A former MSD research facility this 20-acre biotech incubator for Scotland is located in-between Glasgow and Edinburgh on the M8. Nestled in amongst landscaped gardens, and mature trees. Companies based here enjoy a break from work in ‘Nowhere’, a stylish coffeehouse co-working space with air hockey, a pool table, a gym, cosy lounge spaces and patio garden. Life science startups based here make use of the ample car parking, 24/7 security, easy access to the M8, two airports and two local train stations only a short distance away.
Take on new projects and new people without the risk of lengthy leases, with lab space to rent with just 1 month’s notice. Manage the ups and downs of entrepreneurship with the option to scale back with just 3 months’ notice. The flexible and modular chemistry and biology lab space at BioCity was built to an exceptionally high specification by Organon Laboratories (previous owner), with tailored bench space, extra-large laboratories and grow on space for companies at all stages.
Layout not quite working for you? With our in-house engineers, get the essentials like benching, data points and storage just right for your team and the way they work.
Enjoy weekly social events, monthly complimentary coffee and cake ‘get-togethers’ to meet your neighbours or join us for a ‘Wise Words, In Conversation with…’ salon-style event where industry leaders share their thoughts, experiences and most importantly, the lessons learnt over a beer or two with our invited audience of BioCity business leaders. Learn from the best and connect with the community.
The cluster effect of BioCity attracts benefits and opportunities not typically available to life science startups. Invitation-only pitching competitions, investment opportunity roundups, unique collaborations and trade visits are regular features for BioCity based startups.
‘Nowhere’, a relaxed, stylish, contemporary coffee house is the place to eat, relax and socialise. With a gym, hot-desking area, three mini ‘living rooms’, a canteen to purchase food (and to prepare your own) alongside a foosball, air hockey and pool table. ‘Nowhere’ is a welcoming space away from the office and lab.