Pre-seed funding round closed

Pre-seed Funding Round Closed 🚀 LabCycle has raised £250,000+ pre-seed & been awarded £50,000 from Innovate UK to create circular economies in the research and healthcare sectors. 🚀 Led by SFC Capital with participation from 5 independent angels, this round will enable operations to scale up across the Bath & Bristol areas. The team are extremely grateful for support […]

Being Featured in the BA2 Magazine

Being Featured in BA2 Magazine It’s great to see our story being featured in the University of Bath’s alumni magazine (BA2: Bath to Business)! Since the interview a few months ago, we’ve been making steady achievements. Watch the space for our latest news!

Laboratory Plastic Value Chain

Laboratory Plastic Value Chain The current market solution to the 5.4 million tonnes of laboratory plastic waste per year is either landfill or incineration. This linear economy does not optimise the full use of the raw materials as carbon is not kept within the value chain. https://labcycle.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/08/value-chain.mp4 LabCycle’s first-to-market solution poses a circular economy for […]

Is Glass Greener than Plastic?

Is Glass Greener than Plastic? Glass is considered a ‘greener’ alternative to plastic, but its production, distribution, and recycling are all far more polluting. In fact, glass use over that of plastic would have numerous detrimental environmental implications. – Plastic has a much lower melting temperature than glass of at least 1000°C- The weight of glass […]

Can you help us?

Can you help us? ⏱️ In less than 5 minutes you can contribute to our understanding of single-use plastic consumption from labs with our survey below! The incredible amount of plastic waste produced by labs poses a huge burden to the environment. The current processes to deal with this waste are extremely energy-intensive including autoclaving and […]

Plastics Live Event

Plastics Live Event Had a wonderful day at Plastics Live – an annual event for manufacturers of plastic products held at Coventry Building Society Arena. Delighted to meet national and international exhibitors, including Labotek A/S, Rotajet Systems Ltd., Smithers, S&S Plastics , White Horse Plastics Limited, and Fenton Precision Engineering, bringing their latest technologies that […]

LabCycle x UN sustainable development goals

LabCycle x UN sustainable development goals Paving the way to create the labs of the future, we at LabCyle align with a number of the UN’s global sustainable development goals which are highlighted and explained below. These goals provide a blueprint for how we can build a prosperous environment, both for people and the planet, […]

Setsquared Bath Event

Setsquared Bath Event A huge thank you to SETsquared Partnership, SETsquared Bath Innovation Centre and University of Bath for hosting the amazing ‘Building technologies today for a Net Zero tomorrow’ networking dinner at the gorgeous Roman Baths last week. The event was filled with so many inspiring people involved in sustainable mission-focussed innovation, including our […]

The LabCycle Way

The LabCycle Way 🔴 With 5.5 million tonnes of plastic waste produced by biomedical and agricultural labs every year, it is no wonder that scientific research poses such a large burden on plastic pollution. It’s not just the production of all this plastic waste that’s the issue however, with its current energy intensive methods of […]

The Lab of the Future

The Lab of the Future We at LabCycle believe that a sustainable lab is the lab of the future. However, we understand that many researchers don’t know how this can be achieved, with the environmental footprint of academic research far outsizing that of standard commercial offices. So, here are some tips, courtesy of the Nature article […]