Nova Southeastern University, Center for Collaborative Research

Davie, Florida

  • FIRM

    ACAI Associates, Inc.

  • CLIENT

    Nova Southeastern University

  • AREA

    216,522 sq.ft.

  • TOTAL COST

    $49,538,125.00

  • COMPLETION DATE

    4/2016

Situated at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Davie, Fla., campus, the Center for Collaborative Research (CCR) is a state-of-the-art, LEED Gold-certified, interdisciplinary center for research.
The CCR houses one of the largest wet-lab research facilities in Florida. Researchers will collaborate within this advanced environment to investigate ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCOST PER SQ FT$229.00FEATURED IN2016 Educational Interiors ShowcaseINTERIOR CATEGORYLaboratories synthesis, cancer therapy, human stem cell research, biomaterials, wildlife DNA forensics, and ocean biomaterials. Small animal vivariums with ABSL-2 suites and surgical suites are included.
The CCR is home to the Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research; investigators from NSU’s Health Professions Division; and the U.S. Geological Survey. This federal agency is partnering with NSU and other universities to promote scientific cooperation for the Greater Everglades Restoration Project.
The CCR is linked to the Florida LambdaRail (Florida’s Research and Education Network, a statewide high-performance fiber-optic network infrastructure linking Florida’s research institutions worldwide). The design adheres to guidelines established by the National Institutes of Health, the Guide for Care and use of Lab Animals, the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, and the National Research Council.