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Cambridge Sponsors and Exhibitors

We will have various sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor packages available for our 2018 events. If you are interested in reaching our unique audience please contact us directly for more information or to express an interest.  

These are our Cambridge Conference sponsors and exhibitors. All text has been supplied by them and has not been validated by S-Lab.  


Romero UK Ltd / Premier Laboratory Systems are sister companies which are leading suppliers of modular laboratory installations (including the three S-Lab 2016 conference venues at Nottingham, Rothamsted and Strathclyde). Romero manufactures and installs laboratory furniture tested and certified to EN13150. Premier manufactures and installs low energy fume cupboards tested to EN14175.

VWR At VWR we specialise in offering a unique range of sustainability services. Our dedicated team works closely with customers, sharing the latest industry information to help you achieve your goals to lower running costs, reduce CO2 emissions and waste.


AECOM’s specialist Science & Innovation team work with clients across the life-cycle of their buildings and estate - from business case support and pre-construction advice, masterplanning and consulting on the successful delivery of new and refurbished laboratory projects through to improving the environmental and scientific performance of current facilities. Our projects span the public and private sectors and include university teaching and research laboratories; incubators; pharmaceutical, charitable and government research facilities; and commercial science parks. By drawing on our experience within the UK and international scientific communities, and our global network of experts across 150 countries, we bring best practice and add value to every project, large or small.

BDP is a collective of architects, designers, engineers and urbanists employing almost 1,000 people internationally. Established in 1961 and acclaimed with 1,000 awards for design quality, we combine expertise across the academic, commercial and healthcare sectors to produce innovative masterplans and buildings for science, research and technology where high-tech considerations never eclipse the fundamental drivers of wellbeing and social interaction. We collaborate with public and private sector clients to design sustainable, interactive and flexible environments which foster and inspire scientific discovery for universities, top pharmaceutical companies and science parks. Our cost effective solutions respond to complex briefs for refurbishment or new build laboratories which synthesise functional excellence with enhanced energy performance and exceptional attention to detail.

Boost Labcare are a UKAS accredited laboratory with over 25 years of experience in laboratory support. In today’s climate of strict traceability providing validation of process and control is a vital requirement in a wide range of industries including pharma, clinical and food. To ensure all standards are being met the use of air samplers, autoclaves combined with biological and chemical indicators are just a few methods used to ensure strict compliance. Boost Labcare supply these products backed up with a wealth of experience in this field. In addition Boost Labcare can offer maintenance, validation and service of equipment to ensure optimum performance ensuring reliable and meaningful results.

Critical Air Flow specialises in airflow control for laboratories and other critical spaces requiring accurate, repeatable, reliable and SAFE airflows. Our systems ensure the environmental integrity of key facilities, providing safe, energy efficient, solutions, based on proven products developed by Phoenix Controls, Strobic Air Corporation and Aircuity. The Aircuity demand-based ventilation system will be described in a conference session. Through these different technologies we can optimise laboratory airflows to save energy and improve safety, with low life-cycle cost and attractive return on investment. Our customers include leading universities, pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, government research facilities and industrial corporations.

JISC - a registered charity and champion the use of digital technologies in UK education and research.

KSG Health Ltd are the importer and distributor of Genano® air purification devices for the UK market. The UK business development of these devices started in 2008, on behalf of the manufacturer Genano Group, Finland. To move the UK market to the next level, KSG Health Ltd has taken over the business in 2017. Genano’s unique technology removes particles down to nanometre size from indoor air, eliminates microbes, such as viruses, bacteria and moulds, and removes also gases and odours. The devices serve laboratories, cleanrooms, hospitals, commercial and education premises, and more.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion, and more than 50,000 employees in 50 countries. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive support.


3PM are Project, Programme and Portfolio Managers with an established reputation for delivering complex projects across a range of sectors and specialisms, with particular strength within the Science & Technology sector. We provide a personable yet professional service delivered by a passionate and tenacious team. Our ethos is to provide expert advice throughout the lifecycle of projects and deliver a Trusted Advisor service to our clients and the professional teams we work with. Visit our sessions and stand to hear about recent projects for our valued clients including Wellcome Genome Campus, Cell & Gene Therapy Manufacturing Catapult, Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst, The Pirbright Institute, Oxford Science Park and University of Cambridge.

Founded in 1981, Analox Sensor Technology provides niche and custom gas detection solutions to industries including beverage and fast food, commercial diving and laboratories. Analox Sensor Technology has over  325 years of collective, specialist electronics and software engineering expertise, as well as a worldwide distributor network. Visit our stand to see our latest gas safety monitors including our Safe-Ox+, which alerts you to the dangers of both high levels and low levels of oxygen, and our new Ax60+ allows you to monitor for CO2 and O2 levels delivering a comprehensive monitoring system.

