Lab Innovations 2019

The UK's largest annual exhibition and conference for advanced manufacturers & supply chain professionals

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Join us for Lab Innovations 2019, 30 & 31 October, NEC

Lab Innovations is the UK's only show dedicated to the entire laboratory industry. 150+ exhibitors will showcase laboratory equipment, laboratory technologyanalytical equipmentlife science supplies and much more to thousands of laboratory managers, laboratory technicians and procurement managers.

By registering for Advanced Engineering 2019 your badge will also give you free access to Lab Innovations in Hall 12.

Fields that our visitors work in:

  • Biotechnology
  • Chemical
  • Chemical and petrochemical
  • Construction and building
  • Cosmetics
  • Education
  • Government
  • Healthcare and NHS
  • Life Sciences and pharmaceuticals
  • Energy and environment
  • Food and drink
  • Forensics
  • Local authorities
  • Manufacturing
  • Metal and plastic processing
  • Oil and gas
  • Petrochemical
  • Research institutions

Job functions of visitors who attend:

  • Engineers
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Laboratory Manager
  • Managing Director
  • Laboratory Analyst
  • Laboratory Sales Manager
  • Sales Director
  • Product Manager
  • Chemistry Manager
  • Technical Manager
  • Scientists
  • Procurement Managers

Pre-arrange onsite meetings across both shows

AE Connect is the free to use, specialist meetings programme that allows visitors and exhibitors to book meetings. Advanced Engineering 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 Advanced Engineering and Lab Innovations. Schedule in your meetings to take place in either shows 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.

Hear from more industry experts without leaving the NEC

Speaker highlights include:

Helen Arney

Helen Arney

Science presenter and geek songstress

Helen will be mixing songs and stand-up in a unique take on the Periodic Table. Expect witty tunes about her favourite elements.

Royal Society of Chemistry Theatre
Thursday 31 October 
13.00 - 13.45 



Andrea Sella

Andrea Sella

Mercury - Should you be afraid of The Element of Science?

 This talk will explore how mercury came to underpin the sciences, and why it is one of the key indicators of change to our planet. 

Royal Society of Chemistry Theatre
Wednesday 30 October 
13.00 - 13.45




Dr Mark-Paul Buckingham
Managing Director
Xi Engineering Consultants Ltd

Stuart grant

Stuart Grant
Senior R&D Manager
DePuy Synthes, part of the Johnson & Johnson family

View the full Lab Innovations conference programme

Insights and Inno theatre

Designed to address the pressing topics facing the industry today, including a focus on lab management and digitisation demonstrating how you can future-proof your laboratory. 


Live Lab

Quick-fire interactive presentations demonstrating the latest technologies, innovations and pressing topics in the laboratory industry.



RSC theatre

Celebrating the International Year of The Periodic Table, The Royal Society of Chemistry returns with its own dedicated theatre hosting two exciting keynotes.



Cleanroom Hub theatre box

A dedicated programme of content from cleanroom experts on the latest trends for cleanroom technologies and regulation and legislation for cleanrooms. 




View the full Advanced Engineering conference programme


Themes include:

  • Aerodynamics
  • Aerospace & the EU
  • Aerospace Growth Partnership – initiative updates
  • Aircraft of the future
  • Applications of aerospace technology
  • NATEP and ATI updates

Themes include:

    • Autonomous driving
    • Aerospace & the EU
    • Body, Exteriors, Structures
    • Digital Manufacturing
    • Disruptive technologies
    • Durability

    Themes include:

    • Innovation in manufacturing
    • Innovative materials
    • Repair and inspection of composite structures
    • High performance composites

      Themes include:

      • 3D Printing
      • Cyber Security
      • Design & Testing
      • Medical Manufacturing

      Themes include:

      • Challenges and opportunities of the digital factory
      • Cloud Manufacturing
      • Connected manufacturing