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A Guide to Future-Proofing Your Lab From the Ground Up

Designing a flexible lab space helps researchers adapt when future needs are unknown

Rapid change across science is altering methods, volume, speed, and collaboration. Though the details vary by field, common trends have emerged. Increased collaboration has emphasized the need for more open, collaborative lab spaces. It can be challenging to keep up with the rapid pace of change, let alone plan for the future of your lab amongst the ‘unknown unknowns.’ 

Ultimately, a lab’s adaptability in this landscape hinges on flexibility in design. While you may not know what new technology, trends, and demands tomorrow will bring, there are ways to plan your space accordingly.

Download this article now to learn how to effectively design a flexible lab space. 

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