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The Mérieux legacy around the world

At Mérieux NutriSciences, we leverage over 50 years of scientific and entrepreneurial expertise to answer food industry needs.

Today’s global challenges transform the way food is produced, marketed and consumed, which is why we know our clients need more than reliable analytical results; they need practical and innovative solutions that will contribute to make food systems safer, healthier and more sustainable.

From our initial expertise in microbiology and consulting, we have broadened our scope of scientific specialties into chemistry, education, certification, research, labelling, and sensory in order to offer a complete suite of services to meet our customers’ needs.

Today, we offer comprehensive solutions to support our clients, from product development to market suitability, while contributing to consumers’ health worldwide.

Present worldwide, we are more than 100 accredited laboratories and a team of over 8,000 committed employees.

We strongly believe that together, we can create solutions to offer our planet:


Read more about Mérieux NutriSciences and our legacy on our global website:

Our Locations in Malaysia

Local Care. Global Reach.

In Malaysia, Mérieux NutriSciences’​ facilities are located in Penang, Selangor and Johor and offer SAMM-accredited microbiology and chemistry laboratory services that operate seven days a week, 365 days per year. We have a unique mix of capabilities that provides our clients with a complete safety and quality offer, allowing a strong partnership with businesses to ensure the safety and quality of their products in many stages along the product lifecycle.

With a network of over 100 laboratories across Europe, North America, South America, Africa & Middle East, and Asia Pacific, we can support your global ambitions while ensuring you get rapid, reliable, repeatable, and impartial results from one location to another.

Our History in Malaysia

1 January 2003

Acumen Scientific Sdn. Bhd. starts trading in Malaysia


  •  In 2003, our laboratory (in Perai, Penang) was accredited under MS ISO/IEC 17025 from the Department of Standards Malaysia (SAMM Certificate No. 253).
1 January 2009

Acumen Scientific Grows as a Leader Analytical Provider in Malaysia


  •  In 2009, Acumen Scientific Sdn. Bhd. becomes a leader in food, microbiology, and chemical testing in Malaysia and a global solution provider offering an extensive range of analytical testing and monitoring services.
  • The company provides prompt and efficient services for the enforcement of the Food Act and Regulations as well as Health Certificates application which is recognised by the Ministry of Health in Malaysia.
1 January 2010

Acumen Scientific is Accredited under the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


  • In 2010, our laboratory was accredited under the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) / (Certificate No. GLP 001).
  • We were the first lab in Malaysia to comply with OECD GLP for pesticide products and industrial chemicals study.
1 January 2011

Our laboratory is Accredited under MS ISO/IEC 17025 from the Department of Standards Malaysia


  • In 2011, 0ur laboratory (in Subang Jaya, Selangor) was accredited under MS ISO/IEC 17025 from the Department of Standards Malaysia (SAMM Certificate No. 541).

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Working at Mérieux NutriSciences provides the unique opportunity to grow in a habitat that breeds excitement, provides sound science and services to our customers, delivers on our commitment to public health, and protects millions in the process.


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