Scientific Research

Our Facility

Whether you are a startup or an established company, Icogenex Bioincubator rents lab benches, offices and desk space to small companies with 1-20 employees. Lab bench space includes access to lab equipment, amenities and services at no additional charge, minimizing capital expenses and making the facility cost-effective.

Our flexible space and lease terms allow you to expand or contract as needed. The all-inclusive monthly rate eliminates hassles and unexpected expenses so you can focus on your business.

Amenities Include:

  • Flexible space and lease terms
  • Ready-to-go lab and office space
  • Ability to expand as you grow
  • Scientific entrepreneur environment
  • Access to scientific equipment
  • Established safety program at BSL2 level
  • Lab services including glass wash and autoclaving
  • 24/7 access
  • Facility management
  • Conference and meeting rooms
  • Furnished lockable offices, cubicles and desks
  • Kitchenette and break room
  • Internet and phone access
  • Mail service, FedEx, UPS and USPS deliveries
  • And more

Features and Services


The lab at Icogenex Bioincubator is ready for both molecular and cellular biology and chemistry. Most companies only need to purchase consumable supplies before starting their experiments, making it the ultimate plug-and-play laboratory facility.

  • Lab benches with shelving and drawer space
  • Access to large and small lab equipment
  • Fume hood access or dedicated use available
  • Tissue culture rooms with equipment
  • Hazardous material storage
  • Refrigerator, freezer, -80°C and cryo storage
  • Established safety program for BSL2 research
  • Emergency showers and eyewash
  • DI and ultra pure water
  • Glass wash and autoclaving service
  • Basic glass and plastic containers are available with short-term use


Lockable offices, cubicles and desk space can also be rented to companies who rent lab benches. All shared spaces are available at no additional charge to tenants.

  • Furnished lockable hard-wall offices
  • Lockable cubicle offices
  • Desk area
  • Internet access
  • Telephone/voicemail
  • Conference and meeting rooms
  • Kitchenette and break room
  • Coffee/tea/water
  • Secured building with 24-hour access
  • Janitorial services
  • Mail service
  • Copy/fax/scan capabilities


Life science companies typically need qualified lab space and access to specialized equipment that is often cost-prohibitive. At Icogenex Bioincubator, companies have access to such equipment at no extra charge. Below is a sample of what is available:

Molecular and Cellular

  • Centrifuges
  • Micro Centrifuges
  • Spectrophotometer
  • Incubators
  • Balances and Ph Meter
  • PCR Machines
  • Heat Blocks
  • Vortex Mixers
  • Stir Plates
  • Water Baths
  • Microscopes


  • Fume Hoods
  • Speedvac
  • Rotovap
  • Glassware

The Basics

  • Fume Hoods
  • Biological Safety Cabinets
  • Freezers at -20° C
  • Freezers at -80° C
  • Refrigerators
  • Cryo Storage
  • Ice Machine
  • DI and Ultra Pure Water
  • Dishwasher
  • Autoclave

Tissue Culture

  • Biological Safety Cabinets
  • CO2 Incubators
  • Centrifuges
  • Microscopes
  • Water Baths


The rental rate for our all-inclusive incubator space varies depending on the type and size of space your company requires. In general, the cost is per lab bench, office and desk space. If required, tissue culture and fume hoods may be rented as dedicated space. Other amenities are included free of charge as described in Features & Services.

As you grow, you may add on incremental space. If your company downsizes, you can easily downsize space also. Minimize facility costs by renting just what you need for the time period you need it.

Lease Terms

Flexible lease terms are customized to meet the needs of your situation. Many companies choose a short-term lease of six months with an option to extend. Longer lease terms of one to two years or more are also available. Since lease terms are tailored to each company, there is no need to lock into a large space with a long lease term.

Commercial Insurance

As with any facility lease, Icogenex requires each company to obtain liability insurance. All other insurance is at the discretion of the individual company. To assist prospective tenants, Icogenex provides a list of brokers who work with biotech companies.