• ISO/IEC 17025

Laboratory Accreditation | Life sciences

Life sciences

UKAS accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025 covers biological, microbiological and biochemical testing and measurement, relating to the examination of plant material, animal health, food, drugs and pharmaceuticals.

ISO/IEC 17025 includes the examination or analysis of:
  • Disinfectants & Antimicrobials, Efficacy & Susceptibility
  • Food & Related Microbiology
  • Medical/Veterinary Microbiology and Diagnostics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Microbiology
  • Plant Health Diagnostics & Inspection
  • Virology
  • Water & Environmental Microbiology
  • Health care waters
Readiness Assessment Tool

We appreciate the journey to accreditation can be daunting, with this in mind we’ve created a Readiness Assessment Tool. Start your self-assessment against the expectations of ISO/IEC 17025 and find out how ready you are to apply click here.

UKAS Training Academy

To support our accreditation work, the UKAS Training Academy offers a range of public and on-site training courses. Our portfolio of courses provide UK & overseas delegates with knowledge and best practice of accreditation practices and conformity assessment systems.

To find out more about courses specific to this standard, click here.