Healthcare Product Safety Expert
Icare is an independent laboratory and service provider specializing in the fields of microbiology and contamination control.
Icare’s role is to guarantee to its clients that the devices and/or manufactured products they market are in line with the market’s regulatory requirements and standards.
To meet its clients’ needs, Icare offers a wide range of services in the fields of product analysis, contamination control, monitoring, qualification of facilities, etc.
Icare is a global group with several sites in France and abroad : in Saint-Beauzire near Clermont-Ferrand (head office), in Martillac near Bordeaux (BioTox Unit), in Switzerland and also in Brazil. Icare has agents in Evreux, Toulouse and Strasbourg to meet all its clients’ requirements as effectively as possible.
Icare has over 1,800 clients in more than 40 countries.
Icare adopts a quality approach to ensure that its whole organization and all its processes meet two needs: total compliance with regulatory requirements and client satisfaction by providing clients with services in line with their expectations.
A comprehensive, personalized range of services carried out 100% at our French sites
Biocompatibility & Toxicology / Biological and Toxicological Safety of Medical Devices
Biocompatibility assessment of medical devices, from the drafting of the biological evaluation report (BER) to the performance of tests under Good Laboratory Practices (GLP). Performance of GLP tests for the evaluatio…
Standard and customized laboratory testing
Putting ICARE’s core business into practice with controlled testing.
Microbiological analysis including bioburden testing, sterility testing, endotoxin determination, particle measurement, challenge testi…
Validation & qualification
Guiding clients in their Qualification / Validation procedures to help them prove that their processes are under control.
Clean room control
Our goal is to guide, inform and train clients, giving them a 360° vision of their projects.
Monitoring and regulatory surveillance
Formation / Training
The ICARE Group is an approved training center and offers training face-to-face on its premises or on site (depending on your needs) as well as online (remote training). Icare is an approved training center and certif…
Webicare: the monthly appointment of our experts
WebIcare: every month, a new theme addressed by our teams of experts! Agenda, replay on our website: www.groupeicare.com WebIcare section
Methods & Developpement
Ensuring a proactive response to innovative requests and offering a unique structure specifically managing non-routine testing projects.
Biological indicators: the best way to control sterilization and decontamination processes. Icare BIs are test systems containing viable microorganisms (spores) guaranteeing a defined resistance to a specified process…
Research and Development
Icare is a proactive company ready to face up to societal and scientific changes. With the development of the Research & Development Unit, the Group aims for continuous improvement in order to meet the expectation…