Academic research

Academic research

Resources to advance fundamental science

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Avantor® works to give academic researchers the materials and tools they need to overcome obstacles and produce breakthrough results while operating efficient, productive research laboratories.

Our involvement in laboratory research has its roots in our company’s history: one of our preceding businesses, the J.T.Baker® Chemical Company was founded by a university chemical student who needed higher-purity materials to complete his coursework.

Trusted laboratory research tools

Avantor helps keep academic research on-target and moving forward, through a broad portfolio of laboratory chemicals, reagents and chromatography media, sophisticated lab equipment such as centrifuges, incubators, spectrophotometers and other tools, as well as a full range of consumables and liquid handling products.

Collaboration and customization

We are committed to providing you with products and processes that make it easy for academic researchers to focus on what they do best: conduct the basic science that leads to breakthrough results

Our experts work directly with academic customers to understand their processes, then apply that understanding to develop cost-effective solutions that fully satisfy specific program requirements and budgets.

Academic research products

Our innovative solutions for academic research include:

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Avantor®, a Fortune 500 company, is a leading global provider of mission-critical products and services to customers in the biopharma, healthcare, education & government, and advanced technologies & applied materials industries. Our portfolio is used in virtually every stage of the most important research, development and production activities in the industries we serve. One of our greatest strengths comes from having a global infrastructure that is strategically located to support the needs of our customers. Our global footprint enables us to serve more than 225,000 customer locations and gives us extensive access to research laboratories and scientists in more than 180 countries. We set science in motion to create a better world.