities to the town of Jena/Germany in order to work in close junction with its mother company Jena Bioscience. Larova has established an international client base in Europe, North America, Asia and South Africa.

Mathias Grün

Managing Director: Dr. Mathias Gruen
Mathias studied Chemistry in Dortmund, London (UCL) and Adelaide.

He spent his graduate research at EMBL Heidelberg & Max-Planck-Institute for molecular Physiology, and continued research at post-doc positions at MPI and Harvard.

In 2002 he joined The Boston Consulting Group with a focus on biotech, health care, and financial projects. In 2003 he moved to Jena Bioscience group as CEO/CFO and as Larova's Managing Director. Mathias is one of the founders of Jena Bioscience and Larova.