Burkard Manufacturing Co Ltd (Burkard) is a small company, which was established in 1952 to produce high quality Scientific Laboratory and Field equipment for the medical, environmental, agricultural and laboratory sciences. As a manufacturing company, Burkard is committed to an ongoing programme of research and development to ensure its leadership in these specialized and sophisticated fields. The research and development activities of Burkard are usually collaborated with universities and research stations that enable on-site evaluation of the final designs. Burkard has a strong interest in research and development or airborne spore sampling techniques. These techniques are upcoming as they can be further integrated and linked with DNA microarray analysis. Burkard have developed a number of products that have become standards in their field, such as the Burkard seven day continuously recording spore trap, which is the standard equipment used for sampling airborne pollens and spores. The Company has been involved in two nationally funded projects called ‘Smart Awards’ in the design of air sampling equipment that has become part of the range of instruments which are now manufactured by the company. Burkard air monitoring equipment has now been accepted as a world leader in airborne particle detection and has been highly recommended for its extreme reliability and quality of manufacture.


Stuart WILI
Burkard Manufacturing Co. Limited Woodcock Hill Industrial Estate Rickmansworth Hertfordshire WD3 1PJ England UK
The research leading to these results has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/ 2007-2013) under the grant agreement n°265865- PURE