The LNS is a public institution operating under the supervision of the Ministry of Health in Luxembourg. Organized as a multidisciplinary institute, its six scientific departments include services and units related to the fields of anatomic and molecular pathology, genetics, medical biology, forensic medicine, health protection, and microbiology. The purpose of the LNS is to develop analytical and scientific expertise related to prevention, diagnosis and monitoring of human diseases and to ensure the role of a national control or reference laboratory. The institution contributes to the development, harmonization and promotion of laboratory methods in close collaboration with local and foreign partners, while also developing research and teaching activities. With its modern infrastructure and expertise, the LNS is an ambitious laboratory, supporting innovation in public health.