Global Central Laboratories

ICON provides a full range of laboratory services that are dedicated exclusively to clinical development.

Global Central Laboratories


ICON Central Laboratories is dedicated exclusively to central laboratory testing and the associated services for clinical trials. ICON's global network of fully accredited laboratory facilities in the US, Ireland, Singapore, India and China operate with state of the art instrumentation, coupled with identical analytical platforms, SOPs, QC materials & reagents to support large global studies. Since our inception in the early 1990s, we have successfully managed the laboratory, investigator and logistical support requirements for thousands of clients in virtually every phase and therapeutic area of clinical development.

Global Capabilities

We recognise that clinical research and development is a global endeavor and every aspect of our central laboratory service revolves around that requirement. From the time of study setup to data-lock, the dedicated teams at ICON Central Laboratories work to blend the global consistency in operating procedures and database management with the unique local needs of Investigator sites to offer a service package that works – anywhere.

Our global logistics team has more than 30 years of industry experience and has managed the shipment of study supplies and specimens across the globe. No one is better placed to understand the unique logistical requirements of your clinical study.

All of our central laboratories have been fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP).  Click here to learn more about our certifications and licenses.