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We are a Contract Research Organization (CRO) specialising in the swine model and pioneers in providing comprehensive services for biomedical research with this animal model. We are located in the Barcelona metropolitan area, which has a strong life sciences cluster.

Specipig began in 2013 as a science and technology start-up and its shareholders include Bioemprèn, the Institute for Research and Technology in Food and Agriculture (IRTA) and Semen Cardona with the aim of facilitating use of the swine model in optimal conditions for biomedical research.

We now have fully equipped facilities to provide quality service to pharmaceutical and medical device companies, research centres and hospitals, both from the local ecosystem and abroad. In collaboration with the IRTA and Semen Cardona, we are developing our own genetic breed of miniature pigs (Specipig®).

We are members of CataloniaBio, the Spanish Bioindustry Association (Asebio) and the Spanish Society for Laboratory Animal Science (SECAL).