Key Facts

Facilities

State of the art, low energy collaborative research facility.

A landmark building for the Trust and University.

A facility that links both sites and encourages pedestrian flow.

A concept that unifies the urban spaces adjacent to each entrance.

Building information

Designed to the highest of environmental standards, the building concept and arrangement of accommodation is driven by the controlled conditions required for nanotechnology research, the need to reduce energy and exploring passive approaches to ventilation, lighting and cooling.

Co-location

  • Centre for Nano Health (CNH): this newly formed Department concentrates on creating products which combine Nano Engineering with Biological applications.
  • Clinical Research Unit (CRU): researches innovative medical treatments to common illnesses.
  • Chiral Department: research into effective methods of dissemination of medical information.
  • Scanning Department: advanced MRI and CAT scanning research facilities.
  • Office “Incubation” units: rental office spaces for selected companies working in the area of Life Science.

Partnership

Welsh Government 

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University (ABMU) Health Board 

IBM

Industry and business partners 

Institute of Life Science Phase 2 & Centre for NanoHealth

ILS2 is sited on ABM University NHS Trust land and managed by Swansea University. The key departments co-located within the facility are:

  • Centre for Nano Health (CNH): this newly formed Department concentrates on creating products which combine Nano Engineering with Biological applications.
  • Clinical Research Unit (CRU): researches innovative medical treatments to common illnesses.
  • Chiral Department: research into effective methods of dissemination of medical information.
  • Scanning Department: advanced MRI and CAT scanning research facilities.
  • Office “Incubation” units: rental office spaces for selected companies working in the area of Life Science