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UKSPA Directory 2017 Business Affiliate 281 Projects include Ebbsfleet, Newcastle Science Central, Edinburgh BioQuarter, Anglia Ruskin MedTech Campus Cushman & Wakefield Locati on 125 Old Broad Street London EC2N 2BQ Contact detai l s Richard Collins T: 07831 229493 E: richard.collins@ It is now widely recognised that science and innovation is vital to economic growth and wealth creation, with communities of knowledge-based organisations crucial to delivering competitive advantage. Cushman & Wakefield brings a detailed understanding of the drivers needed for success in this field and has over 25 years’ experience working with universities, government research centres, research councils and knowledge-based corporates. The multiple objectives of science parks reflect the diversity of stakeholders that are involved in their development. Investors and developers require return on investment, public sector partners seek to leverage wider economic development, and university partners utilise science parks to support the commercialisation of academic research and generate opportunities for collaborative research with the commercial sectors. Cushman & Wakefield has worked with stakeholders across all stages of the science park development process and its end-to-end solutions span initial feasibility and market demand assessments, advising on university and commercial strategies, through to occupier marketing. Tr ack record Cushman & Wakefield has a strong track record in advising on all of these aspects of science park development both in the UK and overseas. On a global basis, Cushman & Wakefield has over 45,000 staff operating in more than 70 countries worldwide. The Cushman & Wakefield Education and Innovation team brings together higher education and innovation specialists, development surveyors, economists, building consultants, town Se c tor s planners, accountants, regeneration specialists, and agency teams – all of whom are supported by an unrivalled international research team. Cushman & Wakefield’s client base includes universities, the UK research councils and research institutes, national governments (in the UK and overseas), development agencies, local authorities and developers, property investors, fund holders, and occupiers. ■ Se r vi ce s Science & Technology Education Property & Real Estate Feasibility of science/innov. locations Funding & procurement advice Business & estate strategies