Heidelberg (Germany) / Paris (France) / Saclay (France), 06 September 2023 – As a premier life science and biotech co-working company, BioLabs residents and innovators have an opportunity to test, develop and grow game-changing ideas leveraging Thermo Fisher’s suite of services and products.
“We are thrilled to expand access to state-of-the-art facilities for scientists and entrepreneurs in Europe together with our long-established collaboration with Thermo Fisher,” said Johanna Michielin, Head of Biolabs Europe.” Through this collaboration, our two organizations are supporting these early-stage entrepreneurs and helping accelerate science and their development in Europe.”
“The biotechnology industry continues to solve for today’s greatest challenges relating to disease, our planet, and the human condition. Through our collaboration with BioLabs in North America and now Europe, we are empowering scientists by providing them access to tools and resources to propel science and their research forward. Our Mission at Thermo Fisher is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner, and safer and collaborations play a key role in this effort,” said Kim Baltier, vice president of global commercial operations, biosciences at Thermo Fisher.
Three European locations will play an essential role in fostering an entrepreneurial spirit and innovation in the region:
Biolabs Heidelberg: a 2,200 sqm of shared laboratory and office space, offering promising entrepreneurs’ scalable space and resources for growth and innovation.
Hotel Dieu Hospital: a 1,500sqm premium life science coworking facility launched in partnership with AP-HP, the Paris hospital organization. This site aims to be connected with the 39 AP-HP hospitals and create a place of open innovation in health.
Spartners by Servier & Biolabs: a 2,000 sqm site that is the first premium life science coworking facility in Paris-Saclay and will be available to multiple academic institutions.
BioLabs is a membership-based network of shared laboratory facilities located in key geographies with proven biotech innovation clusters. BioLabs offers beautifully designed coworking environments that pair fully equipped and supported lab, office, and event spaces with relevant programming and unparalleled access to capital and industry partners.
These fertile, supportive ecosystems allow young companies to shift their focus from start-up operations to experimentation and innovation so they can reach their scientific potential quickly and achieve business success. Companies can start with a single lab bench and scale-up as they grow. The expanding BioLabs and Affiliates US network of labs now comprises sites in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts; Durham, North Carolina; San Diego and Los Angeles, California; New York City; Princeton, New Jersey; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Dallas, New Haven and is continuously developing additional domestic and international sites. In 2022 their first European site was opened in Heidelberg (Germany), in 2023 two further sites in France followed. For more information on working with BioLabs, visit www.biolabs.io