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042 England | Full Member UKSPA Directory 2017 BioHub Birmingham provides all-inclusive biomedical lab space for early-stage life science companies Birmingham Research Park Locati on Vincent Drive Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2SQ Contact detai l s Angie Reynolds Research Park Manager T: 0121 415 8530 E: Birmingham Research Park provides secure, high-quality office space with conference facilities and virtual tenancies, in a community of research-led companies. The Park is situated on the edge of the University of Birmingham campus, and is run by Alta Innovations Ltd, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University. Research Park tenants benefit from access to the world-class knowledge base and facilities provided by the University, and many have built successful businesses in sectors such as in biotechnology, computer systems, medical diagnostics, and scientific instruments. The Research Park is well positioned for high-growth life science companies who are looking for laboratory services or full office facilities. It is close to the Institute of Translational Medicine and the clinical- academic partnership provided by Birmingham Health Partners – and this proximity can speed research and provide more rapid assessment and quicker adoption for new medical technologies. Accommodation The Research Park provides secure, high- quality office space on competitive and flexible terms. It has its own high-speed internet network, free secure car parking, 24-hour access, CCTV, meeting and conference facilities, and an on-site café. Office space ranges from 32m 2 offices suitable for one person to 700m 2 units, and all units are provided with heating, lighting, and single-phase power. Gas, air conditioning, mains water, and three- phase electricity are also available. Virtual tenancies are available to companies seeking an Edgbaston address without the overheads of an office space. Virtual tenancy fees include post and telephone call handling, and access to the Park's meeting and conference facilities at preferential rates. Eligible companies can also obtain business training and advice provided by the BizzInn. Mee ting and Conference facilities The Park has three meeting rooms, which can be booked via the Park Reception team, who will also arrange catering and AV equipment to meet your requirements. The conference suite includes audio- visual, projection, and teleconference facilities, and can host meetings for up to 80 people with theatre style seating or 100 people for standing receptions. Tenant communit y Innovators who locate at the Birmingham Research Park benefit from a thriving community of research-led companies. They can also access the expertise, facilities, and equipment at the University of Birmingham and the University’s