The Collaborative Formulator by Labman

Labman’s smartest automation yet; The Collaborative Formulator

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

A series of recent collaborative robotic systems, designed and built by Labman for a confidential, multinational customer are the latest in our portfolio to raise the bar for laboratory automation to become more intuitive than ever. From the ground up, the systems have been designed with the ultimate goal of maximising their effectiveness in the lab by taking automation to …

Incredible cancer drug screening process aided by Labman’s Vial Imaging robot

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Vivan Therapeutics provides personalised drug screens to cancer patients. Their process involves replicating a patient’s genetic profile and analysing the tumour network. The tumour mutations are engineered into fruit fly avatars which are used to screen thousands of drug cocktails. Labman’s Vial Imaging System has optimised this process to advance their data capture capability to an extraordinary level. Vivan Therapeutics …

What a difference a Year-in-Industry makes

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Sam has spent the last year interning at Labman as part of the bioprocessing team. As he returns to University of Leeds to complete his final year in Mechatronics and Robotics, he tells us about his time at Labman. We will miss you Sam! “From Monday Morning meetings to Gongs, LabFest to SausageFest, brainstorming ideas for a new project to …

Ted during his Internship at Labman

The Interns #3 – Ted

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Ted has spent the last four months interning at Labman, and now he is ready to move on to his next chapter at university (not before a spot of travelling of course)! He hopes to study mechanical engineering or materials science. During his internship he learnt a lot, and here he tells us about his experience working at Labman. Take …

Labman Extension to HQ 2022

Still going strong after 30 years!

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Labman are delighted to see another year unfold successfully; sustainably delivering world class robots across the globe, with passion, humility and a sprinkling of fun. From broadening our engineering expertise to finalising plans to extend Labman HQ, 2022 has rewarded us with accomplishments we can definitely be proud of. Company growth Plans for an almost 5000sqm extension to the factory …

Labman Bonfire Night

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Bonfire night was a little early this year and the evening was a great success; held at Labman HQ for staff, family and some of the local residents to enjoy. The night began with a quick look around HQ to give our neighbours an opportunity to find out a little more about what Labman actually does! A few games of …

PoCOsteo POC Device for Osteoporosis by Labman

PoCOsteo – Osteoporosis PoC assessment device developed by Labman

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

As the integration partner in this EU funded project, Labman are delighted that PoCOsteo – an innovative point of care tool for assessing the risk of osteoporosis – has reached this stage in research and development. The early detection of osteoporosis is key to its successful treatment. The PoCOsteo project aims to overcome the significant challenges presented by the typical …

Mercedes Restoration Project by Labman's Hua Ying Baker

From the scrap heap to the Highlands!

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Labman’s Robotics Engineer Hua Ying Baker has spent the last ten months restoring an old W202 Mercedes-Benz (first generation) C-Class back to a driving state. His project was made possible with the help of the kind people of Labman, the use of metal working equipment, knowledge, and general use of the facilities (not to mention leaving it in a colleague’s …

Labman Annual Celebration Labfest '22 - Sports

Labfest ’22 – Sports

Katie Simpson Uncategorized

Dubbed the ‘best ever Labfest’, this year’s annual Labman celebration was indeed one to remember. 2022 was themed ‘Sports’ and the dress code and games followed suit. From a giant inflatable obstacle course and bouncy castle provided by AR Entertainments to races and sporting challenges, there was something for everyone. Fresh wood fired pizza was provided by Knead ‘n’ Feed …