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Amenities

Amenities in the Pennsylvania Biotechnology Center of Bucks County are state-of-the-art and designed for use by nonprofit research organizations and commercial biotech start up companies. This list provides a general overview of available amenities.

Business & Entrepreneurial Services Available
  • Assistance with purchasing equipment and supplies
  • Promotion with venture capital/angels
  • Special annual events to promote companies at the Biotech Center (Entrepreneurial Spotlight, Regional Biotechnology Conference, weekly scientific and business seminars
  • Professional conference affiliation (PA Life Sciences, PACT, NBIA)
  • Grant assistance available for a fee on site
  • Legal consultation available for a fee on site 
  • Onsite life sciences and business consultants available for a fee 
General Amenities Provided
  • Wet Ice
  • Dry Ice 
  • Natural Gas
  • Vacuum
  • Emergency Power
  • Lab Coats
  • Internet
  • Phone

Lab Amenities Provided
  • CO2 (Center will deliver and install)
  • Nitrogen (Center will deliver and install)
  • Other Gases on contract
  • BioSafety Cabinets (as available)
  • Chemical Fume Hood
  • Acid/Flammable Storage
  • DI Water
  • Eyewash
  • On-site lab supplies for purchase

Services Provided
  • Online Safety Training
  • Routine Safety Inspections
  • Minor Equipment Repair
  • Basic IT Support
  • Package Support
  • UPS/FedEx Assistance
Common Equipment
  • Cold Room (+4C)
  • Dark Room/Film Processor
  • Glassware Washer
  • Ice Machine
  • Liquid Nitrogen Freezer (x2)
  • Liquid Scintillation Counter
  • Plate Reader (x2)
  • Sonicator
  • Steam Sterilizer (x2)
  • Super Speed Centrifuge
  • Ultra Centrifuge (x3)
  • Ultra Pure Water

Permission Required Equipment
  • Automated PCR
  • Centrifuge
  • Centrifugal Evaporator (x4)
  • Fluorescent Microscope (x2)
  • Freeze Dryer
  • Imaging
  • Gel Imaging
  • Incubator Shaker (x3)
  • Liquid Chromatograph (x2)
  • Liquid Handling Robot
  • Mass Spectrometer (x2)
  • Real Time PCR
  • Rotavap

Equipment/Services (Fee)
  • Chemical Waste Disposal (Charged by Volume)
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal (Charged by Volume)
  • Flow Cytometer (x3)
  • Freezer Room (-20C)
  • High Throughput Plate Reader
  • Lyophilizer
  • Mass Spectrometer
  • Multiplexer
  • Nuclear Magnetic Resonator