Agritech Business Centre
Conference Centre

    Welcome to The Lawes Open Innovation Hub

    Influenced by the pioneering and collaborative spirit of Rothamsted’s founder, Sir John Bennett Lawes, the Lawes Open Innovation Hub creates the perfect setting for new growth. Space within the Hub provides an agile working environment to stimulate and engage your company, with a range of alternative areas to accommodate different activities.

    Size of building space/rooms: Over 8000ft². Multiple self-contained offices from 140ft² to over 450ft²
    Office layouts available: Lab and office, or office only. Multiple labs including Class II containment, microbiology and synthetic chemistry
    Map of building: Please contact Claire Wolstencroft on : 01582 938087 or email to discuss further
    Pricing: From £42.50 per ft²

    What’s included in the monthly licence fee for Lawes Open Innovation Hub tenants?

    • Use of office and furniture (desk, chair, tambour unit) commensurate with space
    • Full access to the Daniel Hall facilities including two shared meeting rooms, kitchen facilities, and several informal breakout areas including the Street and Foyer in the Lawes Open Innovation Hub
    • Use of the common and prep labs in the Daniel Hall and Lawes Open Innovation Hub*
    • Water, heating and electrical charges
    • Wi-Fi connectivity via The Cloud
    • Use of unallocated car parking spaces commensurate with size of office (one space per desk)
    • A poster board within the foyer of the Daniel Hall
    • A link to tenant website from the Rothamsted Enterprises website
    • 20% discount on rooms booked at the Rothamsted Conference Centre

    Shared equipment in prep labs in the Daniel Hall and Lawes Open Innovation Hub

    • Gel imager
    • -80 Freezer
    • Centrifuge
    • Autoclave
    • Ice machine
    • Freeze dryer
    • Incubating shaker
    • Drying oven
    • RO Water
    • +4o and -20 o walk-in cold room
    • Five-point balance
    • Fridge and freezer
    • pH/Conductivity metre

    As well as this comprehensive range of world-class facilities for our tenants, hot-desking is available amongst exciting agritech start-ups as well as use of our attractive open meeting and social spaces, to help spark collaborative discussions. In addition to our lab and office based personal workspace for productive activity, there are several informal meeting spaces designed to encourage the exchange and development of ideas, creative thinking and problem solving.

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    Building Features

    • Car-parking
    • Long Leases

    Layout & Capacities

    • 10 – 30 People
    • 30 – 60 People
    • 100 – 200 People
    • 60 – 100 People
    • Co-Working

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