Biofortis, as a part of Mérieux NutriSciences, is a leading contract research organization specializing in clinical trials and scientific consulting.

Biofortis is a life sciences company that conducts research for dietary supplement, ingredient, food, and pharmaceutical companies. We are a leading Contract Research Organization (CRO) with locations in the USA, Europe, and China.  With over a decade of experience and more than 400 completed studies, we have extensive experience in the design and implementation of clinical trials to meet a range of business and regulatory needs. 

Our team of clinical trial experts can guide your company through the entire study process. Our dedicated project management team provides operational expertise, delivering high-quality, defendable studies on time and within budget. Our Ph.D. scientists also provide consulting and literature assessments, such as in-depth science reviews, commentaries, evidence maps, and meta-analyses. 


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Biofortis services the unique needs of the food, nutrition and ingredient industries, successfully performing hundreds of studies during our twelve-year history.  We integrate our deep scientific and clinical expertise with a focus on operational excellence and project management. Learn more here.

Retailers face a unique set of challenges due to the large number of products they must manage as well as the complex set of suppliers. Our Biofortis team has experience in establishing and managing retail product quality and supplier maintenance and selection programs utilizing sensory & consumer tools in addition to analytical testing within North America as well as in other regions of the world. Learn more here.

Provident Clinical Trial Unit, located in the Chicago area, is a fully dedicated clinical research site specializing in Phase I-IV clinical trials.  Our highly experienced professional research team is designed to streamline efforts and assure maximum efficiency in all aspects of clinical research from study start-up to ongoing clinical trial maintenance, even on the most complex clinical trials. Learn more here.

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December 4th, 2018
Company News
The use of whole genomic sequencing has exploded within the food testing community. One of our scientific team leaders, Angela Nguyen, recently published in Food Microbiology about a WGS method for de...
October 4th, 2018
Chicago, IL, October 4th, 2018- Mérieux NutriSciences announces that it has successfully closed the acquisition of CNTA SAC, one of the leaders of the food testing market in Peru. With this acquisitio...