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Future Fusion - our new publishers

Introducing Future Fusion

Now accepting bookings for UKSPA Titles
Our new team at Future Fusion are now in-place and busily working on our new-look members magazine, Breakthrough. We’re very excited about the next stage in improving our communications with our members and the Science Park, Innovation and Incubation community at large, and we hope you will take advantage and get involved through advertising to this fantastic audience.

A new directory of incubators and accelerators in the UK – make sure you're on the list!


Accelerators and incubators play an important role in startup ecosystems throughout the UK. In an effort to understand them better, Nesta has been actively involved in this field for a number of years, with activities ranging from research to investment to networks of good practice.

UKSPA Nottingham Conference


The next UKSPA event will be hosted in Nottingham by the University of Nottingham Innovation Park on Thursday 26th January and Friday 27th January 2017. 

All sessions and the Thursday evening Reception/Networking Dinner will be held at the Jubilee Conference Centre, a 95 bed hotel and conference facility - operated by De Vere Hotels - overlooking the lake at University of Nottingham’s Jubilee Campus 

The Programme:

UKSPA - Edinburgh Presentations

UKSPA in Edinburgh - October 2016

Programme and Delegate List

CPD Evaluation Form (Word Document)

Day One - Thursday 6 October 2016. The Roslin Institute

UKSPA's Edinburgh Conference - Update (Oct 2016)

Thursday 6 October - Friday 7 October 2016

UKSPA in Edinburgh

Presentations made at Loughborough Conference

Loughborough - Presentations

Supporting PapersCPD Logo

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  • UKSPA Leadership Diploma - New Course starts June

    There is still time to sign up to the 2016 UKSPA Leadership Programme 

    The aim of bringing together up to 8 leaders of Science Park, Innovation and Incubator Centres in a confidential environment is to improve their own leadership and management and provide improved business support to companies in their facility. 

    UKSPA at Loughborough - May 2016

    THURSDAY 19 & FRIDAY 20 MAY 2016

    Colworth Park Presentations


    The presentations (as well as the programme and full delegate list) are available on the UKSPA website at 


    CPD accreditation for UKSPA

    Our recent Annual Survey and informal discussions with Members indicated that one of the areas we as an Association should be providing for our membership is a Continuing Professional Development Programme.

    UKSPA is now accredited with the CPD Certification Service