• 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 2017 so watch this space!

Support Us

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

Latest News

We are launching Tuesday night meetings (19:00-21:00) starting next week to have a meeting where we can focus solely on enjoying ourselves with planning for fun projects, sharing skills and having talks.
Biomakespace volunteers introduced visitors to the Plant and Life Sciences Marquee on Downing Site to low-cost lab equipment and electrophysiology with our 'Mighty Muscles' activity.
You can find the Biomakers at three events during the Science Festival Come and say hi, find out about our plans and how to become a member.

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