York Sponsors and Exhibitors
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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.
Essensys changes the way Science Parks operate. Occupie from essensys is a simple, easy to use software platform that helps you manage your workspace from lead to cash and everything in between. Allowing you to attract and retain customers, grow additional income streams, create a sense of community and gain business insight to make quicker decisions. We focus on ensuring that you can deliver the best customer experience, maximize spend per client and revenue per sq. ft. From lead creation, workspace operations, through to IT, Wi-Fi, comms and billing - essensys is the global leader in delivering an end-to-end experience, specifically designed for workspace operators.
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.
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.
Eppendorf UK is a leading life science company that develops, manufactures and distributes instruments, consumables and services for liquid, sample and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes, automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, complete equipment for DNA amplification, as well as consumables such as micro test tubes and pipette tips. In addition Eppendorf is a provider of ultra-low temperature freezers, CO2 incubators, shakers and fermentation/bioprocess equipment. Eppendorf has a strong commitment to ecological and corporate sustainability policy, certified to ISO 14001 and we will be on hand to answer any questions, provide demonstrations and discuss ways in which our products can make your laboratory work more effectively.
IBI Group is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering, and technology firm with over 2,600 professionals around the world. For more than 40 years, they have helped clients create liveable, sustainable, and advanced urban environments. Working alongside our science, health and education partners, we are creating world-class facilities that inspire innovation, collaboration and productivity. Supported by our research and development team IBI TH!NK, we are adding value to our clients longterm investment by developing solutions that optimise their space use. From intelligent buildings and laboratory planning to furniture design and landscaping, we are evolving healthy and sustainable research environments to help our clients to prepare for tomorrow’s challenges.
ISG is the world’s most dynamic construction services company, whose 2,800 worldwide specialists deliver robust and future-proofed places that help people and businesses thrive. Our years spent working alongside businesses and consultants to address complex building and space challenges allows us to blend an unparalleled track record, sound processes, proven delivery methods and fast-paced and idea-driven culture to create thriving places that are as agile and resilient as their occupants. We understand that places rarely just house people and systems but are the infrastructure for people’s busy lives and business’s daily operations. We don’t do “means to an end”: instead, we believe in the open communication and collaboration that underpins strong relationships and creates enriching customer journeys.
KSG Health Ltd are the importer and distributor of Genano® air purification devices for the UK market. The UK business development of Genano devices started already in 2008, on behalf of the manufacturer Genano Group, Finland. To move the UK business 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. Genano Technology eliminates microbes, such as viruses, bacteria and moulds, and removes also gases and odours. The devices serve laboratories / cleanrooms, hospitals, commercial and education premises. The devices have been in the international market for 15+ years and they are currently used in 22 countries.
Perkins+Will is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm established in 1935. Founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities, we collaborate with clients all over the world to create healthy, sustainable places in which to live, learn, work, play, and heal. More than 2,000 professionals across over 20 Perkins+Will offices include some of the brightest minds in architecture, interior design, branded environments, urban design, and landscape architecture. Clients consistently turn to us for our leadership and expertise in areas like sustainability, resilience, health and wellness, and mobility. Additionally, our 10 Research Labs catalyse innovative design technologies and solutions that result in better, smarter, more competitive built environments. The recipient of hundreds of design awards each year, and a progressive leader in corporate social responsibility, Perkins+Will is consistently ranked among the world’s top design firms.
Surrey Research Park is a leading UK Science Park and one of the founding members of UKSPA. It is owned and managed by the University of Surrey. The Park helps commercialise innovation, support start-up enterprises from both the University’s own academics and students, and the wider business community as well as attract local national and international business. It’s the home of the award-winning SETsquared incubation initiative and Rocketdesk. Today there are over 150 companies on site that employ more than 4,500 personnel.
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.
REGISTRATION AREA SPONSOR
Oxford Innovation is the UK’s leading innovation centre operator. We currently manage a network of 22 centres throughout the UK with over 950 centre customers, who are predominantly innovative early stage businesses. We have managed innovation centres, incubation spaces and flexible workspaces for 30 years, and this broad range of experience has enabled us to develop a range of tools and knowledge to inform the successful design, business planning and management, from inception through to delivery. Many of our centres have on-site business support to help our customers achieve their growth ambitions. For our clients, we offer services that create financially sustainable centres with real economic outputs which are aligned to our client goals.
