LUXEMBOURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Eurofins Scientific (EUFI.PA), a global scientific leader in bioanalytical testing, announces that it has successfully signed an agreement with Stichting PAMM Laboratoria voor Pathologie en Medische Microbiologie (“PAMM”), a medical microbiology and pathology laboratory diagnostics company in The Netherlands.
PAMM serves 6 hospitals in The Netherlands, including 2 top-rated clinical oncology centers, general practitioners and independent treatment centers. The lab specializes in medical microbiology and pathology and was the first in The Netherlands to have implemented full digital pathology. PAMM employs over 265 employees and pathologists and will complement Eurofins’ industry-leading global clinical testing offering. Through combining forces, PAMM will be able to further improve quality to clients and service to patients in the Dutch healthcare system.
The agreement includes a commitment by Eurofins to invest in the laboratory, R&D, innovation, employee development and job security. The agreement has been approved by the Dutch Healthcare authority (NZa) and The Netherlands Authority for Consumers and Markets (ACM, Merger Control).
Comment from Dr. Gilles Martin, Eurofins CEO: “We are very pleased to welcome PAMM and its team of outstanding specialists and laboratory technicians to the Eurofins Group. This agreement reinforces the Group’s broad innovative test offering to hospitals and practitioners in The Netherlands, strengthens Eurofins geographic offering in the clinical testing market, and enhances our ability to deploy the latest scientific advances to benefit patients.”
About Eurofins – the global leader in bio-analysis
Eurofins is Testing for Life. Eurofins is the global leader in food, environment, pharmaceutical and cosmetic product testing, and in discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and agroscience Contract Research services. Eurofins is also a market leader in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, and in the support of clinical studies, as well as in BioPharma Contract Development and Manufacturing. The Group also has a rapidly developing presence in highly specialised and molecular clinical diagnostic testing and in-vitro diagnostic products.
With 58,000 staff across a network of 900 laboratories in 54 countries, Eurofins’ companies offer a portfolio of over 200,000 analytical methods.
Eurofins Shares are listed on Euronext Paris Stock Exchange.
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