About us ...

The GBA Group is growing continuously. Currently we are represented at 23 locations. Chemists, food chemists and chemical engineers, biologists and bioengineers as well as pharmaceutical scientists and other fields, deliver excellent quality for our customers. Currently around 1,200 employees work for the GBA Group.

All of them are committed to the high standards of providing comprehensive and accurate analysis and the best possible service. Project managers and account managers advise their clients individually and are always in dialogue with them. Every step from sampling to the interpretation of the analysis results is transparent and comprehensible.

For us, growth also means constantly improving service for our customers. Many years of experience combined with regular training of employees, regular investment in the latest technology and the best standard in analysis methods - the GBA Group stands for efficiency and the highest quality of analysis.

GBA GROUP PHARMA - Your Experts for Pharmaceutical Analytics and Solutions. With a wide range of services, GBA GROUP PHARMA offers Individual Support Throughout all Stages of Pharmaceutical Product Life Cycle.

  • GBA GROUP PHARMA is a leading provider for Analytical and Consulting Services worldwide with six sites under one roof
  • The GBA PHARMA LABS run three GMP-Certified and FDA-Inspected Sites in Germany with more than 160 highly qualified employees and over 4,500 m2 of lab space  
  • Three more sites under the GBA GROUP PHARMA roof are represented by ABF Pharmaceutical Services (Vienna, Austria) providing Clinical Trial Supply ManagementLKF (Kiel, Germany) offering Central Laboratory Services, as well as Pharmacelsus (Saarbruecken, Germany) providing Preclinical Drug Discovery and Development Testing incl. In-Vitro GLP/non-GLP Bioanalysis

With a Long-Term Expertise of Over 30 Years in the pharmaceutical business, GBA PHARMA LABS provide fast, flexible, and customer-oriented solutions including:

  • Method Development, Validation and Transfer 
  • Quality Control of Raw Materials, Excipients, APIs and Finished Products according to Customer-Specific Test Methods or Pharmacopoeia Monographs, e.g. Ph.Eur., USP, JP
  • Amino Acid Analysis Testing according Ph.Eur 2.2.56 Method 1 (currently 14 amino acids verified and established in routine testing)
  • Stability Studies (e.g. ICH, VICH) and Sample Storage Management
  • EU Retest
  • Release of Human and Veterinary Pharmaceuticals for Marketing Authorization (par. §13.1, QP Service)
  • Release of Clinical Investigational Products (QP Service)
  • Residue and Trace Analyses
  • Analysis of Elemental Impurities, USP , , ICH Q3D and Metal Testing
  • Extractables & Leachables (E&L) Studies
  • Visible Particles, Subvisible Particles, Particles Size Distribution according Ph.Eur., USP and JP
  • Microbiological Examinations
  • Registration Services (e.g. eCTD, all Authorization Processes)
  • Analysis of Large Molecules, e.g. NBEs and Biosimilars
  • R&D under GMP and Non-GMP Standard
  • Consulting on all Aspects of Analysis, Regulatory Affairs and Pharmaceutical Strategy



Activities ...

  • Contract Laboratory
  • Consultancy
  • Contract Research & Development

Services and Products ...

  • Laboratory Services
  • Consultancy
  • Analytical Method Development & Validation
  • Testing Services
  • Regulatory Support
  • Technology Transfer
  • Release Testing
  • Testing Of Extractables
  • Testing Of Packaging
  • Stability Studies
  • Analytical Services
  • Product Release Services
  • QP Services
  • QP Batch Certification
  • Clinical Testing

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SURIMS is the new name for Actex Pharma Services which was a consultancy established in 2003, supporting companies in the identification, qualification and management of quality vendors and suppliers in ingredients and formulations.

The Pharmaceutical Services Directory supports the identification and on-boarding of quality suppliers and also incorporates software features that manage relationships between suppliers and their customers. These include the building and deployment of questionnaires and assessments, electronic signatures and sign-offs and project management between vendor/partner and customer.

Access to the features and software is available on a 'pay as you go' basis, or a customised version can be licensed for your company for its own supplier on-boarding and supplier management activities. Further information on our software services please contact Tel: +353 87 294 0436 or email info@surims.com


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