The Cummings portfolio is home to more than 125 life science industry firms, representing more than 1.6 million square feet of space. We hope this update, which features new developments, innovative client work, and recent additions to our tremendous roster of life science companies, will encourage you to join Cummings' thriving biotech community.
Anagenex (10 Roessler Road, Woburn) – Anagenex is a biotechnology company building a novel platform for drug discovery focusing on difficult targets. The company's technology allows rapid analysis of 100-1000x more compounds compared to traditional approaches by combining machine learning (ML) with DNA Encoded Libraries (DELs). This allows Anagenex to rapidly develop new molecules into clinical candidates and address critical needs for patients. Nicolas Tilmans is Founder and CEO.
Barkey Corporation (500 West Cummings Park, Woburn) – Since 1980, Barkey has been manufacturing and distributing a small suite of warming technology medical devices worldwide. While being used in blood banks and hospitals for decades, most recently, the Barkey plasmatherm is considered the gold standard for thawing sensitive T-cells and stem cells in the exploding cell and gene industry. Additionally, Barkey manufacturers warming cabinets and IV-line warmers that can be used in clean rooms, GMP setting, and in the hospital. Chris Barkey is the President and CEO.
Fluid-Screen (100 Cummings Center, Beverly) – Bacterial analytics company Fluid-Screen is one of the newest companies to graduate from an incubator facility and locate at Cummings Center. Founded by Dr. Monika Weber, Fluid-Screen employs proprietary lab-on-a-chip technology to concentrate and detect bacteria in fluid samples. This innovative startup was selected as a MassInnovation Network New England Innovation Awards winner in 2018.
Minovia Therapeutics (12 Gill Street, Woburn) – Minovia is an international biotech and the first company to develop a cell therapy approach to treat rare mitochondrial diseases. Using its proprietary Mitochondrial Augmentation Therapy (MAT) and manufacturing processes, the company is advancing breakthrough therapies in clinical trials for patients with mitochondrial diseases, including ultra-rare indications, such as Pearson Syndrome, to more common or age-related diseases. Co-founder & CEO Natalie Yivgi-Ohana, Ph.D., is located in Israel, and 12 Gill St is the home of Minovia’s US operations.  
New England Biolabs®, Inc. (100 Cummings Center and 43 Dunham Ridge, Beverly) – Cummings’ Dunham Ridge campus will be home to a 33,000-square-foot lab facility for scientists from the research and development divisions of New England Biolabs. A longtime Cummings Center client, NEB® produces and supplies recombinant and native enzymes  life science research, as well as provides solutions that support genome editing, synthetic biology and next generation sequencing. Jim Ellard, CEO, recently announced the company’s achievement of B Corporation Certification™. 
SalioGen (8 Cabot Road, Woburn) – SalioGen Therapeutics is advancing potentially curative genetic therapies using its Exact DNA Integration Technology (EDIT) platform, the only genome engineering technology that is mammal-derived. SalioGen’s launch and interview with Chairman and CEO Raymond Tabibiazar, M.D. were recently featured in Boston Business Journal.
GreenLight Biosciences is in the process of making extensive renovations in conjunction with the ongoing expansion of its 45,000 SF facility on Boston Avenue in Medford. This growth will support the company’s work to research, design, and manufacture RNA-based products to more naturally and safely support human health, animal health, and plant health.
Qiagen Beverly recently expanded its footprint at 100 Cummings Center by adding 2,000 square feet of lab space. The 46,000 square foot facility allows QIAGEN to grow the quality control team of its manufacturing division. Considered an essential business throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, QIAGEN is now better equipped to continue its research and development of enzymes and reagents used by the life sciences community to detect influenza and COVID-19, among other things.

