Equipment discounts for grantees

Are you based within the CRUK Centre for Drug Development, Stratified Medicine Programme or Therapeutic Discovery Labs?

We have negotiated special discounts with commonly used suppliers of lab consumables, instruments and equipment.

These are available through the internal PurchasePoint catalogues. Plus we hold a list of suppliers who can offer discounts who are not on the internal system.

For queries about the catalogues or list, email

If you buy Fisher Scientific items regularly or in large quantities then the CRUK purchasing team could negotiate a more favourable quote. Just contact

Purchases above £30,000 or for orders totaling more than £30,000 per annum

If your purchase is equal to or above £30,000 then you must:

VAT and import tax exemption

As a charity, we are VAT and import tax exempt on any equipment or consumables used for research purposes. Find out more about VAT and Import Tax exemption from the HMRC website.