UKSPA is the UK’s national association for science parks and similar innovation locations and has in membership around 130 locations ranging from small standalone innovation centres to large scale research and innovation locations that are of national – indeed global – significance
UKSPA members are not simply commercial landlord for the 6,000 companies and other technology organisations that are located there. The 120,000 people who work on these parks and centres comprise some of the most highly skilled scientists and some of the nation’s most innovative business leaders.
In 2018-2019 UKSPA members hosted over 4,000 networking events of which almost 1,200 of which promoted collaboration between tenant companies. Over 90% of our members provide meeting space with 70% providing conference facilities that are frequently used by occupiers and the wider businesses community
Around 45 million square feet of office, Lab and R&D space is managed by our members.
UKSPA is at the very heart of supporting long term development within the science and innovation sector.
UKSPA member locations sustain and grow around 6,000 innovative, knowledge intensive companies and organisations employing over 120,000 people.
Members have access to a range of reports and data and Information about current research as well as other useful publications relating to the Science and Innovation Sector.
This section of the website provides access to general statistical information about the sector.