warning: Creating default object from empty value in /home/forge/www.ukspa.org.uk/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.pages.inc on line 33.

Member News

Member News

Touch Biometrix Secures £2 million funding from Deepbridge Capital

Image: Dr Mike Cowan, CEO, Touch Biometrix

Touch Biometrix, the disruptive fingerprint technology company, has received a £2million investment from Deepbridge Capital. 

The Series A funding through the Deepbridge Technology Growth Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund follows initial seed funding of £150,000 last year.

New collaboration between Aston Business School, University of Birmingham and Minerva Business Angels launches


Warm welcome for Minerva Birmingham – new collaboration between Aston Business School, University of Birmingham and Minerva Business Angels launches

Aviation Thought Leader and Author Backs Travacoin - UCD Research and Innovation

Aviation Thought Leader and Author Backs Travacoin

 CEO of SimpliFlying and author of SOAR to invest in award-winning blockchain payment system for air travel industry

Kent Science Park announces the opening of the HUB

Kent Science Park is pleased to announce the opening of The HUB a communal building providing new cafeteria and conference facilities for its growing number of hi-tech tenants. The £2m building – which officially opens in March – is located alongside the site’s Japanese gardens, and will provide a focal point for the park's tenants and the wider business community.

BLOG - Phil Kemp on Fostering Innovation

How can co-innovation be fostered in the life science and technology sectors?

Phil Kemp, Chief Executive, Bruntwood SciTech

MIRA Technology Park Sets The Pace With Latest Award Win

MIRA Technology Park, Europe’s leading automotive development and R&D cluster, is celebrating after winning the ‘Setting the Pace’ Award at the UK Science Park Association (UKSPA) Awards 2019.

UKSPA Award for Discovery Park's Education and Tenant Community Activities

Discovery Park, a thriving high-quality science park playing a key role in the South East of England’s life sciences community, is delighted to announce that the impact of its Education and Tenant Community activities has been recognised via an UKSPA award. Presented at the UK Science Park Association conference in Birmingham, the Most Successful Project Award (in the large site category) highlighted its work around STEM education and tenant engagement.

Chinese Investor Sets Up Science & Tech Incubator in the Park

Cogita Development has opened its European headquarters at Liverpool Science Park from where it will provide a bridge between the Liverpool city region and China for entrepreneurs.

Chinese business investor Cogita Development has set up an incubator at Liverpool Science Park aimed at science and tech entrepreneurs.

Dedicated 5G/IoT Accelerator Programme - Call for Applications from Start-up Entrepreneurs

Applications are invited from start-up entrepreneurs from sectors including agtech, medtech, transport, manufacturing, energy and utilities, who want to successfully launch 5G/IoT network-enabled products and services can now apply to take part in Ireland’s first dedicated 5G/IoT Accelerator Programme.