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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


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

UKSPA Leadership Programme 2016

UKSPA's recent Annual Survey and informal discussions with Members indicated that the Association should be providing Continuing Professional Development Programme.

Join UKSPA at Colworth Park


The UKSPA event at Colworth Park is now fully booked - if you are interested in attending our next event please e-mail info@ukspa.org.uk

could you register as soon as possible. It is likely that regiostration will close on Monday 1 February.

Presentations from UKSPA @ Plymouth Science Park

Presentations from Plymouth Science Park. All of the presentations delivered at this month's UKSPA event in Plymouth can now be downloaded from the UKSPA website.

The topics covered a wide range of topics  including  "The Importance of Place" from Charlotte Heyes of BIS to "National Perspectives on R&D" delivered by Iain Simpson of the R&D Society.

Spending Review: Science for Science's sake


The  Campaign for Science and Engineering have been inviting members and collaborators to blog for the CaSE website, setting our their key asks for the Spending Review and the rationale behind it.

UKSPA Vice Chairman Catherine Johns (Innovation and Business Growth Director at Business Durham) has contributed her thoughts, saying that:

UKSPA October Conference - Plymouth Science Park.

The October UKSPA conference is being hosted by Plymouth Science Park on Thursday 15 and Friday 16 October 2015.

There will also be an optional study tour arranged for Thursday morning for those who are travelling to Plymouth on the Wednesday or early Thursday morning.