EXHIBITION/NETWORKING AREA SPONSOR
Halton Products Limited are a world leading innovator and manufacturer of ventilation and air distribution equipment for High Class Buildings, Commercial Kitchens, Marine, Healthcare and Laboratory sectors. Established in Finland in 1969, Halton is still family owned with manufacturing and customer centres in more than 40 countries. Halton Vita - total solutions for demanding laboratory spaces: Uncompromised safety with unequalled sustainability credentials; Intelligent and efficient management of room pressure conditions, thermal comfort in healthcare, research, production and educational laboratories; The fastest and most accurate airflow management system for all types of fume cupboards and containment devices; Engineered, tested, installed, validated, commissioned and maintained - a whole life cycle commitment.
Creative Places is a real estate consultant and agent, specialising in advising the promoters of places where clusters of research and R&D intensive businesses work to develop new technologies. We are located in Cambridge, one of Europe’s top technology clusters. We have been shaping real estate development for the sector in the city and across the UK for the last eight years. In that time we have secured ongoing instructions on major UK science and research parks, working with leading academic and research institutions as well as private sector developers and investors.
NETPark – the North East Technology Park – is an internationally recognised location to accelerate the growth of ambitious, innovative, high tech companies into global markets. We bring together those who demand new ideas and new solutions with an exceptional local environment, a talented workforce and a ready-made manufacturing supply chain. Our focus is companies that are integrating materials into high value innovative products, particularly printable electronics, microelectronics, photonics and nanotechnology, in the fields of energy, defence, and medical technologies.
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Innovation Birmingham Campus is the leading location for Birmingham’ tech and start-up community. You’ll discover office suites, meeting and conference facilities and co-working facilities for innovators, entrepreneurs and investors looking to develop, fund or support their innovative digital start-up.
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SES Engineering Services is recognised as one of the UK leading M&E providers, specialising in the design and installation of building and infrastructure services solutions. As a market leader, SES delivers M&E services that are derived from an exceptional level of technical authority. We are proud to be the first M&E provider to achieve BRE BIM Level 2 Certification ahead of the government’s compliance deadline. SES utilises its BIM expertise to deliver bespoke, design-led, cost efficient solutions optimising productivity for the whole construction team, by maximising offsite manufacture in our award-winning offsite production facility, Prism. We have a wealth of experience in delivering technically-complex science and research projects including the £47m Plowright Laboratory for The Pirbright Institute, Surrey.
ADP is a national, award winning, architectural practice leading in the design of collaborative facilities for science, research, innovation, and enterprise.
AECOMs (GOLD SPONSOR) specialist Science & Innovation team works with public and private sector clients across the lifecycle 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. By drawing on our extensive experience within the UK and across international scientific communities, we bring best practice and add value to every project, large or small.
Analox Sensor Technology. Founded in 1981, Analox Sensor Technology (AST) is an acknowledged authority on gas detection sensors and are recognised internationally for its gas sensor expertise. AST provides niche and custom gas detection solutions to the laboratory industry, ensuring that employees and processes are safe from harmful gas leaks. Analox’s product portfolio includes monitors for detecting CO2, O2, CO and inert gases such as nitrogen and argon. It’s Ax60 CO2 monitor was shortlisted for an S-Lab award, recognised for its adaptable set-up and easy user maintainable features.
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.
Axair Fans, more than just a fan supplier, is an exclusive distributor of fans and fan accessories including corrosion resistant polypropylene fans, control equipment and installation equipment for use within laboratory fume cupboards, hoods, sinks and LEV. Coupled with extensive application knowledge and technical expertise we can advise on correct fan installation to match your air movement needs.
BBSRC / NERC / STFC- Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC); Natural Environment Research Council (NERC); Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC). The Research Councils play a vital role within the UK innovation system. Each year the Councils invest around £3 billion in excellent research that has an impact on growth, prosperity and wellbeing in the UK. To maintain the UK’s global research position the Councils support training, foster international collaborations and provide access to facilities and infrastructure. To maximise impact, BBSRC, NERC and STFC are developing national research and innovation campuses, based around long-term investments by the Councils. The Campuses provides a unique space where businesses, and other users, can co-locate to access world-leading research, capabilities, specialist facilities and infrastructure, creating a vibrant environment for innovation to flourish.
BDP (GOLD SPONSOR) is an international practice of architects, engineers and urbanists who design sustainable masterplans and buildings for science and research across the academic, commercial and healthcare sectors, and deliver cost-effective solutions in response to complex briefs.
Broen-Lab offers solutions that ensure the functionality, compliance, hygiene, durability and safety are of the highest priority.
BUCHI, for 75 years, has been a leading solution provider in laboratory technology for R&D, quality control and production worldwide. We serve a wide range of industries such as pharmaceuticals, chemicals, food & beverage, feed, environmental analysis and academia.
BuroHappold is an 1,800 strong independent practice with deep experience in science and technology environments. Continuously innovating, we place people at the centre our design work.
