Feature Session - Hosted by GAMBICA

Lab Automation - make your lab functions faster, more productive and less boring – with someone else’s cash

Time & Location

Wednesday: 13.00 to 14.00, Stage 5

Session Host


About this session:


  • Jacqueline Balian, Head of Laboratories Sector – GAMBICA (session Host)
  • Steve Smith, Innovate UK Edge Scaleup Director at Inventya Ltd

The government’s focus on productivity improvement means large dollops of cash are available to help you make productivity gains. In this seminar, an expert on accessing project funding from a company recognised by Innovate UK and prominent in bid development, will tell you what is available to you to help you automate your lab functions, and how you can get hold of it.
Funding for automation plans – what’s available, where from, and how to make your application a winner.

Session Host/Speakers

Jacqueline Balian (Session Host)

Jacqueline Balian (Session Host)

Head of Laboratories Sector - GAMBICA

Prior to joining GAMBICA Jacqueline developed the Low Carbon Consultants and Low Carbon Energy Assessor schemes at CIBSE, ran carbon saving initiatives and subsequently ran the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme at Ofgem.

Steve Smith

Steve Smith

Innovate UK Edge Scaleup Director at Inventya Ltd