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Member News

Member News

Southampton Science Park to Create Landmark Office Space for Innovative Businesses

The University of Southampton Science Park is delighted to announce that it has embarked on a construction project to create new landmark office premises in Chilworth, generating much-needed Grade A accommodation for the region. 

QMU Appoints Leading Knowledge Economy Consultants to Advise on Land Development Strategy

Queen Margaret University (QMU) has appointed the UK’s leading knowledge economy consultancy CAM-SCI to advise on a development strategy for the land around its Musselburgh campus.  As one of the largest employers in East Lothian, the University has a pivotal role in driving innovation and creating future prosperity for East Lothian and the wider Scottish economy.  As part of its vision for local and regional social and economic development, QMU is keen to protect land adjacent to its campus for the development of specialist facilities to support businesses in high-growth innovati

UNIP recruiting Operations Director

UNIP Operations Director

Please note that this role is not a University of Nottingham appointment, it is an appointment for UNIP Management Limited and will be employed directly by the Company on their Terms and Conditions and salary grade.   

CRASH, BANG, WOW – East Kent Science Jamboree at Discovery Park Inspires the Next Generation


Mini monsters, freaky fungi, crystal towers and dancing ooze were in evidence at Discovery Park as today’s scientists, based on campus, did their bit to inspire the next generation.

More than 2,000 children aged 10 to 11 from more than 50 Kent primary schools took part in the East Kent Science Jamboree, finding out from the professionals fascinating insights into what makes the world tick – in a fun and informative way.

Marks & Clerk Life Sciences Report 2015 released

Marks & Clerk Life Sciences Report 2015 was published on 16 June and launched at the 2015 BIO International Convention in Philadelphia.

The report examines the state of innovation in treatments for rare diseases and for widespread conditions. We have been through a decade of intense research into treatments for rare diseases, thanks in large part to the many government incentives in place to encourage investment and R&D.

Lancaster University is Recognised at the Inaugural Educate North Awards.


Lancaster University’s work to support businesses and the economy has been recognised by the inaugural Educate North Awards.

Lancaster picked up the Commercial Engagement Award at a ceremony held at The Hilton Manchester Deansgate on June 3.

Longbridge Innovation Centre Gets Hyperfast with New Broadband


More than 60 businesses at St. Modwen’s Longbridge Technology Park have some of the world’s fastest internet speeds at their fingertips thanks to the roll out of hyperfast fibre broadband.

Tenants can now achieve connections as fast as 1000 megabits (1Gig) per second or higher. Such speeds could enable an album to be downloaded in 0.6 seconds, 500 photos to be downloaded in 21 seconds, and an HD movie in 43 seconds.

CBRE secures lettings at Liverpool Innovation Park


CBRE’s Liverpool office has secured two lettings at Liverpool Innovation Park totaling 9,600 sq ft as the firm works with the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) on its plans for the future of the scheme.  

Existing tenant, Liverpool Community Health (LCH) has committed to the scheme for a further 10 years, with a 5,600 sq ft suite and CBRE has also let 4,000 sq ft to Red Production Limited who has produced some of the UK’s most popular drama series’ including Happy Valley and Last Tango In Halifax.

New Grant Competition Announced by Innovate UK – ‘Technology Inspired Innovation’


Innovate UK has recently announced that it is to invest up to £3 million in feasibility studies to stimulate innovation across four enabling technology areas that underpin future UK growth: advanced materials; biosciences; electronics, sensors and photonics; and information and communication technology (ICT).

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Innovation Park Provides Perfect New Habitat for Eco Charities


Two fast growing environmental charities have selected Stirling University Innovation Park as their new home. The Bumblebee Conservation Trust and Grounds for Learning have snapped up sought after business space on the scenic campus.