Camlab Ltd is a UK supplier of scientific equipment, lab supplies and consumables based in Cambridge. Our products are used for research, water testing and environmental monitoring. We are committed to the provision of products that are innovative with good environmental credentials.
Clean Air Limited are a specialist UK Fume Cupboard Manufacturer. They will be exhibiting their APEX-2 Fume Cupboard which offers lower energy consumption, more working space and excellent containment. They will also be providing information on a new High Heat Load version that has been tested to BS EN14175 Part 7 and exceeds the proposed UK Band 1 performance levels. This will be of particular interest to any Fume Cupboard users who work with hotplates or burners.
Compliance Engineering International offer comprehensive EMI solutions to architects, engineers and building owners around the world. We are one of the few consultancies with the capability to analyse and create mitigation solutions for all kinds of electromagnetic interference, from DC and ELF, to Radiofrequencies in laboratory environments that contain sensitive instruments.
CPP - A laboratory exhaust system can be a large initial investment and CPP helps optimise these systems using industry-leading testing, analysis, and implementation methods.
Critical Air Flow (GOLD SPONSOR) is a specialist in laboratory environmental control, including room airflow & pressurisation, fume cupboard containment and fume exhaust fan systems. We offer three state-of-the-art solutions: AIRCUITY; PHOENIX VAV Lab Airflow Control and STROBIC High Dilution Exhaust Fan Systems.
Eppendorf UK (GOLD SPONSOR) is a leading life science company that develops, manufactures and distributes instruments, consumables and services for liquid, sample and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes, automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, complete equipment for DNA amplification, as well as consumables such as micro test tubes and pipette tips.
Essensys (EVENT PLATINUM SPONSOR) changes the way Science Parks operate. Occupie from essensys is a simple, easy to use software platform that helps manage your workspace from lead to cash and everything in between. Allowing you to attract and retain customers, grow additional income streams and gain insight to make quicker decisions.
Gilson Scientific Limited provides high quality, dependable solutions for today’s demanding liquid chromatography, solid phase extraction and liquid handling requirements. From the trusted and famous PIPETMAN products to a full range of system solutions, Gilson is the element of choice for your laboratory.
Halton Products Limited (EXHIBITION/NETWORKING AREA SPONSOR) We are a world leading innovator and manufacturer of ventilation and air distribution equipment for High Class Buildings, Commercial Kitchens, Marine, Healthcare and Laboratory sectors. Established in Finland in 1969, Halton is still family owned with manufacturing and customer centres in more than 40 countries. Halton Vita - total solutions for demanding laboratory spaces.
IBI Group (GOLD SPONSOR) is a globally integrated architecture, planning, engineering and technology firm. Focused on the principles of wellbeing and sustainability, we design world class scientific environments that inspire collaboration, research and discovery.
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.
ISG (GOLD SPONSOR) is the world’s most dynamic construction services company, delivering robust and future-proofed places that help people and businesses thrive. Our 2,800 worldwide specialists in fit-out, technology, construction and development deliver not just buildings, but also an exceptional delivery dynamic and strong customer relationships built on mutual trust, collaboration, and open communication
JULABO are a market-leading German manufacturer of temperature control equipment. JULABO offer comprehensive ranges of circulators, chillers and fluid-based temperature control equipment used for heating, cooling or temperature control applications. JULABO equipment has won S-LAB recognition for its customers in both the University of Aberdeen, University of Strathclyde and the University of Edinburgh.
KNF - Laboratory Pumps and Rotary Evaporators. Whatever your pumping requirements are, whether it to be the transfer of neutral, corrosive or aggressive liquids or gases KNF have the pumping solution for you. Our range of general purpose and chemically resistant pumps and systems are suitable for numerous applications around the laboratory and educational establishments. They are maintenance-free and designed for long-life due to our unique diaphragm principles. Our state-of-the-art rotary evaporators are efficient, robust instruments designed for everyday use, tailored to scientist’s practical needs. The elegant, easy-to-clean design offers a range of features focused on simple, reliable operation and increased operator safety – including a unique wireless remote control unit.
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.
LabCup is the complete chemical management, lab management, and hazard tracking software system. LabCup includes: full chemical inventory, SDS management and auto sourcing, live emergency information, online Risk Assessments, chemical storage segregation, radioactive isotope tracking, chemical waste disposal, compliance reporting (Chemical Weapons Convention, etc), equipment booking and inventory, training records, access hierarchy, digital floorplans of hazards, complete Safety Officer oversight, and much more.
Lancaster University is ranked in the top 10 for interactions with small and medium enterprises (SMEs). Our facilities for business are the best of their kind- our office spaces were highlighted as an exemplar in a government report on university-businesses interactions. With our award winning business development teams to help you access our facilities, expertise and funded research programmes, you can be sure your business has the best chance for growth.