ARUP is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today’s built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world. Attend our sessions to hear more about our work at the Wellcome Genome Campus, and the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre at UCL; Visit our stand to learn more about our science projects including the AstraZeneca headquarters in Cambridge; Speak to our team about our work and the wide range of specialist skills we offer to our science and technology clients. 

asecos is the leading German manufacturer of highly-insulated hazardous material storage cabinets. For over 20 years asecos has been actively involved in international associations and working groups to develop innovative and sustainable products to meet the challenges of storing hazardous materials in 21st century laboratories and industrial facilities.

Austin provides in-house multi-disciplinary architectural design, engineering and construction management solutions focusing on the planning, design and construction of complex scientific research and pharmaceutical facilities. Working in both the private and public sector we are familiar with the regulatory environment and happy to partner your project from a stand-alone concept design through to design, tender and construction to handover.

Autoscribe Informatics specialises in Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Biobank Sample Management. Our solutions are used by leading laboratories worldwide to manage the flow of work through any kind of laboratory or similar environment. Visit our stand to see a demo of our LIMS and Biobank solutions. Ask about our recent projects with Universities of Surrey, Cambridge, Nottingham, Warwick and Liverpool. Discover the flexibility of our graphically configurable solutions that allow you to make changes as and when you need.

BICASA SRL During 70 years of experience and innovation, BICASA has been designing laboratory furniture and fume cupboard with innate leanings to “think outside the box”. The highest performance RX FUME CUPBOARD, both in terms of robustness and energy saving, and the unique design of modular furniture system turn any laboratory into a revolutionary and safe working space.
Italian design & quality complete BICASA philosophy. Since 1947, ownership and management grant to the company a long-term vision, based on trust and reliability. With projects succeeded in more than 50 countries, BICASA is nowadays one of the most important laboratory furniture manufacturer in the market, proud of providing solutions more than products.

Camlab Ltd is a UK supplier and manufacturer of scientific equipment, laboratory supplies and consumables based in Cambridge.  Our products are used for General Laboratory, Research, Water testing and Environmental monitoring. We are committed to the provision of innovative products that are space-saving with good environmental credentials.      

CPP was the first US company to provide wind engineering services to architects and engineers. Our founders helped create the tools and methods that remain the standards of the industry. Today, CPP is a leading international engineering firm providing consulting services for wind effects on buildings and structures, exhaust dispersion for commercial, academic, and industrial facilities, and air flow in and around buildings. 

Dortek is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of hygienic GRP door solutions for the research and pharmaceutical sectors. Our innovative product range is engineered to satisfy end-user needs for safe, secure and reliable access. Dortek has over 45 years’ experience in door specification, our dedicated in-house project management team deliver complex, bespoke door packages from initial design to final commissioning. We have produced and installed more than 200,000 door sets for clients in over 40 countries. Visit our stand to find out more about our product portfolio and discuss some of our recently completed projects for science and research.

ERLAB With more than 45 years of experience in the field of molecular filtration and protection of laboratory personnel, Erlab is the trusted brand for safety when choosing a filtered or ductless fume hood, filtered storage solution, or laboratory air filtration system. Attend our Conference session and our stand to realize that GreenFumeHood (GHF) technology is an amazing filtered and recirculated fume hood offering a real alternative to ducted installation.

ESTS - LOGICLAVE™ are a Northamptonshire (UK) based service provider and manufacturer of the Logiclave™ range laboratory autoclaves and steam sterilizers for healthcare, research and scientific laboratory applications. An experienced team of service technicians providing an extensive range of services to all types and makes of autoclaves and sterilizers including: Preventative maintenance and periodic testing in accordance with the requirements of industry standards such as HTM 01-01; instrument calibration and validation services IQ, OQ and PQ and next working day callout response as standard and on call engineer/ telephone support available 24/7.

EUROCLONE - Flourish Healthcare are also proud to be the UK sole distributor and agent for EuroClone S.p.A and BioAir products. This unique and select collaboration provides you with the assurance that all your CCE requirements are expertly considered with professional advice afforded. Our customer service extends with tailored procurement options, service plans, extended warranties and product guarantees. EuroClone/BioAir observe strict accordance to current international standards and combine skills of our craftsmen with total commitment to serve our customers and exceed expectations. High user confidence in the equipment produced by EuroClone/BioAir is underpinned with our production flexibility and comprehensive knowledge of customer’s requirements, thus enabling us to offer the right solution for every need.

