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The Biosphere, Newcastle Helix

Newcastle Helix

Newcastle Helix is the UK’s biggest urban development of its kind outside of London, bringing together industry leaders, businesses and top researchers in an innovation community. It combines prestigious commercial and residential space with first class research and education facilities in the heart of Newcastle. It is a centre for science, innovation and business growth with a broad range of commercial, research and laboratory facilities.
It is home to a National Innovation Centre for Ageing and Data, the Core (where knowledge-based science and technology SMEs are based) and Newcastle University’s award-winning Urban Sciences Building. The aim of the development is to become a major UK hub for scientific research, and technology businesses, creating knowledge-based jobs for future generations. 

The Biosphere, Newcastle Helix 

The Biosphere, based on Newcastle Helix, provides a home for life sciences, healthcare and biotechnology companies. The new 90,000 sq. ft purpose-built £25m facility is tailored to the commercialisation of life science and innovation, research and development. It offers high quality biology and chemistry laboratories, Grade A offices, shared facilities, meeting and conference space. Suites are available from 300 sq. ft. and are mechanically and electrically enabled to meet containment level 2 for biosafety.

The state-of-the-art building has been developed by a design team led by Aura alongside award-winning architects Ryder, who have been supported by leading industry specialists including CAM-SCI, to ensure the building meets the needs of the healthcare and life sciences sector.

A unique eco-system of associated services will be provided through a bespoke programme of business support, including expert advice and industry knowledge to help tenants innovate and grow, using insight-led research to support the commercialisation of products and services.

This facility will open in November 2018. 

To view the floor plans click here.

Updated Aug 2018