Knowledge & expertise

Sanquin can support you in drug development by facilitating various steps in your clinical trial programme.

For over a decade, Sanquin has offered biologics service testing for the pharmacokinetics and immunogenicity of an expanding array of biologics and has the experience, flexibility and scalability to develop, validate and provide assays for recently introduced biologics and biosimilars.

Services in our state-of-the-art laboratory are performed according to the highest international levels of quality with dedicated professionals and scientific & clinical support.     

Scientific and clinical experts

With Sanquin, you have access to scientific and clinical experts who have global experience in autoimmune diseases, inflammation and hematology and are available for consultation any time throughout your study to provide guidance and insights on subjects such as:

  • assay selection and/or development
  • methodology & study design
  • responses to laboratory methods or data questions
  • relationships between drugs, indications and patient results

Sanquin’s Supporting Services, qualified Project & Data management, and dedicated Logistics help to ensure that your study is conducted in the most efficient and effective manner.


Arthron – Research Centre for Rheumatic Diseases Amsterdam clusters rheumatic diseases related research in the Amsterdam area. Arthron was initiated by Reade Rheumatology, Sanquin Research, Slotervaart Hospital, Academic Medical Center of the University of Amsterdam, and VU University Medical Center. 

Also all other relevant Amsterdam knowledge institutes collaborate in Arthron. The goal of the Arthron foundation is to co-ordinate and stimulate the research in combating rheumatic diseases. The board of Arthron consists of the directors of the collaborating institutes.