Incorporating R&D trends into laboratory design

The way that scientists carry out their day-to-day work had changed in recent years, driven by:

Changes in technology, with earlier obsolescence, meaning lifecycle replacement periods are shorter, and utilisation often higher Greater collaboration between scientific disciplines and between different organisations with more commercial, academic, publicly funded and third sector tie-ups Workforce and ways of working changes as new generations influence the working environment and working habits Efficiency and utilisation pressures on Asset Management budgets.