Research and Development Laboratory

The DIN, SA Research & Development Laboratory is strongly committed to ensuring product quality in the areas of human nutrition, animal nutrition and the environment.

The mission of the Research & Development Laboratory is to add value to the business of our clients, by using advanced technologies and following market evolution.

We stand out for our multidisciplinary, highly qualified scientific team, which, allied to our focus on technology and innovation, allow us to continuously implement new test methods. In addition to offering reliable results and following rigorous procedures, from the technical and scientific standpoints, our Laboratory excels by integrating technical and customer support services.

The capabilities of our Laboratory in the human and animal nutrition areas have been officially recognised though the accreditation granted by the Portuguese Institute for Accreditation, in compliance with the NP EN ISO/IEC 17025:2018 standard.

Our capabilities also include the Quality Control of medicated premixes for veterinary use, which are tested according to the strict EudraLex Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) standards. Within this scope, the Laboratory is also authorised by the Portuguese Directorate-General for Food and Veterinary Medicine.

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Our growth is driven by our qualified, productive team

We owe the consolidation of our Laboratory in the market and our vision of growth to our multidisciplinary team of highly experienced, motivated professionals, and their focus on continuous training and education. 
We invest in cutting-edge equipment, in order to increase our response capacity and surpass the expectations of our clients.
  •  ​16 specialised technicians
  •  + 200,000 samples tested
  •  + 1 million tests performed
  •  + 200 clients

Research and partnerships

The Laboratory continually conducts Research & Development projects, in partnership with technical and scientific entities, both public and private. These projects result in the development of innovative processes, based on cutting-edge technologies and specialised skills, which allows us to widen the range of services offered by our Laboratory in the areas where we operate. 


We seek to achieve our goals and honour our commitments on a daily basis:

I. Based on the standards and procedures adopted and the requirements of the regulatory, certification and accreditation entities that govern our activities, in order to meet the needs and surpass the expectations of our clients.
II. We seek to implement and follow adequate communication strategies, with a view to engaging all stakeholders and ensuring compliance in all our activities.

III. We view the Quality of all activities conducted in our Laboratory and the commitment to the Management System as a responsibility of each and every employee.

IV. We undertake the following commitments to our employees:
        - Provision of adequate training;
        - Motivational sessions aimed at encouraging a proactive attitude.

V. We observe the principle of total impartiality (objectivity), such as to eliminate any adverse influence on Laboratory activities, ensure permanent control and fulfil our commitment to impartiality.

VI. We ensure the continuous improvement of our Management System.

We seek to ensure adequate Occupational Health and Safety Conditions and protect the Environment in all our activities.

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