Unispace Life Sciences (ULS) has acquired UK laboratory and office fit-out specialist, Bulb.
This marks the second life sciences design business the company has acquired in less than two years, after attaining BioPharma Engineering, based in Cork, Ireland, in 2022.
ULS, part of the Unispace Group, is a global life sciences strategy, design and construction firm.
Bulb designs and builds working environments in the life sciences sector, including R&D facilities, high-tech laboratory spaces, production facilities, and corporate offices.
The company operates across the UK and has delivered complex projects for clients, including Kadans Science Partners and Advanced Research Clusters.
Following its acquisition, Bulb will operate under the ULS brand and is expected to deepen its industry specialisation, particularly within the UK market.
John O’Reilly, chief executive at ULS, said he was “thrilled” to welcome Bulb to the “our growing life sciences segment”.
“Our businesses are well aligned, we share similar values, growth ambitions, and our combined teams have a wealth of experience to offer clients,” he added.
“Life sciences is one of the strongest performing sectors in the UK, and to maintain business growth biopharma firms need access to quality facilities and working environments that attract the best talent, drive innovation, and enable collaboration.
“With our new team on board, we are well placed to support clients with their changing needs in a fast-moving market.”
Derek Jones, Bulb’s managing director, added: “We are excited to join a fast-growing, global business such as Unispace Life Sciences.
“Our joined-up team of experts will be able to offer clients a much wider range of capabilities and services.
“We look forward to beginning our new journey as Unispace Life Sciences and continuing to deliver inspiring and sustainable work environments that address the challenges today’s life sciences businesses are facing.”
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