The Company

Panlab Harvard Apparatus


One of the world leading developers of solutions for behavioural in Neuroscience

Panlab is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and software developers of products and systems for life science animal research. The Panlab brand is a well-established name specialized in the field of neuroscience research, providing a wide range of solutions for studying behavior and physiology in small laboratory animals.

Committed with Biomedical Research


Our products help solve relevant problems in basic and clinical psychopharmacology. Applications includes the study of brain functions (cognition, memory, emotion…), the study of related pathologies (Alzheimer, Parkinson, depression, addiction…) and the discovery and screening of new therapeutic compounds.

Beyond making major commercial efforts worldwide, Panlab, S.L.U. Domestic Sales also aims to satisfy the needs of housing for investigation animals, such as the supply of animal cages and accessories.

For more than 50 years, our constant concern has always been  to offer our customers the best service and full attention resulting in a dynamic business focus. A constant effort is made to guarantee that high quality standards are accomplished in every detail.


Panlab S.L.U has been working for more than 50 years in behavioral neuroscience (Foundation date: 1969).

Historically, the company is the fusion of two companies: a Sales company (Panlab) providing the sales network and marketing and an R&D company (LETICA) providing the main lines of products and innovation.

The owner and status of the company changed in 2007 when Panlab S.L.U. became a wholly-owned subsidiary of HarvardApparatus (now Harvard Bioscience) Group. 

Innovation, Flexibility and Service

The company is constantly renewing and evolving its business model in order to keep pace with the flexible and changing nature of the research market. Our R&D team covers the whole process from the first link in the instrumental chain of manufacturing process (design, mechanics, electronics...) to the software development for the acquisition and processing of data. The expertise of Panlab in bioscience is endorsed by a great amount of studies published by Panlab product users.

  • Pioneers in the development of modular skinner boxes
  • Pioneers in moving the video-tracking systems from DOS to Windows™
  • Pioneers in the use of extensometric weight transducers for activity, position & intake evaluation
  • Pioneers in the evaluation of non-invasive indirect blood pressure

Constant upgrading and re-engineering of our products in order to maintain quality, reliability and applicability standards are a must for us. We offer consultancy services enabling the customization of techniques/products related to your field of interest. Additional scientific assistance and guidance in the application of the various research techniques are available. Complete solutions at hand for the researcher is our goal.

Our Philosophy - Simply Powerful!

Who said that “advanced” and “flexible” is incompatible with “straightforwardness”? Our products are developed with the daily experimental process in mind - easy-to-use interface and highly flexible structure fitting the most applications and budgets.

The advanced features of our products ensure reliable data and increased productivity, saving valuable time and resources for the experimenter.

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