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UKSPA Directory 2017 Scotland | Full Member 091 Building The Forum NINE is open at the to the public and Edinburgh bioQuarter is a space to meet, eat, overlooks a site collaborate bursting and network with opportunities Scottish Enterprise and Scottish Development International (SDI) can offer tailored business support for companies locating in the bioQuarter. SDI provides a single point of contact for inward investments, ensuring a seamless passage into Scotland, and helps businesses in sourcing financial assistance or developing projects. A wide range of funding options, both public and private is potentially available to tenants. These options include innovative support schemes for research and development, and for training. Facilities and Services In addition to the existing organisation and institutes already located at Edinburgh bioQuarter, the 100-acre site could provide over 1 million sq ft of additional academic and commercial research facilities. Surrounding Are a Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland, enjoys the UK’s strongest city economy and transport mix outside London, alongside excellent communications networks, property investment opportunities, a rich creative environment and an excellent quality of life. Future pl ans Adding to the exciting development of the new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and Department of Clinical Neurosciences, is the construction at site of the University “The site provides superb facilities for of Edinburgh’s commercial companies and unique Centre for Tissue Regeneration opportunities for academic, clinical, and Repair. and industrial collaboration” The new Centre will expand the work of the existing Centre for Regenerative Medicine, creating the combined Institute for Regeneration and Repair. This will Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s accommodate a further 250 researchers at site and enable translation of stem cell and regenerative medicine research into clinical models and treatments. Construction will start in 2017. ■ Edinburgh Airport 30 mins by car City Bypass (A720) 2 miles Well served by public transport N e a r by Edinburgh City Centre 3 miles Easy access to M8 and Glasgow On principal A7 arterial route Str a te g i c n e tw o r k Next to University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Science Triangle Scottish Science Park Network