Gain Recognition For Your Laboratory

The independent assessment of your laboratory's performance brings a focus to your quality management programme and helps you to gain international recognition for your results.

National accrediting bodies, such as UKAS in the UK, are members of the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC).

Membership of EMQN enables you to satisfy the EQA participation requirements of these bodies with respect to established international accreditation standards for laboratories (e.g., ISO 15189, ISO17025).

EMQN includes over 2000 member labs worldwide (including over 80% of the genetic testing laboratories in Europe). Membership of these high performing laboratories extends beyond Europe with members in Australia, Asia and the Americas (73 countries in total). These laboratories have chosen EMQN as their EQA provider. By choosing EMQN you join this elite group. By participating in our EQA schemes you set high standards and will gain recognition and respect for a commitment to the highest standards of patient care.

If you participate in our EQA schemes then you will receive a certificate of participation.