Office Space

InfoLab21 is Lancaster University's world-class research, development and business centre in Information and Communication Technologies.

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An Ideal Location

Lancaster University is a truly global University, with over 12,000 students from over 120 countries. Consistently rated as one of the top 10 UK universities, Lancaster University has established an excellent track record in its knowledge transfer activities, which aim to bring universities, businesses and communities together. InfoLab21 is built in the middle of our parkland campus on the outskirts of the beautiful and historic city of Lancaster.

Relocating to the UK

InfoLab21 liaises with the United Kingdom Trade & Investment (UKTI), the Government organisation that helps businesses locate in the UK and grow internationally. Every year they help hundreds of firms, from hi-tech start-ups to global industry leaders, discover global growth from a UK base.

The UKTI website provides a wide range of free information and business services specifically for global businesses, including:

  • Trends and analysis with real-time news and views in your sector
  • Operational insights covering practical advice on how to set up and optimise your UK business
  • Information on research areas
  • Detailed reports and publications comparing UK & European statistics

Lancashire and the Northwest

Lancashire is in the Northwest of England and has a large and diverse economy consisting of a strong mix of over 35,000 registered companies representing all sectors of the UK economy. Lancaster is well connected by road and rail to Manchester and Liverpool. London is just a 2.5-hour train ride away.

Hot Desking

Hot desking in Infolab21 is a great way to meet other companies and academics for potential collaborations, expand your networking opportunities and gain access to knowledge through our Business Development Managers.

The hot desk space has 6 desks within an open plan office. Companies are notionally given one day per week to use their desk. The current price for a desk is around £50 per Month.

Tenants on the hot desks have the option to have an account on the VoIP telephones located on the desks, which would be set up for you by our Business Co-location Administrator.

All companies have access to the wireless broadband in the room.

Hot desking at InfoLab21 is a great way to meet other companies and academics for potential collaborations, expand your networking opportunities and gain access to knowledge through the Business Development team.

Resident Companies

InfoLab21 welcomes technology based companies of all sizes from the global community with the ability to grow through access to cutting-edge research.

Contact Us

Nick King

Nick King

Business Development Manager

+44 (0)1524 510447 C73/C74, C - Floor, InfoLab21
Colin McLaughlin

Colin McLaughlin

Technology Transfer Manager

+44 (0)1524 510443 C73/C74, C - Floor, InfoLab21
Neil Dullaway

Dr Neil Dullaway

Head of Partnerships and Business Engagement for Computing and Communications