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Member News

Member News

New Arrivals and Growing Stories for Businesses at Discovery Park


From science companies to general businesses, this year has seen over forty new arrivals and expansions at Discovery Park – with more investment and jobs to come in 2017.

Among the latest companies to open offices at the South East’s leading science, technology and enterprise hub are SCI Innovative Building Control Systems, Gemini Fundraising and MP Associates.

African Founded Software Specialist Relocates to Exeter

Following five successful years in Malawi, Africa, software development specialist Revel Innovation has relocated its head office to the Exeter Science Park Centre.

Founded in 2011 by electrical engineer John Cass, Revel Innovation specialises in the development of bespoke software and cloud based business applications.

The Angels who have Ploughed £8.5m into Businesses


A group of angel investors, with offices in Coventry, have ploughed over £8.5 million into new and innovative businesses – ranging from a protective headgear sportswear company through to medical device entrepreneurs.

The Minerva Business Angel Network, operated by the University of Warwick Science Park, has been helping companies access early stage funding from business angels since 1994.

New Partnership to Boost the City’s Business and Education Sectors Announced


City of Bristol College and Engine Shed have announced a new partnership to support further education working even closer with businesses in Bristol. The collaboration will allow City of Bristol College staff free access to the Engine Shed Business Lounge; conveniently located between the campuses and next to Bristol Temple Meads station. 

Thames Valley Science Park begins build of specialist cancer therapy centre


Construction of an innovative cancer treatment centre will begin in weeks as Proton Partners International Ltd moves into the University of Reading's Thames Valley Science Park.

New Microneedle Platform Technology Wins University College Dublin Commercialisation Award


An early-stage medtech venture developing a new microneedle platform technology has won a University College Dublin (UCD) commercialisation award. The creator of Micro Needle Slow-Mo is Ellen Cahill, a PhD student in the UCD Medical Device Design Group within the UCD School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. Ellen is working on this start-up technology with Dr Eoin O’Cearbhaill and Dr Shane Keaveney.

South West Business People Armed with Techniques to Combat Cyber-Crime at Cyber Security Event

Members from Devon and Cornwall Police, Police and Crime Commissioner Alison Hernandez and the south west’s business community came together at an event at the Exeter Science Park on Tuesday 6th December, as the region takes a major step forward in the fight against cyber-crime.

Call For Business Partners to Join North East Space and Satellite Hub


A call has gone out for organisations to help companies tap into the multi-billion pound space sector and create a leading hub for the development of space and satellite technology in the North East.

Business Durham, the economic development company for County Durham, is creating the North East Space and Satellite Applications Hub (NESSA), a programme of activity that will be delivered by the North East Satellite Applications Centre of Excellence, which has been based at the North East Technology Park (NETPark) since 2014.