Cambridge Science Park

Cambridge Science Park

Milton Road


Partners and Developers

The Cambridge Science Park is owned and developed by Trinity College.

History and Objectives

Established in 1970 by Trinity College, Cambridge Science Park is Europe’s longest-serving and largest centre for commercial research and development.

Key aims of the Cambridge Science Park are to:

  • Provide and foster close links with the scientific excellence of Cambridge University
  • Facilitate technology transfer
  • Support R&D companies from start-up to floatation
  • Foster and encourage the growth of biotechnology and high tech research and development clusters
  • Provide specialist facilities and technology transfer expertise to R&D companies across a range of sectors
  • Provide high-quality, flexible laboratory and office buildings to a community of compatible neighbours also involved in scientific research and development
  • Provide state-of-the-art conferencing facilities to support science park activity.

Cambridge University Links

  • Cambridge University has an international reputation, particularly for science, engineering and medical research, and its facilities are available to tenants
  • many companies on the park have spun out of Cambridge University
  • the majority of the companies on the Cambridge Science Park have active links and research partnerships with the University
  • Cambridge Science Park sponsors University and other support and interest groups such as Biology in Business.

User Clause

To preserve the intrinsic nature of the Cambridge Science Park for the mutual benefit of all occupiers, the use of buildings is limited to the following:

  • scientific research associated with industrial production
  • light industrial production which is dependent upon regular consultation with the tenant’s own research, development and design staff established in the Cambridge area, or the scientific staff of the University or of local scientific institutions
  • ancillary activities appropriate to a science park.

Development of the Cambridge Science Park

 The Cambridge Science Park is built on 152 acres of land. The Park provides specialist facilities and services for a range of R&D sectors across a spectrum of sizes to facilitate the organic growth of companies from start-up to floatation:

  • individual innovation modules of 150 to 2,000 square feet
  • biology laboratories: over 100,000 square feet of purpose-designed and fitted biology laboratories
  • chemistry laboratories: over 300,000 square feet of purpose-designed and fitted chemistry laboratories
  • office space for office-based research companies and support services
  • prestigious Head Office buildings incorporating laboratory facilities/capability built by Trinity College
  • Trinity Centre on the Science Park provides conferencing facilities, a restaurant, bar and catering facilities, and meeting rooms
  • Health and Fitness Centre with gym, beauty treatments, sauna and spa
  • Trinity College has funded a 115 place Childcare Nursery for Park users.
  • number of venture capital funds and professional service providers are available to companies on the Cambridge Science Park both on and off-site.

Project Management and Strategic Development

The Cambridge Science Park has been managed by Bidwells since its inception in 1970. Bidwells provides a uniquely rounded management service, undertaking the strategic development, the project management, and the daily ‘hands-on’ management of the site.

Companies on the Park

  • Abbexa
  • Abcam
  • Agenus
  • Advanced Technologies (Cambridge) Ltd
  • AGM Partners
  • Amgen
  • Andrew Bryce & Co
  • Accus
  • Arecor
  • Arthur D Little
  • Astex Therapeutics
  • AstraZeneca
  • Bayer CropScience
  • Bright Horizons
  • Broadcom Ltd
  • Cambridge Assessment
  • Cambridge Business Travel
  • Cambridge Consultants
  • Cambridge Electronic Design
  • Cambridge Scientific Technology Consulting
  • Cambridge Temperature Concepts
  • Cantab Biopharmaceuticals
  • Celldex
  • Chirotech Technology
  • Citrix
  • Cryptomathic
  • Dassault Systems Biovia
  • Design Portfolio Marketing Services
  • Domainex
  • Domantis
  • Dr Reddy’s Laboratories
  • Eight 19
  • Ember Europe
  • Enval
  • Espial
  • ETL
  • European Innovation Network
  • ESRI
  • Flexenable
  • Frontier Developments
  • GHX UK
  • GMG Labs
  • Hawkins & Associates
  • Hedera
  • Heraeus Nobelight
  • Huawei
  • Jagex
  • Johnson Matthey Catalysts
  • Kiss Communications
  • Littlefish FX
  • Linguamatics
  • Lucideon
  • Modern Water Monitoring
  • Mundipharma International Limited
  • Mundipharma Research Limited
  • Napp Pharmaceutical Holdings
  • Nextmove Software
  • Orbitil Ltd
  • Oval Medical
  • Owlstone
  • O2h Ventures
  • Perpetual Dawn
  • Pharmorphix
  • Philips Research
  • Piramal Imaging
  • Polatis
  • Radioplex
  • Ricardo
  • Roku
  • Roundpoint
  • Royal Society of Chemistry 
  • Science Recruitment Group
  • Sentinel Oncology
  • Sigma Aldrich
  • Solize UK
  • Spritely Osteopathy
  • Takeda Cambridge
  • Toshiba Research Europe
  • Trial By Fun
  • Trinity Centre
  • Travel Plan Plus
  • Vectura Delivery Devices
  • Vix Technology
  • WorldPay
  • Xaar


The Innovation Centre

The Innovation Centre at Cambridge Science Park provides secure, furnished work space at the heart of the Cambridge cluster. Flexible lease structures enable your business to expand over time, whilst only ever paying for what you need. Only one month’s notice required to enable maximum tenant flexibility.

The Innovation Centre comprises 35 furnished office suites varying in size from 61 to 481 sq ft. For more information click here or contact Bidwells on 01223 841841


Trinity Centre

The Trinity Centre is the Science Park’s facility centre offering conference, restaurant and bar facilities. To find out more visit

The Trinity Centre is equipped to support conferences for 1 to 140 delegates. The nine meeting rooms can be equipped with telephone and internet connections (wi fi), DVD, VCR, OHP, data projectors with screens and interactive white boards. The Trinity Centre forum also has video and teleconference facilities managed by Conference Co-ordinators.


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