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Edinburgh BioQuarter offers accommodation to satisfy all business needs. A wide range of high-quality facilities, including office and commercial spaces, laboratories, and incubators are available on a variety of leasing terms.


NINE - Life Sciences Innovation Centre

Opened in 2012, NINE – Life Sciences Innovation Centre offers 85,000 sq ft of prime laboratory and office accommodation. A dedicated Incubator facility provides early stage/small companies and spin-outs with flexible turnkey accommodation on short-term leases. Established companies benefit from larger suite sizes on more traditional lease arrangements.

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NINE Accommodation

NINE offers a modern office and laboratory accommodation extending over three floors, with a BREEAM rating of Very Good.

Ground floor Incubator:

  • Turnkey CAT 2 labs from 286 sq ft to 699 sq ft, which can be combined
  • Tissue culture and write-up rooms available in a range of labs
  • Individual Grade A office suites from 143 sq ft to 342 sq ft, which can be combined

The first and second floors within Nine offer a variety of larger suite sizes, extending up to suites of 10,000 sq ft providing both laboratory and Grade A office accommodation for companies with a more extensive property requirement.

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NINE Facilities and Services

The Life Sciences Innovation Centre offers a range of first-class services for tenants

  • 24/7 secure access with manned security presence
  • Manned reception during working hours with telephone call answering service
  • Secure access to laboratory and office accommodation
  • High-quality fibre connectivity
  • Communal glasswash, autoclave and minus-80 freezer rooms (for Incubator tenants)
  • Liquid Nitrogen store
  • Large café providing on-site catering facilities
  • Meeting room hire with full AV facilities
  • Secure car park with dedicated spaces for all tenants
  • CCTV monitoring of all public areas
  • Loading bay for deliveries with goods lift and waste management services
  • An on-site building manager and facilities team
  • Access to networking events and conferences across BioQuarter

The BioCubes

The BioCubes are two highly specified modular construction buildings located adjacent to NINE.

They offer high-quality, fitted-out and flexible Cat 2 Lab and Grade A Office suites available from 600 sq ft to 12,000 sq ft with a BREEAM Rating of Excellent.

BioCube Accommodation

BioCube 1 – the ground floor opened in 2016 and extends to 6,000 sq ft of Grade A office and Laboratory accommodation. It is fully occupied. The first floor is in development and will be available for occupation in Spring 2019. It will provide 6,000 sq ft of Grade A office and Laboratory accommodation.

BioCube 2 opened in Summer 2018 and extends to 12,000 sq ft of prime laboratory and office accommodation over two floors. It can be occupied by one sole tenant or by multiple tenants.

BioCube Facilities and Services

The BioCubes offer a range of first-class services for tenants:

  • 24/7 secure access with manned security patrol
  • Reception foyer with video call service to tenants
  • Secure car park with dedicated spaces
  • Site CCTV monitoring
  • Access to Nine’s café and meeting room facilities
  • On-site building manager
  • Access to networking events and conferences across BioQuarter

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