“The main thing is collaboration… at the heart of what will be the largest life sciences research hub in Europe, with AstraZeneca, Papworth and others.”
– Jonathan Milner, Abcam founder, angel investor, philanthropist
Designed to assimilate four facilities across Cambridge into ‘One Global HQ’.
The new 100,000 sq.ft. HQ provides 75% more space and brings all Abcam employees under one roof to facilitate open collaboration.
The development will spin off new growth opportunities – Cambridge Biomedical Campus will be the largest life science research hub in Europe with the presence of global pharmaceutical and life sciences companies.
37 meeting rooms meet the requirements of informal, face-to-face interactions between small and mid-sized groups.
Send Me a ‘Snapshot’ – integrated with the room-booking system, invited participants are emailed a snapshot of the whiteboard surface after the meeting concludes. The ceiling-mounted Kaptivo camera with a framed view of the white board surface captures a ‘snapshot’ when the user selects the option on the touchpanel.
Three standardised conference rooms designed for larger groups with more advanced conferencing and collaboration requirements. These rooms have an attached break-out space separated by a divisible wall, and with full AV support.
‘Room Open’ mode – enable the 55” reinforcement displays to provide presentation content to users in the break-out area.
‘Room Closed’ mode, reinforcement displays switch to digital signage and audio switched off.
Other spaces include the Games Room, Laboratory Meeting Rooms, logistics offices, integrated cafe and coffee bar and building-wide IPTV systems. There is alos the provision of a mobile presentation system for greater flexibility in space utilisation and impromptu gatherings.
Wayfinding stations at multiple locations around the building provide high-resolution graphic floor maps for visitors and staff to navigate their way around the building.
The interface allows the user to find facilities on any floor, such as selecting ‘WC’ to highlight the location of the nearest toilets, or ‘meeting rooms’ to clearly indicate with location drop symbols the names/numbers of the meeting rooms on the floor.
The NEC MultiSync P484 SST With an OPS Slot PC were deployed at designated locations.
Technology integrates AV and the Building Management System. Unified touch control panels are the single point of control across all meeting rooms; for:
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