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 (BSL-2 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
Class II, Type A2 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

Contact us
vdc@umb.edu
1.617.287.6070

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