Tyne House, 26 Side
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 191 230 2121

William Dracup, managing director
Privately Held


Established in 1989, Nonlinear Dynamics is a provider of bioinformatics solutions to the life science industry. The company’s product portfolio comprises analysis and data-mining tools for 1-D and 2-D electrophoresis gels and microarrays.

Nonlinear Dynamics’ products are built around the Phoretix image analysis and database software for 1-D and 2-D electrophoresis gels and high-throughput arrays. The company has added Progenesis, for analyzing high-throughput 2-D gels used in large-scale proteomics efforts.

In the pipeline is Progenera, a product designed to integrate and query biodata from proteomics and genomics studies.


The company has collaborations with pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies and academia including Amersham Pharmacia Biotech, PerkinElmer Life Sciences and Genomic Solutions Inc.