University City introduced its newest shiny building last week when the One uCity Square building officially opened with a ribbon cutting on Thursday.

The 400,000-square-foot space at 37th and Cuthbert streets will house research labs and life sciences companies. This includes Penn Medicine’s Institute for RNA Innovation and Penn Engineering’s Center for Precision Engineering in Health.

Local life sciences companies Century Therapeutics, Exponent and Integral Molecular are among the commercial tenants that already call the building home. Integral Molecular, a life sciences research and development company, opened its offices and lab space at One uCity Square this spring.

“uCity Square is more than just lab and office space; it also represents a dynamic cluster of talent, innovation, collaboration, and opportunity that helps our recruiting, research, partnerships, and productivity,” said Sharon Willis, cofounder of Integral Molecular, in a written statement.

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