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About APS

Your single source for a wide range of preclinical services.

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About APS

Discover American Preclinical Services (APS)

APS is a State of the Art, AAALAC and ISO17025 accredited, USDA registered and GLP compliant Contract Research Organization (CRO) located in Minneapolis, MN specializing in medical device and pharmaceutical testing.

By utilizing our catalogue of services, which includes regulatory consulting, ISO10993 biocompatibility testing, analytical testing, interventional, surgical, toxicology, pharmacology, pain, physician training, bioskills, animal model development, and complete pathology services, you’ll be able to develop and conduct a powerful preclinical program.

Whether your company is a startup or an established industry leader, our experienced scientific staff has the expertise to meet your research needs and timelines.  Pilot and screening evaluations, feasibility and efficacy testing or ultimately GLP safety studies of the finished product, you will have industry experts to rely on every step of the way. 

We strive to deliver comprehensive, yet rapid service with the understanding that in product development, the only constant is change. We’ve tailored our processes, capacity, and customer service to keep up with today’s fast paced business cycles. APS will go from a quote to a ready to implement study design with your time lines in full focus.

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Learn More About the APS Powerful Preclinical Program:

American Preclinical Services is a full-service contract research laboratory dedicated to preclinical testing of medical devices and biotechnology platforms. Here, we’re committed to providing clients a tailored powerful preclinical program that is “best-in-class”. 


Meet the American Preclinical Services Team:

APS’ preclinical research professionals have the expertise required to successfully design and execute your standard and custom preclinical studies. Learn more.


Tour the American Preclinical Services Facilities:

Conveniently located in the heart of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Medical Device Bio-Tech cluster, APS labs are USDA licensed, AAALAC and ISO17025 accredited. Learn more.


Access Quality Assurance, Compliance & Accreditation:

American Preclinical Services is your resource for a full range of preclinical services, with exceptional quality assurance, compliance and accreditation. Learn more.

Take a look inside at the capabilities that APS has to offer...

American Preclinical Services (APS) is a State of the Art, ISO 17025 accredited, AAALAC accredited, USDA registered and GLP compliant Contract Research Organization (CRO) located in Minneapolis, MN.

We are a comprehensive CRO whose catalogue includes ISO10993, USP, USP, JMHLW, custom biocompatibility testing, interventional, surgical, toxicology, pharmacology, pain, cadaver and bioskills, model development and complete pathology services.

Whether your company is a startup or an established industry leader, APS’ experienced staff is uniquely qualified to tackle your project and meet your in-vivo and in-vitro preclinical research needs in a timely fashion. more