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The Premier Laboratory Facility for
Next-Generation Powerhouse Biotech Startups

Facilities & Services

Start productive experimental work the day you arrive. Plug in to an unmatched hub of biotech activity.

LabCentral provides month to month, fully functional lab space, permits, waste handling, plus all reasonably common lab equipment for bioresearch. Access to conference rooms, event space, and kitchens is also included. In addition, LabCentral hosts a large amount of programming specific to the interests of life-sciences startups.

Flexible and Fully Equipped Shared Lab and Office Space

LabCentral boasts room to accomodate ~200 scientists and entrepreneurs

  • Ready-to-go, permitted lab and office comprising 54 individual lab bays and eleven 3 - 4 scientist "pods" in shared lab
  • Fifteen private lab suites (450 to 1050 square feet) for companies of up to 18 employees
  • Kitchen and open-plan communal space designed to facilitate interaction and collaboration
  • Month to month service agreement for up to 2 years 

Central Infrastructure

LabCentral provides all reasonably common lab equipment for bioresearch, including:

  • Autoclave, bottle wash, and ice machines
  • Deionized water, vacuum, and gas supply
  • Chemical hoods and BSL-2 cell-culture facilities
  • Centrifuges, vortex, shakers, freezers, storage facilities
  • Flow cytometry, PCR, plate readers, imaging station, luminometry, HPLC

Services

  • Maintenance of permits for all lab operations
  • Mandatory EHS training and compliance for all lab users
  • Maintenance of equipment and technical support
  • CRO support available on-site (FTE basis)
  • Cleaning and waste removal
  • A vibrant community, sharing knowledge and interacting regularly

Cost:

There is a monthly per-person membership fee of $425. The fully equipped multi-floor co-working lab and office area features 54 individual bench spots and 33 dedicated desks, ranging from $4090 to $4645 and $455 to $1030 per month, respectively. Lab pods in our open lab are available for 3 to 4 scientists and cost $14,455 - $14,970. Fifteen private lab suites accommodating up to eighteen employees are available for $17,055 to $36,135 per month. The monthly fee for 38 private offices ranges from $1000 to $6,000. Group purchasing is provided, as well as other programs where pooled access reduces costs. Companies may also contract for technical, business, and scientific contract research organization (CRO) support services.

LabCentral 610:

LabCentral 610 is located across a shared driveway from LabCentral on the third floor of Pfizer’s Kendall Square Worldwide Research and Development building. This 33,000 square-foot facility is home to up to six early- to mid-stage companies. There is a monthly per-person membership fee of $425, which provides full access / privileges to all common areas, equipment/instrumentation, and LabCentral services, including at LabCentral’s original 700 Main Street location. LabCentral 610 has a microscopy suite that includes a confocal microscope and a T/SEM (transmission/scanning electron microscope). There are six private labs accommodating 20 to 40 people that range in size from 1,690 square feet to 3,072 square feet. They each include two to three private offices and a tissue-culture suite. Pricing ranges from $58,000 to $104,000 per month. For detailed information about the facilities and offerings please contact info@labcentral.org and a member of our team will follow up directly.

Historic Location

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700 Main Street, North, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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  • Walking distance to the T
  • Close proximity to major university research centers, hospitals, biotech, and pharmaceutical companies provides numerous synergies and partnership opportunities

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