The Tech Lab section of Common Area is the research and development section of the Nexus' Andromeda Initiative. Dr. Leynomi Aridana moves her science team to this location once it has been opened up at the completion of A Better Beginning.
Consisting of two rooms on the upper level of the Common Area of the Nexus. The Tech lab contains science and research equipment the initiative uses to examine the potential benefits of the ecology that has developed in Andromeda. The southernmost room contains a Research Center that Ryder can use.