LTE Scientific, with 70 years’ experience, is a leading European manufacturer and supplier of laboratory and medical equipment, which is sold extensively into the public and private sectors, including Healthcare, Further Education, Pharmaceutical, Biotech, Research, Food/Beverage, Technology and Industrial.
Merit Holdings - Primarily operating as Principal Contractor, Merit Holdings is a specialist design and build, engineering and construction company focussed on high technology and complex industrial markets including Pharmaceutical; Healthcare; Education; Cosmetics; Nuclear; Aerospace; Semiconductor and Heritage.
Murgitroyd is a firm of UK and European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys based at the York Science Park. We support and work with start-ups, SMEs, Universities and large corporates at all stages of the Innovation Life Cycle. If you are new to Intellectual Property we will provide practical advice on how to create value from your ideas. If you already have Intellectual Property rights we can IP audit your company and accompany you on your innovation journey. If you are thinking internationally, with representation rights in 16 countries we can support your international expansion and protect your ideas and brands in all your export markets.
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 sale and support of temperature controlled biomedical laboratory products for sample preservation and storage, cell and tissue culture and in-lab sterilization. Our latest generation of products are designed with energy efficiency and sample security in mind.
Perkins+Will (GOLD SPONSOR) is an interdisciplinary, research-based architecture and design firm established in 1935. Founded on the belief that design has the power to transform lives and enhance communities, we collaborate with clients all over the world to create healthy, sustainable places in which to live, learn, work, play, and heal.
Romero UK Ltd / Premier Laboratory Systems (PLATINUM SPONSOR) are part of the Romero Group, leading manufacturers and suppliers of modular laboratory installations (including to the three S-Lab 2016 conference venues at Nottingham, Rothamsted and Strathclyde). Premier manufactures and installs low energy fume cupboards tested to EN14175 and Romero manufactures and supplies laboratory furniture tested and certificated to EN13150.
RWDI is an engineering consultancy that helps clients tackle complex challenges in laboratory design by combining innovative thinking and collaborative problem-solving from many global locations, including the UK. For laboratories, RWDI has a long history of helping clients meet sustainability targets such as reducing building-wide energy use, while maintaining occupant health, well-being and comfort. RWDI applies our experience and state-of-the-art wind tunnel testing to develop strategies that optimise exhaust flue and intake design for safe dispersion levels and fan energy savings (via turndown below 100% capacity). RWDI uses our deep knowledge of internal ventilation systems and CFD modelling to optimise effective performance and ACH rates.
S+B are UK based designers, manufacturers and installers of Laboratory Furniture and Fume Cupboards with products specifically designed for the University, Pharmaceutical, R&D, Food and Healthcare markets.
Surrey Research Park (GOLD SPONSOR) - The University of Surrey-owned Surrey Research Park (SRP) is a 28.5 hectare site that is widely regarded as one of the best science parks of its kind for its success in supporting the growth of knowledge-based companies and developing innovation capacity over a 30 year period.
The Austin Company provide multi-disciplinary design, engineering and construction management solutions focusing on the planning, design and construction of complex scientific research and pharmaceutical facilities. Visit us on our stand where we can discuss our projects within science parks and universities.
The Fairhursts Design Group, Founded over 120 years ago, is a leading architectural practice with offices in Manchester and Southampton. 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. FDG 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 projects are being designed for Wellcome Genome Campus, University of Cambridge, Reckitt Benckiser and STFC.
Thermo Fisher Scientific (GOLD SPONSOR) - 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.
Triple Red Limited not only supply, service and maintain laboratory equipment, we are also a trusted British manufacturer of Laboratory Water Equipment. We consider quality to be a priority, having recently renewed our ISO 9001:2015 status and are one of a few companies to be accredited by UKAS to ISO 17025:2005 meaning we are certified to provide calibrations on Autoclaves. Our philosophy is one of customer service, whether it be next day delivery for consumables, specialist help for any of the products from our specialist sales team or comprehensive service packages for our equipment with our dedicated team of engineers are available 24/7.
Veolia Water Technologies specialises in delivering water purification systems and service support for a wide range of scientific applications. With over 75 years’ experience in water purification, 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 UK’s largest stockist of Lab fixtures.
At VWR (PLATINUM SPONSOR) 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.
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.
PROFESSIONAL BODY EXHIBITORS
HEaTED is the leading provider of professional development and networking opportunities for all disciplines of the technical workforce in higher and further education, and related organisations across the UK.
IST The Institute of Science and Technology is a professional body for technicians, specialist and technical managers, ensuring that they get the recognition and the careers they deserve. We are a Science Council Licensed Body for the award of CSci, RSci and RSciTech registration.