At Lab Innovations, the UK’s largest trade exhibition for the laboratory industry, professionals, scientists, researchers and more will come together and do business for the first time in 2021. On November 3 and 4 2021, at the NEC, Birmingham, the show will open its doors to a visitors and exhibitors with a bigger floor space than ever before.
Following a year of huge scientific breakthroughs, Lab Innovations offers the UK’s laboratory industry space to showcase their latest innovations and drive the business of science again. Lab Innovations will celebrate its ninth edition this year with a focus on cutting-edge digital tech that can increase laboratory sustainability and efficiency.
After so long away from trade shows during the global pandemic, this will be industry’s first big opportunity to showcase the latest innovations. At the event, attendees will be able to discover the latest innovations in lab tech, source a vast range of products under one roof and gain insight into data-driven case studies, such as those from Green Light Laboratories, which demonstrate the impact of sustainable initiatives in the lab.
Exhibitors are looking forward to launching their latest products and showcasing ground-breaking innovations at the 2021 show. Among the exhibitors are Anton Paar, Cole-Parmer, CEM Microwave Technology, IKA, NOVACYT, Eppendorf UK, Huber UK, VWS UK, Julabo, Sartorius, and Scientific Laboratory Supplies. The list also includes exciting newcomers like Mettler Toledo, Edwards Vacuum, TMQA and BMM Weston. This year, for the first time, Lab Innovations will take place in the same hall as Advanced Engineering, enabling even better cross-industry collaboration than before.
“I’m really looking forward to the industry getting back together, so we can’t wait for the UK’s biggest lab tech shop-window to open again in November,” commented Jaqueline Balian, Head of Laboratory Sector at Gambica. “I’m excited to see what our innovative and forward-looking industry comes up with.”
“It’s an opportunity to talk to different people and see cutting edge and new stuff that’s going on in the laboratory innovations field,” explained Jeremy Parker, senior principal scientist at AstraZeneca. “It’s an opportunity to interact with suppliers and talk about opportunities to try new things in labs.”
With a community of over 30,000 contacts, a monthly newsletter, social media support and online exhibitor directories, exhibitors will be able to promote their company and products before, during and after the event. Building on its reputation as an ideal tool for networking, Lab Connect, a free-to-use professional meetings service, will enable exhibitors to schedule meetings in advance of the show, matchmaking them with visitors who have a specific interest in their products and services.
This year’s sustainable laboratory feature will be bigger than ever this year, showcasing equipment and processes used to reduce the impact labs have on the environment. With a focus on carbon and carbon equivalent emissions, visitors will be able to learn from case studies and audits from a series of leading UK labs.
Visitors can also earn CPD points from four free-to-attend theatre programmes – the Royal Society of Chemistry Theatre, the Insights & Innovation Theatre, the Cleanroom Hub and Live Lab.