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European Expansion of PPD® Laboratories GMP Lab

PPD® Laboratories expanded its operations in Athlone, Ireland, to meet growing client demand for chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC) pharmaceutical development services in Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. Our newly enlarged lab includes additional development, validation and testing capacity for small molecules, inhaled pharmaceuticals and biologics.

Employees at the PPD GMP Lab in Athlone Ireland

As a result of our clients’ confidence in our abilities to deliver global scientific, technical and development expertise, Athlone is PPD’s fastest growing lab location. Over the past three years, we have more than doubled the scientific staff and the lab footprint, and we have significantly expanded the range of services we offer.

From the PPD Laboratories GMP lab in Athlone,we provide fully integrated solutions for pharmaceutical product development for all dosage forms.

  • Method development
  • Method validation
  • Analytical testing
  • Stability testing
  • Quality control and release testing
  • Regulatory services
  • Product licensing consultation
  • Marketed product support
  • Qualified person (QP) services

Our GMP lab in Athlone conducts testing for clinical programs and marketed products across all phases of drug development. This lab leverages the 30 years of CMC experience and deep expertise of the U.S. GMP lab through integration of data management systems, quality systems and scientific training programs.

Learn more about the global capabilities of the PPD Laboratories GMP Lab