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Date added: 10/11/2016 OUR EUROPEAN SHIPPING CHARGES HAVE CHANGED

Following discussions with our International carrier we are pleased to be able to offer the following shipping charges in relation to our European shipments:

Tariff                  Country

£13                     Germany, Belgium, France, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Ireland (Republic)

£23                     Austria, Denmark, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Italy, Poland Portugal,
                            Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden

£43                     Bulgaria, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania

£60                     Switzerland, Bosnia, Iceland, Norway, Serbia


For further information, please visit our ORDERING INFORMATION page

Date added: 19/09/2016 Web Scientific To Offer New Era NE-300 And NE-1000 Syringe Pumps

At Web Scientific we like to be able to offer our customers as much choice as possible which includes a variety of differently priced options in the same product group. For this reason we have recently introduced the New Era NE-300 and NE-1000 Syringe Pumps to our Drop-sequencing range in an effort to provide cheaper pump options and additional cost savings on the price of the overall Drop-sequencing kit.

For further information, see our dedicated Drop-sequencing page: http://webscientific.co.uk/genomics/drop-sequencing/

NE-300 & NE-1000 syringe pumps

Date added: 01/08/2016 Our 70% Ethanol Spray Is Now BS EN Certified

70% Ethanol Spray, which was already available through Web scientific in a 1L, pump action spray bottle has now been certified as a chemical disinfectant for use in Food, Laboratory, Industrial & Domestic applications. It is suitable for cleaning all types of hard surfaces, including floors, walls and worktops.

This product is certified to BS EN 1650 / BS EN 1276 standards.

For a comprehensive product summary, see Product Flyer

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Date added: 11/05/2016 Thistle Scientific/Web Scientific to Attend STAR Conference, Thursday 12th May, 2016 at Nottingham Trent University

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is recognised for its excellence in Biosciences, Biomedical Science, Computer Science and Mathematics research with a reputation which extends internationally.

The NTU Science and Technology Annual Research (STAR) Conference and Trade Show, now an annual event in the universities’ calendar is well attended by academic, research and technical staff as well as project students (now numbering over 220). Taking place within the new Pavilion building, Clifton Campus, this will be the thirteenth joint event that brings together Biologists, Chemists, Physicists, Sport Scientists, Computer Scientists and Mathematicians to discuss their cutting edge research. All participants are from NTU so this is an ideal opportunity for exhibiting companies to maximise their exposure to future possible customers face to face, display products and network.

The STAR conference is spread over two days (Wed 11th – Thu 12th May) with the first day consisting of poster exhibitions and the second, an opportunity for suppliers to participate in a Trade show. Some of Thistle and Web’s most popular products will be on show, including the Ibidi Pump system, (a unique product used in conjunction with the cultivation of cells under flow for the simulation of blood vessels) and Bullet Blender Homogeniser (our Bullet Blender GOLD is a very quiet, efficient homogeniser capable of breaking open even the toughest of samples, including Nematode eggs and Yeast cells). For further information on either of these products, see: Ibidi Pump system and Bullet Blender.

NTU-STAR Conference

Date added: 05/05/2016 Mini Exhibition At The ORCRB, University Of Oxford, A Great Success!

The Thistle/Web Mini Exhibition held in the ORCRB atrium space on the 4th May was, as usual, very rewarding. Some of our latest and most popular products were on show, including the Ibidi Pump system, Bullet Blender Homogeniser and latest Nichipet Premium LT. A lot of interest was shown in each of these products, largely due to the unique features and benefits which they offer: the ibidi pump system is a unique product used in conjunction with the cultivation of cells under flow for the simulation of blood vessels; our Bullet Blender GOLD is a very quiet, efficient homogeniser capable of breaking open even the toughest of samples, including Nematode eggs and Yeast cells and our Nichipet Premium LT, an ergonomically designed pipette is aimed at helping reduce RSI (also comes with a 5yr warranty). For further information about any of these products, please inquire.


The ORCRB, University Of Oxford a success

Date added: 21/04/2016 Web Scientific Benefits From The Expertise Of Stirling University Marketing Students

From Feb-April this year Web Scientific entered into a collaboration with the university of Stirling Marketing Department in order to gain additional input into our international marketing efforts.

One of the limitations for small organisations is that they often suffer from a shortage of available resources, including personnel, to allow them to execute the many tasks required to implement an effective overseas marketing strategy. Invariably, there isn’t a single solution to this problem since every company situation is different.

Focused research, however, from a dedicated team has the potential to highlight problem areas or deficits in current strategy, but also offer solutions which ultimately could allow access to new or emerging markets or customer groups. Engaging the services of budding marketing professionals is certainly advantageous in that it should allow access to various modern marketing techniques/strategies, quantitative or qualitative, which may otherwise be prohibitively costly or lengthy to pursue in a reasonable time frame.

The ‘Marketing Decisions’ postgarduate course at the University of Stirling assigns groups of 6 or 7 students to investigate ‘live’ marketing challenges currently facing local SME business. Following a 12 week period of research, participating organisations receive a report from which the findings and/or recommendations can be used to implement a revised marketing approach.

The aim of these projects is to develop the ability of Stirling marketing students to conduct research and make recommendations about the commercial decisions typical of those expected in the modern marketing environment and at the same time provide the client with meaningful advice to help secure future business growth.

