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TentaStart – The key to the market
The Tentamus Program for Startups!

Even as a small manufacturer you want to be able to offer a safe product. Whether chocolate, smoothies, hemp products, cosmetics, medical devices or dietary supplements, especially for startups and small manufacturers, we offer investigation packages that make your products marketable.

TentaStart supports you in bringing your products safely to market and offers founders an individual initial consultation in which the experts provide practical and comprehensive information about the “must haves”.

A glance at the concept and the packaging enables us to immediately assess what needs to be considered and what measures need to be taken.

Are you ready to start?

For a Safe & Professional Start


TentaStart for Food & Dietary Supplements


In cooperation with bilacon, we help startups with products from the food and dietary supplement industries to bring them successfully and safely to market.

Here you can use the free initial consultation to find out about the “must haves” and have all your questions answered at one point. We will help you create an analysis plan for marketability testing and assist you with proper labeling of your products. In addition, we will help you through the jungle of nutritional value analyses, minimum shelf life controls and all other relevant analyses.

We are always at your side and a 10% discount is available on top of all discountable analyses.

Nicole will be happy to help. Get in touch

Nicole Schröer
+49 30 206 038 133


TentaStart for Cosmetics


In cooperation with the BAV Institute we support cosmetic startups to bring their cosmetics to the market: Fast, safe and cost-effective.

We help you with all relevant laboratory tests for cosmetics: Microbiological tests, preservation stress tests, product-specific suitability tests and environmental tests.

For the first year of cooperation you will receive a discount of 10% on all prices of the tests. An individual initial consultation on requirements and obligations for the first placing on the market is of course included.

Your direct contact person ist

Dr. Bernhard Fellenberg
+49 781 969 47 194


TentaStart for Hemp Products


The use of products of the hemp plant “cannabis” from commercial hemp (poor in cannabinoids) is gaining popularity. For example, hemp seeds, hemp protein powder, hemp oils, CBD oils or other processed productscan be found on the market.

Hemp contains the psychoactive substance tetrahydrocannabinol (THC or Δ9-THC). Commercial hemp contains only a very small amount of the psychoactive cannabinoid THC (less than 0.2%). In order not to endanger consumer health, the levels of THC in products containing hemp must be controlled.

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has established an acute reference dose (ARfD) of 1 microgram Δ9-THC/kg body weight for assessment. The ARfD indicates the maximum amount of THC that can be ingested with food over the course of a day without an identifiable health risk.

Exceeding the ARfD is undesirable from a toxicological point of view, as adverse health effects may occur.

Also from a narcotics law perspective, both the THC content of hemp products and the presentation of the products are relevant. QSI advises from product development, declaration and advertising of the products, to quality assurance measures of products that are already on the market.

Also for hemp products you will receive a 10% discount on all prices of the tests in the first year of cooperation.

Get in touch with Annika

Annika Wessels
+49 421 596 607 32


TentaStart for Medical Devices


In cooperation with TentaConsult, we support start-ups to correctly classify their medical devices and prepare the declaration of conformity: We know the high complexity of the MDR* and have extraordinary experience with the application of the relevant harmonized standards.

We will work with you to develop the best strategy for certification and, together with the laboratories of the Tentamus Group, we can carry out the necessary laboratory tests, which are required, for example, for performance evaluation or for assessing biological safety.

For this purpose, you will receive a 10% discount on all prices for consulting and services as well as the analyses of the Tentamus laboratories during the first year of cooperation. An individual initial consultation on the principles of conformity assessment and the first placing on the market is of course included.

*MDR = Medical Device Regulation (applicable from 26.05.2021)

Contact us! We are happy to advise you

Anja Heinrich
+49 251 928 715 62

Correct Labelling of Your Food Products

How should your food be labelled? Which information is mandatory and what does not belong on the label? Our qualified team will answer all your questions about food labelling.

Lab Services

The safety and harmlessness of foods and their ingredients is essential for a healthy diet in the long term. Our Tentamus laboratories test your products worldwide using state-of-the-art equipment.

Hygiene & Audits

From farm to fork – We advise you on the hygiene of your food and carry out audits in your production facilities.


Basic Consultation

You would like to launch your product safely on the market, but don’t know exactly how?

We can support you here!

Arrange a free initial consultation via video conference with our experts and discover in a personal conversation what is important for your product.


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