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UK SBS manage the supply chain and procurement agreements for products and services that support the wide ranging laboratory research requirements of the Research Councils, research institutes and units, UK universities and the wider public sector.
The primary objective of these agreements is to achieve best value for our customers through the collective buying power of the research community. UK SBS provides a responsive route to the marketplace, enabling access to choice, quality and value, allowing our customers to focus on their world-leading research projects.
UK SBS has a dedicated Scientific Research team who manage agreements for the supply of:
UK SBS has agreements for laboratory equipment such as:
Laboratory Consumables and Services
UK SBS has agreements for products and services used within research laboratories such as:
The Laboratory Consumables and Services agreements have a Guide for Buyers providing further detail on the products and services, benefits specific to that agreement, guidance on how to access and key contacts.
Agreements under the Laboratory Equipment area are generally used by our customers to fulfil specialist research equipment needs. If you have requirements in this area, contact our team via
firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs.
These resources have been created to support buyers, from organisations that take UK SBS-managed service and from the wider public sector, to benefit from high quality and best value laboratory consumables. Buyers should start by reading the Guide for Buyers which explains the structure of the agreement, how to access and the benefits of using.
Guide for Buyers
Contract terms and conditions
NW Gene Expression Genotyping Analysis Equipment
Oligonucleotide Synthesis and DNA Sequencing Services
Non Disposable Handheld Pipettes, Repeaters and Pipette Controllers
Molecular Biology and Laboratory Chemicals
UK SBS does not hold an approved supplier list or maintain lists of potential suppliers. If you are interested in becoming a supplier to the public sector, UK SBS has two approaches to supplier selection. Find out more on our
If you need to talk to us about your requirements, the Scientific Research team can be contacted by email at
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