Life sciences finance

96% approval rate
2 hours approval time
£150m raised to date
5,149+ customers supported

Supporting finance for lab, innovation, technology and research equipment and instruments

At Johnson Reed we recognise the value of scientific equipment, in addition to how essential It is to your business operations. If you run a laboratory, you need cutting edge technology allowing you to achieve your objectives as scientists and as a business. Although equipment like this is often rejected by traditional lenders, we are providing complete support, understanding the importance of specialist equipment which is essential to your operation, often this non-standard equipment is ignored by banks, we call this ‘quirky kit‘.

Our flexible range of products has been built with this in mind, to help you finance the machinery, tools and equipment you require to focus on your important scientific work. We understand the start-up nature of your sector and are not frightened by supporting your development and research, our common sense approach secures an average 96% acceptance rates. Trust Johnson Reed for your leasing and loans.

Johnson Reed has a wealth of experience in the asset and equipment finance sectors, working with clients to ensure a smooth process and excellent service in the industry.

We can help you get lab equipment or research equipment

Whether you are looking to finance a single item of equipment or an entire refit of your premises, we promise to react quickly and access our panel of independent funders to get you answer as soon as possible. It doesn’t matter to us whether you are an established business or a brand new one, we will do our very best to provide you the same great level of service.

Why Choose Johnson Reed?

What Johnson Reed can offer:

  • Single item or total refurb/fit-out
  • Quick turnaround and answer
  • Full panel of independent funders
  • Finance for new businesses and start-ups
  • Finance for established businesses
  • Great service

We can help you get finance for:

  • Autoclaves and Sterilizers
  • Bio Processing Systems
  • Climatic Test Chambers
  • Clinical Diagnosis Testing Equipment
  • Dispensers
  • Environmental Chambers and Monitoring
  • Fridge Freezers
  • Furnaces
  • Furniture
  • Growth Chambers
  • HPLC and UPLC Machines
  • Incubators
  • Industrial Microwaves
  • Life Science Equipment
  • LIMS and Laboratory Software

 We can help you finance the above equipment. However, this list is exhaustive and if you can’t find what you are looking for, please enquire and we may be able to help you. Our friendly and professional team is available to explain your financing options and ensure you make a well-informed decision.

“Mark and his team helped us massively in expanding and upgrading our equipment. They were supportive and attentive throughout, making it easy, clear and simple. Thanks again, Johnson Reed.”

Andrew Calleja, Clopton Catch

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