CREST Research Park


Designed by scientists for scientists

Located directly on the Intracoastal Waterway in Wilmington, North Carolina, the state-of-the-art MARBIONC Building offers multi-functional laboratories and specialized research equipment designed to catalyze university-industry partnerships and promote economic development through translational research.

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In the MARBIONC Building, hub tenants will have access to the most advanced biotechnology laboratories and equipment on the East Coast, with more than 80 established researchers, state-of-the-art instrumentation, biological activity screening, analytical services, synthetic chemists, information technology staff and marine biotechnology expertise.

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Building features include:

  • LEED Silver certification
  • 24/7 physical and IT security
  • Full power backup protection/100% power back-up
  • Designed to withstand Category 3 hurricane force winds

The open floorplans and modular design for lab space provide tenants with a wide range of options to accommodate diverse workflows and research needs.labmodulemarbionc

Lab features include:

  • Contiguous office and labs
  • Modular space (infinite configurations without construction)
  • Movable lab tables
  • Glassware washers and dryers
  • A/V screen and ceiling-mounted projector
  • White boards
  • Extra equipment storage space
  • Wall-mounted hoods and sinks
  • Ceiling-mounted utilities