Many research and development centers these days are associated with already well-established organizations, however there are still many laboratory entrepreneurial ventures that hope to grow into a full-fledged business. While startup labs and incubators have been the norm in the business and technology fields, a new trend of co-working spaces is emerging, particularly in the field of life sciences.
Closing down a laboratory can be a daunting task. Depending on where your lab is located, certain facilities may have their own lab closeout procedures, however there are certain steps you should be sure to follow. The process for transporting and disposing of certain assets may vary by state, so be sure to research your location-specific procedures before proceeding.