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UKSPA News

UKSPA News

2019 Conference - Early Bird Booking open

Birmingham 2019

The Conference, Awards, Dinner, Study Tours and Exhibition will deliver an opportunity to take stock of the changes that are taking place in the sector, share good practice and also allow us to consider the future just a few days after the scheduled date for Brexit.

UKSPA is recruiting for a Communications Manager position

UKSPA is seeking a Communications Manager, responsible for developing and delivering the complete range of UKSPA's activities including our magazine, social media and digital presence.

Post: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours per week

Salary: Up to £30,000

For further details and to apply - please download the Job description

Closing date: Wednesday 19th December 2018

Enterprise Nation’s UKSPA Partnership

Enterprise Nation’s UKSPA Partnership

Enterprise Nation has agreed a partnership with the UK Science Park Association to help accelerate the level of core business support available in the UK’s growing network of Science and Innovation Parks.

While there is already a detailed focus on incubating innovation for high growth, knowledge-based firms, there is an appetite to offer ‘plugged in’ business support for companies grappling with the fundamental business groundwork including marketing and export.

Help us to design a new website

The UKSPA website is being redesigned in order to bring more benefits to members and we would really value your opinion, both on the current site and any improvements that you feel could be made to it.

Jisc and UKSPA - helping you realise your digital vision

Honouring the concept that small changes can create big waves, UKSPA and Jisc are excited to announce a new Digital Partnership, which will spark future collaboration with UKSPA and its members.

JISC - UKSPA's Digital Partner

Registration now open for UKSPA Cambridge meeting 11-12 October 2018

The next UKSPA member conference will be hosted by Cambridge Science Park with support from Conference partner Bidwells. It will be held on Thursday 11 and Friday 12 October 2018.

To register for the conference - please click HERE

The timings

Presentations from UKSPA Lincoln

Following on from a very successful and enjoyable UKSPA/LSIP conference at Lincoln last week, the presentations are now available to view at the following link:

Please click here to view

UKSPA announces a new contract publishing partnership with Open Box Media & Communications

The UKSPA management team is extremely pleased to announce a new contract publishing partnership with Open Box Media & Communications. This new working agreement places us in a position to be able to continue production of our exciting new publication; Breakthrough magazine.

Building on our success

UKSPA Lincoln Conference - June 2018

The next UKSPA event is hosted by Lincoln Science and Innovation Park and will take place at the main campus of the University of Lincoln on 7th and 8th June 2018.

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Discovering Discovery Park

Discovering Discovery Park

With appreciation for all our member management teams

Following my arrival as UKSPA Executive Director in mid-January, I have made a determined attempt to keep - each week - two days in my diary that are committed to visiting our members. My aim to see at first-hand what our members are doing and also to inform them of my own ambitions to support their work and promote their achievements. It has been exceptionally rewarding.