Trade In Your qPCR Instrument

Trade in your current qPCR system by April 15, 2024, for a advanced QuantStudio qPCR instrument and save up to $40k*


Boost your lab’s productivity with Thermo Fisher Scientific’s next-generation, real-time PCR (qPCR) system. Exchange your outdated qPCR instrument, regardless of manufacturer, for any of our advanced Applied Biosystems QuantStudio systems and save big. It's more than just an upgrade—it’s a leap into a smarter, faster, and more efficient lab experience.

How it works

Customer Service

Request a trade-in quote


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

Device Laptop

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.

Quantstudio Pro System

Upgrade your qPCR 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.

Why upgrade?

Access the unique features and benefits of our latest qPCR technology, including:

Continued innovation


We continue to innovate with smart qPCR instruments featuring smaller footprints, stand-alone functionality, radio-frequency identification (RFID)–tagged plates, and much more.

Robust ecosystem


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

Enhanced usability


From intuitive software to enhanced cloud connectivity and remote accessibility, our latest QuantStudio real-time PCR instruments help your lab to run more efficiently during experiment setup, execution, and analysis.

*Offer valid for end-user customers in the US (excluding Puerto Rico) and 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 in a qualifying qPCR system for a discount on the list price of any Applied Biosystems qPCR instrument. 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 the order is received by Life Technologies. Life Technologies must receive your purchase order no later than April 15, 2024. 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. Life Technologies holds no liability or responsibility for any contractual obligations any customer may have with the original seller of the qPCR equipment.  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.