Situated in Alnwick, UK, on a 34-acre site, Arcinova’s 15,000m2  facility has benefited from decades of investment as a key research and development centre for a global pharmaceutical company. This allows us to offer a rare range of on-site capabilities as a CRDO and we have the scope and quality of equipment to support you through pre-clinical development..

We have excellent staff capability and experience at Arcinova and a first-class regulatory compliance record. 

We are situated in North East England, an area with significant Life Sciences activity, companies and research, with more than 6,000 employees and a combined turnover of more than £1.5 billion.

Located 35 miles north of Newcastle upon Tyne, Arcinova has excellent air, road and rail links, with easy access from Newcastle International Airport.


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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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