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Life sciences

Our Life sciences industry practice designs and builds complex, process-driven life sciences facilities for the world's top life sciences companies.

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Your design and build partners—bringing life sciences construction projects to life

Unispace life sciences, formerly BioPharma Engineering, delivers laboratory and facility design and construction projects for pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, advanced therapeutics, medical device, and other life sciences companies.

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Our services

Our award-winning and multi-disciplinary engineering, design, and construction project management team utilizes EPCMV (Engineering, Procurement, Construction Management and Validation) delivery to execute complex global facilities projects.
Mobile-Design and engineering services

Design and engineering services

  • Master planning
  • Conceptual design
  • Front-end study
  • Detail design
  • Multi-discipline design
  • Process design
  • Mechanical piping design
  • Electrical and instrumentation design
  • HVAC and building services
  • Commissioning and qualification

All design is executed using BIM, 3D and smart modeling.

Design and engineering services
Mobile-Project management services

Project management services

  • Estimates and cost control
  • Procurement
  • Scheduling
  • Contract and vendor management
  • Consultancy support
  • Construction support
  • Construction management
  • Onsite personnel support
  • Site resourcing services
Project management services


We take full ownership of project delivery, creating projects that meet your specifications, fit your budget, and suit your timeline. By keeping a close eye on quality and costs, we proactively address issues, prevent delays, and ensure alignment with the design documentation.

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Our experts

Our multi-disciplinary team of life sciences experts design and build innovative life sciences facilities tailored to your unique needs.

John O'Reilly
John O'Reilly
Management, Life Sciences
CEO Unispace Life Sciences
Aisling Crowley
Aisling Crowley
Client Services, Life Sciences
Head of Client Relations & Strategy
Bobby Savarese
Bobby Savarese
Client Solutions, Life Sciences
Senior Principal
Sam Gill
Sam Gill
Management, Life Sciences
Head of Life Sciences, ANZ
Daniel Hackett
Daniel Hackett
Client Solutions, Life Sciences
Principal, Business Development
Derek Jones
Derek Jones
Management, Life Sciences
Director of Life Sciences
Paul Horsburgh
Paul Horsburgh
Management, Life Sciences
Director of Life Sciences

Center of Excellence

Located in Ireland, our home for Life Sciences has a deep legacy and extensive knowledge in delivering tailored design-build solutions to the top biopharma companies worldwide. 

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Ready for your next career challenge?

At Unispace, you’ll work with the latest in industry technologies, consult with the world’s top pharmaceutical companies, and receive opportunities for personal and professional growth through training and promotion. 

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Why Unispace?

Speed to market

We prioritize your production quality over facility-specific concerns. The result? Reduced regulatory, timing and budget risk, allowing you to scale your product at the right speed.

End-to-end solutions

Multidisciplinary experience with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) built in, we bring experts in workplace strategy, design, and construction for a seamless experience from initial conception to final delivery.

Problem solving

Our global life sciences Center of Excellence is where some of the industry’s most vexing facility challenges are solved.

Global reach, local delivery

Our life sciences hubs in the Americas, EMEA, Asia and ANZ give clients seamless access to our services no matter the location.

People-first design

We create experiential laboratory and manufacturing environments where your top talent will thrive.

Tailored to your needs

We provide a scalable team to accommodate any size project, as well as a single point of contact who works with you to help you achieve your project goals.

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2023 Global Life Sciences Benchmarking Report

Best practices, trends, and insights from topics unique to engineering teams in the pharmaceutical industry

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