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204 England | Full Member Queen Mary BioEnterprises Innovation Centre The Queen Mary BioEnterprises Innovation Centre (QMB), based in London E1, is a modern early- and late-stage incubator for science and technology companies and is the culmination of a four-year project between Queen Mary and the GLA. QMB is a wholly-owned company of Queen Mary University of London and was developed to promote London as a world-class bioscience cluster – and to attract and retain the best scientific talent and intellectual property driven science firms in the capital. The Centre is a 52,000 sq ft capacity building and is centrally located on the research campus of Bart‘s and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry at Whitechapel. Locati on QMB Innovation Centre 42 New Road London E1 2AX C ontact detai l s Ramsay Richmond T: 020 7882 8950 E: r.richmond@qmul.ac.uk www.qmbioenterprises.com The Centre is presently the largest fitted‑out commercial laboratory space in London. Accommodation is available in suite sizes that vary from 600 sq ft upwards. The flexibility of the centre’s floor plan means that space can be easily reconfigured to meet a tenant’s needs. Basic features include sealed floor coverings in the laboratories, sinks, carpeted floors in offices, and large ceiling voids to accommodate a tenant’s bespoke air-handling needs, e.g. fume hood ducting. Why the QMB Innovation Centre ? The QMB Innovation Centre offers reconfigurable laboratory and write-up space and flexible leases. The Centre also facilitates access to Queen Mary Innovation (QMI), which promotes enterprise and innovation across Queen Mary. QMI’s expertise in technology transfer, investment, marketing, and business development can bring UKSPA Directory 2017 significant benefits to the Centre’s tenants, e.g. academia-industry collaborative projects. Highlights of the QMB • Laboratory suites with flexible laboratory & write-up space • Laboratories designed to house both non-ducted microbiological safety cabinets and ducted chemistry fume cupboards • Laboratories with segregated non‑recirculating air regimes with ~8 changes per hour and a comprehensive BMS system to control the internal environment • Facilities room (glass washer, large autoclaves, ice machine, glassware washing machine & RO purified water) • 120-seat lecture theatre and Costa Coffee shop located within the building • 24/7 electronic card access – with CCTV linked into the University’s Security System