Moderna to construct science center in Cambridge, MA


Will feature laboratories intended for R&D

Moderna is investing in a new science center, which will be known the Moderna Science Center, to create a purpose-built space to further support the biotech company’s interest in discovery. The 462,000 square-foot building will be located in Cambridge, MA, which is also home to Moderna’s HQ.

“… As we advance our mRNA platform and science, our new science center will integrate digital-first scientific research and development labs, along with space for innovation and co-creation with our people and our partners around the world,” says Stéphane Bancel, CEO of Moderna. “Our commitment to sustainability and accessibility requires us to think differently about space. Even as we grow, we are committed to minimizing our environmental footprint. We will continue to invest in the local economy, work with state and community partners, and leverage the incredible innovation to attract and grow the best talent from the Massachusetts life sciences sector as we work to deliver on the promise of mRNA science.”

The new site will include custom spaces for research and development, incorporating scientific and non-scientific spaces to encourage collaboration. Construction at the location is underway, and the company anticipates beginning a phased move-in process by 2023.

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