Apr

27

Discovery Park selects simPal as its official 2017 charity of the year

Discovery Park is delighted to announce that simPal – the innovative mobile phone service that keeps people living with and affected by cancer, connected with friends and family – is our 2017 charity of the year

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Apr

27

Discovery Park businesses recognised in Kent Future List

Discovery Park has been recognised as one of the county’s key drivers for business innovation in a special publication listing 25 Kent companies helping to change the world.

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Apr

24

BioLineRx Ltd - Discovery Park is key to group’s future plans

Pioneering research underway at Discovery Park in Sandwich, Kent into the treatment of cancer and other life-threatening diseases has been given a major boost following the sale of Agalimmune to the Israel-based biotech, BioLineRx Ltd.

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Mar

29

Services to Pharmaceutical Industry Prove Winning Formula for A4P

When the bat phone rings at the Discovery Park officesof logistics and bio-analysis company A4P the team need to be ready for action.

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Mar

17

Schools from across Kent enjoy Discovery Park Big Bang education event

More than 1,000 secondary pupils from schools across Kent swapped the classroom for a day of interactive fun at Discovery Park.

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Mar

02

Construction of £160m biomass plant progressing well at Discovery Park

Six months on from the go-ahead by the Danish Pension Fund the vast metal skeleton of the buildings that will eventually provide all the power and energy needs of Discovery Park is fast taking shape.

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Feb

16

Discovery Park gives medico legal experts Clinco launchpad for success

The decision to move to Discovery Park three years ago has paid off for legal firm Clinco, using the site’s collaborative environment to boost its profile and create new jobs to meet demand.

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Feb

10

Discovery Park hosts Thanet Parkway station consultation

Discovery Park hosts a public consultation event giving Sandwich residents and businesses on site the chance to share their view on the proposed new Thanet Parkway railway station.

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Jan

19

Global expertise for pharmaceutical industry puts Scitegrity on the map

Two former Pfizer scientists have seen their start up business transform from a small consultancy five years ago, to a global player in the pharmaceutical industry – playing an essential role in drug discovery.

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Dec

16

Made in DP success for dermatology research company Ziarco

Discovery Park has long been a global centre for research with dermatology R&D experts Ziarco the latest to proudly wear the label #MadeinDP.

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Dec

16

New arrivals and growing stories for businesses at Discovery Park

From science companies to general businesses, this year has seen over forty new arrivals and expansions at Discovery Park – with more investment and jobs to come in 2017.

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Dec

16

Common lizards given a new place to lounge at Betteshanger Park

A colony of common lizards will be spending their first Christmas in a new purpose built home after a successful move from Discovery Park to Betteshanger Park.

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Dec

14

NatWest staff collect hampers to support Discovery Park’s Porchlight appeal

Natwest bank staff have created more than a dozen hampers for the service users of homeless charity Porchlight, adding their support to the £10,000 raised with the support of tenants at Discovery Park during 2016.

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Dec

09

Watch Building 380 being cleared ahead of future commercial development

The site of a former laboratory and office building at Discovery Park is now ready for future re-development.

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Nov

24

Biomass plant roadshow shares progress on renewable energy scheme

The team behind the £160m biomass plant under construction at Discovery Park were on site this month to update businesses on a scheme that will transform the way they receive their heating and power.

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Nov

22

Discovery Park tenant named among UK’s top entrepreneurs

Pettit Recruitment Solutions is hoping to round off its first year at Discovery Park in style tonight with triumph at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2016.

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Nov

17

Schools to shine with science awards at Discovery Park

Discovery Park welcomed sponsors and organisers to the launch of The KM Bright Spark Awards, 2017.

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Nov

15

Sale of Discovery Park marks new era for site

The successful science and technology site, Discovery Park, has been bought by investment company Discovery Park Estates Ltd

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Nov

04

Discovery Park’s Start Up Zone celebrates two years of nurturing new business

Tenants and visitors celebrated the second birthday of Discovery Park’s Start Up Zone which nurtures fledging companies and budding entrepreneurs and assists them with their first steps in the business world.

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Nov

02

Discovery Park’s Facilities Manager helps fundraise in charity walk

Grahame Andrews, Facilities Manager at Discovery Park helped a charity event raise more than £18,000 for charity.

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Oct

31

Lee’s marathon helps grow Discovery Park’s fundraising for Porchlight

Discovery Park’s self proclaimed PR guru, Lee Winter, has completed a marathon in aid of our chosen charity, Porchlight.

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Oct

27

Discovery Park welcomes Royal Society of Chemistry for networking event

Discovery Park welcomed the Royal Society of Chemistry to the site for an evening of illuminating science.

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Oct

20

Global outlook gives Kent’s Discovery Park post Brexit confidence

It’s a challenging time for UK plc as the country sets sail for a post-Brexit world but the South-East’s leading science and technology focused campus, Discovery Park is confident of a globally successful future.

