The CMIC Advantage

As your strategic partner, we help streamline your drug development efforts to achieve two goals:

  • Maximize the probability of success
  • Minimize drug development time and costs

World Class Facility

GLP compliant state-of-the-art facilityCMIC mirrors our Japanese laboratories to provide seamless method and knowledge transfer. Our GLP-compliant state-of-the-art facility has the capacity to accommodate quick turnaround and high volume projects from around the country. Conveniently located in Hoffman Estates only 20 minutes from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, our location in the Midwest allows us to conveniently serve pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies across the country.
Purpose-built in 2008 to maximize efficiencies and provide our scientists with a world-class quality environment, CMIC is equipped with the following features:

  • Biosafety Level 2 lab
  • UV-free lab
  • Controlled substance license (schedule III-V)
  • On site Emergency back-up power supply
  • Video security and restricted entry
  • On site / off site archives
  • Building management systems
  • Temperature and humidity monitoring systems
  • State-of-the-art sample monitoring system (24/7)

Quality Instrumentation and Technologies

Our sophisticated analytical instrumentation and advanced technologies produce ultrasensitive analyses. Together with post-collection data analysis and comprehensive quality, you will receive the highest quality efficacy and safety data for your compound.

Platforms US Japan
Orbitrap Q Exactive Plus
GC/MS (Agilent 5973)
QTRAP 6500
QTRAP 5500* / Triple QUAD 5500
Triple QUAD 5000* / UHPLC-UV / UHPLC-fluorescent
Triple QUAD 4000* / UPLC-UV
ECL - MSD Sector Imager 6000*/ MSD S600 (US only)
ELISA - absorption, luminescence , fluorescence/ time-resolved fluorescence
Gyrolab xP Workstation
ELiSPOT Reader*
FACS (Cytomics FC 500 MPL)*
Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer*
GeneChip Scanner 3000 7G*
Ion Torrent*
*New Instruments available in US, Spring 2017
*47 LC-MS/MS Instrument s Globally (17 US / 30 Japan)

Highly-Skilled Researchers

Highly-Skilled ResearchersCMIC researchers are committed to the advancement of medicine. With every project, they provide unsurpassed excellence and innovative solutions driven by our core values of trust, teamwork, dedication, respect, and integrity. Our highly educated and experienced scientists will work directly with your R&D scientists to ensure that you get the most from your investment. Our project team is comprised of two technical experts for each assay performed to provide continuous verification of the assay conducted.

As testing methods and technology continue to improve at a rapid rate, our researchers are committed to staying at the forefront of progress with ongoing education and training. Technical expertise is shared and developed through extensive cross training between our international laboratories.

Regular external training from vendors and industry experts and regular attendance at industry conferences keeps researchers up-to-date on the latest technology and techniques.

Staff # PhD # MSc #
Principal Investigators 6 4 2
Research Analysts 12 2 10
Quality Assurance 3 2 1

We are committed to working closely with you throughout the development process.