Your space to grow. World class wet lab incubation space in  West London's vibrant  science and  innovation district.

The White City Incubator connects facilities, know-how and investment to ideas so that promising innovations thrive.

Imperial College London's award-winning incubator sits at the heart of one of the UK's influential innovation districts in White City.​ We help early-stage science and tech companies solve some of the future's biggest challenges and create enduring societal, environmental and financial value.​

By removing the infrastructure burden and providing a powerful innovation ecosystem, we help founders to fast-track their ideas and speed their innovations into impactful ventures.

Wet Lab in Use.

Our key sectors: Medtech (Incubator companies are shaping the future of healthcare with novel technologies that will help people to lead longer, healthier lives); Climate Solutions (We’re a hub for sustainable technologies such as battery storage solutions, green hydrogen, chemical recycling, cleantech and agritech innovations); Drug Research & Discovery (From new cancer treatments to discoveries in antibiotic and microbiome research, exciting medical treatments are being developed here); Bio Tech (Our community is creating innovative biology-based products with applications in healthcare, agriculture and environmental management).

Nurture your
future here.

8 Cat-2 labs
2 Large co-working labs​
High-spec shared equipment​
Office space
Meeting rooms
Refreshments and chill out area​

The White City Incubator refreshments and chill out area.

Workspaces for scientists,
built on experience.

Our light, bright science-ready labs are configured to optimise productivity.​

They come fully equipped with modern infrastructure and are conveniently positioned for easy access to communal facilities including the refreshment station and equipment room (providing ​ essential items such as autoclaves, an ice machine ​and purified water).

Wet Lab in Use

More than a space.
We’re a community.

"The Incubator team makes everything happen. This allows us to focus on what matters to us, ​which is technology development and growing the business. 

 Chief Executive, RFC Power

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With a passion for advancing science, our unwavering focus is on accelerating your innovation and supporting you every step of the way along your growth journey,
all without taking any equity.

As an Incubator member, you’ll benefit from an established support network of founders, academics, industry figures, suppliers, advisors and investors across Imperial’s eco-system. ​

We’ll signpost and introduce you to our internal departments and faculties – ensuring you can access the benefits of a much larger organisation and our extensive pool of professional expertise.  ​

Expert support: Superb premises (State-of-the-art wet lab, office and prototyping space centrally located in London’s White City Innovation District); On-site health and safety (We oversee the health and safety of communal facilities, and provide support on establishing good working practices to help you fulfil your statutory duty of care); Dedicated lab manager (Our experienced lab manager ensures that your space runs smoothly, and that shared equipment and supplies of consumables are well-maintained); Powerful networks (Incubator Members tap into Imperial’s investor network, our programme of focused events and meetups, use of our specialist facilities, access to our pool of student talent and supplier contacts offering special discounts); Advice & mentoring (Founders benefit from coaching and mentoring delivered by industry experts, useful “How To” masterclasses, access to funding and business accelerator opportunities and 1-to-1 investment readiness support)..

Join us. You're
in good company. ​

Imperial College London
The Advanced Hackspace
Sir Michael Uren Research Hub
Molecular Science Research Hub
The School of Public Health
Hammersmith Hospital

Scale Space
Huckletree White City
RCA White City
Westfield London​​

White City Campus aerial photo. Highlights include Imperial College London​, The Advanced Hackspace, Sir Michael Uren Research Hub, ​Molecular Science Research Hub​, The School of Public Health, Hammersmith Hospital​. Scale Space, Huckletree White City, RCA White City, L'Oreal​, Novartis, Westfield London.
Our successes: 481 jobs created; Over £430m raised; 93% survival rate; local job opportunities created.

Our community.

Imperial's White City Campus brings together innovators with leading institutions and 
multi-national corporations in a well-connected location.

We operate within a collaborative innovation ecosystem that sparks strategic partnerships between academia, investors and industry.

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“The whole ecosystem here at the White City Campus has helped us nurture the company.”

 Chief Operating Officer, Multus Biotechnology

White City Campus in the early autumn sunshine.
Examples of some of our members and graduate companies.

Make lasting connections.

"Thank you for your unwavering support throughout. We're super grateful for the help you have provided, from our very early beginnings in the incubator through to being neighbours in Scale Space today."

CEO, Puraffinity

Our Members signage in Scale Space reception.

"Startups who outgrow us are our success story.”

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Graham Hewson
Head of Incubation and Prototyping Spaces ​
Imperial College London (Enterprise)

Contact us to
find your space.

The White City Incubator is run by a specialist team with 20 years experience of supporting lab-based startups. ​

Talk to us about your space requirements, find out how we can support your business and book a tour.​

Incubator Team

Left to right: Smita Chauhan, Graham Hewson, Vicky Kilcoyne. The White City Incubator Team

Left to right: Smita Chauhan, Graham Hewson, Vicky Kilcoyne. The White City Incubator Team

Where to find us:

White City Incubator​
Scale Space White City​​
58 Wood Lane​​
London W12 7RZ
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