PortaCheck Inc. was founded in 2004 by PortaScience Inc. to focus on the marketing and sale of portable testing devices for the dairy industry. PortaScience is a nationally recognized company that develops technologies for easy-to-use tests in the healthcare, veterinary, and consumer markets.


  • Formed in 2004 to market portable testing products to the dairy industry.
  • Launched its first product, the PortaSCC® milk test, at the World Dairy Expo in October, 2004 - leading to national recognition for the parent company.
  • Received three European innovative product development awards.
  • Product marketed in over 60 countries.
  • Launched the PortaSCC® milk test for goats in 2008.
  • Launched the PortaBHB® milk ketone test for cows in 2010.
  • Launched UdderCheckTM  test for subclinical infection in 2012.
  • Plans to expand product line to include more on-farm tests.


  • Since its inception in 1999, awarded 14 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants.
  • Granted 3 United States patents, with several others pending.
  • Commercialized, licensed out, and contract developed over eight products.
  • Located in a new 5,000 square foot facility with fully equipped lab and dry room.
  • Awards
    • Named 2006 New Jersey Member Company of the Year by the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia.
    • National 2006 Tibbetts Award for the National Small Business Technology Council
PortaScience is the company that conducts the research into the products sold by PortaCheck.
PortaScience Inc.