Esco GB kits out Edinburgh’s SCRM labs with safety cabinets


Tender won through its unbiased and fast technical guidance

Esco has supplied a range of cabinets

Esco has supplied a range of cabinets

Esco GB, in co-operation with one of its major distributors, has delivered and installed a range of microbiological safety cabinets and fume cupboards at The University of Edinburgh, Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine (SCRM).

The centre brings together world-leading stem cell research with established clinical excellence to deliver a ‘bench-to-bedside’ approach aimed at developing new treatments for major diseases.

Its mission is to gain fundamental understanding of stem cells, to use this knowledge to improve human health and to provide leadership in training the next generation of basic and clinical scientists in stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. It will also act as a centre for public engagement, information and as a source of advice for policy makers. These are all factors that make SCRM a high profile client for Esco GB.

The Esco scope of supply comprises 41 Labculture Plus Class II safety cabinets, four Labculture Hi-flow Class II safety cabinets fitted with Leica microscopes, six Frontier Acela 6ft ducted fume cupboards and one Frontier Radioisotope 6ft ducted fume cupboard.

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Esco says the tender was won through its unbiased and fast technical guidance as well as the compatibility of the products, cost effectiveness, and an all-round willingness to understand and adapt to the customer’s requirements.