Waters and BioCity Celebrate New Facility

March 9, 2016
Lewis Botcherby
The Column

Volume 4, Issue 12

Waters Corporation and BioCity have celebrated the opening of a new open access analytical laboratory located in the BioHub at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK.

Waters Corporation (Hertfordshire, UK) and BioCity (Cheshire, UK) have celebrated the opening of a new open access analytical laboratory located in the BioHub at Alderley Park, Cheshire, UK. The institute contains Waters’ liquid chromatography (LC), mass spectrometry (MS), and informatics technologies, within a suite of analytical modules designed for use in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries.

“At Alderley Park, and indeed across the BioCity group, we are working with a growth formula that provides emerging and growing companies with access to everything they need to succeed – be it people, facilities, finance, or technology,” said Dr. Glenn Crocker (MBE) CEO, BioCity Group. He continued, “We are proud to be playing a leading role at the forefront of both the local and national economy.”

“The companies located at BioHub are engaged in breakthrough research and development. Close engagement with these companies provides Waters with a deeper insight into their needs and challenges,” said Rohit Khanna, Senior Vice President, Applied Technology Group, Waters Corporation.

Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, also praised the new laboratories, “This is more great news for Alderley Park and for Life Sciences in Cheshire. We are home to so many innovative and growing businesses in the sector and I was delighted to hear that BioCity Group and larger employers like Waters are helping to nurture new talent.”

The laboratory will be resourced with many of Waters’ equipment as well as a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) system provided by Manchester Science Partnerships, the owners of Alderley Park.

For more information please visit http://www.biohubatalderley.co.uk/