North Shore InnoVentures (NSIV) is cutting the ribbon on a new location that promises an even greater impact on the area’s growing cluster of life science and cleatech companies. The new space is not only larger than its previous location, but also includes a wet lab, maker space and coworking.
NSIV has already helped 50 businesses grow since 2009, with 26 putting down roots on the North Shore.
The 12,000 s.f. expansion includes a combination of office and meeting spaces, wet and dry labs and a maker space. The wetlabs are both chemical and BL2-rated spaces and include a variety of state-of-the-art equipment for genomics, cellular research and chemical analytics, including a spectrophotometer, 2 mass spectrometers, and a gene sequencer. The dry lab space includes instrumentation for electrical analysis, rapid prototyping via a 3-D printer as well as a variety of machine shop tools. The office space allows a company to grow within the incubator, moving from co-working stations into offices that can hold up to 4 people.