CNH Facilities

The centre is located within the new Institute of Life Science 2 (ILS2) building on the site of Singleton Hospital over two floors. The building consists of 1600m2 of state of the art facilities including dedicated laboratory space and offices for research, academic and project staff. The CNH offers a fully integrated nanotechnology and biomedical R&D environment.

Incorporated is a fully equipped nano-fabrication and characterisation class 1000/100 cleanroom for silicon and non-silicon based developments, a class 1000 bioclean room for tissue engineering and device functionalization, NMR, rheology, biomolecule printing, AFM, SEM, and photonics.

The centre includes a category 2 biomedical suite of laboratories offering cell and molecular biology capabilities, including confocal microscopy, and high-throughput/high-content analytical systems (Amnis Imagestream & GE In Cell); microbiology, regenerative medicine and tissue engineering: and nanogenotoxicology.

CNH can also offer access to incubation space  as private offices, a clinical research facility and access to a 'first into man' clinical trials unit and MRI/CT patient imaging and health informatics.


With secure access to 1500m² of dedicated laboratory space, the centre offers a range of equipment and commercial opportunities that would be impossible for a small or medium sized enterprise (SME) to develop alone.

The centre offers access to equipment and facilities for:

  1. Biology and advanced cell imaging
  2. Characterisation with equipment capable of electrical, physical & chemical analysis
  3. Micro-nano fabrication of sensors and devices

CNH can also offer a clinical research facility and access to a 'first into man' clinical trials unit and MRI/CT patient imaging and health informatics

Biology and Imaging Characterisation Micro-Nano Fabrication

Access to incubation space at the heart of driving research

Whether your company is interested in becoming an affiliate member, access to hot-desk facilities, laboratory and/or office space, we have the package to suit you. The centre offers a soft landing opportunity for international businesses looking to enter the European Market and is one of the swiftest and most effective ways of developing a relationship with CNH.

200m² of business incubation space is available for private offices at the heart of driving research.

Register your interest by contacting us using the details below.