LabCentral Inc.

LabCentral Inc.

LabCentral Inc. is a shared laboratory facility for biotechnology startups.

LabCentral is a non-for-profit organization based in Cambridge, Massachusetts that provides shared laboratory space for life sciences and biotech startups. Its 70,000 square-foot facility offers fully permitted laboratory and office space for up to 60 startups comprising of approximately 200 scientists and entrepreneurs.

LabCentral was funded in part by two $5 million grants from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center, with support from its real-estate partner, MIT. Founding sponsors include Triumvirate Environmental and Johnson & Johnson Innovation. Lab operations officially began in November 2013.

In addition to the lab facilities, LabCentral also provides a variety of other services that early stage companies may require, including administrative support, skilled laboratory personnel, a domain-relevant speaker series.

In December 2017, with support from Pfizer, the company opened another lab, LabCentral610. It has an additional 33,000 square-foot of space capable of supporting up to 6 startups. As of 2018, the facilities have the capacity to serve around 450 scientists and entrepreneurs of about 70 companies.

Timeline

People

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Role
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Abby Johnson

Associate Director, Accounting Controller

Ben Whiting

Lead, Cafe & Operations

Caroline Dudeck

Associate, Purchasing & Accounting

Celina Chang

Senior Director, Laboratory Operations

Clancy Gonzales

Manager, Office & HR

Courtney Ho

Associate, Lab Operations

Croline Grossman

Communications & Public Affairs Liaison

Darrell Interess

Senior Manager, Safety Services & Facilities Operations

Even Lamb

Senior Associate, Facilities

Harold Escobar

Senior Associate, Facilities

Harry Gerard

Senior Associate, Lab Operations

Jefferson Fancois

Concierge

Johannes Fruehauf

Co-Founder & President

Julie Fields

Lead, Lab Operations

Ken Cook

Associate, Lab Operations

Krista Licata

Director, Operations

Linday Crockett

Lead, Communications & Design

Lisa Velardo

CFO & Treasurer

Lora Duro

Associate, Puchasing

Luke Wallrich

Manager, Events and Operations

Lynsey York

Senior Manager, Lab Operations

Maggie O'Toole

VP of Operations

Marva Yates

Associate, Operations

Megan Keegan

Manager, Purchasing & Community Development

Nathan Donelson

Manager, Lab Operations: Biology

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Further reading

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LabCentral to Open Next-Stage Facility for Growing Life Science Companies, Supported by Pfizer

LabCentral

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Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Companies

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3D Biolabs

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