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Facts and Figures

Image of TBSI from rear.

The Building Statistics

  • 35,000 m2 on 11 stories (3 underground)
    • 11,000 m2 purpose-built for commercial use – rental by P.J.Walls
    • 24,000 m2 for research and teaching
      • 17,000 m2 purpose-built for Trinity research (space for 75 PI’s)
      • 3,000 m2 purpose-built for industry-academia collaborative research
      • 4,000 m2 purpose-built for teaching
  • Underground carpark
    • 75 car spaces for rent/lease
    • 312 bicycle parking spaces along with shower facilities
  • New exit from Pearse Street train station & proposed Metro line.

Laboratories

The building contains multiple research laboratories and support areas. Specialist laboratories include

  • Cell culture facilities
  • Biological laboratories rated at Containment Category 2
  • Biological laboratories rated at Containment Category 3
  • Cleanrooms to Class 10,000/Grade C (EU)
  • 400 MHz NMR
  • 800 MHz NMR
  • X-ray crystallography, small molecule and protein
  • Flow Cytometry
  • Confocal microscopy
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Biacore X100
  • Seahorse Respirometer

Space Usage

Level Usage
7 Trinity
6 Trinity
5 Trinity
4 Commercial Trinity
3 Commercial Trinity
2 Commercial Trinity
1 Trinity & Industry Trinity
0 Entrances, Rail Access, Retail, Trinity & Industry Space
-1 Trinity
-2 Trinity
-3 Trinity

Industry/Academic Collaborative Space

The Industry Academic space available is 3000m2, in 3 separate parcels, with access from Pearse Street. The space is “shell and core” and can be fitted out to suit a variety of requirements, including wet laboratories and support areas. The space provides a variety of opportunities for companies:

  • Locate in a strategic, central location, with excellent connectivity and adjacencies
  • Locate in a unique research and training environment focussed on human health
  • Co-locate with world-class Trinity researchers
    • Set up industry-academic collaborations with Trinity
    • Locate researchers in collaborative laboratories
    • Contract out work to Trinity
  • Access capital-intensive highly specialised instrumentation and the associated highly trained and specialized personnel  e.g. NMR (up to 800MHz), X-Ray Crytallography, Mass Spectrometers, Flow Cytometry.
  • Use existing building services to minimize the need for support staff
  • Avail of access to some Campus facilities

Last updated 28 June 2012 by Caroline Levis (Email).