Birmingham Exhibitors

Our next event is the joint S-Lab/UKSPA Conference and Exhibition, including
dinner and Awards Ceremony on 2-3 April 2019 at the University of Birmingham. 

Contact us directly for more information if you are interested in reaching our unique audience by exhibiting and/or sponsoring. Please email events@ukspa.org.uk 

These are our current Birmingham exhibitors. All text has been supplied by them and has not been validated by S-Lab/UKSPA. 



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.

essensys changes the way science parks operate. Established in London in 2006, essensys provide mission-critical software to the science park and innovation centre industries. Our proprietary software and mobile-ready technology deliver a comprehensive end-to-end solution that helps ambitious, multi-site operators operate efficiently, deliver tech-driven workspace and science park networks, and offer a frictionless occupier experience. 

University of Birmingham Enterprise manages the University's science parks, business incubation and bio-incubation and provides enterprise training, and access to bespoke help with business planning, Intellectual Property commercialisation, R&D, product testing and translational funding. We are based at the Birmingham Research Park, a fully commercial research park with 55 tenants, who employ more than 500 staff on site. The Research Park is the location for University teams that commercialise research and drive collaboration with industry, and the home of the BioHub Birmingham®, a fully serviced biomedical incubator and accelerator designed to house life science companies from proof of concept to expansion.


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.

Bruntwood - TEXT PENDING

Burro Happold - TEXT PENDING

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 is the UK higher, further education and skills sectors’ not-for-profit organisation for digital services and solutions. We are dedicated entirely to the sectors’ individual and collective needs. We champion the importance and potential of digital technologies for UK education and research; and do three main things: We operate shared digital infrastructure and services; We negotiate sector-wide deals with IT vendors and commercial publishers and we provide trusted advice and practical assistance for universities, colleges and learning providers. We are currently working with funders, universities, equipment vendors and other stakeholders to enhance the national research equipment portal and help the sector evidence the usage and sharing of research kit.

Thermo Fisher Scientific is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 70,000 employees globally. 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, deliver medicines to market 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 services.


ADP is a national, award winning, architectural practice leading in the design of collaborative facilities for science, research, innovation, and enterprise. 

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Autoscribe Informatics is a leading supplier of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Biobank Sample Management solutions. Used by large and small laboratories and biobanks worldwide, our solutions are ultra-flexible and user friendly.

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.

FunderMax -"For people who create". Whether it is a matter of furniture, facades or interior fittings, FunderMax is always to be found at the interface between ideas and materials. We understand architects, processors and the furniture industry - as well as the genuine decision-makers: your customers. We think about the issues, we develop the products and we create them. Our strength lies in well thought out wood-based materials and compact laminates. We see ourselves as a production facility, a service partner and a design laboratory. Only because we are highly competent in all three fields can we make top-class performance a matter of course. 

Halton are a manufacturer of specialist Ventilation products, we design and manufacture control systems to completely manage the entire 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.

HEaTED is a membership based network of 70+ member institutions, predominantly in higher education, with 9000+ registered technicians. We are the leading national provider of professional development activities, and face-to-face networking for the technical workforce across subject specialisms and disciplines. We source, develop and deliver CPD, including on-demand events at member institutions, to build a highly competent and capable technical community, equipped to help organisations grow and succeed. 

KNF - innovative 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.

S+B are one of Europe’s premier laboratory furniture and fume cupboard manufacturers with all products designed and manufactured in the UK. Including: Exemplaire range of laboratory furniture offers contemporary styling whilst providing heavy duty functionality; Utilaire range of laboratory furniture provides quality and durability with value combined; Ecoline range of low velocity solid skin fume cupboards are environmentally friendly which pay the highest regard to operator protection through intelligent, ergonomic design and construction. And new products include our Elevaire overhead service delivery system and Mobilaire range of mobile benching.

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. FDG recently completed the S-Lab Award winning GlaxoSmithKline Carbon Neutral laboratory for Sustainable Chemistry at the University of Nottingham and the Materials Innovation Factory at the University of Liverpool.

Triple Red are industry leaders in the supply and maintenance of laboratory equipment; and a trusted UK manufacturer of Laboratory Water Equipment. We recently unveiled our new all-in-one pure water system ‘Pico’. 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.

UK Research and Innovation is a new body which works in partnership with universities, research organisations, businesses, charities, and government to create the best possible environment for research and innovation to flourish. We aim to maximise the contribution of each of our component parts, working individually and collectively. We work with our many partners to benefit everyone through knowledge, talent and ideas. Operating across the whole of the UK with a combined budget of more than £6 billion, UK Research and Innovation brings together the seven Research Councils, Innovate UK and a new organisation, Research England.

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. 

WaterSaver LabTaps Ltdare manufacturers of high quality laboratory water fixtures, gas fixtures & emergency safety equipment designed to deal with the most demanding of laboratory environments. Based in Staffordshire, we service all of the UK and Europe and can provide full technical back up from start to finish on any size project. Largest stockist of lab fixtures in the UK.Bespoke design service available. All products are WRAS approved and tested before installation.

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