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  •   The GAIN Growth Fund is considering £15.7m in expressions of interest from businesses in the South West peninsula.  Businesses across the region able to demonstrate strong growth plans were invited to bid to the £3.2m GAIN Growth Fund for grants of between £25,000 and £1m to support the delivery of a specific project which will create new jobs for the...
  • Businesses locating to Sci-Tech Daresbury Enterprise Zone will benefit from tax incentives for a further three years, under measures announced by the Chancellor in yesterday’s Budget. This means that businesses moving to the Sci-Tech Daresbury Enterprise Zone will benefit from business rate discounts for five years, with the offer extending until March 2018. The...
  • Discovery Park, based in Sandwich, Kent, has welcomed an occupational health and safety specialist to the site, bringing the number of tenants to 77. The 220 acre site now houses more than 1,356 people and, as a result of a recent £6m funding boost, is expected to create 3,000 new jobs by 2017. New residents, KB-OHS, which stands for KB Occupational Health...
  • Two award-winning laboratory service providers have joined forces to create greater synergy for customers. Cleanroom manufacturer Connect2Cleanrooms and specialist laboratory relocation provider Andrew Porter Limited have formed a partnership agreement, which is set to complement and enhance each firm’s service provision.  Connect2Cleanrooms already provides...
  • Manchester Science Parks (MSP) has outlined its vision for the future of AstraZeneca’s former R&D site in Cheshire, Alderley Park, which it acquired in March. MSP said it wants to maintain top quality bioscience as the cornerstone of its commercial strategy at the 400-acre site. The new state-of-the-art science hub will form an integral part of an ambitious...