Facilities

Arcinova operates a modern, 15,000mfacility on a 34-acre site in Alnwick, UK.   Benefiting from 34 years of growth and investment both as a services company and as a key research and development centre for a global pharmaceutical company, we have the scope and quality of equipment to support you from pre-clinical development through to market.

We have an excellent staff capability and experience at Arcinova and a first-class regulatory compliance record. Located 35 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne – an area with significant Life Sciences activity, companies and research, with more than 6,000 employees and combined turnover of more than £1.5 billion – we benefit from excellent air, road and rail links.


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Our state of the art facility includes the following capabilities:

  • Biohazard / Biosafety Level 2 and Level 3 laboratories
  • Scale-up capabilities to multi-kilo
  • Inactinic laboratories for handling UV light sensitive materials
  • Synthetic and isotope chemistry laboratories
  • GMP facility licenced for oral and IV product manufacture
  • Fully equipped microbiology suite including sterility testing utilities
  • Stability chambers in compliance with ICH requirements
  • Environmental conditions continuously monitored via an EMS system
  • Wide range of analytical, materials science, spectroscopic, bioanalytical and synthetic equipment supported by modern software
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