Cummings’ design/build team has been a key component in delivering built-to-suit lab and clean room facilities, meeting demand for all types of labs on the North Shore. Emerging Tech Center at 48 Dunham Ridge is a brand new lab cluster in Beverly with the first phase of labs totaling 5,000 SF ready for occupancy by June 1. Endolytix Technology’s new 6,500 SF headquarters will soon be under construction, and plans for another 6,200 SF in Phase 2 of the Emerging Tech Center development are in process.  
On a larger scale at Dunham Ridge, Cummings is nearing completion of TechCenter@Dunham Ridge, a 154,000 SF office and technology building designed for life science, technology, and build-to-suit labs. This building will be ready for occupancy this summer. Read more about why the North Shore is prime for life sciences growth in our recent MassBio blog post.
In the hot Woburn lab market, Cummings is now planning to convert office space at TradeCenter 128 to a new lab facility. This space will feature 6,500 SF of lab space.

Learn more about this new facility and additional lab opportunities in our portfolio.

If you have a need for lab, office, R&D, or flex space, please contact a Cummings life science specialist at 781-935-8000 (Woburn) or 978-922-9000 (Beverly) or email
In Woburn, the C2I life science incubator and accelerator leases space at Cummings Park and currently houses eight incubatees. C2I has a mission to foster the next generation of life science entrepreneurs by providing them a nurturing community to test their ideas and resources to support all their challenges.
At Cummings Center in Beverly, North Shore InnoVentures works with life science and cleantech startups to provide the physical and business resources needed for science and technology development but also find the right customers, team, business model, and operations to graduate as an independent company. NSIV has worked with 65 companies and recently expanded by 9,000 square feet.
MassBio (100 Cummings Center, Beverly) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1985 that represents and provides services and support for the #1 life sciences cluster in the world. MassBio’s mission is to advance Massachusetts’ leadership in the life sciences to grow the industry, add value to the healthcare system, and improve patient lives. MassBio hosts must-attend events for members through its professional development forums and mixers, and the industry at large through its premier conferences.

North Shore Technology Council (100 Cummings Center, Beverly) is the region’s preeminent technology business association, supporting companies at all stages of their life cycle that make the North Shore a dynamic and rooted technology cluster. Programming delivers networking, learning and community programs for innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and the service providers who support them. NSTC delivers three tracks of monthly programming: the BioSciences Forum, the Sustainability Forum, and the Tech Forum. In addition, the Executive Leadership Roundtable is a NSTC hosted leadership program for C-Suite executives seeking peer advisory in a confidential and facilitated setting.
Did you know that many Cummings clients serve the scientific community? Just a few are mentioned below, and others can be found at our client directory.
Atlantic Lab Equipment, Inc. (100 Cummings Center, Beverly) provides high-quality, refurbished and used laboratory equipment, including liquid handlers, laboratory automation and robotics, mass spectrometers, microplate readers and washers, centrifuges, incubators, DNA sequencers, and more, as well as technical support and automation solutions.
Gemini Staffing Consultants (10 Tower Office Park, Woburn) is a clinical trials staffing partner for the life sciences industry, providing biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, and CRO companies with the necessary contract and permanent/FTE resources to conduct clinical trials.
Rilas Technologies (150-W New Boston Street, Woburn) provides purification and analytical solutions for the biotech community, specializing in custom chiral and achiral small molecule purification and analysis.
Tobin Scientific (100 Cummings Center, Beverly) is a life science laboratory relocation and biorepository provider, as well as a certified interstate commercial mover. The company specializes, and holds patents in, frozen biological and cryogenic transportation, emergency response services, and temperature-controlled storage.
West Hill Technology Counsel (900 Cummings Center, Beverly) is a boutique business and technology law firm working with clients in all stages of company growth, including formation, intellectual property rights, licensing, contract negotiations, HR matters, litigation, and mergers and acquisitions.
“This is an important milestone in meeting the worldwide need for a next-generation vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 virus, one that is stable for months at ambient temperatures and can be quickly manufactured at very large scale. We believe that this is a vaccine for everywhere and everyone in the world.”

Todd Zion, Akston Biosciences President and CEO
Boston Business Journal (April 16, 2021)
New England Biolabs' new 33,000 SF world-class research and development lab will be “purpose-built for discovery and characterization of the products we may end up manufacturing.

– Brett Robb, New England Biolabs' scientific director for RNA and genome editing
The Salem News (April 22, 2021)
If you have a specific lab, office, or R&D requirement, our life sciences experts are available to help. Please contact Cummings leasing manager John Halsey at 781-932-7039 or

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