Incubator Facilities
Efficiently reach your next milestone. The VDC offers top-tier, ready-to-use science and engineering workspace, equipment and expertise.

Laboratories and Offices

(Included in membership)

Private wet laboratories (equipped and furnished) for 6 persons
Private dry laboratories (furnished) for 10 persons
Private offices (furnished) for 1-3 persons
Shared desks and tables
Conference rooms
Event space
Cafe
Lounge
Kitchen

Infrastructure

(Included in workspace)

3-D printer
Departmental supercomputer
Flow cytometer
Chemical hoods
BSL-2 biosafety cabinets
Centrifuges
Refrigerators
Freezers
Incubators
Deionized water
Vacuum, compressed air and gas
Autoclave
Glass wash
Flake ice

Services

(Included in membership)

-Shipping, receiving and reception
-Internet
-Server hosting
-Library databases
-Color copying and printing
-Maintenance of permits for all laboratory operations
-EHS training and compliance
-Maintenance of equipment and technical support
-Cleaning and waste removal
-VIP parking

Core Facilities

(Mission critical instruments, equipment and expertise available on a fee for service basis)

Fabrication
High Performance Computing
Animal Vivarium
Vivarium Barrier Suite
Genomics
Imaging
Mass Spectroscopy/Proteomics
Flow Cytometry
Broad Spectrum Molecular Imaging
Environmental Analytical Facility
Shared Equipment Core (free)

A new Innovation Voucher Program gives you discounted access to 90 UMass core research facilities throughout the state. Learn more.

Community

(Included in membership)

-Enjoy a vibrant international community of engineers, scientists and entrepreneurs sharing knowledge regularly
-Make connections and get advice during office hours with accomplished entrepreneurs-in-residence
-Attend events specific to the interests of startups
-Find talented and skilled science, engineering and business interns

Pricing

-Company membership fee depends upon the type of space you use:
Desks: $750 – $1,000 per month
Offices: $1,250 per month
Dry laboratories: $3,750 per month
Wet laboratories: $8,000 per month
-Available on a month-to-month basis
-No per person fee

Venture Development Center
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, MA 02125-3393

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vdc@umb.edu
1.617.287.6070

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