ZEISS Life Sciences Partners

ZEISS have been working closely with a number of companies in order to build a strong partner network. We have focused on working with companies that can offer expertise and support in certain application areas or products. We believe working with these companies allows us to supply our leading microscopy solutions whilst maintaining a high level of customer experience. Details of our partners can be found below.

Preferred Partners

Appleton Woods Limited

Appleton Woods are a family business supplying consumables, equipment, and reagent products into life science laboratories since 1967. They have a dedicated equipment team fully trained by ZEISS, and all enquiries are led by their Microscopy Sales Specialist; this provides a seamless and reliable customer experience. Appleton Woods has a long and successful relationship with ZEISS, supplying their microscopes throughout the UK for many years.  

K-Tec Microscope Services

K-Tec Microscope Services pride themselves on service excellence. This is the result of training and continuing professional development. Their specialist engineers are approved ZEISS Sales and Service partners, who are certified and factory trained by ZEISS with over 40 years’ combined experience, and as a result have gained a wealth of knowledge and experience. Combining their experience in microscopy with their bespoke machine shop provides you a one stop solution for your needs.

Alternative Life Sciences Partners

Davidson & Hardy Limited

Davidson & Hardy Limited operate out of Belfast and a registered office in Dublin. They stock and distribute a wide range of laboratory apparatus, chemicals and instrumentation to a very large and diverse range of customers throughout Ireland. Their customers represent all scientific disciplines in both the private and public sectors. They also have a service department that maintains and supports the full range of equipment sold.


Davidson & Hardy Limited
453-459 Antrim Road
BT15 3BL
Phone (Northern Ireland): 028 90 781611
Phone (Rep of Ireland): 1800 70 90 80
Email:  info@dhlab.com

Microm UK Ltd

Microm specialise in the supply of consumable diagnostic and media products for clinical laboratories & research units involved in human and veterinary infertility and reproduction toxicology. Their products are used by leading NHS and private fertility clinics and research institutes.


Microm UK Ltd
Commerce House
Telford Road
OX26 4LD
Phone: 01869 255760
Email:  enquiries@microm.co.uk

Micron Optical

Micron Optical specialise in providing customers with microscope and imaging solutions within the Medical, Pharmaceutical, Industrial and Educational fields throughout Ireland. Micron Optical not only offer a range of microscopy solutions they also provide after sales support, training and servicing.


Micron Optical Ltd.
PO Box 13129
Co. Wexford
Phone: +353 53-9231111
Email:  info@micronoptical.com

Planer Limited

Since 1973, Planer Ltd has been supplying IVF clinics, hospitals, laboratories, pharmaceutical companies and the ART fields with hardware, software and systems for the safe preservation, storage and monitoring of biological specimens such as embryos, blood products and tissue. Using their years of expertise and experience, Planer develops and manufactures pioneering and innovative products to the highest standards and provide uncompromising service. Now in partnership with ZEISS, Planer supply a range of our light microscopes that serve this market.


Planer Limited
110 Windmill Road
Middlesex, TW16 7HD
United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0) 1932 755000
Email:  enquiries@planer.com
Linkedin - @Planer Limited
Twitter - @PlanerLtd

Simulated Ocular Surgery

The members of the Simulated Ocular Surgery “team” are experienced Ophthalmic Surgeons, who are recognised experts in their sub-specialist fields. They all have a passion for surgical teaching and are involved with the day-to-day supervision of ophthalmology trainees. Simulated Ocular Surgery supply a range of products for training and this includes the ZEISS Stemi 305 stereomicroscope and Axiocams, which are used to create digital dry-labs for face to face and virtual surgical training.

Alba Scientific

Alba Scientific  specialises in optimised scientific solutions for biomedical research. In particular they provide bespoke microscope components sourced from the whole of the market. Alba Scientific is based in Scotland but supplies systems throughout the UK.  


Phone: 07485111042
Email: info@albascientific.com