Co-working Lab Spaces for Scaling Life Science Companies 

Canada’s premier space for scaling life science companies. SPEC Labs turn-key lab facilities provide access to world-class equipment and expertise, close to members of scientific advisory boards, teaching hospitals, academic institutions, and other researchers and experts in the life sciences sector.  

Our Vision

To create a Canada-wide network of co-working lab spaces for life science companies.

Our Mission

To drive scientific discovery and remove barriers to healthcare innovation and entrepreneurship.





Lab Space

Embedded in the heart of Ontario's lifescience corridor, SPEC Labs is the focal point for scaling companies. We provide access to fully equiped laboratory space including workbenches, fume hoods, and other essential lab equipment. 

Common research labs, chemistry labs, cell culture labs, prototyping lab and workshops.

Office Space

We provide office space for companies and individuals including private offices, open-plan coworking areas, meeting rooms and common rooms.


We offer a number of valuable opportunities for collisions from the intersection of different fields. Our space encourages collaboration and the exchange of ideas by offering access to industry, academic and hospital partners, a community of entrepreneurs, clinical advisors, industry advisors, and key opinion leaders.

SPEC Labs is the springboard for scaling companies to launch their technology to commercialization.

Team & Advisors

Doris Qamar

Chief Executive Officer

Sam Ricchezza

Chief Alliance Officer

Katya Park

Chief Operating Officer

Partners and Supporters