Lab Innovations 2020 | 1 Badge 2 Shows!

The UK’s leading annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

3 & 4 November 2021 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

4 & 5 November 2020 | NEC, Birmingham

The UK’s largest annual gathering of OEMs and engineering supply chain professionals

4 & 5 November 2020. NEC, Birmingham

Lab Innovations 2021

2021 will see Lab Innovations co-located with Advanced Engineering. Lab Innovations is the UK’s largest annual trade exhibition dedicated to the entire laboratory industry, uniting +3,860 laboratory decision makers with +160 laboratory suppliers and manufacturers across all sectors. 

Last held in November later this year, exhibiting at Advanced Engineering will give you the opportunity to build that all important pipeline for a strong 2022 with access to twice the audience with one stand, and further expanding your reach into growing sectors with one single investment.

Securing your space today at Advanced Engineering or Lab Innovations will give you immediate digital exposure as well as marketing and PR support to keep you connected and engaged with engineering and lab professionals in the coming months. 

As a visitor you can source innovative new technologies, network with peers and earn CPD points in the free-to-attend conference programme. Supported by some of the UK’s top science institutions, it is a key event for powering the business of science.

2019 highlights from Lab Innovations

Lab Innovations celebrated its 8th edition on 30 & 31 October 2019, beating all records for the event. Attracting 3,860 attendees – an impressive 24% increase on the previous year – this makes it the largest Lab Innovations to date. Over 160 exhibitors displayed a diverse and innovative product offering to visitors from more sectors than ever before, emphasising the event’s place as the UK’s largest annual trade exhibition dedicated to the entire laboratory industry.

1 +
laboratory decision makers
hours of CPD accredited education

Lab Innovations top visitor and exhibitor profiles

Visitor profile:

  • Lab Manager
  • Lab Technician
  • Scientist
  • Operations Manager
  • Chemist / Analytical Chemist
  • Microbiologist
  • Managing Director / CEO
  • Procurement Manager
  • Researcher
  • Consultant
  • Quality Assurance Manager
  • Engineering Manager
Exhibitor profile:
  • Analytical equipment and methods
  • Biotechnology / life sciences 
  • Diagnostics 
  • Chemicals & commodities 
  • Cleanroom technology 
  • Automation 
  • Facilities and apparatus 
  • LIMS (Informatics) 
  • Measuring and test engineering 
  • Medicine 
  • Nanotechnology 
  • Research & development 
  • Services 

Pre-arrange meetings across both shows

Lab Connect is the free to use, specialist meetings programme that allows visitors and exhibitors to book meetings. Lab Innovations  visitors and exhibitors can search the database and arrange meetings with key contacts prior to the show.

Gain access to an entire database of key exhibitor contacts from Lab Innovations and Advanced Engineering. Schedule in your meetings to take place in either show and do business with companies across the wider industry.

This powerful matchmaking tool that can help you make the most of your time at both shows.

Lab Innovations Theatres

This year sustainability and digitisation are high on the agenda in the free-to-attend conference programme. Expert speakers will outline how you can future-proof your lab by identifying the right technology to increase lab efficiency, and advise how to make sustainable procurement decisions.

Royal Society of Chemistry Theatre

Innovation & Insights Theatre

Cleanroom Hub

Live Lab Theatre

What to expect at Lab Innovations 2021?

Lab Innovations offers a range of show features, networking events and free-to-attend conferences to maximise your time out of the lab. Lab Innovations will help you build connections, get tailored advice from industry experts and learn about sustainable initiatives in the lab.



Join +3,860 laboratory decision makers to source new technologies and products
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Showcase your products and technologies to the UK's largest gathering of laboratory professionals
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Floor Plan

Floor Plan

View the floor plan for Lab Innovations 2021
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