Absorption Systems, Nonclinical CRO 

Emphasizing the most highly relevant physiological models to further research accuracy from post-discovery through post-market surveillance

Absorption Systems supports pharmaceutical and medical device companies in identifying and overcoming ADMET (Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism, Excretion, and Toxicity) barriers in the development of drugs and medical devices.  The company’s mission is to continually develop innovative research tools that can be used to accurately predict human outcomes or to explain unanticipated human outcomes when they occur.

Exton, Pennsylvania


The Exton-based headquarters are located just outside of Philadelphia and has approximately 30,000 sq. ft. of space. The facility encompasses executive and sales offices, in vitro labs, and a small animal vivarium.  Nearly all of Absorption Systems’ in vitro work is performed in the Exton location, including permeability, metabolism, drug transporters, formulations, and physicochemical properties, plus in vivo rodent PK.

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San Diego, California

Our Preclinical Contract Research Organization (CRO) San Diego, California facility is AAALAC-accredited, USDA-registered, OLAW-assured, ISO 9001:2015-certified, and GLP-compliant. The animal vivarium comprises nearly 50,000 sq. ft. and provides the setting for Absorption Systems’ in vivo services. This facility has the space to house animals of all sizes from rats and mice up to dogs and swine and is capable of performing a large range of preclinical services including toxicology, oncology, surgery, pharmacokinetic, and pharmacodynamic studies. In addition to a comprehensive service offering for small and large molecule drug development, Absorption Systems also offers customized services to support the development of biomaterials and medical devices.

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Boston, Massachusetts

Medford, Massachusetts

Previously TGA Bioservices
Specializing in the development and validation of immunoassay systems for the detection of target molecules, antibody responses and quantification in total compliance with QA and cGMP standards.

  • In Vivo Animal Studies
  • Bioassay
  • Immunoassays
  • Immunological Testing
  • Sample Handling and Storage
  • Research and Development
  • Odyssey CLx® Infrared Imaging Services

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ACF Bioservices

Exton, Pennsylvania

Analytical support for gene and cell therapy products through every stage of development, including cGMP Potency Assays.

  • De novo assay development
  • Technology Transfer
  • Evaluation, Optimization, Modification
  • Qualification
  • Validation
  • Product Stability and Release testing

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