Eurofins is an international group of laboratories headquartered in Brussels, providing testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, food, environmental, agriscience and consumer products industries and to governments.
Eurofins Group is a leading provider of analytical services with an international network of more than 400 laboratories across 44 countries and a portfolio of over 150,000 validates analytical methods for characterizing the safety, identity, purity, composition, authenticity and origin of products and biological substances. Through research and development, in-licensing and acquisitions, the Group draws on the latest developments in the field of biotechnology and analytical sciences.
Eurofins pursued an aggressive strategy of expansion, buying more than eighty competitors worldwide since it was founded. Notable examples include the acquisition in 2005 of the German company MWG-Biotech and in 2011 of the US company Lancaster Laboratories the latter being acquired for 150 million euros.