Our story

Founded in 1984, Bioculture Group is the pioneer in cynomolgus monkey rearing and export in Mauritius. From a family-run business, the group has expanded over the years to supply 100% Specific Pathogen Free non human primates to premier international pharmaceutical companies, universities and non-clinical research organisations.

Meet our people

Bioculture Group employs 750 people in Mauritius and another 150 through BC US LLC in the United States. For nearly 40 years, our company culture has been led by our shared values of Humility, Integrity, Compassion, Perseverance and Team Spirit focusing on the wellbeing of our staff and our animals.

What we do

For four decades, Bioculture Group has been empowering medical research through our world class expertise in the rearing and export of naturally born and 100% Specific Pathogen Free Cynomolgus monkeys with a unique genetic profile. We deploy a strong culture of care for our animals during all the steps of our operations.


Our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives aim at empowering vulnerable populations through community development and poverty alleviation. We also focus our efforts on protecting the biodiversity in Mauritius and the neighbouring islands through education and preservation of endangered endemic wildlife.

Research News

Cynomolgus monkeys have had a crucial contribution in the development of ground-breaking treatments for illnesses and conditions ranging from diabetes to corona viruses. Equally promising strides are being made in research related to Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases lately.