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Workshop Infographic and Recording: Re-envisioning Collaborative Research Environments

This workshop explored new ways in which the design of shared, co-location and start-up collaboration spaces support optimized research in the post-COVID-19 era. Experts in R&D investment, development, planning and design shared how the pandemic has—more than ever—shaped thinking around the importance of collaborative spaces in research environments. The session featured a panel discussion on investment and development priorities as well as an engagement session where participants identified and re-imagined design elements desired by academic and industry investigators who want to feel safe while realizing their success requires areas for serendipitous collaboration.

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Originally aired
Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Re-envisioning Collaborative Research Environments


  • Chris Buddle, McGill University
  • Kevin Byrne, The University Financing Foundation (TUFF)
  • Lynne Deninger, CannonDesign
  • Chris Lambert, CannonDesign
  • Mark Schmidt, North Carolina State University
  • David Tyndall, Collaborative Real Estate, LLC