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Science and Innovation Parks Development Conference: 8th September 2021, 08:30-16:00hrs

Science and Innovation Parks Development Conference

8:30 am

1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE - Hybrid Conference – In Person or Virtual

Science and Innovation Parks are responsible for adding £74bn of GVA to the UK economy. Leading stakeholders and influencers will discuss emerging opportunities in this thriving sector and future development activity will be highlighted from the expansion of existing science parks to the creation of new ones across the UK.

Event speakers from across the industry will examine the economic growth these projects will generate, the collaboration needed across the public and private sector to maximise opportunities, and the potential work open to tender which will highlight how companies can get involved in future projects and plans.

Anna Stamp, Interim Programme Director at Edinburgh BioQuarter, is participating in Panel Session Two 11:00 – 12:00 hours: Life Science Campuses Estates and Development Plans, sponsored by CPC Project Services. 

With a target of being worth an extra £14bn to the UK economy in the next 5 years, there are a number of exciting development projects in the pipeline across the UK. This panel brings forward some of these projects and discusses the expertise and specialisms required to deliver them.

  • Chair: CPC Project Services; Allen Beever, Partner, Head of Cost Management (HEST)
  • BioCity Group; Dr Glenn Crocker, Chair of UK Science Parks Association, Director; We Are Pioneer Group & Senior Consultant, JLL
  • Edinburgh BioQuarter; Anna Stamp, Interim Programme Director
  • Thomas White Oxford; William Donger, Managing Director
  • Rothamsted Enterprises; Nicole Sadd, CEO

This event is supported by UKSPA (UK Science Park Association) as an official partner.

Speaking of the partnership Jim Duvall, Executive Director at UKSPA, said:

“UKSPA is delighted to support the Science and Innovation Parks Development Conference. The event has many leading influential figures from within the Association’s membership speaking throughout the day sharing their visions, plans and opportunity for collaboration and development. The innovation locations supported and represented by UKSPA play a critical role in sustaining and growing the knowledge intensive companies that are essential for future economic prosperity across the entire UK.”

Amanda Griffiths, Co-Founder of event organisers Built Environment Networking, added:

“We’re delighted UKSPA are supporting this event. Science and innovation parks will play a vital role in our aim to Build Back Better after the pandemic – and with the amount of key influencers set to be in the room from major investors and developers to the science parks themselves we’re hoping this event will unlock future development activity in the sector.”

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