FLORES VALLES S.AFlourish Healthcare are proud to be the UK sole distributor and agent for Flores Valles S.A. Our expert service provides you with the confidence that all aspects of your project are fully considered and realised from conception to handover. Our customer service extends beyond project completion with tailored service plans, extended warranties and product guarantees. Flores Valles specialises in State of the Art Steel Laboratory Furniture and Fume Cupboards. We have been the premier market leader for modular, flexible and sustainable laboratory design and practice for many years. We have installations worldwide in Chemical, Biochemical, Bioscience, Process and Pharmaceutical industries, including numerous prestigious University projects. 

Halton are a manufacturer of specialist Ventilation products, we design and manufacture control systems to completely manage all of the ventilation requirements in the Laboratory. The Halton Vita Lab system can be configured simply as a ‘stand-alone’ fume cupboard / lab room control system, or it can be upgraded to a fully intelligent integrated control system. Halton have a unique ‘dual control’ fume cupboard system that is the fastest and safest system on the market, stable fume cupboard air flow in less than 3 seconds from the point of moving the sash window. Coming soon – Halton’s innovative ‘demand based’ fume cupboard VAV control system – accurately monitors and controls the fume cupboard airflow based on the contamination within. Please visit our website for more information

i-desk Solutions is a UK  designer,manufacturer and installer of Science and Laboratory furniture solutions with unique bench designs and clever integration of computers to create more surface workspace whilst having technology available. Visit our stand to see our designs; discuss your next project and arrange a consultation and receive a brochure.

IKA is where people turn visions into reality. We offer a wide range of innovative equipment for numerous applications in research and development. Market leaders trust in our proven technology for their mixing, heating, distilling and crushing applications. IKA has gained a leading position in the world market with its innovative magnetic stirrers, mixers, overhead stirrers, shakers, homogenizers, mills, rotary evaporators, calorimeters, laboratory reactors and specially developed software for laboratory and analysis applications, as well as temperature control products such as circulators, baths and chillers. Visit our stand to see IKA’s newly released 2017 products. See our range of energy saving circulators/chillers. “IKA-Designed to work perfectly”.

For nearly three decades, ISG has been providing construction solutions to some of the world’s most successful and enduring businesses, cities and institutions. ISG’s highly-specialised delivery teams across the technology, science and health sectors are well-versed in these industry forces and work closely with our customers to reduce risk, deliver exceptional quality and build in agility. Visit the ISG stand to learn how ISG can deliver highly complex projects that enable you to focus on your own work: developing, researching, collaborating, providing and protecting critical services and products for people and businesses locally and around the world. Also, find out about how we helping transform the Wellcome Trust’s Genome Campus.

Köttermann is an international manufacturer of high quality sophisticated and modular laboratory furniture and fume cupboards. The EXPLORIS® range provides a flexible, safe and intelligent furniture concept which can be further tailored to individual laboratory design requirements and budget.  Steel is our material of choice for production of the EXPLORIS® range due to the beneficial nature of its sturdy, extremely durable and fully recyclable properties and the significantly reduced fire risk in the laboratory. We have focused on design to combine functionality and aesthetics to provide a productive and comfortable laboratory workplace. Visit our stand for detailed information on the Köttermann EXPLORIS® & Mach-Aire brands of laboratory furniture & fume cupboards.

LabCup provides a complete labaoratory management system, focused on automation and removing administration. LabCups modules include: Chemical inventory, equipment booking and asset management, digital floorplans containing live emergency information, risk assessment/COSHH, biological, radioactives, training records, and more. LabCups features include: Input chemicals by photo (label recognition – no typing!), auto SDS souring and parsing, apps, a complete lab management system running as much as possible through one software system.

Merit Holdings is a specialist design and build, engineering and construction company focused on high technology and complex industrial sectors. In the last 15 years, we have delivered a significant amount of laboratory and cleanroom projects as well as support areas such as warehousing, circulation and office facilities. Our site teams and procedures are set up to manage construction activities in clean environments with complex services including gases, chemicals and DI/UPW water. Merit is often taken on to develop the initial design and ensure the facility achieves validation requirements including FDA, EMA and MHRA standards. Visit our stand to hear about our exciting projects and to spin our prize wheel!

Nora Flooring Systems - For almost 70 years, nora has developed resilient floor coverings, stairtreads and accessories that solve the daily challenges faced by our customers. We specialise in solutions for the most demanding environments. nora® floorcoverings offer high walking comfort and excellent footfall sound absorption properties. Above this, extreme durability, backed up by their slip resistance properties and excellent fire-protection characteristics, and high resilience ensure lasting safety for years. Be it chemical resistance, electrostatic conductivity or dissipation capability, the highest demands on hygiene or ergonomic workplaces, nora flooring systems has it covered.  Sustainable buildings are environmentally compatible, economic, efficient and resource saving. Nora systems is actively committed to sustainability and has many environmental awards.Come and visit us, have a chat and see if we have the solution you are looking for.

