State of the art
BII is designed to meet every need of a life science start-up. We have visited and sought inspiration from internationally-renowned accelerators, incubators, and translation hubs around the world. We have created what we believe will become a beacon of translational research. You will find us in the Copenhagen Science City in central Copenhagen.
The BII facilities
- 450 square meters of GMO 1 classified general lab
- 200 square meters of GMO 1 classified special labs; DNA/RNA lab, microscope lab, fermentation lab, analytical lab, cell labs
- GMO 2 classified cell lab
- 30 square meters of workshops
- 800 square meters of open office space
MiniBio bundle 1000ml microbial
1L Bioreactors for fermentation of bacteria and fungi
Prusa SL1S SPEED 3D Printer
3D printing from resin
Prusa i3 MK3S+ 3D printer
3D printing from filament
Imagexpress Micro confocal
Capture excellent contrast, high resolution images with spinning disk confocal technology, wide field of view, and bright light source
Cuvette based UV/VIS reader
LabChip GX Touch HT DNA
Cartridge based protein analysis
LabChip GX ll Touch HT Protein
Cartridge-based DNA analysis
Cartridge-based cell analysis, size, and viability.
Monolith Pico Red/Blue
The best choice for studying interactions spanning a broad range of sensitivity.
Akta Pure for purification and protein analysis
The drying time can be set from 0 to 15 hours.
Cell Imaging System with bright light, Dapi, Texas red, and GFP
SH800 cell sorter
The benchtop SH800 cell sorter permits sorting of a wide range of cell sizes and applications using the 70um, 100um, and 130um microfluidics sorting chips. Three lasers are available, providing excitation lines of 405 nm, 488 nm, and 561 nm. Six freeform PMTs allow the detection of fluorescence signals from any laser based on filter selection. This novel, chip-based design is fully integrated with comprehensive fluidics controls and advanced automation for set-up, acquisition, sort, and analysis to make sorting less subjective, more precise, and easier to use.
Optima XE-90 IVD centrifuge
This ultracentrifuge provides all the features you’d expect, along with some beneficial enhancements you won’t find anywhere else. With total-system design in mind from the start, we created the Optima XE to simplify use, increase productivity, and reduce error. You’ll applaud its intelligent user interface, multi-layered BioSafety features, and energy efficiency. And of course, our total system design backed by our exclusive rotors, labware, and unparalleled service.
Rotor for microcentrifuge tubes. Up to 18000 rpm (14000 g) with cooling.
RC6 Plus Highspeed-Centrifuge
Equipped with Thermo Scientific Fibrelite F21S-8x50y rotor.
Wide Mini-Sub Cell GT Horizontal Electrophoresis System
The wide Mini-Sub cell GT cell provides a larger platform than the Mini-Sub cell GT cell, allowing it to handle more samples using 15- or 20-well combs.
The Attune® NxT Acoustic Focusing Cytometer
The Attune® NxT Acoustic Focusing Cytometer (blue/red/yellow laser) with Autosampler.
Ibright CL1500, the Invitrogen iBright Imaging Systems, balances powerful features and hardware in a package that is easy to use for researchers of all experience levels. Feel at home with our touchscreen interface carefully crafted to provide a smooth image capture experience. Get publication quality data fast with a powerful 9.1MP camera and a suite of automated features. Streamline image analysis with built-in on-instrument software or our standalone iBright Analysis Software. Understand your data better with straightforward total lane protein and house-keeping protein normalization workflows. Read on to find the right iBright Imager for your needs.
AGILENT 6410 and Agilent 1200
Consisting of the items TCC, MWD, FLD, Alatyt FC, Thermostat, Degasser, Binary pump, ALS and FC/ALS Thermostate
The Attune® NxT Acoustic Focusing Cytometer (blue/red laser)
The Attune® NxT Acoustic Focusing Cytometer is an instrument with high sensitivity and precision in a small footprint that is simple to use at any experience level. The system enables analyzing and counting cells in suspension, and can be used to quantitate sub-populations of cells based on physical properties and fluorescent labels attached to specific proteins
Digital Rotary Evaporator incl. vertical glass set
A huge, easy-to-read LCD display indicates temperature, speed, and time, Speed range from 20 to 280 rpm. Large 5L water-oil heating bath with a heating temperature range of RT to 180°C, Heating bath with precise temperature, control, and adjustable safety circuit, Patented condenser (cooling surface 1,500 cm2) with an excellent cooling effect. Motorized lift with quick-action, automatic release evaporating flask to top position in case of power failure. Adjustable final position recognition to protect operator and sample against breakage. Evaporating flask with an ejector, convenient to remove. Timer function precise control processing. Brushless DC motor.
Alpha 1-2 LD Freeze Dryer
Compact, high-performance tabletop unit for effective lyophilization of specimens in your everyday lab activities. The LDplus user interface makes the work very easy. You can choose from a wide range of configurations to adapt the freeze dryer optimally to your specific needs. The condenser temperature of -55 °C enables the drying of aqueous products.
The LP-WT600-1F peristaltic dispensing pump is mainly designed for laboratory and industrial production. It uses a brushless motor and is suitable to drive multiple pump heads. Combined LCD with membrane keypad and rotary encoded switch makes the operation of the dispensing pump easy and prompt. The speed can be adjusted manually or automatically through an external control interface.
Flowbot ONE Liquid handling robot
12-positions liquid handler equipped with two 8-channel liquid pipettors: 2-200μL and 10-1000μL, respectively, fitting to Sartorius pipette tips (http://flow-robotics.com/).
