Laboratory Technology


  • The Laboratory Technology Sector has a number of very active specialist groups. Most hold meetings that allow  members to discuss common issues regulary.
  • Groups incude Export, Service Managers, Environment and others
  • There is a popular Annual Conference including a Members Only dinner the evening before, allowing discussion between senior members and to hear from key clients and policy influencers
  • Twice yearly presentation from Oxford Economics who present their forecasts on investment trends in our sectors and a broader worldwide economic view. 


  • On the annual state of the laboratory technology supply market to give a picture of how the market fared in the UK and for exports as well as total figures for various market areas. (Eg healthcare, education etc) 
  • On particular areas, examples include analytical instrumentation, autoclaves, chemicals and microscopes. 
  • On areas such as remuneration packages for sales and services personnel. 
  • All of these statistics are only available to GAMBICA members


  • The Laboratory supply industry is reliant on government funding. We work closely with major funders and clients EG The Department of Health, BIS. 
  • We bring in expertise to give members briefings on current and future investment trends in our sectors. 


  • The association provides members with a number of export and UK enquires from sources such as the website product directory.
  • The GAMBICA website also provides a Technical Forum through which an industry position can be co-ordinated and access to a range of Association circulars 
  • TOLLS - Our Laboratory Tender Alert Service for the UK and EIRE.