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Barn4 Membership

  • NIAB point-of-contact

  • Technical review

  • Collaborative partnering

  • 1 day hot desk per month

  • 2 hours meeting room per month

  • Registered office support

  • Barn4 events

    • Social​

    • Business

    • Technical

  • NIAB technical information​

  • Cambridge Open Day invitation

Barn4 Premium

Includes the basic plus:

  • NIAB Account Manager

  • Support with access to growers

  • 4 days hot desk per month

  • 8 hours meeting room per month

  • Business mentors

  • Quarterly technical reviews

  • ARTIS Online Courses

  • NIAB Seminars

Barn4 Resident

Incudes the premium membership plus:

  • Allocated desk(s)

  • Private office

  • Unlimited meeting room use

  • Laboratory and/or workshop space

We have created three packages for start-ups and SME's to cater for different needs and stages of development. If we could better tailor a package to suit you, then please contact us to discuss this.

For larger organisations who want to get involved in what is happening at Barn4 please contact us to discuss opportunities

Barn4 Membership


Access to NIAB

A NIAB point-of-contact will help you find the support you need to grow and flourish.  This could include collaboration opportunities.

Also included is an invitation to NIAB’s annual Cambridge Open Day where we showcase the science and technology that NIAB is developing and you can showcase your company.

It may even include the chance to taste NIAB’s wine and strawberries!

NIAB Technical Information

NIAB has a large amount of detailed technical information from 100 years of research.


Premium members will have access to various elements that are not publicly available.  This will allow you to stay ahead of the pack.

Registered Office Support

Use NIAB's prestigious address for your company.


Register your company at NIAB and we will manage mail and support your compliance with statutory requirements.

The basic membership is perfect for those not local to Cambridge but are still seeking to benefit from NIAB support and the start-up community at Barn4. If you would like to enhance your membership then contact us, or check out one of our other packages below.

Barn4 Premium


Quarterly Technical Reviews

NIAB has experts across all aspects of crop science and agri-tech. They can review your technical approach and help you plan your product development.

Dedicated support

Your NIAB Account Manager will understand your business and be a key driver for growth. They will help you navigate to the best experts and growers to support your business.

We will find an independent expert from our Mentor Panel to provide guidance on how to manage and grow your business.

Seminars & Events

Develop your knowledge with access to internal NIAB seminars on a wide range of subjects related to crop sciences and agritech.


We also hope all members will learn and network at our Barn4 social, business and technical events.

Premium Membership will allow your company take full advantage of being located in the heart of NIAB. You will be provided with the opportunity to improve your knowledge and accelerate your company growth with support of both technical and commercial experts. 

If you would like to also like to utilise the facilities at Barn4 on a full-time basis then see our Resident Membership below and contact us for more information about enhancing your Barn4 experience.

Barn4 Resident


Allocated Desk(s) / Private Office

We are extremely proud of the facilities at Barn4. The brand new felxible office space will provide you with a comfortable and clean working environment.

Desks can be in either open plan space or private offices as required

Meeting Rooms & Conference Facilities

Our new meeting rooms are bright, spacious and equipped with state-of-the-art teleconferencing facilities. 


They are the ideal place to host both internal and external meetings.

Also on site is NIAB's main conference centre with capacity for >100 people.

Laboratory & Workshop Facilities

Barn4 has laboratories and workshops that members can use. These are either in shared spaces or private labs depending on what your business needs.

Arrangements can be made where R&D programmes need to use NIAB's more specialist growing, analytic, transformation or high-performance computing facilities

Make full use of the facilities at Barn4 and our wider Park Farm site. Ask us for more information about our brand new building and what NIAB has to offer.