UKSPA Directory 2017 2017-18 - Page 153

UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member 153 Alderley The Forum Park is open (below) to the public and the new and Bright is a space to meet, eat, Building at Manchester collaborate and network Science Park (opposite) in collaboration with the NHS and academia. When completed and fully let, Citylabs 2.0 and 3.0 will bring additional economic growth in excess of £100m and over 750 new jobs to the city. City centre amenities are nearby, with banks, post office, supermarkets, and several food outlets, plus Manchester’s vibrant art, culture, restaurant, and social scene on the doorstep. Manchester Science Park and Citylabs are both part of the Corridor Manchester Enterprise Zone. Eligible companies moving to the campus can benefit from up to 100% business rate relief for 5 years, enhanced capital allowance, and business support initiatives from UKTI. Alderle y Park Alderley Park is home to the UK’s largest single-site life science ecosystem, with a wider range of bioscience capabilities than any other science park. Internationally renowned as a full-spectrum bioscience R&D campus, Alderley Park offers fully equipped biology, chemistry, in-vivo and specialist laboratories, high specification office space, and a large talent pool of experienced scientists. It is a vibrant and growing community of over 150 life science and biotech businesses. At over 1.4m sq ft, set in 400 acres, it offers life science businesses unrivalled scale for growth and expansion as well as world class facilities and equipment including 700/500MHz high field NMR mass spectrometers, open-access lab, biobanking, tissue “Locating at one of our sites means culture suites, joining a network that provides practical biotech pilot plant, and analytical suites. support and access to funding, markets, There’s a talent, and professional services” restaurant, cafés, gym, outdoor sports pitches, walking, running and cycling routes, and car parking for approximately 3,500 cars. Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s The BioHub incubator, operated in partnership with BioCity, supports the formation and growth of new and early‑stage companies. The lean start-up model and support from a mentor Manchester Airport 7.3 miles network of over 90 highly qualified and Oxford Road rail station 0.9 miles experienced senior scientists helps to Piccadilly rail station 1.4 miles drive business success. Innovate UK has chosen Alderley Park as base for its new Medicines Discovery N e a r by Catapult, whilst the UK government is supporting the establishment of a new translational centre for Anti-Microbial Resistance (AMR) at the site. Easily accessible by road, rail and air, Manchester Alderley Park offers connections to some Liverpool of the North of England’s key health Leeds establishments and organis