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Our custom services. Your trusted CRO partner.

At Aquila, we’re proud to provide pre-clinical immuno-oncology, immunology and multiplex histology services.

We can help you with both in vitro and in vivo proof-of-concept studies in oncology, as well as biomarker discovery and target expression for other immune-related diseases.

Our expert scientists work closely with you to tailor our services to answer your scientific questions. If required, we can develop custom immune cell-based assays ahead of compound screening to ensure the robustness of your drug development platform.

Through our own investment on-site, and access to the University of Edinburgh’s facilities, we are uniquely positioned to incorporate cutting-edge technology into our service offerings.

Biological Imaging Services

  • Multiple parameter/colour flow cytometry Fortessa LSRII (5-laser)
  • Multidimensional confocal laser scanning microscopy
  • Fluorescent microscopy
  • Perkin Elmer Operetta high content imaging system
  • Slide scanning
  • Transmission and scanning electron microscopes
  • Live cell and in vivo imaging
  • RNAscope

Molecular Biology Analyses

  • Nucleic acid sequencers
  • High-throughput qPCR
  • Microarray scanner

Whatever your requirements, we are committed to delivering you a superior quality oursourcing service with high attention to detail. By saving you time and increasing the success of your lead candidate, we support your best route to clinic.

Please get in touch to learn more about our wide range of services.


We can help you understand your target's and/or compound's mechanism of action to progress your drug discovery pipeline.


Immuno-oncology is an exciting and progressing area of research that uses manipulation of the immune system to successfully target cancer.

Specialist Histology

We offer a complete range of specialist histology and molecular tissue probing services, including multiplex histology and RNAscope.

Regeneration Research Services

We have a strong background in regenerative medicine and extensive academic links to institutions working in the field.

Integrated Drug Discovery

At Concept, our fully integrated service offering focuses your program information transfer through one channel of communication.

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.

About Aquila BioMedical

We offer preclinical contract research based on world-leading expertise in immunology, immuno-oncology and specialist histology