Free Workshop: Start-up Lab Setup 101

19 Jun

Free Workshop: Start-up Lab Setup 101

Bulb Interiors, Thermo Fisher Scientific and Kadans Science Partner have teamed up to provide a free workshop on lab setup.

Whether you are setting up a lab for the first time or expanding your current operation, it can be a daunting and time-consuming task, but our workshop will equip you with the right tools and know-how.


We will cover all aspects of lab setup, from design to fit out.

The workshop will include presentations from industry experts, including our own Director of Science & Technology, Manisha Kulkarni, Director of Business Development at Thermo Fisher Scientific, Ashley Box, and Ecosystem Manager UK & Ireland at Kadans Science Partner, Mairi Dillon.

There will be group workshop sessions with each organisation, as well as a break for lunch and networking opportunities. Optional tours of Abingdon Science Park will be available, allowing you to view the new lab and office facilities in Barton House and Sovereign House.


Date: 17th July 2023
Time: 11:00-13:30
Location: Sovereign House, Abingdon Science Park, Barton Ln, Abingdon, OX14 3NB

Sign Up

If you would like to attend the Start-up Lab Setup 101 workshop, you can reserve your place here. This is a free workshop with limited capacity, so sign up now to avoid disappointment!

We look forward to seeing you there.

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Laboratory benching forms a central part of any laboratory and procuring the laboratory benching to suit your equipment needs and budget is important to us.

If you prefer fixed, robust benching or modular benching that offers flexibility and reconfiguration, our laboratory furniture manufacturers can deliver the perfect solution.

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Depending on your research focus your worktop design requirements might change to allow:

  • Chemical resistance
  • Bacterial resistance
  • Water & moisture resistance
  • Durability & scratch resistance
  • Ease of cleaning
  • High impact

Trespa Toplab Base is the industry favourite, but we can offer alternative worktops such as Corian, Stainless Steel, Epoxy Resin, Hardwood, Phenolic Resin to match your needs.

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We offer both wall mounted and benchtop shelving for reagents, typically in either 18mm MFMDF or 16mm Trespa Toplab Base. Wall shelving is mounted on a bracket system, while benchtop shelving is typically supported by fabricated steel frame.

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Fume Cupboards & Extract

Properly ventilated Fume Cupboards offer a safe way to handle chemicals and solvents in laboratories.

From ducted to portable ductless Fume Cupboards, our specialist and experienced partners are at hand to advise and install the right solution.

We provide Fume Cupboards manufactured and installed to meet the industry requirements (e.g. BS EN 14175) in various sizes (External Width 1000mm - 1200mm - 1500mm - 1800mm - 2000mm), Specifications and types (Bench Mounted, Walk In, Double Fronted, Integral Scrubber, HF Type, Thin Wall Bench Mounted) to meet your requirements and safe extraction.

Unsure of what type to go for? Our lab furniture suppliers can help, just get in touch.

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Safety Cabinets

If you prefer fixed, robust benching or modular benching that offers flexibility and reconfiguration, our laboratory furniture manufacturers can deliver the perfect solution.

Whether you need Class I, II or III to handle Hazard Group 1 to 4 pathogens we can recommend suitable furniture suppliers.

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Specialist & Other Requirements

If you have any specific needs such as Cold Room or Clean Room installation services, Industrial Gases, Liquid Nitrogen, Non-ionising Radiation (LASER), Plumbing, Temperature & Humidity Control or other, we can help.

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