• Bringing making and biology together

    Bringing making and biology together

    Biological experimentation is intertwined with instrumentation and engineering - Biomakespace will provide a space for prototyping and exploring.

  • Training and skills sharing sessions

    Training and skills sharing sessions

    Biomakespace will provide training opportunities and experience for many types of people from students to those wanting skills to enter the bioeconomy workforce in Cambridge.

  • A home with some biological history

    A home with some biological history

    The old Laboratory of Molecular Biology building which will house Biomakespace has seen groundbreaking scientific discovery and led at the forefront of technological advances such as nucleic acid sequencing, protein and antibody engineering and the invention of the scanning confocal microscope. [more on Wikipedia]

    Image credit: Jynto on Wikimedia Commons, released as Public Domain.

  • A creative space for prototyping and design

    A creative space for prototyping and design

    Design thinking and low-tech prototyping (like microfluidics with paper and sellotape!) can enrich experimental creativity.

Build the Biomakespace

Get involved in building the biomakespace - we need volunteers for many tasks and roles. Whatever your expertise and skill set, we'd love to hear from you.

Join Us

We'd still love to hear your ideas and projects. Feel free to join the site and sign up to the forum. We hope to open to members in early 2017 so watch this space!

Support Us

If you think you could support Biomakespace with sponsorship, a donation of equipment or in-kind, please get in touch! You can find out more about supporting the space and why it matters here.

Latest Blog Posts

We spent Saturday afternoon fixing up the donated Nikon Diaphot 200 inverted microscope - many thanks to Alex Sossik and Ed Allgeyer for their help getting another part of our imaging facility up and running.
We have some very exciting upcoming plans to discuss in this post, including access to the space, our long-term pricing structure and our first call for founder members.
Counter Culture Labs is Oakland’s grassroots Community Lab for biohacking and citizen science. Jenny Molloy dropped by in March 2016 to check out their space and activities!

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