About Us

Verulam Scientific Ltd is an analytical instrument company providing innovative solutions and emerging technologies to the UK pharmaceutical, environmental, life science, food, clinical and biotechnology markets.

Verulam Scientific Ltd was named after the Roman city of Verulamium later known as St. Albans in which it was originally based. The company was founded in 2009 by Ken Rirsch, the present managing director, and has steadily grown from a small service group to a leading supplier of innovative analytical equipment and services.

After moving to new centrally located premises in Haynes near Bedford in 2017, Verulam Scientific has built a strong team of highly qualified industry professionals to serve customers throughout the UK. Fully supported by manufacturer suppliers throughout the world, Verulam are continuously introducing new technology to many areas of the analytical laboratory market

Why Choose Us?

Verulam Scientific Ltd is a supplier of analytical instrumentation providing innovative solutions to the UK clinical, pharmaceutical, food, environmental, and biotechnology markets.

With specialisms in chromatography, electrochemistry, MALDI imaging, and laboratory automation, we offer customised solutions for many applications. We are extremely proud to be the UK distributors for a number of highly reputable European and US manufacturers, including: Antec Scientific; KNAUER; LCTech; HTX Technologies; SETonic; Hudson Robotics; Axel Semrau.

We strive to offer customisable solutions across our portfolio of products, whether this is an individual module or complete systems or workcells. Each will be tailored to your specific needs and fully supported by our technical team.

We offer a range of service packages and can complement this with reagents, spares, and consumables to support many laboratory requirements. Our experienced team of service engineers, technical sales specialists, and support staff ensure our customers have the confidence that all queries will be dealt with promptly and effectively, no matter how small.

Contact us today, we are here to help.

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Stand: Exhibiting – Conference Hall, Sheffield Hallam University

8th – 9th September 2021

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Chem UK

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15th – 16th September 2021

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Making Pharma – UK

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5th – 6th October 2021

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OURCON – The International Mass Spectrometry Imaging Conference

Virtual Event

11th – 14th October 2021

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WWEM, Water, Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring

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13th – 14th October 2021

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Lab Innovations

NEC Birmingham

Stand: D40

3rd – 4th November 2021

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Institute of biomedical science

IBMS Biomedical Science Congress

The International Convention Centre in Birmingham (The ICC)

Stand: 812

14th – 17th March 2022

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Munich, Germany

21st – 24th June 2022

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Grass Roots

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Cumbria University

15th – 18th July 2022

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WWEM, Water, Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring

Telford International Centre, Telford, Shropshire, TF3 4JH

Stand: P2

12th – 13th October 2022

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ASF Automated Synthesis Forum

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Francis Crick

15th – 16th November 2022

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