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UK Minister Lord Bourne visits OpTIC at Glyndŵr University


UK Government Minister Lord Bourne visits Glyndŵr University’s world-leading science and innovation centre

Lord Bourne: “Glyndŵr’s OpTIC Centre is leading the way in sustainable business and job creation, taking North Wales’ cutting-edge technology to the world.”

Leading biotech Immunocore expands to The Oxford Science Park

Immunocore Limited, the world’s leading TCR company focused on delivering first-in-class biological therapies that transform lives, has taken laboratory and office space at The Oxford Science Park. In its new premises on the Park, Immunocore will be focused on the development of immunotherapies for infectious diseases, complementing its cancer research at Milton Park in Oxford. The office and laboratory facilities (10,625 sq ft in total) are expected to be operational by the end of the year. 

New ‘grow-on’ buildings at Exeter Science Park will bring hundreds of jobs to the area

Exeter Science Park has marked the start of its next phase of growth with a turf-cutting ceremony at the site of two new ‘grow-on buildings’ which will bring hundreds of jobs to the area.

Built by Kier Construction, the buildings will provide 27,000 square feet of space. They are the first new speculative offices to be built in Exeter since 2008 and it is estimated that, upon completion, they will bring over 200 new jobs to the site.

Cutting-edge robotics firm brings movie credentials to Exeter Science Park


A pioneering robotics firm that is developing a state-of-the-art diagnostic and physical training machine has moved into Exeter Science Park.

Dr Sally Ann Forsyth new CEO at Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst

Stevenage Bioscience Catalyst (SBC), the open innovation campus driving collaboration to improve healthcare, is pleased to announce that Dr Sally Ann Forsyth is to join as CEO in March 2018. Dr Forsyth, who joins from Norwich Research Park, has driven the development of several leading UK science parks with associated investment of almost £100m. With scientific and financial expertise and as an open innovation practitioner, she will lead SBC through its next phase of expansion

First business moves into OI's new innovation centre

A highly specialised web development consultancy is the first business to move into a new innovation centre in East Hampshire. 

Real Life Digital, run by brothers Barry and Darren Fisher, signed up to a two-desk office with a “comfy sofa” at BASE Bordon Innovation Centre. 

Sci-Tech Daresbury brings £163 million boost to UK economy


Sci-Tech Daresbury is a major generator for investment and employment in the UK, according to a report which has revealed that the science campus is worth an estimated £163 million to the national economy – drawing praise from government.

The study for the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), has measured the economic value and wider impacts created by the campus during the 2014/15 financial year – the latest data available. 

University of Warwick SP company's new training centre for its customers.

The knowledge and expertise of an international company are being shared after creating a new hi-tech training facility.

HMS Industrial Networks has launched a Customer Technology Centre with the aim of educating clients on the world of Industrial communications, the internet and how it can work for them and their businesses.

Exeter Science Park plays host to the city’s German ‘twins’

Exeter Science Park has hosted delegates from the city’s German twin town, discussing innovation and industry in both Exeter and Bad Homburg.

The Mayor of Bad Homburg, Alex Hetjes, met with Dr Sally Basker, CEO of Exeter Science Park, on Friday, November 17, along with the President and Councillors from Bad Homburg City Council.

Sci-Tech Daresbury aims to build on success


ONE of the UK’s leading science and innovation campuses, Sci-Tech Daresbury, has submitted a planning application for the speculative development of a new 42,000 sq. ft. grade A office complex.   

The proposed scheme, codenamed Project Violet, will see the construction of two buildings providing 12,000 sq. ft. each and one building providing 18,000 sq. ft.  The buildings will be three storeys high, situated at the gateway of the campus on Innovation Way.