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IBST is a member of Medilink South West, the region’s life science industry network.

IBST is a member of the Health & Life Sciences Sector Group.

Our purpose is to engage with local life sciences, health and social care organisations to explore areas that could be developed to promote the health and life sciences business sector in the West of England LEP region.





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Tape Specialities LTD

Company profile:Staplethorne

TSL are experienced suppliers of bespoke solutions to the biosensor industry. We provide a full range of development services including short adhesive runs and rapid prototyping. We then offer full scale manufacturing supply from our high tech equipment under strict ISO 9001:2000 processes. This is all supported by a robust Business Continuity Plan to guarantee ongoing supply.

Main products and services:
  • Bespoke Tapes and Adhesives
  • Solvent, Water and Rubber Based
  • 100% inspection of outgoing products through state of the art vision systems
  • Full Polymeric Range of Films
  • Precision multi-laminate and die cut parts
  • Punched Sheets/Substrate/Parts
  • UV and Waterbased Logo Printing
  • Clean Room Conversion

Collaborations Sought:

TSL would be happy to invest whether it be by way of time or materials in R&D projects which we would assess on a case by case basis.


2a Canalside
Northbridge Road

Country:   United Kingdom
Telephone:   +44(0)1442 870935
Area of Operation:   Other
Company Size:   Micro < 10 employees
Type of Company:   Private Limited Company
Year Established:   1996