Nuova Far s.r.l. has been a major producer of quality laboratory taps since 1953. Manufacturing taps and remote controls to the highest standards, using only the best European materials and technologies. Our production system is certified under ISO9001:2000, and our products are certified with the most respected certification bodies, and EPD covered. All the working processes are carried out by us in-house. Allowing us to readily adapt to fulfil all our customer’s needs. Your laboratory is also your workplace. Why not have taps that are aesthetically pleasing, designed by Massimiliano della Monaca. Known for his devotion to beautiful, practical design. Future proofed German headworks inside a beautiful Italian shell.

Panasonic Biomedical Sales Europe BV are specialists in the sales and support of temperature controlled biomedical and laboratory products for sample preservation and storage, medical and pharmacy storage, incubation, cell and tissue culture and in-lab sterilization. Our latest generation of products are designed to provide high performance, energy efficiency and sample security. Recently launched new models include our latest 729 litre ULT Freezer, MDF-DU702VH-PE, with low energy consumption of only 7.7kWh/24hrs; new TwinGuard ULT Freezer models for enhanced sample protection and new additions to our Cell Culture Incubator range which now includes the choice of either rapid hydrogen peroxide decontamination or high temperature sterilisation.

Founded over 120 years ago, The Fairhursts Design Group (FDG) is a leading architectural practice with offices in Manchester, Southampton and Cambridge. The business has established itself as a trusted development partner with global reach, and offers architectural, masterplanning, interior design, space planning, landscape design and client representative services. FOG recently completed The GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry at the University of Nottingham and the Materials Innovation Factory at the University of Liverpool. Other significant project are being designed for Wellcome Genome Campus, University of Cambridge, University of Teesside, Reckitt Benckiser and STFC.

Triple Red are industry leaders in the supply and maintenance of laboratory equipment; and a trusted UK manufacturer of Laboratory Water Equipment. Quality is our priority, reflected in our ISO9001:2015 certification. We are also proud to be to be accredited by UKAS to ISO17025:2005 for the validation of laboratory autoclaves against temperature and pressure. Our philosophy is one of customer service, offering expert advice on a wide range of products and services. Our dedicated team of engineers are competent across our full range of equipment and are trained to a high technical and customer service standard. We recently unveiled ‘Pico’, our new and complete, “all in one” water system which provides general laboratory water with many unique features. It has low energy consumption, minimal water wastage and maximises the use of one’s laboratory space. The Pico is the latest addition to the Triple Red range of high quality water systems which are manufactured in the UK to ISO9001:2015 certification. Visit our stand to hear more about this product and how it could benefit your laboratory.

TROX is an international company dedicated to the design and manufacture of products and systems (from air handling units to filters, diffusers and control systems) for ventilation and air conditioning within a range of sectors including laboratories and clean rooms. Visit our stand to receive further information about the LABCONTROL and the EASYLAB systems; both designed to meet the needs of ventilation and air management within laboratories; Discuss air control strategies and designs with our Technical Managers covering topics such as; volume flow and room pressure control, acoustic requirements., air change rate, extract air led or supply air lead systems. Visit our stand to find out about projects TROX have been involved in.

Veolia Water Technologies specialises in delivering water purification systems and service support for a wide range of scientific applications. We deliver reliable and easy to install systems to meet all your Type I to Type Ill laboratory water requirements. We offer stand alone equipment as well as complex central water systems and are the largest stockist of Lab fixtures in the UK. We are the market leader for laboratory water purification systems, offering a range of products and services for research, analytics and healthcare environments; We can provide help and expertise at all stages from conceptualising and finalising the design through to the build and system installation and we work closely with leading laboratory instrument companies to customise water purification systems for specific applications.

Willmott Dixon create some of the best places in the world for science and research to thrive; understand the need to get projects moving and research underway on day one; deliver cutting edge, technically challenging smarter buildings; engage, support, and educate both the scientific and local communities to widen the impact of our work together.

Ziath specialises in instrumentation control and information management in both the academic and the pharmaceutical/biotech industry sectors with a focus on the application of laboratory automation. In particular, we focus on managing large sample libraries (compound management, biobanking and sample management) using 2D datamatrix tubes. Founded in 2005, Ziath develops innovative new products designed to simplify processes in life science organisations. In addition Ziath offers consulting and contracting work to clients. Contact us to find out more information. Ziath has a range of products split into four main categories of 2D barcode scanners, devices for handling tubes, 2D barcoded tubes and sample management software. 

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