Liquid Based Microbiology

Millipore Acquires European Contract Testing Lab

Millipore have brought MicroSafe, B.V., for approximately $9.3M.

MicroSafe is a contract laboratory that develops assays and provides a range of testing services to help leading European biotech and pharmaceutical customers monitor for quality and compliance in the drug manufacturing process. The company employs thirty professionals and is based in Leiden, The Netherlands. The acquisition adds expertise in viral, mycoplasma and bacterial testing and strengthens Millipore's growing services business

MicroSafe, with annual revenues of $4 million, has received GMP and GLP approvals and is currently expanding its capabilities to meet growing customer needs.

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Source : Millipore Corp View Company Information

Posted on July 8, 2005