Individuals involved in this project were, from left to right below: Hao Chen, ZeNan Zhang, JiYang Huang, Zhe Li, Teng Tung Hu, Betty Chesire (all from the University of Stirling) and Dr. Robert Heeley (Web Scientific)


Web scientific group project team

Date added: 06/04/2016 Web Scientific/Thistle Scientific To Host Mini Exhibition At The ORCRB, University Of Oxford, 4th May, 2016

Web Scientific/Thistle Scientific will be hosting a Mini Exhibition at the Old Road Campus Research Building (ORCRB), University of Oxford on the 4th May, 2016

This Mini Exhibition will be held in the ORCRB atrium space, the major gathering area for all staff during coffee and lunch-time breaks, between 10 am and 4pm. Some of our latest and most popular products will be on show, including the Holomonitor M4 Holographic Imager, Ibidi Pump system, Bullet Blender Homogeniser, new Vitl range including the Co-Mix, Ther-Mix and Flexi-Therm with interchangeable ‘Intelligent’ Heating Modules and our new Abdos pipette tip lines which offer quality at a very competitive price.

The ORCRB is the largest research facility on the University Old Road Campus and accommodates close to 500 staff in multiple institutes and departments, including: Oncology, Jenner Institute for Vaccine Development, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Ludwig Institute of Cancer Research, Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology and Biology and the Structural Genomics Consortium. Our aim will be to introduce the very latest in product design into cutting edge research.

Mini Exhibition At The ORCRB

Date added: 05/04/2016 Web Scientific/Thistle Scientific To Exhibit At The Pentlands Science Park Spring Suppliers’ Fair, Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Web Scientific/Thistle Scientific are proud to be exhibiting at the Pentlands Science Park Spring Suppliers’ Fair to be held in the IRC Atrium, Pentlands Science Park, Penicuik, Edinburgh on Wednesday 27 April, 2016, 10am to 4pm

Being no stranger to Pentlands, with customers in various organisations on site, we will be using this opportunity to raise awareness of our newest products including the Holomonitor M4, Bullet Blenders,  the fully versatile Multi-Stirrus, Vitl Co-Mix and new to market Ther-Mix and Flexi-Therm with interchangeable ‘Intelligent’ Heating Modules.

Pentlands Science Park, Midlothian (http://www.moredun.org.uk/psp), is probably best known as home to the Moredun Research Institute. Established in 1920 as the Animal Diseases Research Association, Moredun conducts world class scientific research to improve farm animal health and welfare through the prevention and control of infectious diseases affecting livestock. Its scientists work on improving the understanding of diseases of agricultural relevance with the aim of developing strategies for improved control and prevention on a worldwide scale through the development of diagnostic tests and the creation of novel vaccines.

Pentlands is also home to over 20 other commercial tenants involved in life science R&D and is one of the major scientific centres in Midlothian employing around 450 people. In addition to animal bioscience, research involving pharmaceuticals, software, and environmental services also takes place in office and laboratory space occupying a total of 55,000 sq ft.

Pentlands Science Park Spring Suppliers’ Fair

Date added: 29/03/2016 NEW! Bis-Tris Pre-Cast 10 x 10cm Polyacrylamide Gels Now Available

Bis-Tris gels from Web Scientific provide a system for the sensitive, high-resolution analysis of proteins and protein complexes for estimations of molecular mass and purity and can be used as a direct replacement for Novex NuPAGE Bis-Tris gels. These gels overcome the limitations of traditional Tris-Glycine systems by providing a near-neutral operating pH and detergent compatibility. Advantages include:

  • Wide molecular weight resolving range
  • Neutral-pH separation which helps preserve the native state of protein complexes
  • Higher resolution than with Tris-Glycine native electrophoresis

We supply Homogeneous & Gradient Bis-Tris Gels with 10%, 12% and 4-12% acrylamide, each one suited to the separation of proteins in different KDa size ranges

Bis-Tris pre-cast 10 x 10cm polyacrylamide gels

Date added: 17/03/2016 Web Scientific/Thistle Scientific To Host Mini Exhibition at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst On 21st April, 2016

Web Scientific/Thistle Scientific will be hosting a Mini Exhibition at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst on Thursday 21st April, 2016. We will use this opportunity to showcase our latest technologies, including the Holomonitor M4, Bullet Blenders,  the fully versatile Multi-Stirrus, Vitl Co-Mix and new to market Ther-Mix and Flexi-Therm with interchangeable ‘Intelligent’ Heating Modules.

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC) is a joint venture between the Department for Business Innovation and Skills, GlaxoSmithKline, the Wellcome Trust and Innovate UK. The aim of the SBC is to give the next generation of pharma and biotech companies access to a spectrum of translational research and development activities and opportunities in a way which is designed to help accelerate the discovery of cutting-edge healthcare solutions and place the UK bioscience sector at the forefront of worldwide biomedical innovation.

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst offers access to equipment and facilities that would otherwise be beyond the reach of small or medium-sized companies. The campus has been designed in such a way as to foster cooperation, scientific and commercial dialogue and interaction between entrepreneurs in the Incubator and scientists on the GSK R&D site, while respecting their freedom to interact with any commercial or academic partners.

Exciting new assets, technologies and companies for partnership has attracted the attention of several well known multi nationals to the SBC campus, including Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly, MRC Technology (a life science technology transfer organisation which is soon  to relocate its drug discovery activities to the campus) and GE Healthcare Life Sciences (a global provider of tools, technologies and services for life science research and manufacturer of biopharmaceuticals) which has already opened a Technology Laboratory on the campus. The Cell & Gene Therapy Catapult is the latest in a long list of exciting additions to the SBC community.  Focused on the development of the UK cell therapy industry to increase the nation's health and wealth, it is to build its £55m state-of-the-art Cell Therapy manufacturing centre on the SBC campus.

Universities also have a presence on site.  Cambridge University continues its collaboration with GSK to develop drug candidates.  University College London (UCL) has moved translational research projects in drug discovery and medical devices to three lab spaces at the SBC. Other universities including Bristol, Southampton and Manchester continue to engage with tenants.

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst Mini Exhibition

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