Forsyth Institute Room Rental

About the Forsyth Institute

The Forsyth Institute, an independent not-for-profit research organization, is located in Kendall Square, Cambridge, an epicenter of biotechnology with one of the highest densities of biomedical researchers in the world. In addition to our affiliation with the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Forsyth has collaborations with a vast array of academic institutions, hospitals, independent research institutes, and biotech and pharmaceutical companies. These interactions provide access to internationally acclaimed collaborators, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, visiting scientists, specialized facilities, and a wide range of technical and theoretical expertise.

Forsyth reinvents oral and overall health through pioneering biomedical research and transformational healthcare practices. We are developing results-driven techniques and technologies, bringing better treatments and wellness practices to billions of people.


Every meeting is an opportunity to make a good impression and our beautiful space will provide it. Floor-to-ceiling windows afford attendees spectacular views and lots of natural light. State-of-the-art AV and conferencing technology provide a seamless experience for your most important communications, and our staff can help to ensure your guests are treated well and everything runs smoothly. Whether you need a small meeting room for four, or a lecture theater for one hundred, you will find it at Forsyth.

Our Seminar Room accommodates up to 100 attendees. It has projector(s), screen(s), a sound system, and a whiteboard. It can be set up theater style (figure I) or board style (figure II).


Figure I (A)                              Figure II (B)

The Seminar Room can be divided into 2 equally sized rooms which can be operated independently. One room (Seminar A) has floor-to-ceiling windows providing natural light. It has a lectern, projector, screen and sound system. It also has access to kitchen facilities. The second room (Seminar B) has no natural light. It has the same technology available as Seminar A plus a wall-to-wall white board. Conference phone(s) are available in both upon request.


Item General Non-profit
Full-day ½ day Full-day ½ day
Room rental (including set-up and strike, AV setp-up and strike, administrative services) $700 $350 $560 $280
Audio visual services (including data projection and sound system equipment) $550 $275 $440 $220
Event technical support (price per hour) $70 $70 $56 $56
Conferencing technology $50 $25 $40 $20
Use of Forsyth reception area for registration $100 $50 $80 $40
Use of Forsyth kitchen, hallways or other area for catered food $100 $50 $80 $40


Please provide proof of your non-profit status when booking. Facility users are expected to bring their own laptop(s) and connection cables.

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Seminar Room rental is available Monday through Friday during working hours—9 am to 5 pm. Weekend availability considered on a case-by-case basis.

To check availability and confirm pricing, please email a completed Event Booking Form to Anna Rivkin at