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Bruntwood SciTech secures £185m green debt deal to power future growth

As part of the deal, Bruntwood SciTech, a joint venture between Bruntwood and Legal & General, has secured a £60m green loan to develop 400,000 sq ft of specialist workspace at No’s 2, 3 and 4 Circle Square in Manchester city centre. The scheme, which will provide 1.2m sq ft of workspace as well as 1,700 homes, is a joint venture between Bruntwood SciTech and Vita Group.

Exeter Science Park new home for growing veterinary pathology firm

Image: Settling in to their new surroundings at Exeter Science Park are L-R Andy Torrance, John Thipthorpe & Jade Wilde of the VPG

Leading UK veterinary pathology firm, The Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG), is moving to Exeter Science Park following recent company growth.

From a team of just three which formed in Exeter in 2001, there are now 135 employees across the group, 45 of which have been based in Exeter Science Park’s Newton building since June 2019.

Harpenden Based Rothamsted Enterprises Unveils New Brand

 

HARPENDEN-BASED ROTHAMSTED ENTERPRISES UNVEILS NEW BRAND

Harpenden-based Rothamsted Enterprises, formally known as the Rothamsted Centre for Research and Enterprise (RoCRE), is this month proudly unveiling its new brand.

Space Park Leicester receives £13.75 million meteoric boost from Government

Space Park Leicester receives £13.75 million meteoric boost from Government

University of Glasgow receives largest-ever donation from alumnus John Shaw and his wife Kiran

The University of Glasgow has benefited from donations worth $7.5m from graduate John Shaw and his wife Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, who have turned her biotech firm Biocon into one of the largest pharmaceutical firms in India.

John Shaw’s donation of $5m to the Research Hub, currently under construction on the Western Infirmary site as part of the University’s £1bn campus development, will see space in Level 2 – the floor dedicated to public engagement – named Shaw Plaza.

Sci-Tech Daresbury launches soft landing programme to boost international appeal

Image: Duncan McSporran, Kognitiv Spark

Leading science and innovation campus Sci-Tech Daresbury has launched a free workspace and support service to international technology companies looking to set up business in the UK.

The Liverpool City Region campus is offering a soft landings service as part of a drive to bolster further its world-leading reputation as an international hub for technology companies.

University of Birmingham Enterprise welcomes progress in new treatment for Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)

University of Birmingham Enterprise welcomes the floatation of Invex Therapeutics, which is developing an innovative new treatment approach for IIH discovered at the University of Birmingham, UK. 

Speaker of the House of Commons opens £12m Innovation Centre at University of Essex

A new home for early stage and start-up technology companies plus student entrepreneurs has officially opened at the University of Essex’s Knowledge Gateway research and technology park.

Speaker of the House of Commons and Chancellor of the University of Essex, The Rt Hon John Bercow MP, helped launch the £12m Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway at a special event attended by business leaders and key partners at the University's Colchester Campus.

Second phase of Harlow Science Park approved

The next phase in the development of the multi-million pound Harlow Science Park at Harlow Enterprise Zone has been approved by Harlow Council.

At last Thursday’s Cabinet proposals were approved for the development of a range of ‘mid-tech’ units combining office, research and manufacturing and assembly space, to be known as Modus. Funding of approximately £7.2 million has been approved for the development, which will be retained by Harlow Council as an investment.

Glyndwr Innovations win National Technology Award

Glyndwr Innovations has won a national award in The Wales Technology Awards.

The team at OpTIC in St Asaph were shortlisted in the Innovative Product Award category and at last night’s awards were delighted to see their ultra-lightweight telescope for ground imaging applications scoop top prize.