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Oct

19

Big Sleep Out helps Discovery Park raise over £10k for Porchlight

Discovery Park spent a night under the stars in aid of Kent homeless charity, raising thousands in the process.

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Oct

17

Boost4Health launches to help life science companies take on the world

Life science companies based in Kent can access extra support to conquer international markets thanks to a new project launched at Discovery Park.

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Sep

27

New arrival Curadev adds its expertise to on site immunotherapy research

Drug research specialists Curadev are looking to make their next discoveries at Discovery Park, after agreeing to join one of Europe’s premier centres for science, technology and enterprise.

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Sep

27

Catch up on what you missed at our Mix’n'Meet tenant events

Catch up on the latest from our Mix’n’Meet networking events at Discovery Park

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Sep

27

Discovery Park Finance Director conquers Kilimanjaro Charity Climb

Discovery Park Finance Director Kevin Howes conquers Kilimanjaro, raising nearly £2,000 for homeless charity, Porchlight.

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Sep

21

CAT Project Solutions looking to future with plan to double workforce

Another tenant at Discovery Park is celebrating success and expanding its business - just six months after moving on site.

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Sep

14

Building 380 demolition part of wider re-development at Discovery Park

Work is progressing with the demolition of Building 380, a former laboratory and office building at Discovery Park, the latest stage of a long term vision to retain East Kent’s reputation as a global hub for science, business and enterprise.

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Sep

09

IOD Kent chair takes on new role at medical device developer Quvium

After 20 years helping companies to grow, Jane Ollis is dusting off her science text books for her new role as sales and marketing director of medical device developer Quvium.

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Sep

02

Discovery Park’s Finance Director Sets Off for Kilimanjaro Charity Climb

Discovery Park manager set to climb Kilimanjaro for Porchlight, the site’s charity of the year.

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Aug

19

South East Business reveals sustainable solution for Discovery Park tenant

In this month’s South East Business, future Discovery Park tenant Flute Office is featured for its sustainable solution for business waste.

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Aug

18

Lord Heseltine sees template for Thames Estuary success at Discovery Park

Discovery Park was the final stop for Lord Heseltine on a day long fact finding mission exploring how businesses across North and East Kent are contributing to the economic growth of the region.

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Aug

11

Electric Car Day showcases sustainable future for Discovery Park

The latest in electric car technology was on display at an eco-driven event held at Discovery Park with on-site staff and members of the public able to get a taste of the electric car revolution.

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Aug

09

Discovery Park agrees terms for £160m Biomass Renewable Energy Plant

Renewable energy will be powering the next scientific discoveries at Discovery Park after terms of agreement were reached with investors on construction of a £160 million biomass plant.

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Aug

02

Unilabs expands facilities at Discovery Park

Next chapter for Discovery Park’s manufacturing as Unilabs York Bioanalytical Solutions Expands Metabolism and Discovery Facility on Discovery Park

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Jul

26

Thousands raised for charity at Discovery Park Golf Classic

Discovery Park’s annual charity golf day was a fantastic success and raised thousands of pounds for local homeless charity, Porchlight.

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Jul

20

Get in line for the launch of Q Hair Salon at Discovery Park

A new hair salon opens at Discovery Park on Tuesday 26th July putting down a marker as the most stylish place on site

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Jul

19

Discovery Park supports another successful Martha Trust Prom

The Martha Trust Prom, sponsored by Discovery Park together with A Pearson Growers once again raised thousands of pounds for a great cause.

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Jul

19

Discovery Park welcomes public to Electric Vehicle Demonstration Day

The latest in electric car technology will be on display at an eco-driven event being held at Discovery Park next month.

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Jul

14

Centauri Therapeutics and Peakdale Molecular extend research partnership

Peakdale Molecular Limited, a UK-based provider of drug discovery services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries has signed an agreement to extend its research collaboration with fellow Discovery Park tenant Centauri Therapeutics.

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Jul

05

Discovery Park passes 150 company milestone ahead of fourth birthday

Discovery Park celebrates its fourth birthday this month with the leading science, technology and enterprise park continuing to attract new investment, jobs and opportunities for East Kent

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Jul

01

Schools shine at Bright Sparks award

The next generation’s scientists faced the fearsome dragons to be named Kent’s top minds at the KM Bright Spark Awards.

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Jun

30

Discovery Park delivers energy efficiency masterclass

At Discovery Park we’re not just business friendly – part of our ethos is to ensure that we are as energy efficient as possible, so we’re hosting an event to enhance sustainability.

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Jun

29

Discovery Park serves up Wimbledon treats

As one of the most prestigious events in the tennis calendar gets underway Discovery Park is serving up a treat or two…

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Jun

27

New community lab to help Kent schools shine

The launch of a new community lab at Discovery Park is set to revolutionise the quality of science education in East Kent.

