NAMSA (North American Science Associates, Inc.) specializes in safety evaluation of medical devices, materials and pharmaceutical containers and provides guidance through the submission and regulatory approval process. The company’s unique combination of preclinical and clinical expertise means it delivers cost-effective testing programs that satisfy regulatory requirements worldwide. All NAMSA laboratories are fully certified and accredited according to the highest industry standards. NAMSA offers testing services and products to device manufacturers, raw material suppliers, and pharmaceutical companies. They provide consulting and testing services, helping them navigate regulatory pathways and provide reports and supporting data that are easy to understand and presented in ways that are preferred by regulatory bodies. To further expand its services, NAMSA acquired Alquest, Inc. based in Minneapolis. Alquest is a contract research organization specializing in regulatory strategy, compliance and clinical trials management for the medical device industry.