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Committee for Research and Innovation Design

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How Sharing Space and Resources Catalyzes Biotech Ventures

Please join the inaugural meeting for the Committee for Research and Innovation Design, co-chaired by Luke Voiland AIA, Principal with Shepley Bulfinch and Lynn Petermann AIA, Associate with Payette. Hosted by LabCentral, Maggie O’Toole, Vice President of Operations, will lead a presentation titled, “How sharing space and resources catalyzes biotech ventures” followed by a tour of the research space.

Presentation in the main lobby

4:30pm – 5:15pm Check-In & Networking
5:15pm – 5:20pm Committee Welcome
5:20pm – 5:40pm Keynote: Margaret O’Toole
5:40pm – 6:00pm Q&A / Discussion
6:00pm – 6:45pm Networking & Tours of LabCentral

Committee for Research and Innovation Design
The Committee for Research and Innovation Design is a Boston Society of Architects forum to share knowledge related to the design, operation and use of science, research and innovation buildings and facilities.

Maggie O'Toole
Vice President, Operations
Maggie O’Toole is the vice president of operations at LabCentral. She provides overall direction and guidance to the operational activities of the company and oversees expansion projects including the Harvard Life Lab, a branch of the Harvard Innovation Labs operated by LabCentral. Maggie has more than 20 years of experience in business start-ups ranging from hi-tech engineering to biotech.

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