State-of-the-art laboratory technology

Tocris chemistry, sourcing and analytical teams are all based in a bespoke facility installed with the very latest state-of-the-art equipment, providing the excellent level of technological support that you would expect from a leading global supplier to the life science industry.

Our modern facility opened in 2017 and provides us with over 800m² of laboratory space located on the outskirts of Bristol, UK, offering an environment which fosters team working, communication and technical excellence.

Our laboratory supports this ethos with top quality equipment and established procedures which meets or exceeds all UK legislative requirements for health, safety and waste disposal.

Examples of technologies and equipment available:

  • Scale from mg to Kg (20L)
  • Microwave chemistry
  • Photochemistry
  • Ozonolysis
  • Freeze drying
  • Pressure vessels
  • Hydrogenation
Chemistry lab
Freeze drying

Examples of our analytical equipment include:

  • 400 MHz Bruker multi-nuclear NMR (1H, 13C, 31P, 19F)
  • HPLC (ThermoFisher Vanquish/Agilent 1200 Series Systems)
  • LC (ThermoFisher Vanquish with MSQ and Mass Spectrometer)
  • GC (Agilent 7890A GC with FID and μECD)
  • MS (Waters ZQ 2000 - Quadrupole)
  • Preparative HPLC (Agilent 1100 Series System and Waters LC System)
  • SFC semi-prep system (Waters Thar Investigator II)
  • Perkin Elmer FT-IR spectrometer
  • Polarimeter
Analytical lab