Built on a track record of success, Covance delivers smooth bioassay development experience with hundreds of bioassays each year across all aspects of biopharmaceutical development including:

  • Batch release testing
  • Product characterization
  • Stability assessment
  • Candidate selection
  • Neutralizing antibody activity

Draw on Covance's wide range of experience with animal models, cell biology, molecular biology, statistics and protein analytical chemistry. You gain instant expertise for bioassay services in a variety of therapeutics and types of assay systems. Covance has one of the largest teams of bioassay scientists in the CRO industry, who offer abundant experience in developing, transferring and validating bioassays for preclinical, clinical and commercial release requirements.

Rely on Covance's state-of-the-art equipment and facilities to support a wide variety of technologies. Covance has invested heavily into infrastructure to provide you with:

  • Controlled laboratory environment
  • Dedicated laboratory space for:
    • cell-based assays
    • fluorescence-activated cell sorting
    • electrochemiluminescence
    • luminescence
    • absorbance
    • time-resolved fluorescence
  • cGMP cell bank production service available for bioassay studies

White Paper

Download this White Paper to read about the key roles of protein analytical chemistry and cell-based assays in biopharmaceutical development.

For More Information

View the brochurecase study, and the scientific lecture on Bioassay Design for Biological Product Development.


Download a poster on Optimization of a Luciferase Bioassay System Using Automated Liquid Handlers.


Develop, characterize, test and validate with Covance, no matter what technique or molecule you're pursuing. Our experience covers a wide range of biomolecules, including: