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Lab Innovations to Welcome Visitors at NEC in November
Aug 24 2021
Visitor registrations are open for Lab Innovations 2021, set to take place on Nov 3-4 at the NEC, Birmingham. Bring professionals back together, the event will showcase innovations from sectors including life sciences, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, food and drink, cleanrooms and more. Networking opportunities will be provide professionals, suppliers and manufacturers with the opportunity showcase their work and build business relationships.
Covid-19 safety implementations include the use of a smart badge that visitors can tap on exhibitors’ readers to get their details, without exchanging business cards. These precautions mean that visitors will safely be able to meet suppliers, browse through exciting new products and innovations and do business effectively.
“In challenging times, we must have the courage to innovate,” said Aleiya Lonsdale, marketing manager at Easyfairs, the event’s organiser. “Lab Innovations offers the unique opportunity for lab professionals from all sectors to gather under one roof, allowing visitors to discover the latest innovations from familiar as well as new disciplines.”
Visitors will also be able to gain CPD points from over 40 hours of free-to-attend conferences distributed across four theatre programmes. Speakers will address issues including future-proofing labs with digital technology, improving sustainability through waste reduction and implementing a circular economy model across the laboratory industry.
Keynote speakers include Timandra Harkness, science writer, broadcaster and comedian. Other confirmed speakers include Andy Evans, director of lab sustainability consultancy Green Light Laboratories, and Martin Farley, sustainable labs advisor at University College London and health schools sustainability manager at Kings College London.
The show is co-located with Advanced Engineering, the UK’s largest annual engineering show, giving attendees the chance to visit two shows with one badge, reinforcing cross-sector collaboration and encouraging the best and brightest talent across science and engineering to meet and discuss the next big ideas that will reignite business in both industries.
The Lab Awards, will also highlight and celebrate the key achievements of the lab industry, recognising individuals, suppliers and projects.
“The scientific community can’t wait to meet and engage in person once again,” added Alison Willis, divisional director of Easyfairs. “Bringing together so much talent inevitably creates the conditions for the next big ideas in the business to take form and grow, and who would miss an opportunity like that? Lab Innovations is certainly an unmissable event.”
Registrations are now open for both Lab Innovations and Advanced Engineering.
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