Azecolab was founded in 2000. During the first years of its foundation Azecolab participated mostly in scientific-research projects and performed different laboratory tasks (sampling and laboratory tests) based on the specific projects requirements. One of the major projects in which Azecolab participated was monitoring of water quality of Kura and Araks rivers in the South Caucasus. Azecolab was the laboratory represented Azerbaijan in this international project and all laboratory services were provided by Azecolab. During these years Azecolab had partnership relations with the following universities and research centers:

  • Azerbaijan National Academy of Science;
  • Norwegian University of Science and Technology (in Trondheim);
  • Belgium University of Antwerp;
  • University of Florida (USA);
  • USGS St. Petersburg and Denver Research Centers (USA).