The Biosphere – a life sciences centre for research and development and business incuabtion, Newcastle.
The Biosphere is new regional facilities with a global vision offering a unique eco-system of commercial laboratory space, offices and support services presenting a welcoming home for ambitious companies within life sciences, healthcare and emerging fields of biotechnology. Specifically the £24m building offers :
- 90,000 sq ft of laboratory and office space
- Three floors of containment level 2 fitted labs
- Grade A office suite and conference space
The facility opened its doors to business in November 2018 and is well located on the city centre 24 acre Helix site ( new sustainable urban quarter focused on science and innovation). Other new complementary facilties include The Core (a managed workspace) and £58m flagship Newcastle University Urban Sciences Building research facility.
Start of feasibility and business case development
Project approved and in construction phase
Project completed in Autumn 2018