Facilities at Kinetic Labs

Find out more about the laboratory and office facilities available to start-up and established companies at Kinetic Labs

WorkLab and Kinetic Labs Waterford

Why join Kinetic Labs?

With the right expertise and experience, we understand what science businesses really need.

Renting laboratory space can be expensive and you may only need space for a short period. As a start-up or established company, you can rent lab space at Kinetic Labs to take on new projects without the risk of a long-term lease.

Companies joining us do not need to give away a percentage of their business. You can focus on developing your products and processes with no equity obligations to Kinetic Labs.

Based on the outskirts of Waterford City, Kinetic Labs is easily accessible not only to regional centres in the South East but also from Dublin and Cork. Our Waterford location also offers easy access to the WIT, Pharmaceutical and Molecular Biotechnology Research Centre (PMBRC), South East BIC, Local Enterprise Office (LEO) and Enterprise Ireland offices.

Lab facilities at Kinetic Labs

Access specialist equipment, services and technical support:

  • 400 m2 of high-quality wet lab space
  • Co-working spaces with shared access to analytical lab equipment
  • Individual furnished and unfurnished lab spaces
  • Specialist high-end analytical instrumentation from Agilent Technologies Ireland including liquid and gas chromatography and a UV spectrometer
  • Fume hood extraction system in ceiling voids for ducted fume hoods
  • Non-recirculating air regimes, with 8-18 changes per hour
  • Laboratory and write-up space configurable to your needs
  • Chemical resistant Trespa workbenches
  • Single and 3-phase electrical supply
  • Intelligent lighting system
  • Gas storage and fire rated solvent cabinets
  • Secure waste storage area
  • Compressed air supply system
  • Fully integrated BMS system to control the internal infrastructure
  • Loading bay for large deliveries
Rent a whole laboratory at Kinetic Labs

Create your own custom lab space

Ideal for established life science businesses, our lab spaces are flexible to suit your needs with the infrastructure to allow for bespoke fit-outs. Kinetic Labs offers:

  • Whole laboratories for rent
  • The option to design and create your own lab space

We fully appreciate that each company has a range of needs depending on the nature of their work and stage of their development. Let us help you to design your own lab space from scratch.

Office and communal space

In collaboration with WorkLAB Waterford, companies joining Kinetic Labs will have access to offices, meeting rooms and a café at a discounted price. WorkLab Waterford and Kinetic Labs are part of the same building with flexible workspace options from individual pods to full team office spaces.

Everything on offer is set up to make running your business more effective and cost-efficient including:

  • Office space, meeting rooms and café
  • Super-fast internet
  • 24/7 access
  • Mail and packaging handling
  • Front desk service
  • Member events
  • Free parking
Office space at WorkLAB
Start your lab based business

Access to industry expertise and business supports

Sometimes you need advice at critical business milestones, and we can connect you with the resources and supports to succeed. Our expert team understand the realities of running a business from start-up phase right through to growing an established company.

The Kinetic Labs community is an incredible network of experts in the science sector. As an established or start-up company you will have access to this wealth of industry knowledge to support your journey with:

  • Networking and knowledge sharing opportunities with like-minded entrepreneurs
  • Events, workshops and seminars provided by experts from the start-up community
  • Introduction to private investors and VCs
  • Access to business partners and mentors
  • Access to advice on finance, tax, intellectual property, grants and funding opportunities
  • Collaborative opportunities with WIT researchers and R&D facilities on campus

Industry experts are available to provide confidential advice at key business milestones for all companies renting lab space.

Interested in renting lab space?

Contact us to find out how we can support your business or arrange a tour of our lab and office spaces.

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