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About Concept Life Sciences

Concept Life Sciences is a knowledge-based, science-led contract research organisation providing a wide range of innovative and integrated solutions to clients in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food, environmental, agrochemical, petrochemical, chemical and consumer products sectors.

Management Team

Meet Professor Stephen Anderton, Clare Doris, Hayley Goodng and Louise Welch, the management team here at Aquila.

Vision, Mission & Values

Our vision is to be a trusted CRO partner to our clients. Working in collaboration throughout your drug discovery pipeline, we offer world-leading immunology, immuno-oncology and specialist histology expertise to industrial standards.

Location & Facilities

We have our own state-of-the-art laboratories and offices based at Nine, Edinburgh BioQuarter, a leading health and science campus.

Quality Assurance

With Aquila, you can be confident that your results stand up to external scrutiny. We ensure our data is of the highest quality and suitable for peer review or meeting regulatory requirements.

Our expertise

We have extensive experience of providing immunological CRO services to clients discovering and developing treatments for cancer, autoimmune diseases, and in regenerative medicine.

Research & Development

Our vision is to be a global leader in innovative contract research.


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