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History of GBA


İntercolab Uluslararası Laboratuvar Analiz Hizmetleri San. ve Tic. A.Ş. becomes Partner of GBA GROUP.

Acquisition of H.U.S. Hydrologische Untersuchungsstelle in Austria.


Acquisition of ANALYTIKUM Umweltlabor GmbH in Merseburg.

Expansion of the service portfolio in the GBA Environmental Division with the acquisition of biomess Ingenieursbüro GmbH, located in Mönchengladbach.

Acquisition of Hygienicum Institut für Mikrobiologie & Hygiene-Consulting GmbH in Austria.

Acquisition of LKF Laboratory for clinical Studies, located in Schwentinental.


Expansion of the business line "food analysis" by acquisition of INSTITUT PIELDNER Dienstleistungsinstitut für Lebensmittelqualität GmbH, located in Stuttgart.

Foundation of GBA Pharma GmbH by mergers of the laboratories LPU Labor für Pharma- und Umweltanalytik GmbH (Martinsried, Gräfelfing) and Phytos Labor für Analytik von Arzneimitteln GmbH & Co. KG (Neu-Ulm).

Acqusition of outstanding shares All Lab Services GmbH in Austria.

Acquisition of Pharmacelsus GmbH located in Saarbruecken. Expansion of preclinical services: in vitro ADMET, in vivo pharmacokinetics, pharmacology and bioanalysis.


Acquisition of ABF Pharmaceutical Services GmbH, located in Vienna, Austria, as an expansion to the Pharmaceutical Division and its service Portfolio. Expansion in handling of IMP, central / PBMC lab services and logistics, administration and support in clinical trials I - III.

Expansion of the service portfolio in the GBA Environmental Division with the acquisition of b.a.r.b.a.r.a. GmbH in Austria.

Expansion of lab site in Hamburg (microbiology).


The sites for pharmaceutical analysis in Martinsried and Gräfelfing are merging to form LPU Labor für Pharma- und Umweltanalytik GmbH.

2014The business unit for pharmaceutical analysis is strengthened by the addition of LPU Labor für Pharma- und Umweltanalytik GmbH, a pharmaceutical analysis provider based in Martinsried, near Munich. With this acquisition, GBA has become one of the largest analytical service providers in the pharmaceutical industry.

Dr. Herwig Döllefeld becomes the managing director of the Austrian joint venture project All Lab Services GmbH, located in Vienna. This represents the first time that the GBA Group expands with partners who have locations in European foreign countries.
2013Another acquisition for the pharmaceutical business line with the takeover of Phytos GmbH Labor für Analytik von Arzneimitteln GmbH & Co. KG in Neu-Ulm
2012Expansion of the business line „pharmaceutical analyses“ by acquisition of LAT GmbH Dr. Tittel Institut für Pharma-Analytik in Gräfelfing, located near Munich.
2011Acquisition of the laboratory of the Institut für Verfahrensoptimierung und Entsorgungstechnik in Wolfenbuettel

Because of its cross-regional activities "GBA Gesellschaft für Bioanalytik Hamburg mbH" renames to "GBA Gesellschaft für Bioanalytik mbH".
2009GBA Fruit Analytic GmbH is fully integrated into the GBA Group.The headquarters of GBA Group moves to Goldtschmidtstrasse 5 in Hamburg-Harburg and expands its premises to 3,500 sq. m.
2008Participation in the BFL laboratory at the Hamburg wholesale market, with subsequent rebranding as GBA Fruit Analytic GmbH
2007With the acquisition of the laboratory Dr. Kaiser & Dr. Woldmann GmbH, based in Hamburg, the sites in Freiberg, Herten, Gelsenkirchen, and Hameln now were also added to GBA, thus providing our services on a nation-wide scale.
2001Introducing the analyses of PCDD/DF („dioxins“) at GBA
1999Acquisition of the company P&W Analysen Direkt Dienst GmbH & Co. KG in Hildesheim

Takeover of the chemical section of Nordlabor GmbH in Pinneberg. The business line for environmental analysis moves to Flensburger Strasse 15 in Pinneberg.

Acquisition of the chemical laboratory division of the company Institut für Umweltschutz KLS GmbH in Pinneberg.
1995The range of services is extended to the analyses of pharmaceuticals
1992GBA moves to the newly equipped laboratory at Cuxhavener Strasse in Hamburg-Harburg. This is also the spatial separation from the medical properties.
1989Because of the extension of the range to environmental analyses, the laboratory is renamed "GBA Gesellschaft für Bioanalytik Hamburg mbH". The inclusion of the word "bio-analytics" in the name is meant as an indication that our entire habitat can be analyzed for quality and life-sustaining properties. In addition to water analysis, the range of services now includes the business lines soil, waste, and air analyses.
1977All non-medical services are transferred to the newly founded laboratory "Chemisches Laboratorium Dr. Dr. rer. nat. E. Döllefeld, Handelschemiker." The services there are focused on the analyses of tap water, foodstuff, and consumer products.
1975The GBA Group originated from a medical laboratory which was founded in 1975 by the medical doctor and chemist Dr. Dr. Erich Döllefeld.
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