Laboratory Research and Development Supplies

Research & development

A strong research and development function is the lifeblood of diagnosis and treatment. Avantor offers a comprehensive selection of products and equipment for research and development.

3 Types of Lab Hot Plates and Their Uses

Laboratory hot plates are essential for heating and boiling liquids in scientific research and healthcare. These devices offer a controllable heat source to perform various chemical reactions, sterilize equipment and perform other purposes.

Avantor Equipment and Instrumentation

As a premier lab research and development supplier, Avantor offers a wide range of equipment and instrumentation from trusted manufacturers to support your R&D!


Avantor offers microcentrifuges and bench centrifuges from leading suppliers. Also, a full range of accessories from our lab research and development supplies are available to make centrifugation easier.


Avantor offers a vast array of chemicals for a multitude of analytical applications that will help you achieve your QC, production, or R&D goals. Let us be your dependable lab research and development supplier.

Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry

Avantor has the resources to make your Chromatography or Mass Spectrometry applications run efficiently and effectively—from the measuring apparatus needed for chromatography, or the proteins used to fulfill sample manipulation during mass spectrometry.

Cold Storage

Avantor’s cold storage portfolio is designed to provide dependable storage and outstanding temperature stability for your valuable samples, reagents, and materials. From cryogenic tanks to freezers, our lab supplies can help.


Choose from Avantor’s extensive selection of supplies that span from pH to conductivity, titration to dissolved oxygen—including reagents, standards, spare electrodes and all the accessories.

Life Science Research Solutions, Products, and Resources

Avantor® can help equip your life sciences lab with the products, equipment, and supplies you need – whether you work in cell biology, genomics, proteomics, or other fields.

Liquid Handling

Let our lab research and development supplies enable your liquid handling applications. Avantor offers a wide range of liquid handling solutions, including pipettes, pipette controllers and laboratory pumps.

Lab Equipment & Consumables

Heathrow Scientific’s line of benchtop equipment is designed to improve productivity and workflow in the lab. Their products offer an innovative selection of centrifuges, magnetic stirrers, shakers, vortex mixers, electronic pipettes and more.


With an extensive selection of lab research and development supplies, Avantor has become a one-stop-shop for customers in need of microscopy supplies and accessories.

Ovens & Incubators

Avantor’s array of ovens and incubators can provide superior temperature accuracy and excellent recovery time for a wide range of demanding applications. Carbon dioxide incubators and vacuum ovens are also available to meet your laboratory needs.

Organic Synthesis

Whether you are a university researcher, an industrial medicinal chemist, or an independent innovator at a start-up or an incubator, Avantor has all you need for Organic Synthesis—the strategy of making compounds from readily available starting materials.

Quality Products from Sheldon Manufacturing

Sheldon Manufacturing provides a variety of innovative equipment for life science, pharmaceutical, biomedical, environmental, and industrial applications. Products include incubators, ovens, water and bead baths, and anaerobic chambers


Nothing that happens in the labor other workplace is as important as your health and safety. Avantor® helps keep you safe with a robust line of safety products and personal protective equipment -- from waste bins to safety signs.


As a premier lab research and development supplier, Avantor offers a large and growing range of spectrophotometers, used in a wide diversity of applications, including, chemistry, physics, biology, biochemistry, and clinical applications.

Lab Thermometers & Temperature Measurement Equipment

Avantor offers a multitude of temperature measurement choices from glass thermometers to the most sophisticated data loggers for wireless real-time monitoring.


Avantor has everything you need for this common quantitative technique used in the laboratory -- from classical glassware to automatic titrators including reagents and accessories.


Avantor can help ensure that your measuring standards are met via our selection of micro and analytical balances with traceable weights and calibration certificates.

R&D Literature

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Agilent Chemistries and Supplies Portfolio

Access Agilent’s innovative offerings via Avantor’s ecommerce channel. Agilent’s chemistries and supplies portfolio offers HPLC and GC columns, sample preparation products, and chromatography and spectroscopy supplies.

Beckman Coulter

Beckman Coulter has built a reputation for innovation by challenging convention and redefining standards of excellence. Their products, such as the CytoFLEX Flow Cytometer, provide top quality and reliable performance.


Caframo is a respected manufacturer of powerful overhead stirrers, mixing impellers and a full range of accessories.

ELGA LabWater

ELGA is a specialist in the service, and support of water purification systems. The company’s R&D facilities can supply you with the right water quality for your lab application – allowing you to focus on getting accurate, reliable results.


Heidolph provides premium laboratory equipment to the scientific research community. The company is a leading product provider of rotary evaporators, overhead stirrers, magnetic stirring hotplates, and Tuttnauer sterilizers.


Kimble produces lab and scientific glassware, for the pharmaceutical, environmental, petrochemical, life sciences, education and chromatography markets. Products include ASTM and ISO glass beakers, flasks, vials & closures, funnels, and culture tubes.


From automated sample preparation systems to advanced imaging solutions, Leica products can help you cut costs and time in drug discovery, tissue culture, and live cell research. Pursue your next breakthrough with innovative products from Leica.


Mettler Toledo, a leading global manufacturer of high precision balances and scales. No matter your lab or production application, Mettler Toledo has a solution that can fit your lab weighing needs.

Molecular Devices

This company’s automation-friendly products include high-content imaging systems, cell screening systems, and microplate readers -- which strongly support modern research.

Pall Laboratory

Pall Laboratory is a filtration, separation and purification leader meeting the critical fluid management needs of life sciences customers. Their sample preparation and detection tools are used in research, genomics and proteomics.

PerkinElmer - Innovating for a Healthier World

PerkinElmer delivers unique products serving the diagnostics, life sciences, food and applied markets. Some of the diverse products offered include microplate readers, spectroscopy accessories and chromatography consumables.

PHC Corporation of North America

PHC offers sophisticated instruments used in critical cell management and leading-edge protocols. These include gene and cell therapeutics for in vivo treatments, stem and embryonic cell growth and storage, regenerative medicines, and biomanufacturing.


Qorpak provides laboratory packaging options that can enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of research and testing. Choose the perfect bottle, closure or bottle and closure combination—from wide mouth bottles to clear glass French square designs.

Thermo Scientific

Thermo Scientific cell culture products offer reliable results across every stage of cell culture -- From culture to cell modification and cryopreservation storage. Nalgene plastic labware is also available to make your lab safer.

Sartorius laboratory instruments, consumables and services

Sartorius supplies lab instruments, consumables and services to research and quality assurance laboratories in pharma and academia. Lab balances, pipettes and laboratory water purification systems are specialties.


Wheaton offers a wide array of products used in life science and cell culture. They include containers for sensitive materials, roller racks for adherent cell culture, tissue grinders for excising samples, and pipettes for precise liquid handling.

HALO® Chromatography Columns and Consumables+-

HALO® column packings are manufactured using Fused-Core® particle technology that was developed to deliver hyper-fast liquid chromatographic separations.