Carpegen Gmbh (Carpegen) is a lifescience company which principally focuses on molecular diagnostics based on real-time PCR and DNA chip technology. The company develops modern diagnostic techniques and products. It has developed a real-time PCR-based testing system for the detection of periodontal pathogens which sets new standards in microbiological diagnostics in periodontology. The company distributes this testing system by its Swiss partner GABA International under the brand name meridol Perio Diagnostics. Carpengen is headquartered in Munster, Germany.