Ardena and ELDICO Scientific announce collaboration agreement

Ardena and ELDICO Scientific announce collaboration agreement

This is a joint press release of Ardena and ELDICO Scientific AG

October 18th 2023 – Oss, Netherlands and Villigen, Switzerland

Ardena and ELDICO Scientific are proud to announce that today they have entered into a collaboration agreement. This partnership grants Ardena effortless access to ELDICO’s cutting-edge electron diffractometer, the ELDICO ED-1.

Electron diffraction is a powerful analytical technique that provides critical structural information at the atomic level. It has applications in various industries, including pharmaceuticals, materials science, and chemistry. By collaborating with ELDICO Scientific, Ardena aims to further enhance its research and development capabilities, ultimately accelerating its drug discovery and development efforts.

“We are excited to partner with ELDICO Scientific and leverage their expertise in electron diffraction technology,” said Jaroslaw Mazurek, principal scientist at Ardena Solid State Research. “Ardena is an innovative company which is highly specialized in drug development and process optimisation and access to the ELDICO ED-1 electron diffractometer will complement our established solid-state capabilities. This will enable us to deliver even more advanced analysis and solutions and thus allow us to better serve our clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors.”

The ELDICO ED-1 electron diffractometer is a groundbreaking instrument that simplifies the process of electron diffraction analysis. Its user-friendly interface and automated data processing capabilities make it an ideal choice for researchers and scientists seeking accurate and rapid structural analysis.

“We are delighted to collaborate with Ardena, a leading player in the pharmaceutical and CDMO sectors,” commented Petra Simoncic, Chief Innovation Officer of ELDICO Scientific. “Our mission is to make electron diffraction accessible to scientists worldwide, and this partnership with Ardena aligns perfectly with that goal. Together, we look forward to advancing scientific research and development.”

Ardena and ELDICO Scientific are committed to pushing the boundaries of structural analysis and fostering innovation in their respective fields. This collaboration represents a significant step forward
in the pursuit of groundbreaking discoveries and advancements in pharmaceuticals and materials science.

For further inquiries, please contact:
Danny Stam, Sales Manager,
René Steendam, Solid State Research Business Unit Director,


About Ardena: Ardena is a leading contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) that provides pharmaceutical companies with a full range of drug development services, including medicinal chemistry, process development, analytical development, and manufacturing for clinical and commercial supply. With state-of-the-art facilities and a team of experienced scientists, Ardena delivers integrated solutions that accelerate drug development timelines and improve efficiency.


About ELDICO Scientific: ELDICO Scientific is a technology company specializing in electron diffraction. The company’s flagship product, the ELDICO ED-1 electron diffractometer, is revolutionizing the field of structural analysis by simplifying electron diffraction and making it more accessible to researchers worldwide. ELDICO Scientific offers in their experience centre in Basel electron diffraction (3D-ED, microED), CRO services and established partnerships have been arranged with big pharmaceutical companies worldwide. ELDICO Scientific is committed to advancing science and enabling discoveries in chemistry, materials science, and beyond.