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MEPC development "strengthening international brand of Silverstone"

MEPC’s development of Silverstone Park has further enhanced the image of the neighbouring Silverstone Grand Prix circuit and, in doing so, helped to support motorsport in the UK, believes Motorsport Industry Association CEO Chris Aylett.

Nearly 40 companies operating within motorsport – including race teams and others serving its multi-million pound supply chain – are now located at Silverstone Park.

New innovation centre in Hampshire sees nine companies move in before initial launch on March 6th

A new innovation centre in north-east Hampshire is already more than a quarter full – just weeks before the official opening.

Nine businesses and three co-workers have already moved into BASE Bordon Innovation Centre at Broxhead House, Louisburg Barracks, Whitehill & Bordon.

Bristol's first science and tech hub -Future Space - generates more than £2 million for the region's economy

Bristol’s first science and tech hub Future Space generated more than £2 million for the regional economy within its first year, a new report reveals.

The innovation centre, which was the first flexible office space in Bristol to also offer private and shared laboratory space to start-up R&D enterprises, exceeded all its targets for its first 12 months of operation, with occupancy at 68 per cent by the end of 2017.

Vacancy: Business Engagement Manager

Business Engagement Manager

University of Birmingham Enterprise Ltd

Salary £36,000 - £42,000

Full time for 9 months (post to end no later than 31st Dec 2018)

Closing date 19th February 2018

Job Summary

Pentland Science Park Company PC Biopharm in major collaboration targetting blood cancers


Scottish Enterprise will contribute £2.7m via a ‘seek and solve’ grant to fund pre-clinical activities    

Green light for latest Sci-Tech Daresbury Expansion

One of the UK’s leading science and innovation campuses, Sci-Tech Daresbury, has received planning permission from Halton Borough Council for its next phase of development.

The development, called 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.

Landmark Joint Venture at Cambridge Science Park

Trinity College and Tus Park, the science park development body of Tsinghua University, have agreed a £200 million joint venture that will catalyse a new phase of renewal and investment in Cambridge Science Park.

Engine Shed receives visit from Chief Secretary to the Treasury

Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss, Visits Engine Shed for Start-Up Hub Roundtable

Engine Shed tenants and SETsquared members, from technology firms developing driverless car technology to cutting edge 5G mobile networks, are among the companies helping to make the South West one of Britain’s start-up hubs, according to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Liz Truss.

NETPark based aXenic engaged with North East Applications Cente of Excellence

aXenic is a leading supplier of ultra-high speed optical modulators for 100GHz and beyond. Based on their unique and mature Gallium Arsenide technology, aXenic, manufactures and markets highly competitive products for High Speed Communication applications. Offering superior performance in demanding markets such as Test and Measurement Equipment and Aerospace, especially Satellite Communications. 

EdTech specialist partners with Innovation Birmingham to provide region's entrepreneurs with new self-development tool

Specialist EdTech start-up Enploy has joined forces with Innovation Birmingham, the leading location for the region’s digital tech community, to bring together the region’s most established support system for entrepreneurs with a brand new online entrepreneurship diagnostic tool.