New €8m biodevices laboratory opens at Ulster University

Lab offers equipment to assist companies in developing prototypes for biomedical sector

 Prof Brian Meenan of  Ulster University, Invest NI’s Tracy Meharg, Prof Jim McLaughlin of Ulster University and Stuart McGregor of Randox Laboratories at the opening of the university’s new lab

Prof Brian Meenan of Ulster University, Invest NI’s Tracy Meharg, Prof Jim McLaughlin of Ulster University and Stuart McGregor of Randox Laboratories at the opening of the university’s new lab

 

A new advanced biomedical engineering laboratory has opened at Ulster University.

The lab is a strategic partnership between Invest Northern Ireland, Ulster University, Randox Laboratories and Heartsine Technologies.

It offers state-of-the-art equipment to assist companies in developing prototypes for the biomedical, engineering, electronic device and aerospace sectors.

The total investment is £7.3 million (€8 million). Invest NI has offered assistance of £3.7 million, with Ulster University contributing £2.9 million and a further £716,000 invested through industry collaborations with Randox and Heartsine.