University Science Parks - the new landscape

27 May 2021 12:00-13:15

How will the commercial benefits that Science and Innovation Parks contribute to the host University continue to grow in importance alongside the continuing demand for support from spin outs and the commercialisation of research. 

Dates for your diary

These are the dates in the upcoming series of UKSPA webinars for your diary – click each date for more details.  

15 June 2021 : Innovation, Science Parks and BBSRC

15 July 2021:   Investment Focus: The key drivers and opportunities  

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Bruntwood SciTech secures £95 million sustainability-linked investment to fuel future expansion

Bruntwood SciTech has secured a new 3 year, £95m facility to fund its ambitious future growth and investment strategy.  The new sustainability-linked loan from NatWest, Lloyds Bank, Santander and HSBC UK extends Bruntwood SciTech’s existing £185m green loan,...

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Milton Park unveils plans for new flexi co-working building

Milton Park unveils plans for new flexi co-working building

MEPC Milton Park in Oxfordshire has unveiled plans for the Bee House, a new state of the art building which will be Oxfordshire’s newest flexible co-working building. The Bee House will be the result of a £12.4 million refurbishment of 140 Eastern Avenue to meet the...

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Grassroots R&D is a foundation for building back better

Grassroots R&D is a foundation for building back better

Close-to-market innovation across the UK can drive recovery, say Patrick Bonnett and Steve Yianni in a recent article first published in Research Professional News The Chancellor’s budget in March marked a shift in plans to support economic growth through investment...

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Appointment of Indro Mukerjee as new CEO of Innovate UK

Appointment of Indro Mukerjee as new CEO of Innovate UK

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has today (5 May 2021) announced the appointment of Indro Mukerjee as the new CEO of Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. Indro Mukerjee is a highly experienced technology executive and business leader with a track record of...

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Association News

Grassroots R&D is a foundation for building back better

Grassroots R&D is a foundation for building back better

Close-to-market innovation across the UK can drive recovery, say Patrick Bonnett and Steve Yianni in a recent article first published in Research Professional News The Chancellor’s budget in March marked a shift in plans to support economic growth through investment...

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Build back better

Build back better

UKSPA Chairman Dr Glenn Crocker MBE considers how the world and the future of science parks will be post covid. The light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel appears to be getting brighter, with the vaccination programme rolling out across Europe.  So, it seems...

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Grassroots R&D is a foundation for building back better

Grassroots R&D is a foundation for building back better

Close-to-market innovation across the UK can drive recovery, say Patrick Bonnett and Steve Yianni in a recent article first published in Research Professional News The Chancellor’s budget in March marked a shift in plans to support economic growth through investment...

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A COVID story from the heart of Midlothian

A COVID story from the heart of Midlothian

Our lives changed in 2020 in a way no one could have imagined as we faced a world-wide pandemic. On both a global and local scale, the impact has been significant to health, society and the economy for all segments of the population. For many in the Life Sciences...

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Repurposing to lab space

Repurposing to lab space

One of the trends likely to occur in sci-tech real estate is the re-purposing of commercial spaces like offices, retail and warehouse units, to lab space. With increased demand for this space amongst occupiers including the life sciences and tech sectors it seems...

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Build back better

Build back better

UKSPA Chairman Dr Glenn Crocker MBE considers how the world and the future of science parks will be post covid. The light at the end of the coronavirus tunnel appears to be getting brighter, with the vaccination programme rolling out across Europe.  So, it seems...

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