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COVID-19 Update

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Our main priority at nC2 during this unprecedented time is the safety and health of our staff. With this in mind, all our employees are now working from home for the foreseeable future. We are following the University of Southampton guidelines, the latest updates can be found here:

University of Southampton coronavirus page

Therefore, we cannot currently access our laboratories and testing equipment 

During this time, however, you can still reach us by

calling Dr Nicola Symonds on 07917265160

or provide us your email and we will be in touch to discuss your needs.

  • All of the University IT systems can be accessed remotely

Call us for expert advice

Discuss future laboratory work

Video conference to learn about our skills & facilities

Book in your work – get front of the queue

  • Now is a great time for writing grant bids and performing literature searches

We can currently carry out literature surveys with our access to the University extensive online library, this is where we can research a subject for you (referencing books, journals, standards) and write a report. This work can be carried out during lock down.

Additionally paper writing or preparation of posters for conferences – this is mainly for our previous clients, we have access to all the past work and can prepare presentation materials for you.

Adrian @ Safire Ltd

We can also prepare samples. Our machinist Adrian Walker at Safire Ltd runs a family business so has access to his workshop and can machine samples for us to use when the lock down is over.

Remember to wash your hands

Remember to look after yourselves, wash your hands and stay safe.


Nicola, Spencer, Ilaria, JB and Sam