The expert in mechanical testing and engineering services for medical devices joins the group.

Munich/Ulm, May 8, 2024 – SpineServ GmbH & Co KG has partnered with CERTANIA, a growing group specializing in testing, inspection, and certification services. This strategic move allows SpineServ, a leading provider for mechanical testing and engineering services for medical devices, to accelerate their growth activities.

Established in 2007 and headquartered in Ulm, Germany, SpineServ has emerged as an expert and trusted partner in various industries for spinal implants, endoprostheses, trauma implants, dental implants, and other medical devices such as connectors, syringes, injection devices and catheters. The company’s core competencies lie in offering accredited and self-developed mechanical testing and engineering services, ensuring quality, safety, reliability, and innovation to its clientele. 

SpineServ achieved its first accreditation as a testing laboratory in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 in 2008. Continuous renewal and extension of the scope of DAkkS accredited testing procedures for an increasing variety of medical devices solidified its commitment to excellence and compliance with international standards.
Joining CERTANIA marks a significant milestone for SpineServ, opening doors to future services and enhancing the company’s ability to ensure safety, quality, and regulatory compliance and conformity services for its clientele worldwide.
Under the leadership of CEO Dr. Annette Kienle, the SpineServ management team retains independence while accessing the resources of the larger group, facilitating continued growth and service expansion. “With the joint expertise from the entire CERTANIA partner community, we will become an even stronger partner for existing customers and fuel our growth plans to satisfy the growing requirements for implant safety and, thus, patient satisfaction.”
SpineServ Co-Founder Prof. Dr. Hans-Joachim Wilke expresses, “We are delighted that SpineServ is taking the next step into a promising future by partnering with CERTANIA to offer even more services of the highest quality in the field of medical device testing.”
SpineServ’s offering of accredited medical device testing services perfectly fits into CERTANIA’s segment. Moritz Gruber, CEO and managing shareholder of CERTANIA, welcomes SpineServ and extends the invitation to join this unique group to other entrepreneurs and owners of companies in the field of scientific, laboratory, and compliance services: “We provide an opportunity to put their company into a future-proof structure. It is our fundamental aim to build a group for the long run, where strong partner companies flourish, while retaining their identity. With the addition of SpineServ, we are strengthening our services in the life science segment.”
CERTANIA’s ecosystem provides a platform for mid-sized, knowledge-based companies to thrive under one umbrella, maintaining entrepreneurial freedom while benefiting from group resources and support.

About SpineServ:

SpineServ GmbH & Co. KG, established in 2007 and headquartered in Ulm, Germany, is a leading provider of mechanical testing and engineering services for medical devices. Specializing in endoprosthesis, spine, trauma, dental, and medical device testing. SpineServ has over 16 years of experience in ensuring quality, safety, and innovation for its clientele. Accredited by DAkkS in accordance with DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 since 2008, SpineServ is dedicated to maintaining the highest standards in the industry.
For more information, visit spineserv.de


Under the umbrella of CERTANIA Holding GmbH, a new global market player is created in the field of Testing, Inspection & Certification as well as scientific, laboratory and compliance services. This group offers medium-sized partners a sustainable home for their life’s work. CERTANIA enables entrepreneurs and owners to further develop their companies with like-minded people, while continuing to preserve their entrepreneurial roots, corporate culture, brand, and values. For more information, visit certania.com