Multidrop 384 dispenser with various dispensing volumes
Multidrop 384 dispenser with various dispensing volumes
The Innova 43 incubated and Innova 43R incubated and refrigerated shakers are the perfect choice for handling large quantities or large volumes of cultures with precision and ease. The cast iron triple-eccentric counterbalanced drive is specifically designed to support high-speed applications and heavy workloads.
Heracell 150i CO2 incubators
Protect valuable samples while optimizing cell growth. Thermo Scientific Heracell 150i CO2 Incubators with Stainless-Steel Chambers provide the ideal in-vitro environment. Clean, reliable, and easy to use, they feature fast recovery characteristics and a convenient touchscreen user interface.
QuantStudio 5 Real-Time PCR System 384-well
QuantStudio™ 5 Real-Time PCR Systems provide our latest advancements in touch-screen usability, allowing you to easily stay connected to your data. It is designed for new and experienced users who need simple, affordable instruments without compromising performance or quality.
Mastercycler pro PCR system
Features: Gradient function which simplifies protocol optimization, heated lid with integrated Thermal Sample Protection (TSP) technology, intuitive graphic programming, steadySlope™ technology ensures constant heating and cooling rates, and vapo-protect technology to reduce evaporation.
iBlot 2 Starter Kit
The iBlot 2 Starter Kit includes the iBlot 2 Gel Transfer Device and iBlot 2 Transfer Stacks (nitrocellulose)—everything needed to perform a rapid dry-transfer of proteins from a gel to a membrane. The iBlot 2 Gel Transfer Device performs western blotting transfer simply, efficiently, and reliably, within seven minutes and without the need for liquid buffers. The iBlot 2 system is compatible with both polyvinylidene difluoride (PVDF) and nitrocellulose membranes and has comparable performance to traditional wet-transfer methods in a fraction of the time. The iBlot 2 Gel Transfer Device is an integral part of the iBlot 2 Dry Blotting system, which consists of the transfer device and consumable transfer stacks that contain the required buffers and transfer membrane.
Trans-Blot SD Cell with Bio-Rad PowerPac HC
The Bio-Rad Trans-Blot SD Semi-Dry Electrophoretic Transfer Cell allows blotting of DNA/RNA from agarose gels to nylon membrane in minutes, without any gel pretreatments. The Trans-Blot SD semi-dry electrophoretic transfer cell generates a high field strength (V/cm2) which facilitates rapid transfers. The blotting frame allows highly efficient transfers by eliminating the crushing of agarose gels.
Invitrogen XCell SureLock™ Mini-Cell
The XCell SureLock® Mini-Cell allows you to run Novex® and NuPAGE mini-gels quickly, easily, and leak-free without clamps or grease.
Biorad NGC Quest™ 100 Chromatography System
Includes 100 ml/min pumps, single-wavelength (UV) and conductivity detection, and automated sample injection to purify proteins. It is equipped with a BioFrac Fraction Collector.
Visioscan Cell culture microscopes
VWR IT414 inverted phase-contrast research microscope equipped with a 5MP Moticam camera for cell culture documentation.
Agilent 1200 HPLC system
Consisting of the items VWD detector, Autosampler with cooling, Quarternary pump and degasser
Olympus BX61 Upright phase contrast Motorized Microscope
-Fluorescence Filter Cubes:
Semrock DAPI-1160B EX: 387/11nm DM: 409nm EM: 447/nm
Semrock SpGr-B EX: 49/4/20nm DM: 506nm EM: 527/20nm
Semrock SpRed-B EX: 586/20nm DM: 605nm EM: 628/32nm
U-D6REM 6-position Motorized Objective Turret
10x/0.30 UPlanFL N
20x/0.45 LUCPlanFL N
40x/0.60 LUCPlanFl Ph2
AmScope MU300 3.1MP CMOS Digital Color Camera
Multiskan Sky microplate and cuvette spectrophotometer
Designed to be convenient and easy to use for virtually any photometric research application, especially DNA, RNA, and protein analysis.
SpectraMax iD5 Multi-Mode Microplate Reader
Measures absorbance, fluorescence, and luminescence. In addition, the iD5 reader measures TRF and FP and can be expanded to include TR-FRET, HTRF®, BRET, dual luciferase reporter assays with injectors, and western blot detection.
mySPEC Microvolume spectrophotometer
Nucleic acid and protein microvolume concentration and purity measurements. A large dynamic range (2 ng/μl to 15 μg/μl (dsDNA)) eliminates error-prone dilutions and calculations. Minimum volume: 1µl
Synergy 4 Fluorescence Absorbance Microplate Reader
The Synergy 4 Fluorescence Absorbance Microplate Readeris equipped with:
Dual Pump Dispenser with two 250uL syringes and filters:
Excitation- 420/50nm, 320/20nm, 485/20nm, and 680/30nm.
Emission- 570/100nm, 420/50nm, 528/20nm, and 485/20nm
Included Mirrors: 635nm, 510nm, and 400nm
The ImageXpress® Pico Automated Cell Imaging System combines high-resolution imaging and powerful analysis with a streamlined workflow. It includes CellReporterXpress® software for acquisition and analysis, and it also features a comprehensive portfolio of preconfigured protocols. The automated setup of analysis parameters shortens the learning curve, so you can start running experiments quickly.
Please get in touch with our Head of Facilities, Bo Heinemann, if you have any questions regarding the lab space or if you are interested in renting lab and office space at BII.