Speeding up your studies

TPL Path Labs is a privately owned, independent contract research organisation (CRO). We support customers conducting preclinical and clinical studies to achieve fast and reliable results. Being a responsible service provider in research and development of medical devices and drugs we make a valuable contribution to human health and well-being.

We are a trustworthy partner operating according to underlying national and international guidance and legislation. We offer the flexibility of a medium-sized company with the quality standards and certification of a global player. To provide fast and efficient service according to current regulations, our laboratories are divided into different working sectors: the GLP unit and the GCLP unit (complying with European and American Standards). Additionally we provide Key Account Management by offering specialised teams matching your individual regulatory and scientific needs.

Skills & Services

TPL Path Labs is your partner in central Europe in histopathology services. TPL Path Labs has continued to offer services in the field of human and toxicological pathology, target validation with microarrays and IHC techniques, epidemiological studies on human tissues, Xenograft tumor mouse model and cutting and grinding techniques for implants and hard materials.


Our experts provide full support and will work together with you to design your study. We supply fixatives, capsules and transport material. more…


TPL is a spin-off of Dr. Laaff‘s Dermatohistological Laboratory (DHL). Physicians draw on plus twentyfive years of experience in the field of immunohistology. more…


Our areas of expertise involve preparing and evaluating soft tissue as well as processing plastic embedded tissue. more…


In the field of preclinical studies TPL Path Labs offers, beyond conventional techniques, a unique and innovative array of methods using 3D cultures, thus complementing conventional in vitro-research by human in vivo-like assays. more…


We perform histopathological analyses for clinical studies. TPL is specialized in displaying effects and adverse events through conventional histology and a broad spectrum of special stains. more…




Laboratory area: 



Freiburg, Germany

> 1000 m²

GLP unit (GLP and GCLP standards), administrative sector, non-GLP unit

Special service:

Key Account Management

Quality assurance:

Global GLP compliance, “GCLP” compliance (EMA/INS/GCP/532137/2010) 


All services are invoiced in EURO

TPL Path Labs is also a Contract Research Organization (CRO). The main tasks are the histology in preclinical and clinical studies as well as validation of antibodies and staining of slides with different immunstainers.