Our Activity and History

Brief history

contract research organization1998: Creation of the Avogadro company in Fontenilles (near Toulouse), France – specializing in In Life studies for both human and animal research (as model and target species).

2013: Avogadro is integrated in the Amatsigroup company, a Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization offering services for in vivo studies, bioanalysis, pharmaceutical analysis, formulation development and manufacturing, and clinical trial supply (packaging & logistics).

2016: Creation of the legal entity Avogadro LS, as a specialized contract research organization for In life studies.


of the top 20 veterinary companies as clients


% of GLP In-life studies in 2017

Activities and services

Avogadro LS is as an experienced Contract Research Organization offering a broad portfolio of In Life studies for human and veterinary medicine.
Our contract research services include:

Metabolism & Pharmacokinetics


Safety & Efficacy - Human Drugs

Safety - Veterinary Drugs

Efficacy - Veterinary Drugs

About our team

Our compassionate team of animal health experts, technicians, and scientists are dedicated to providing the best in veterinary care and well-being for our animals.

Our senior management

Michela Cantiello DVM, PhD
Pharmacology and Toxicology

Michela has over 20 years in the pharmaceutical industry, with a strong track record in the conduct of veterinary pharmaceutical studies.  After an academic research career in Italy (Researcher and Lecturer, Universities of Padova and Turin) and France (Research Fellow, INRA and INSERM), Michela was a Study Director at Amatsigroup for 6 years before becoming the director of the US site in Terre Haute, IN in 2014.

Her experience covers both R&D, bioanalysis and in-life phase projects for both preclinical and clinical studies, according to GLPs and GCPs standards.  Michela’s experience also includes pharmacokinetics, residue studies, target animal safety studies (TASS), FDA regulated studies, AAALAC accreditation, and studies in ABSL2/BSL2 biocontainment facilities.

The research and teaching experience of Michela includes 12 publications in international journals, 1 book chapter on “Regulatory Pharmacology”, 12 oral communications in scientific congresses, and teaching molecular pharmacology and toxicology.

Our Site - EU Site Managed by Veterinarians

Fontenilles, France

♦ 2 000m² – 22,000 sqft of Animal Research facilities
♦ 4 DVM on site with prior experience in major veterinary companies



Our Partners

Selection of Expert Companies in Veterinary Healthcare

Clinical Pathology



Oceasoft (Montpellier, FR)