NIFA was established in 1948, and since 1997 we are a proud owner of the ISO-certificate. For years we have been a stable factor within the veterinarian industry. We deliver our products on a worldwide scale and we are the market leader in the Netherlands. Our mother company, IMV, is a worldwide market leader.
Are you interested in devices and products for Artificial Insemination or Embryo Transplantation? We deliver an overall concept. We are able to combine our lengthy experience in this field with the close attention to the latest developments. Therefore, when it comes to product development and product validation it should come as no surprise that we maintain close links with our parent company in France and with several universities. The universities of Utrecht, Wageningen and Gent are the universities we collaborate with.
Research & Development (R&D)
Since 1981 the IMV includes the department R&D, a department that continually anticipates on the latest techniques and initiates new applications. The R&D team, consisting of veterinarians, chemists and scientific researchers, are being supported by the Nat. Institute for Agronomic Research (INRA) and many universities. The goals R&D sets at work are about:
The manufacturing of organic products in order to protect animal and human cells
The development of devices that can be used for the evaluation, packing, cryopreservation and storage of sperm, embryo’s and organic samples
The manufacturing of disposable plastic consumer products
We are specialised in cryogenic techniques, including the programmed freezing, identification and storage of, for example, sperm, embryo’s, vaccines, DNA, bone marrow and blood products.
Our supply programme also includes lab equipment, such as a breeding and drying stove, dosing devices, microscopes etc.
Amongst our customers are artificial insemination-stations, veterinarians, corporations, academic hospitals and high-ranking laboratories. Our customers use our devices for work in the field of Artificial Insemination and Embryo Transplantation.