Laboratories are erected on unused plains. At least one laboratory is needed to access the research areas. Each laboratory produces science points depending on its expansion level. About 45 (level I) to 180 (level X) people are needed on the field to allow the utilisation of a laboratory.
More information can be found under Research.
|Construction time on an empty field||Rebuilding a ruin||File:Laboratory retro Ruin.gif||File:Laboratory new Ruin.png||Minimum population required for maximum research||Maximum research output|
|26*||13*||File:Laboratory retro L1.gif||File:Laboratory new L1.png||45||135|
|23*||12*||File:Laboratory retro L2.gif||File:Laboratory new L2.png||60||240|
|25*||13*||File:Laboratory retro L3.gif||File:Laboratory new L3.png||75||375|
|29*||15*||File:Laboratory retro L4.gif||File:Laboratory new L4.png||90||540|
|31*||16*||File:Laboratory retro L5.gif||File:Laboratory new L5.png||105||735|
|34*||17*||File:Laboratory retro L6.gif||File:Laboratory new L6.png||120||960|
|37*||19*||File:Laboratory retro L7.gif||File:Laboratory new L7.png||135||1215|
|39*||20*||File:Laboratory retro L8.gif||File:Laboratory new L8.png||150||1500|
|42*||21*||File:Laboratory retro L9.gif||File:Laboratory new L9.png||165||1815|
|43*||22*||File:Laboratory retro L10.gif||File:Laboratory new L10.png||180||2160|
|Constructing a laboratory atop another kind of ruin: 40*|
*The provided construction time does not take the research areas "Fatigue Duty" and "Industrial Cooperative" into account!
The cancellation of construction orders is possible at any time. 90 % of the paid ressources are returned.
Hints by experienced players
The research is a key factor in the game. It is advisable to build a research house right away at the beginning and to complete the research as fast as possible.