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Exeter Science Park celebrates another key milestone with topping out ceremony

Exeter Science Park has celebrated another key milestone with a topping out ceremony at its new grow-on buildings, which have been named by primary school students after three of history’s most inspirational scientists.

Built by Kier Construction, the ‘Lamarr’, ‘Turing’ and ‘Newton’ buildings will provide 27,000 square feet of office and laboratory space and are expected to bring over 200 new jobs to the site at junction 29 of the M5.

Solihull firm adds £2m to its turnover

Caption: Kaveh Zanjani of Central IT Support with Janet Bunch from the Blythe Valley Innovation Centre

A rapidly-expanding IT company has increased its turnover by £2 million since moving to a business park near Solihull three years ago.

Science park 'in the pink' as it reduces glasshouse carbon emissions

One of the UK’s leading science parks is introducing new pink LED plant growth lighting in its five large blocks of glasshouse cubicles that will cut carbon emissions by almost half.

As part of its on-going investment in environmental sustainability, the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus (NAFIC), near York, is replacing more than 600 incandescent metal halide plant growth lights with LED light units.

Porton Science Park attracts Ploughshare Innovations


Ploughshare Innovations, the technology transfer office for the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), has relocated today to a new purpose-built science park at Porton Down near Salisbury

Driven by rapid growth Oxford Sciences Innovation expands to The Oxford Science Park

OSI builds on links with Park as second occupier of prestigious Schrödinger Building

Warwick technology firm on target to hit 100,000 users after landing major deal

Pictured: Dirk Schafer (left) with Simon Davis

A rapidly expanding Warwickshire technology company, which provides property firms with mapped information on sites across the UK, is on target to hit 100,000 users by the summer after clinching a major contract.

Bridge working with Culham Science Centre to upgrade connectivity

UKSPA members - Bridge Fibre - have been working closely with Culham Science Centre to provide a high speed broadband connection to all of the Park's clients.

Bridge Fibre have 30 Science Park clients across the UK and are ideally placed to offer a range of connectivity solutions to meet the individual needs of the Park's tennants.

Culham Science Centre is a complex and sophisticated site, being home to the UKAEA - the UK centre for research into Fusion Energy commercial tenancy. 

West Midlands technology firm secures major contract with leading UK port

Peter Gagg of MCP with Janet Bunch from the Blythe Valley Innovation Centre  

University of Birmingham to lead Midlands Innovation Commercialisation of Research Accelerator (MICRA)

10th April 2018:  The University of Birmingham is to lead a connected system of incubators and accelerators that will drive jobs and economic growth across the Midlands region, following a £5 million award announced today by Research England.

The award will establish MICRA as the largest formal technology transfer collaboration in the UK, providing a single gateway to the collective intellectual property (IP) resources from the eight Midlands Innovation universities - Aston, Birmingham, Cranfield, Keele, Leicester, Loughborough, Nottingham and Warwick. 

Changes to GVA top team at Midlands Office


Carl Potter has been confirmed as new Midlands Regional Senior Director (RSD), taking over from Ian Stringer when he steps down from the role in May.

Ian will remain a director with the company and will focus on providing advice to a specific portfolio of clients.