50 Prescott Street (Gateway Park II)

50 Prescott

The second building in the Gateway Park complex, Gateway II, officially opened in 2013.

The top two floors of the 92,000-square-foot building are occupied by Siemens Metal Technologies, and the bottom two floors are home to WPI's Foisie Business School,  Office of Intellectual Property and Innovation, and the expanded Fire Protection Engineering Department and research laboratory.

 

The building also houses:

  • The Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center, a 10,000-square-foot, fully functional bench- to pilot-scale biomanufacturing plant where professionals can explore new processes, train on state-of-the-art equipment, and hone their skills with hands-on practice.
  • PracticePoint, a membership-based research, development, and commercialization alliance founded to advance healthcare technologies. The focus is on smart and secure medical devices that interact with the physical world to improve the promise of patient-centric care.
  • The Lab for Education & Application Prototypes (LEAP), which will support the development of the integrated photonics industry across the Northeast. A collaboration between WPI and Quinsigamond Community College, LEAP will also provide training and education to help build a skilled integrated photonics workforce in Central Massachusetts.

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