Imperial College London
Translation & Innovation Hub (I-HUB)
UKRPIF award: £35 million
Officially opened: May 2017
The I-HUB is a high specification, multidisciplinary research and incubator space for researchers, university spinouts, partner universities, small and medium-sized enterprises and global businesses.
The 48,000m2 development provides flexible and adaptable working spaces, including 250m2 of biotech and scientific laboratories with wet lab and office space. The I-HUB is also home to the Imperial White City Incubator, the largest concentration of affordable, flexible laboratory and office space, with specialised commercialisation services, in London.
The UK Research Partnership Investment Fund (UKRPIF) helped fund construction of the £150m project, which includes £90m of co-investment in technology ventures provided by Voreda Capital.