• 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.

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Latest News

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Alex van der Wateren is leading a feature series to find out more about the Biomakespace members! In the first entry of the series, we learn more about Anna Kuroshchenkova.
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The Biomakespace Maker Lab rerfurbishment has been completed and we are moving in exciting new electronics and 3D printing kit!
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We currently have two internship opportunities and a rolling programme of workshops taking place in the space for those who want to gain teaching experience in an exciting environment.
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From gamification of sample-size identification to a decentralised lab notebook, we showcase the projects developed at the eLife Innovation Sprin, which was co-hosted by Biomakespace as community partners.

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