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Member News

Member News

Alderley Park to host new centre in medicines technology.

The best of the UK’s businesses, scientists, clinicians and engineers are to work side-by-side in the new ‘Catapult in Medicines Technologies’, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced today (13 July 2015).

On a visit to Redx pharmaceuticals in Cheshire, Mr Osborne built further on plans to put science and innovation at the heart of building the Northern Powerhouse ensuring that the region maximises the potential of the state of the art facilities at Alderley Park.

Allia opening a new Future Business Centre in Peterborough

Allia has announced that it will become the new operator of the Future Business Centre Peterborough at the Abax Stadium. The centre will encourage and support businesses with an environmental or social mission to start up and grow. It will also promote entrepreneurship to young people as a way of creating opportunities for them to take part in Peterborough’s growth.

MEPC Scoops Major Marketing Award for Silverstone Park Campaign

MEPC has won ‘Best Marketing Campaign: Mixed Use’ at the prestigious Property Marketing Awards 2015 for its promotion of the Silverstone Park business estate.

The high-profile award, sponsored by Octink, was collected at a glitzy ceremony in London’s Euston Square – hosted by well-known TV broadcaster and business correspondent Steph McGovern.

Connect London & EYIF EU Grants workshop @ Google Campus

Connect London & EYIF workshop @ Google Campus London  Tuesday 30th June 2015

Free ‘Youth Innovation Week’ workshop:

how your startup can apply for EU Grants and other finance to grow.

Focusing on how your startup can access EU grants up to €2.5 million to scale-up.

Southampton Science Park to Create Landmark Office Space for Innovative Businesses

The University of Southampton Science Park is delighted to announce that it has embarked on a construction project to create new landmark office premises in Chilworth, generating much-needed Grade A accommodation for the region. 

QMU Appoints Leading Knowledge Economy Consultants to Advise on Land Development Strategy

Queen Margaret University (QMU) has appointed the UK’s leading knowledge economy consultancy CAM-SCI to advise on a development strategy for the land around its Musselburgh campus.  As one of the largest employers in East Lothian, the University has a pivotal role in driving innovation and creating future prosperity for East Lothian and the wider Scottish economy.  As part of its vision for local and regional social and economic development, QMU is keen to protect land adjacent to its campus for the development of specialist facilities to support businesses in high-growth innovati

UNIP recruiting Operations Director

UNIP Operations Director

Please note that this role is not a University of Nottingham appointment, it is an appointment for UNIP Management Limited and will be employed directly by the Company on their Terms and Conditions and salary grade.   

CRASH, BANG, WOW – East Kent Science Jamboree at Discovery Park Inspires the Next Generation


Mini monsters, freaky fungi, crystal towers and dancing ooze were in evidence at Discovery Park as today’s scientists, based on campus, did their bit to inspire the next generation.

More than 2,000 children aged 10 to 11 from more than 50 Kent primary schools took part in the East Kent Science Jamboree, finding out from the professionals fascinating insights into what makes the world tick – in a fun and informative way.

Marks & Clerk Life Sciences Report 2015 released

Marks & Clerk Life Sciences Report 2015 was published on 16 June and launched at the 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia.

The report examines the state of innovation in treatments for rare diseases and for widespread conditions. We have been through a decade of intense research into treatments for rare diseases, thanks in large part to the many government incentives in place to encourage investment and R&D.

Lancaster University is Recognised at the Inaugural Educate North Awards.


Lancaster University’s work to support businesses and the economy has been recognised by the inaugural Educate North Awards.

Lancaster picked up the Commercial Engagement Award at a ceremony held at The Hilton Manchester Deansgate on June 3.