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MBG University City

MBG University City

  • MBG expects to move to the buildings of the Municipal Hospital ("Kommuneshospitalet") in 2022

In 2019, Forskningsfondens Ejendomsselskab AS (FEAS) (the Research Fund's Property Company AS) took over the hospital buildings ("Kommunehospitalet") at Nørrebrogade, and preparations for the renovation of started. It is planned that the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics (MBG) will take over 23,000 m2 in buildings 1870-74 located at the northern end of the hospital area, and our department is expected to move to the renovated buildings at the beginning of 2022.

MBG has set up a building committee that has worked out detailed proposals for the design of buildings and rooms for ST-BYG, engineers and architects. For most part, the committee's work has been completed, as the committee has provided extremely detailed drawings of the layout of laboratories, classrooms, meeting rooms, offices, facilities, etc. A process that ran over many months.


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  • End of week 25 2019: deadline for the department to approve the detailed drawings of the rooms (laboratories, workshop, climate chambers, etc.)
  • Tender package 1 [Environmental clean-up, degradation, constructions, climate screen]: 8 May 2019 tender completed.
  • Tender package 2 [Accommodation, installations, etc.]: Prequalification incl. selection/invitation to submit a tender/invitation until the end of 2019
  • May 2019-the beginning of 2022. Tender, renovation and rebuilding
  • The beginning of 2022. MBG moves into the renovated buildings

Plan for the location of the sections

PDF-file with and overview of the new sections (and their location), which will come into effect when the department moves to the University City in early 2022. The drawings are not final, as there may be several changes.

Overview of building numbers