Biopôle Clermont-Limagne
Technology park for life sciences
Year of creation : 1995
Statut : simplified joint stock company
Size : 200
% of CA dedicated to R&D : 10 %
Patents (number of) : 0

Contact details

Biopôle Clermont-Limagne

6 rue Emile Duclaux

63360 Saint-Beauzire

Contact : Anne BOYER
Phone : +33 473 339 999
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The ICARE group is an international company, expert in the control of contamination for Healthcare players and industries.

The ICARE group is an international company, expert in the control of contamination for Healthcare players and industries.

Created twenty five years ago near Clermont Ferrand, the ICARE group now has a multidisciplinary team of 200 employees.

The ICARE group consists of 5 specialized subsidiaries: ICARE Laboratoire & ICARE Validation near Clermont Ferrand, ICARE Biocompatibility near Bordeau, ICARE Swizerland in La Chaudefonds and ICARE Brazil near Sao Paulo.

With more than 1500 customers in 30 countries, a turnover of 20 million euros in 2019 and an average growth of 15% per annum over the last 20 years, the group is a partner of choice for healthcare professionals & industries.

Our enhanced reputation and the quality, performance and reliability of our services are recognized through numerous certifications, accreditations and approvals. Indeed, ICARE is ISO 9001 certified in terms of its quality management system, accredited ISO 17025 for all microbiological analyzes on medical devices, water analyzes, microbiological surface and air analyzes for the qualification of clean rooms and the determination of ethylene oxide sterilization residues. All tests are performed according to GMP (cGMP), GLP and FDA requirements. Finally, the Icare laboratory obtained the status of pharmaceutical establishment in 2009 & veterinary establishment in 2018.


ICARE laboratoire offers tailor-made services for its customers which enable them to have the assurance that the products are placed on the market in accordance with regulatory requirements: biocharge, endotoxins, sterility test, identifications, biocompatibilty .... The laboratories currently cover 3000 m² of classified area (from ISO5 to ISO8, Class A to Class D) and an extension phase is planned to reach a total surface area of 4000 m² laboratory within a few years.


ICARE Validation offers a complete offer of equipment qualification and manufacturing process validation, including technical support (training and consulting). This complete offer includes the realization of tests supported by Laboratoire Icare. This specialized subsidiary of the ICARE group relies on a reactive and competent team of qualified technicians, engineers and technical experts. Technicians travel through a fully equipped mobile laboratory to handle specimens as soon as they are collected (qualified incubators, air conditioning, geolocation and continuous temperature monitoring, integrated generator set).


Moreover ICARE is a member of the national and international standardization committees (Sterilization and clean rooms) which gives ICARE the opportunity to anticipate regulatory changes, to have a good vision on the evolution of standards and to be an actor of this evolution.


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