ABOUT US

Antibody Production Services Ltd.

Antibody Production Services Ltd (APS) was formed in 2008 and now form part of the Life Science Group Ltd., an independent UK based group of two divisions providing quality custom biological and in vitro products and services to Pharma, Biotech, CRO and Universities worldwide. 

The principals of the company have worked within the Life Science industry for over 30 years, specifically in the production of polyclonal and monoclonal antibodies and the collection, production and handling of foetal bovine serum.

APS provides flexible and professional contract production of antibodies, both monoclonal and polyclonal, together with a large range of associated services to meet every requirement.

The second division, Life Science Production (LSP), is concerned with the contract manufacture of cell culture sera, media, buffers and associated reagents. LSP also has a range of cell culture sera and other products available to the end user. For further information, please visit the LSP website by clicking the link below:

VISIT THE LSP WEBSITE

ISO 9001:2015 Certified

LSG is ISO 9001:2015 certified for the contract filtration and contract supply and manufacture of media, buffers and other biological materials.

Currently, Life Science Production runs Class 5 clean rooms validated to ISO 13408-7:2012 guidelines for the aseptic processing of healthcare products that cannot be terminally sterilised. Processing of animal and human materials are handled in dedicated clean rooms. BS EN ISO 13408-7:2012 : Aseptic processing of health care products - Part 7: Alternative processes for medical devices and combination products.

ISIA Trac​eability Certified

What does this mean?

As a processor and supplier of animal serum products (including Foetal Bovine Serum), LSP is both a member and contributor to the International Serum Industry Association (ISIA).

Life Science Group is also ISIA Traceability Certified.

The primary aim of the ISIA is in the safety and safe use of serum and animal derived products through proper origin, traceability, truth in labeling and appropriate standardization and oversight. You can be assured that Life Science Production takes all necessary steps to ensure that our serum products are exactly what we say they are. 
The ISIA was founded in 2005 and membership consists of industry experts collecting, processing or using animal serum and animal derived products. Animal serum and animal derived products continue to play a vital role in growth of cells in culture for research and in the production of diagnostic kits, vaccines and biotherapeutic molecules. Ethical, reliable and sustainable sourcing is crucial in allowing these practices to continue.

Animal and Plant Health Agency

The Life Science Group is approved by APHA, the Animal and Plant Health Agency, to receive and store animal derived material as per the European Regulation (EC) No 1069/2011 and European Regulation (EC) No 142/2011.

Federation of Small Businesses

Life Science Group are a proud member of the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB). FSB are government backed and support large nationwide network of small businesses like us. Membership number 51730962