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.

The Biosphere

The Biosphere

Project Timeline

Pipeline - 2015
Start of feasibility and business case development
In progress - 2016
Project approved and in construction phase
Complete - 2018
Project completed in Autumn 2018
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