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Research and Development Laboratory Services

At Q Laboratories, Inc. we understand your laboratory needs do not always follow compendial guidelines or previously determined methodology. We know that sometimes you need to operate “outside the box.” That is why we have designed the Q Laboratories’ Research and Development Laboratories to be versatile to meet your needs. In both our Analytical and Microbiology R&D Labs, we are able to collaboratively design and execute studies that accomplish your product-specific objectives. Our laboratory environments can be adapted to accommodate a broad range of analytes and matrices within a variety of projects simultaneously. As a GMP/GLP compliant facility, we are able to adhere to specific regulatory guidelines needed to maintain a level of quality and data management.

Our Microbiology R&D laboratory can provide third-party validation on cutting-edge rapid diagnostic assays, including immunoassays, molecular methods, proprietary enrichment media and many others. Whether you are seeking to obtain AOAC-PTM, AOAC-OMA or MicroVal certification, or simply to conduct internal validations, the Microbiology R&D team can help. If you are interested in extending your product claims or making modifications for improvement, our repertoire of expertise can provide you with the data you need. We can work from an established protocol, or help you design a protocol that meets your particular needs.

If Challenge Studies are what you need, our highly-trained staff can help you design an evaluation that suits your needs. Whether it is validating lethality steps in processing or to verify shelf life, we can utilize organisms from our vast in-house culture library or acquire them from an outside source to simulate real-world conditions. The R&D team encompasses a wealth of experience working with a myriad of methods, instruments, kits, product-types and organisms and can provide timely, budget-conscious services.

Our Analytical Research and Development Laboratory can provide Method Development, Method Validation, Method Verification and Method Transfer services for a wide range of matrices and product types. We understand analytical results and data are only as reliable as the integrity and robustness of the methodology. The Q Laboratories, Inc. Analytical R&D laboratory can provide the assurance you need that the methods being utilized are accurate and effective. Contact a Q Laboratories, Inc. analyst today to learn how we can help you continue to produce safe, high-quality products.