Create, innovate and growâ€Ś
York Science Park… an environment for growth Located next to the world-leading University of York, York Science Park is situated at the heart of the heritage and science city of York. We provide purpose built, high-specification, fully-serviced office, laboratory and meeting space to cutting-edge businesses in dynamic industry sectors including Creative and Digital Media, Technology, and Biotechnology. Our 100+ resident companies benefit from all-inclusive, flexible rental agreements; a range of prices; being able to move easily within our portfolio of space and a wide range of additional services to help their businesses run smoothly. York Science Park residents benefit from access to the University’s world-leading research, support, facilities and contacts and we are based in York – a fantastic place to live, work and do business.
At York Science Park we pride ourselves on offering an exciting and dynamic environment for growth for all kinds of business, from small start-ups to large, established companies with complex needs. Since we launched in 1994, we have helped hundreds of businesses ﬂourish and succeed.
“York Science Park acts as an important catalyst for economic growth in York by bringing together a wide range of businesses, including international companies, in a stimulating and dynamic environment closely connected to the University of York’s world-leading research. The cross-fertilisation of ideas that this environment encourages leads to new partnerships, business ideas and ultimately prosperity for the city and the region.” Katie Stewart, Head of Economic Development, York City Council
More than just ofﬁce space… York Science Park has the edge over other locations. ■ A fantastic location – next to the world-leading University of York ■ High specification, fully-managed, flexible office space to suit every need ■ A friendly and experienced team providing superb customer service ■ Exceptional IT facilities, data provision and support ■ Specialist laboratory facilities and adaptability ■ Direct links to business networks and specialist support potential across the Science Park, the University and the city ■ Hot-desking and virtual office facilities if you’re working on the move ■ A range of well-equipped conference and meeting rooms ■ A community of successful, innovative and collaborative businesses ■ The beautiful and well-connected city of York – a great place to live, work and do business.
“Over the past seven years, my company has flourished, and York Science Park has provided the perfect environment for us. I have always been impressed by the Science Park’s excellent facilities, great customer service and, of course, its fantastic location in York and all of the important business links that this brings.” Karen Merrifield, Managing Director, Innovate Educate
York: a great location to do business Collaboration and business opportunities
Science, Technology and Creative Industries in York Being based in York at the Science Park provides a stimulating environment for entrepreneurs, researchers and organisations to collaborate and innovate whichever industry sector they are in. £800 million has been invested into York’s science and technology infrastructure over the past ten years, resulting in a strong network of more than 500 science and technology-related businesses. York is working to be the most digitally connected city in the North of England and compete in the international market to attract more cutting-edge businesses to flourish here.
Powered by world-class research and development at the University of York and York St John University, York has specialist expertise in biosciences, healthcare, medical research, biorenewables, environmental research, IT and digital media and creative technologies. Young dynamic companies, including many based at York Science Park, sit alongside global research giants such as Smith and Nephew and The Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA).
Choosing to base your business at York Science Park opens up a wealth of opportunities for collaboration with like-minded individuals and businesses. We closely partner many other business support and networking organisations, from SCY (Science City York), the Chamber of Commerce and York City Council, to the Institute of Directors and York Professionals. These valuable networking opportunities can lead to innovative new business ideas and partnerships. The Science Park’s space lends itself to collaboration, with plenty of shared workspace and relaxation areas. Much successful collaboration has been formed between businesses at the Science Park, leading to some exciting new ventures.
“York Science Park is an excellent location for us; over the years we’ve managed to maintain our long established links with the University of York while attracting high quality staff to meet our expansion plans. York Science Park is a superb platform for success and we’re delighted to be based here.” Guillem Bernat, CEO, Rapita Systems
“SCY and York Science Park share an important goal in helping to drive business growth and prosperity. The Science Park plays a pivotal role in creating a link between the University’s research base and York’s knowledge, bioscience and technology based enterprises, all of which are crucial to the economic prosperity of the city and the region.” Professor Nicola Spence, Chief Executive, SCY (Science City York)
Space to create, innovate and grow Our range of buildings and variety of units collectively offer around 137,000 sq ft* of purpose built, flexible, high-specification space for growth. Beneﬁts include: ■ A fully managed service, handling all of your needs from furniture to lighting, heating and security, meaning you can focus on running your business ■ A premium standard IT and Telecoms (ICT) facility, quickly configurable as your business needs change ■ A high quality reception service where we can handle your telephone calls, post and meet and greet your visitors ■ A vast range of conference, meeting rooms and video conferencing ■ Support in promoting your business and finding other relevant networking opportunities ■ Virtual Office accommodation for businesses wishing to enjoy the benefits of the Science Park whilst working remotely ■ A Hot-desking service for business people on the move.
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The Innovation Centre
The Bio Centre
The perfect environment to launch and grow your business
Dedicated laboratory space for growing biotechnology, renewables and healthcare businesses
“During our nine years at York Science Park, I’ve been consistently impressed by both the cutting-edge facilities and high level of customer service provided here. The city of York and specifically York Science Park offer a fantastic location, with its great transport links and IT infrastructure, which helps give the right impression to our customers. I’m confident that York Science Park will continue to provide the perfect environment for my business as it grows over the coming years.”
Mark Fordyce, Managing Director, York Data Services
The IT Centre
Specialist space for IT and digital businesses
A dynamic space specifically designed for the Creative, IT, Media, and Digital sectors
A vibrant environment for your start-up business to begin and flourish
A lightly managed grow-on space for established businesses.
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A dynamic environment for growth Exceptional facilities Huge networking potential A superb location
Get in touch To find out more about York Science Park availability and how we can help make your business a success, call us on 01904 435100 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. To book a meeting email us at email@example.com. York Science Park Ltd Innovation Centre Innovation Way Heslington York YO10 5DG yorksciencepark.co.uk @yorksciencepark york-science-park-ltd
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