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SUPC’s Laboratory Group allows members to discuss key topics of interest regarding the procurement of laboratory equipment (including maintenance and supplies), chemicals and consumables.  

Membership of this group is open to:
•    University purchasing managers with responsibility for laboratory procurement
•    Technical managers and key buyers at Biomedical schools (Biology, Chemistry, Life
     Sciences, Medical research, Pharmacology, Veterinary Sciences, etc.)

By participating in this group, members will:
•    Receive updates on relevant framework agreements across all six regional consortia as
     well as national organisations including, UK Shared Business Services and Crown
     Commercial Service
•    Discuss supplier, market and product developments
•    Contribute towards developing commodity strategies
•    Discuss products and sourcing issues
•    Share best practice
•    Have access to email distribution lists for easy discussion with colleagues

At least two members from the Laboratory Commodity Group represent SUPC members on the National Working Party for Laboratory Supplies (NWPLS).

This group meets two to three times per year. To see when the next Laboratory Group Meeting is taking place, visit our Events page.

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Jiteen Ahmed 
Geraldine Williams 
0121 204 3897 
0118 935 7081