ICON Central Laboratories provides global central laboratory services from four global locations

ICON Central Laboratories is headquartered in Farmingdale, New York and provides global central laboratory services from wholly-owned facilities in New York, Dublin, Singapore and China

ICON Central Laboratories maintains a number of industry accreditations and certifications as a means of benchmarking quality and assuring clients of our adherence to industry and regulatory standards. These certifications include: CAP Accreditation, CLIA NY State and NGSP. In addition, ICON Central Laboratories participates in a broad range of proficiency programs to provide continuing assurance of our testing accuracy and rigor.    

As a laboratory dedicated exclusively to the support of clinical trials, we recognise the importance of having standardised testing platforms, instrumentation and testing methodologies in all our facilities.

Dublin, Ireland

Located at the ICON plc headquarters, our Dublin laboratory opened in 1995. The facility offers 41,000 sq ft (3,800m²) of laboratory space, providing centralised testing and site support services to clinical investigators in over 70 countries throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa. New dedicated laboratories have been created to accommodate more specialised testing services in the areas of anatomic pathology, molecular diagnostics and multiplex assays.

Opened: 1995

CAP Accredited: 2003

Farmingdale, New York

Established in 1993, ICON Central Laboratories’ global headquarters is in Farmingdale, New York and has a footprint of over 114,000 square feet. The Farmingdale facility hosts a full laboratory with sample management services, biorepository, and home to various operational teams. In addition, our Farmingdale location hosts our homegrown kit building team which enables seamless delivery of laboratory kits to sites across the globe.

Opened: 1993

CAP Accredited: 2003


Our Singapore facility consists of 10,225 square feet of laboratory space and is licensed by the Singapore Ministry of Health.  We provide full central laboratory services with onsite sample management, logistics, project management, client services, quality assurance and quality control to all countries in Asia Pacific (excluding China). An extensive central and specialty lab test menu is supported by a combination of in-house testing capabilities and testing in sister labs (Farmingdale and Dublin) via regular inter-laboratory shipping.

Opened: 2007

CAP Accredited: 2009

Beijing, China

This 10,225 square foot facility supports global drug development, housing a central lab and other ICON clinical research staff. While ICON Labs has had a presence in China since 2007, this facility which opened in 2020 marked the first time that the lab was co-located with other ICON services in Beijing. The lab was previously located in Tianjin.

Opened: 2020

CAP Accredited: 2010