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Thermo Fisher Scientific Brought Science World Back to the U.K. for the 24th Time

04 October 2017

Loughborough, England, 29 September 2017: Science World, the Fisher Scientific Laboratory Experience, returned for the 24th time to the U.K. since it began in the 1990’s, this time to Millbrook Proving Ground, Bedford on 20 September. The event, hosted by Thermo Fisher Scientific, showcased the latest in laboratory innovations available through the Fisher Scientific channel. Thousands of products were available for attendees to experience, making it an ideal event for anyone working in or around a laboratory.

Highlights from Science World included the following keynote speakers: Dr. Aarathi Prasad who presented “Rewriting the rules of human reproduction – a biological and social equalizer?” and Dr. Emily Grossman who talked about “how to build a human” and Professor Hal Sosabowski who put on explosive performances in the name of science. The event also featured a Safety and Cleanroom Environment Solutions room that included all the latest product developments; driving experiences that took place in a Subaru Impreza or Land Rover Defender; Ice Angels who made ice cream instantly using liquid nitrogen; The Cloud provided massages and manicures throughout the day and finally, Mr and Miss Ballooniverse created wonderful balloon creations. 

Leading the way in serving science, the event attracted 333 delegates from across the U.K. and brought 52 leading suppliers together. 

”Science World facilitates the opportunity to see, touch and feel products, as well as  engage with the people who are the experts” said John Brear, Sales Director for the Fisher Scientific channel in the U.K..

To participate in the post-Science World conversation, visit and using the hash tag #InspireScience

About Thermo Fisher Scientific 
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands – Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services – we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services. For more information, please visit