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The Advanced Technology Research Facility (ATRF) is a new, 330,000 square foot translational R&D facility located in Frederick, MD, consisting of advanced technology laboratories, biopharmaceutical development, and cGMP production facilities. The facility is designed to foster co-located partnership projects, with dedicated laboratory and “think tank” space for collaborative work with partners across a continuum of translational R&D technologies and platforms, including genomics, proteomics, nanotechnology, molecular diagnostics, bioinformatics, and biopharmaceutical development, and more.

The ATRF is the anchor facility of the National Cancer Institute at Riverside Research Park (RRP). RRP is a premier biomedical research campus in Frederick, MD, which is growing through location of companies and organizations with complementary and synergistic technologies, products, services, and capabilities that are important to creating the next generation of therapies for cancer and AIDS.

View Map of Laboratories and Partnering Space

Map and Directions to the ATRF

For partnership opportunities please e-mail the FNLCR Partnership Development Office.

ATRF Shuttle Service

The shuttle will run five times daily from the ATRF to Building 426. In addition, the shuttle will pick up passengers from Riverside 5 by appointment only. Please call the Protective Services dispatch desk at x1091 to arrange pick up.

Shuttle Departure Arrival Departure Arrival
1 ATRF............................6:30 AM NCI at Frederick.......6:50 AM
2 NCI at Frederick........9:00 AM ATRF............................9:20 AM ATRF............................9:30 AM NCI at Frederick........9:50 AM
3 NCI at Frederick........11:00 AM ATRF............................11:20 AM ATRF............................11:30 AM NCI at Frederick........11:50 AM
4 NCI at Frederick........1:00 PM ATRF............................1:20 PM ATRF............................1:30 PM NCI at Frederick........1:50 PM
5 NCI at Frederick........3:00 PM ATRF............................3:20 PM ATRF............................3:30 PM NCI at Frederick........3:50 PM

View all Frederick National Lab shuttle schedules.