Our laboratories provide a strong platform for a variety of scientists, from start-up’s working at proof of concept stage through to established companies looking to further progress their work. With a choice of private or shared lab space, we have a range of equipment and facilities designed to support companies in the life sciences sectors, along with an on-site lab technician and various peripheral services.

Our laboratories provide a strong platform for a variety of scientists, from start-up’s working at proof of concept stage through to established companies looking to further progress their work. With a choice of private or shared lab space, we have a range of equipment and facilities designed to support companies in the life sciences sectors, along with an on-site lab technician and various peripheral services.

Lab Options

Shared, equipped labs

Ideal for creators starting out, this fully equipped space is shared with like-minded innovators. Perfect for small companies looking to share ideas collaborate and grow. With access to a dedicated Lab Technician and a range of high value pre-installed equipment and consumables available, this space provides to perfect launchpad for promising start-ups at a low cost.

Lab Technician Support

Write-Up Space included

Chemical and Hazardous Waste Removal

11 Workstations in Microbiology, Tissue
Culture and General Bio Science Labs

Access to a Wide Range of Equipment
and Consumables (more info)

Dedicated labs & workshops

Dedicated labs and workshops are the next step for growing creators. For companies that need private space for product development, testing or development, these units are a blank canvas and perfect for creating your own space. They can be used as workshops for light manufacturing & assembly, or upgraded in to a lab space for small pharma and life science companies. 

Private space within a controlled access zone

Ability to install gas lines, sinks & extraction

3 phase power connections

Optional access to
shared facilities & equipment

Standard power and data
connections already in place

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What we offer

Private labs

For companies that need private space for product development and testing, these units are a blank canvas and perfect for creating your own space.

What's included:

  • Ability to install gas lines, sinks & extraction
  • Co-located with the Bristol Robotics laboratory
  • Access to University of West of England academics and students for research, internship’s and collaborations
  • Access to dedicated Innovation Director
  • Access to write-up space and business led workshops
  • Access to shared lab facilities
  • Standard power and data connections already in place

Prices available on request

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Shared lab space

These three fully equipped spaces are shared with like-minded innovators and provide access to a dedicated Lab Technician, and range of pre-installed equipment and consumables. Making it the perfect launchpad for promising start-ups at a low cost.

What's included:

  • Access to three separate shared lab spaces
  • Split between Microbiology, Tissue Culture and General Science space
  • Access to a Wide Range of Equipment and Consumables (more info)
  • Chemical and Hazardous Waste Removal
  • Write-Up Space included
  • Lab Technician and Business Support

Prices available upon request

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Workshops

These units can also be used as workshops for light manufacturing & assembly, benefitting from all the same features and support as traditional lab space.

What's included:

  • Private space within a controlled access zone
  • Ability to install gas lines, sinks & extraction
  • Optional access to shared facilities & equipment
  • Access to business support and workshops

Prices available upon request

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Shared Lab Facilities

1 contract, access to 3 separate lab facilities, lab technician & write up space

General Shared Lab

Thermocycler

Refrigerated centrifuge

-80°C Freezer

Water purifying system

Fume hood

Microplate reader

Electrophoresis systems for protein and DNA/RNA separation

Microbiology Lab

Autoclave

Laminar flow cabinet

Spectrophotometer

Shaking incubator

Inverted phase microscope

Water bath

Class II biological safety cabinet

Tissue Culture Lab

CO2 incubators

Liquid nitrogen vessel

Cell storage bank

Autoclave

Centrifuge

Inverted phase microscope

Class II biological safety cabinets

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Shared Lab Facilities

1 contract, access to 3 separate lab facilities, lab technician & write up space.

General shared lab

Providing non-specialised benching and essential equipment for those who mainly carry out research bioscience and also serves as a space to clean and prep for work in our other labs.

Equipment includes:

  • Thermocycler
  • Refrigerated centrifuge
  • -80°C Freezer
  • Fume hood
  • Water purifying system

Full equipment list for all shared labs is available here

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Microbiology lab

Specialized lab for researchers to carry out work using microbiological techniques with up to Category II microorganisms.

Equipment includes:

  • CO2 incubators
  • Liquid nitrogen vessel
  • Cell storage bank
  • Autoclave
  • Centrifuge
  • Inverted phase microscope
  • Class II biological safety cabinets
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Tissue culture lab

Designed for those who wish to carry out research with use of Tissue Culture and allows users to safely store, culture and treat their cell lines.

Equipment includes:

  • Autoclave
  • Laminar flow cabinet
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Shaking incubator
  • Inverted phase microscope
  • Water bath
  • Class II biological safety cabinets
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Access to research, support & funding

Join a community of innovators at Future Space

As a core component of the UWE Bristol campus, lab space occupiers at Future Space have the unique benefit of access the extensive range of research programmes and opportunities to talk with experts in the field. This allows for seamless networking and collaboration, facilitated by our in-house Innovation Directors alongside specialist business support to help grow your business.

In the same spirit, Future Space hosts regular networking events to provide opportunities for exchange of ideas with business advisers and like-minded entrepreneurs. 

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Space to create your future

Freedom to take it month by month

Because flexibility and choice are important to growing businesses, our agreements are based on monthly payments and can be cancelled with one month’s notice. Allowing you to develop at your own pace.

 
We also provide the reassurance of 24/7 access, so you can work when it works for you.