UKSPA Directory 2017 2017-18 - Page 175

UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member 175 Norwich Research Park’s new Quadram Institute will open in 2018 planned plots suitable for a variety of business types. In addition, 1.7 million sq ft (160,000m 2 ) of build space with a range of plot sizes has planning consent for R&D and ancillary uses. NE W CENTRE FOR FOOD & HEALTH The Quadram Institute (QI) is a new food, health and microbiome research and endoscopy centre opening in 2018. QI is at the forefront of a new interface between fundamental and translational research alongside clinical studies and endoscopy, developing solutions to worldwide challenges to food-related disease and human health. A Supportive Environment A highly supportive environment for new and experienced businesses alike, Norwich Research Park benefits from Enterprise Zone status, which includes: • Business rate discounts up to £275,000 over five years • Simplified planning processes • Superfast broadband. Additional benefits include: • Flexible terms • Mentoring and business support • Angel Investor network on-site • Café and meeting rooms • Conference facilities with full catering, accommodating up to 320 delegates • On-site parking. Our Approach “One of the largest single-site At Norwich concentrations of research in food, Research Park there is a uniquely health and life sciences in Europe” multidisciplinary Prof. David Richardson, Vice Chancellor, University of East Anglia approach whereby researchers, clinicians and entrepreneurs work together to drive innovation. Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s Services and technical facilities include: • Clinical Trials & Biorepository • NMR and Bioimaging • Genomics & Bioinformatics Road links to A11, A47 and A140 • National Collection of Yeast Cultures Buses, Norwich rail station • Glass Houses and CERS. Norwich Int’l Airport 20 mins drive Location Norwich Research Park is located to the south west of Norwich city centre in the East of England. Recently voted the happiest place in the country for work-life balance and career contentment, Norwich provides a great quality of life combined with the best elements of a modern city. Norwich is also one of the greenest cities in the UK, with miles of riverside walks and cycle tracks, unique 1930s parks, and acres of woodland running right into the vibrant city centre. ■ N e a r by Cambridge 1 hour London 2 hours Birmingham 3 hours Str a te g i c n e tw o r k One Nucleus Cambridge Network Agritech East