We are the partner for the following manufacturers covering the UK and Ireland:

Since 2001, RheoSense, Inc. has been focused on redefining the viscosity industry. They focus on delivering reliable and easy to use viscometers that are used for various applications ranging from drug development, lubrication and oil health, cosmetics, and much more!  Covering smaller sample sizes (>15ul) and wider shear rate ranges than any other technique

Nicoya Lifescience is a leading SPR manufacturer – offering patented new technologies opening up this technique to exciting areas.  

The Alto instrument is cartridge based with no fluidics measuring 2ul samples for binding kinetics research in drug discovery.  The OpenSPR system then opens up SPR technology in an easy to use benchtop instrument requiring no servicing or maintenance.

The Symcel calScreener isothermal microcalorimeter allows users to measure the total metabolic activity of samples (thermogenesis, cells, bacteria) under certain conditions to understand and quantify new drugs and treatments.

The technique allows measurements to be carried out directly and in real time.

For the past 30 years Raman spectroscopy has been widely used for numerous chemical research applications.

Now, the new time-gated Raman technology broadens the application range of Raman to many new life science, geoscience and other applications where fluorescence or thermal interference has hampered successful Raman analyses.

ICSPI’s new benchtop Atomic Force Microscope makes nanoscale topography accessible to more researchers. 

Measurements now take minutes and 3 simple clicks to make, and the instrument can be located on a normal lab bench and used by anyone.

MIPAR Image Analysis is a world-leading algorithm development and image analysis software company.  Specialising in efficiently, accurately and reliably extracting measurements from complex images.  Applications include materials and life sciences to aerospace and manufacturing solutions.

METRAVIB provides laboratories and the industrial sector with instruments for the characterisation of the mechanical properties of materials using dynamic mechanical analysis (DMA).

METRAVIB has developed a unique range of dynamic mechanical analysers covering a wide force and frequency and temperature range.

Established in 2007, C-Therm Technologies provides sensor solutions for R&D, manufacturing and quality control environments, offering the latest in rapid, non-destructive thermal analysis instrumentation. 

C-Therm are the world leaders in thermal conductivity analysis.

Nenovision’s AFM LiteScope system is a unique AFM-in-SEM tool for multimodal in-situ correlative sample analysis.

Allowing users to measure samples with an atomic force microscope while inside a scanning electron microscope.

Simultaneous AFM and SEM measurement allows nanometer precise data correlation, making LiteScope a powerful tool for a variety of fields such as Material Science, Nanotechnology, Semiconductors, Life Science and other areas of research and industry. 

Alemnis enables breakthrough academic research in material science by providing leading-edge micro- and nanomechanical property measurement instruments that can be applied in a wide variety of testing environments.

Compression, tensile and shear testing over a wide strain rate, frequency, and temperature range.

Systems can be located on benchtops, inside SEMs, X-ray CT or even combined with the Nenovision LiteScope for complete sample analysis

KA Imaging are an innovative supplier of X-ray imaging systems.  A spin out from the University of Waterloo their systems include XPCi benchtop instruments and also detectors for use in medical and veterinary situations.

The patented technology offers the next generation in imaging including Phase Contrast Imaging and Dual Energy Spectral DR technology for new and more efficient high resolution.


Parker Autoclave Engineer Research was founded in 1945 to fill a gap in the world of high pressure and high temperature technology. Parker Autoclave Engineers has created and produced many novel pressure vessel designs as well as made significant break throughs in high pressure technology such as the MagneDrive® magnetically coupled agitator. 

Through our partnership with the above suppliers we cover the following applications (and more):

Material characterisation:

  • Material characterisation through DMA+ and nano/micro-mechanical materials testing systems
  • Advanced image analysis
  • Atomic Force Microscopy
  • X-ray imaging
  • Thermal conductivity and effusivity

Drug discovery biophysical techniques:

  • Viscosity and stability measurements
  • Protein binding kinetics
  • Cell and bacteria microcalorimetry
  • Timegated raman spectroscopy
  • Life science imaging