Launched in 2018 in Newton’s Charles River Mill District, LabShares offers office and laboratory incubator space for emerging biotechnology and life science companies. Their comprehensive set of shared laboratory equipment includes but is not limited to: flow cytometry systems, plate readers, QT PCR machines, microscopes, HPLC, pure water systems, Western Blot transfer devices, tissue culture suites, a lentiviral suite, standard cold storage ranging from refrigeration to cryostorage, and other miscellaneous pieces. Other sponsors include Safety Partners, Faber, and DT Ward, PC.
“We are very encouraged by the selection and, of course, pleased to be among such notable company,” noted Tobin Scientific CEO, Brian Tobin “Tobin Scientific continues to expand its commitment to life science organizations in the greater Boston area that we have served with our unique approach and capabilities for a number of years, and LabShares presents itself as a great partner in the Newton community.”
LabShares is a shared BL2 biotech laboratory and office space with ~15,000 square feet of lab and office space occupied by ~17 biotech member. LabShares opened a major expansion in early 2021, adding over 18,000 square feet of lab and office space. LabShares members include early-stage startups, venture funded companies having raised A and B-rounds, as well as divisions of larger, public companies that seek a beachhead location inthe near the Boston and Kendall Square.
Tobin Scientific, the nation’s only fully integrated, single-source provider of life science laboratory relocation, is a division of Tobin & Sons Moving and Storage based in Beverly MA. The company holds patents and specializes in frozen biological and cryogenic transportation, repository, and temperature-controlled storage. Founded in 1960, Tobin & Sons Moving and Storage is consistently ranked among the top five largest moving and storage companies in the Boston area.