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148 England | Full Member UKSPA Directory 2017 LUSEP is at the heart of the Loughborough and Leicester Science and Innovation Enterprise Zone Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park L ocati on Loughborough Leicestershire LE11 3QF C ontact detai l s Professor Tracy Bhamra T: 01509 226311 E: Loughborough University Science and Enterprise Park (LUSEP) offers 700,000 sq ft of high quality accommodation for more than 60 organisations and 2,000 people, with 84 hectares available for further expansion. Set in mature parkland, 1 mile from the M1, LUSEP provides a fully commercial corporate environment, whilst also having ready access to the research capability and resources of Loughborough University – a leading UK institution with an outstanding record in engineering and advanced technologies and known for the quality of its graduates. UNIQUE SELLING POINTS LUSEP is an outstanding base for start-ups to global R&D divisions to thrive within an established innovation community, on one of the largest and most accessible sites in the UK. Clusters of knowledge-based, high- growth businesses benefit from a unique campus partner benefits package that includes sector-specific networking and preferential rates for the University’s world-class sport and leisure facilities. A variety of fully-serviced high specification accommodation options are immediately available. Multiple occupancy buildings offer versatile office and laboratory suites ranging from 50 to 430+ m 2 . Standard offices include full access raised floors, carpeting, suspended ceilings with recessed lighting and tempered air (chilled and heating); lab specification includes fume hood air extraction, piped services, vinyl flooring and lab benching. Rent-a-desk to 90m 2 units are available within an accelerator building, purpose built for early-stage advanced technology businesses. ENTERPRISE ZONE E XPANSION LUSEP is at the heart of the new Loughborough and Leicester Science and Innovation Enterprise Zone and offers seven hectares of development-ready plots. In the longer term, there is scope for a further 80,000m 2 floor space. The Enterprise Zone announcement is welcomed by Faz Chowdhury, CEO of private specialist biotech company Nemaura Pharma. Founded in 2005 with headquarters and research facilities at LUSEP, the company employs multidisciplinary teams of scientists and engineers working in cutting edge innovative drug formulation and medical device technologies designed to radically improve the way drugs are administered through the skin. “Our growth plans for Nemaura Pharma