Facilities to Innovate and Educate

Develop the next generation of products and workforce at the BIC.

Develop the next generation of products and workforce utilizing the BIC's cutting edge laboratory and training spaces.

Facilities to Innovate and Educate
Clean Rooms

The BIC features two clean rooms and antechamber. The small clean room (ideal for research and inspection) has 220 sq. ft. of space and is certified ISO Class 7.  The large clean room (ideal for pilot production) has 610 sq. ft. of space and is certified ISO Class 8.  

Wet Laboratory

BIC's 640 sq. ft. wet laboratory provides sinks, DI water, fume hoods, biosafety cabinets, autoclave, centrifuge, incubators, lab deep freezer, glass washer, ice machine, storage lockers, and lab supplies.

Conference Rooms

The Berkshire Innovation Center features five conference rooms ranging in size from 420 to 550 sq. ft. All conference rooms are equipped with high definition projectors, smartboards, and conferencing equipment. Videoconferencing equipment can be reserved in advance.

Training Classrooms

BIC features four classrooms with flexible and moveable tables and chairs.  Classrooms have capacity for up to 24 trainees and a lectern for the speaker.  All conference rooms are equipped with high definition projectors, smartboards, and videoconferencing upon request. 

Auditorium Lecture Hall

BIC's "General Dynamics" auditorium lecture hall features stadium seating for up to 70 people for speaking events, classes, training, or lectures.  The room features a high definition projector, smartboard, lectern, and videoconfencing.

Microscopy Suite

The microscopy suite houses its high powered microscopy, imaging, analytical, and inspection equipment including the Zeiss Axio Imager 2 microscopy platform.

Rapid Prototyping Lab

The Rapid Prototyping Lab features several different cutting edge 3D printing technologies in plastics and metal.  The lab also includes finishing equipment that allows you to prepare and finish your prototype for testing and display.

Tech Arena

The 2,000 sq. ft. Tech Arena houses all of the BIC's larger advanced machinery and equipment including the Hexagon Metrology "Beast" CMM with laser scanner, camera module, robotic "Romer Arm". and reverse engineering workstation.

Incubator and Accelerator Space

Start up your own company by renting incubator space in the BIC.  The space includes desks, chairs, file cabinets, flexible partitions, wi-fi, cable access, and is located right down the hall from the BIC's advanced equipment, laboratories, and training classrooms.