Unilever invests £6.9m into new R&D centre at Liverpool Science Park
A NEW science park in Gaerwen will bring high-paid, high-skilled private-sector jobs to Anglesey “for the first time”.
Speaking at a packed booth in the Anglesey Show on Tuesday, former MP and AM Ieuan Wyn Jones, director of the new Menai Science Park, said the £10 million project just off the A55 will be the only one its kind in Wales.
The Design Council has announced a second date for its Design for Technology Transfer Training Workshop, designed specifically for research bodies.
Design Council HQ, London, 9.30am – 4pm
An innovative way of revolutionising how sewerage services could be measured is being trialled by Wessex Water, following a collaboration with Dynamic Flow Technologies Limited, from Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Parks.
The project sees the installation of the world’s first wastewater meter capable of accurately measuring the smallest of flows in part filled sewer pipes. Elster Water Metering, a world leader in water metering technology, is supporting the trial in Bath, which is yielding promising results.
The first new build on Manchester Science Park for more than a decade is on track, with plans approved for a new 60,000 sq ft innovation centre.
The new facility, to be built on land currently used a car park, will be called Heart of the Park and will support collaboration between entrepreneurs, inventors, researchers and businesses.
Chancellor George Osborne has announced an £18million funding package for life sciences and a new business centre as part of the Glasgow and Clyde Valley City Deal, in his speech on 22 July at the Commonwealth Games Business Conference. Part of that package will go towards setting up MediCity Scotland at BioCity Scotland on the M8 corridor.
Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills visited Tetricus Science Park at Porton Down on Monday 7 July to sign the Swindon and Wiltshire City Deal, which will create 2,000 new jobs in south Wiltshire.
The science park will provide facilities for research, development and advanced skills training for companies specialising in life sciences and healthcare.
Plymouth Science Park’s longest-standing tenant is preparing to move to new premises to accommodate its growing workforce. K2 Medical Systems started on the Park when it was opened in 1999 and is now planning to move its 36 staff to a new purpose built 10,000 square foot development on the Council owned Plymouth International Medical and Technology Business Park.