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W W Martin looks to the Future with Move to Discovery Park


One of Kent’s oldest construction companies looks to build on more than a century of success with the opening of its new office on Discovery Park.

Established in 1877, WW Martin has gained a reputation as one of Kent’s leading construction firms with a reputation for quality service.

The company has already shared its expertise at the Sandwich science and technology park with the refurbishment of Building 819, a single-storey industrial building, home to a number of businesses.

Futurenova, Developer of First Sterile iPAD Case Moves into Discovery Park


An innovative technology company, which has developed a pioneering sterile iPad case for use in hospitals, has chosen Discovery Park in Sandwich as the base for its sales operations.

Futurenova is the company behind the FlipPad™, a new medical grade case for the iPad. Made from FDA (Food and Drug Administration) approved materials, the product is water and shock proof and, vitally, can be kept sterile with standard infection control sprays.

UK Regional Knowledge Economy Rankings Revealed


  • Northwest of England and Northern Ireland have fastest-growing knowledge economies, says report

  • 2015 Knowledge Economy Index is the only analysis of empirical economic data on the UK’s innovative sectors

Equilume Expands Team to Accelerate Sales in the US Equine Market


Equilume, the University College Dublin (UCD) equine technology spin-out company, today announced that it has expanded its sales and marketing team as it plans to accelerate sales in the lucrative US Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse market.

The company has developed the Equilume Light Mask which it sells to the global equine industry to assist breeders to maximise the reproductive efficiency and performance in their horses.

Willmott Dixon to build home for Met Office super computer at Exeter Science Park

Just weeks after handing over one of the world’s leading satellite testing facilities at Harwell Science Campus in Oxfordshire, Willmott Dixon’s presence in the science and technology sector has further increased with a £20 million contract to build a home for the final part of the Met Office's new supercomputer.

Wealth Planning Associates Relocates to Discovery Park

Financial experts Wealth Planning Associates are making an investment for the future with their new base at Discovery Park.

Company director Doug Young, who has more than 25 years experience in financial services, set up Wealth Planning in 2009 with the aim of providing customers with a face-to-face service dedicated to meeting their needs.

He has built up a strong team of experienced advisors with the six staff soon to be joined by an apprentice, who will be given their first taste of the workplace at one of Europe’s leading science and technology parks.

KENT2020 Winner Arrives with Plans to Send the Competition Packing


Post and Packing, an independent postal retailer has ambitious plans to deliver from its new Discovery Park home introducing its walk-in mailroom concept that is already getting the stamp of approval from clients.

The company, which won six months of free office space at the Kent 2020 Vision Live event in May, intends to grow its office into a regional centre, with services that offer a real alternative to Royal Mail.

Haverhill Research Park welcomes connectivity boost

Government grants for superfast broadband extended to help more local businesses 

Government grants of up to £3000 to install superfast broadband have been extended to cover businesses in ALL CB postcodes, including towns and villages in parts of Suffolk and North-West Essex.

Celebrating Entrepreneurial Excellence at the Imperial Incubator

The Imperial Incubator yesterday held a graduation event and technology showcase. The event celebrated the achievements of exiting companies Cortexica, Microtest DX, Dearman, and RespiVert. The ceremony saw the graduating companies receiving awards presented by Imperial College London’s President, Professor Alice Gast, following speeches by Imperial’s Vice President (Development & Innovation) David Gann, and Imperial Innovations CEO Russ Cummings.

Bristol and Bath Science Park Seek Head for the Forum and Innovation Centre


Role Description:  We are recruiting for the role of Head of the Forum and Innovation Centre at the Bristol and Bath Science Park (BBSP) which is the South West’s major science park.