Amicus Labline are Australiaʼs leading lab design specialists, with extensive experience in planning and designing laboratories for the resources, energy, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, healthcare, R&D and education sectors. We provide both Architectural and building services design, and are one of the few companies in Australia to offer a combined laboratory design package.
Our expertise in designing and building lab spaces is second to none. Our experienced team will reduce your pain, time, and costs during the planning and design stage. We will then deliver you a state of the art, world class laboratory environment that supports your organisation's aims and objectives while ensuring safe working and best practises.
We always aim to work collaboratively with you and your team of end users to ensure the best outcomes are achieved for your project. Given the inherent complexity of laboratory design, the first step is for our team to understand your team and their requirements. We work closely together at every step of the project to make sure we are aligned while delivering a true turn-key solution.
Understanding our clients’ needs is vital to a successful project. Fulfilling our clients’ immediate needs and planning for the future to allow for growth, are all considerations when planning the workflow sequence.
There are several ways to manage a project, starting with the design process and at Amicus Labline our model is flexible enough to accommodate all our client’s needs. Through the initial design brief Amicus Labline can assist in identifying the relevant design services required to complement your project.
In addition to our in-house laboratory architecture design team, Amicus Labline has strong, long-standing relationships with industry specialists, building services consultants, and certifiers, all of whom have expertise in the intricacies of laboratory fit outs. Our collaborative approach is one of assisting and guiding, based on our knowledge of the Australian Standards and regulations that govern the scientific sectors.
Amicus Labline has a background in laboratory design for both Australian and overseas accreditations, including: NATA, USFDA, and others.
There are multiple options and stages to a design process, often determined by the specific client needs and requirements. Design can commence at:
Keychain brings a new level of transparency to our engagements with you. It is a workflow tool that shares project progress and accountability items with you from day one through to practical completion.
This process is also characterised by project management best practice in the use of hold and approval points during the project. These gates at project milestones are in place to guarantee that you are happy with the progress and outcomes that are being delivered. Many of these gates correspond to ongoing budget outputs and can also be used as hold points to reassess project scope and associated budgets.
Amicus Labline is dedicated to delivering a world class experience and outcome for you and your team. We are committed to making good on our promise of making you a client for life; a philosophy that believes the more successful we are in carrying out your project, the more likely that you’ll return in the future. This client centric approach means that you and your needs are top priority and Amicus Labline will be your advocate throughout the project.
Our services listed below are a sample of the most commonly used disciplines within a design. Other services can be engaged if the project dictates. Conversely, we are also flexible should a client not wish to engage in all the services listed below.
Council authorities, including:
Design plays a critical role in ensuring that your lab is a safe environment to work. Through our knowledge and experience gained over more than four decades, and our understanding of all relevant laboratory design standards and guidelines, we design laboratory layouts and spaces that are safe, efficient and exciting to work in.
Amicus Labline’s commitment to you is our dedication to understanding your requirements and users to guarantee a successful overlay of both the regulatory and best practise elements of Laboratory design.
We can provide guidance on engineering elements such as HVAC solutions that play a fundamental part in achieving the various physical containment levels required. These may include specialist filtration systems or modifying the pressure variances between labs to create positive or negative pressures.
The safe storage of chemicals and discharge of hazardous waste often requires input from a Dangerous Goods specialist that can assist in a sound and compliant management and storage plan.
We can provide lab design solutions to comply with Australian Standards, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Physical Containment (PC) levels from 1 to 4. Over 50% of our portfolio is at a PC2 laboratory level.