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Green light for UKSPA Wales

Welsh science parks to develop a collective voice with UKSPA

2018 - New Team and New Challenges at UKSPA

It was announced at the UKSPA AGM in October that  Paul Wright has decided to stand down as Chief Executive Officer of UKSPA.

He has written to UKSPA members to introduce the new team at UKSPA.

Moving on – New Year, New Challenges!

UKSPA Breakthrough: New Issue


The winter 2017 issue of UKSPA's Breakthrough Magazine has been published and distributed.

The online version of Breakthrough can be read here.

UKSPA Conference - Swansea Jan 2018

Save the Date: Thursday 25 and Friday 26 January 2018

UKSPA will be meeting in Swansea on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 January 2018. The Institute of Life Science (ILS), Swansea University Medical School are hosting the conference which will be held at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea.

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UKSPA - Executive Director

Following the retirement of the current Chief Executive, The United Kingdom Science Park Association (UKSPA) is looking to appoint an Executive Director to manage the further strategic development of the Association, and to oversee the development and delivery of a range of membership products and services to deliver our current and future agenda. 

Details here.

Membership Administrator - UKSPA

UKSPA has a vacancy for a Membership Administrator - Details below:

Working for a small, busy trade association you would assist with member communications (website/social media), research, information gathering and help plan and deliver UKSPA events and publications (including our annual membership directory).

The successful candidate will benefit from working in a role that will allow considerable flexibility to organise and deliver their own workloads and take advantage of opportunities to develop skills in office administration and membership communications.

UKSPA October Conference: Sci-Tech Daresbury

UKSPA – October Conference

Sci-Tech Daresbury will be the location for the 5/6 October UKSPA Conference.

Further details of the programme, registration and hotel/transport information is available here.

UKSPA Breakthrough first issue

UKSPA - Breakthrough

The first issue of the UKSPA magazine, Breakthrough, has been published (March/April 2017) and you can read this online here.

UKSPA Conference York - May 2017

Science, Innovation And Translation - UKSPA/S-Lab Conference

UKSPA and S-Lab are collaborating with other supporting partners on a major international conference, Awards Programme and Exhibition at York Racecourse on Tuesday May 9 and Wednesday 10 May 2017.

More details including programme summary, awards information, booking/registration details and hotel information can can be found here


IASP Conference - York - May 8 to May 10 2017

About the European Division Meeting in York.
European Division Event, York, 8-10 May: organised by York Science Park and UKSPA (UK)

Bringing together IASP European members with UKSPA/UK delegates as part of a bigger event held jointly with UKSPA at York Racecourse.

The IASP European Meeting will offer great networking opportunities and the chance to visit the historic city.