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Jun

22

NatWest celebrates launch of new office at Discovery Park

NatWest has celebrated the launch of its newest office in Kent at Discovery Park in Sandwich.

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Jun

20

South East Business reveals the magic of science at Discovery Park

South East Business spoke with Kimberley Anderson from Discovery Park and Don Clark from Pfizer about the site’s education and outreach work.

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Jun

20

Venomtech take part in ITV Meridian EU vote focus on Dover

Steve Trim from Discovery Park tenant Venomtech gave his view to ITV Meridian about the impact Thursday’s EU referendum vote could have on science businesses.

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Jun

17

Approval of new cancer drugs show way ahead for research at Discovery Park

Scientists carrying out pioneering work at Discovery Park have welcomed the approval of new cancer drugs that harness the body’s own defences to fight disease.

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Jun

16

Discovery Park screens England versus Wales Group B clash at the UEFA Euro Finals 2016

Discovery Park successfully ‘hosted’ the UEFA Euro 2016 clash between England and Wales with over 100 fans watching the game in The Playroom and the Java Cafe.

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Jun

15

Vive Le Weekend, as Sandwich turns French

Discovery Park supports Le Weekend

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Jun

15

Congratulations to award winning tenants

Huge congratulations to our on site insurance specialists who are celebrating winning a prestigious award last week.

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Jun

10

Thousands of children get science wow factor at East Kent Science Jam

Discovery Park hosted the annual East Kent Science Jamboree, helping to inspire the next generation of scientists.

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Jun

07

Discovery Park team serving up winning dishes for Euro 2016

Discovery Park is looking forward to a bumper summer of sporting events starting with this month’s UEFA Euro 2016 in France.

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May

31

Young creatives take over Turner gallery

School children from across Margate will be taking over the town’s Turner Contemporary Gallery later this month.

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May

26

East Kent Science Jamboree returns to Discovery Park

Discovery Park is to host the annual East Kent Science Jamboree with some of the region’s largest and most influential companies hosting workshops to inspire the next generation of scientists.

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May

25

New tenants bring sweet treats to StartUp Zone

Those with a sweet tooth are in for a treat as the latest growing story is welcomed to the StartUp Zone at Discovery Park.

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May

24

Kier awarded £24m contract to deliver Dover town centre leisure scheme

Kier has been awarded a £24m contract by developer, Bond City, to deliver the £53m St James development in Dover town centre.

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May

24

Discovery Park helping to seal Kent’s reputation as THE place for science

Discovery Park has played its part in Kent’s success story as THE place for business to locate, according to figures from the county’s inward investment agency.

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May

23

Discovery Park joins Ash RFC campaign to convert more to try game

Discovery Park has linked up with Ash RFC to support the village club.

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May

19

L&G commits £53m to Dover regeneration project

Legal and General commits to St James’ retail and leisure regeneration scheme in Dover.

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May

10

Discovery Park welcomes the Telegraph’s Business Reporter

Discovery Park recently linked up with the Telegraph’s Business Reporter section to provide some insight into how the science and technology hub is showing the way for innovative business in the UK.

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May

06

Jaffa cake challenge launches fundraising appeal for Woodley Coles

Woodley Coles, Construction Cost Managers, were delighted to be sponsors of the Pilgrims Hospices Annual Cycle Challenge on Sunday 1st May 2016. This is a significant year for the Kent, Cambridge and London based business as it celebrates 15 years of success.

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May

05

Instro Precision Announce New Manufacturing Plant at Discovery Park

Instro Precision Ltd are looking forward to bringing new jobs to East Kent after being granted planning approval by Dover District Council for a new manufacturing plant at Discovery Park in Sandwich, Kent

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May

05

Brenda Blethyn hosts event at Discovery Park for Project MotorHouse

Discovery Park welcomed acclaimed actress Brenda Blethyn to the site for a special event bringing businesses on site up to date on an ambitious project to create a new cultural heart for Ramsgate.

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Apr

25

Naturalist and TV Presenter gets to work on Venom research at Discovery Park

One of the UK’s best known wildlife presenters, BAFTA-winning adventurer Steve Backshall turned scientist this week - carrying out academic research at the new industry liaison laboratory run by Canterbury Christ Church University at Discovery Park.

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Apr

25

Discovery Park links up with Wellesley School for Tim Peake space call

Children from across Kent descended on Wellesley School in Broadstairs at the weekend to find out why science is so stellar – from our man in space, UK astronaut Tim Peake.

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Apr

20

DISCOVERY PARK AND PORCHLIGHT LINK UP TO CHANGE LIVES ACROSS EAST KENT

Discovery Park is linking up with Porchlight, one of Kent’s leading homeless charities to support the incredible work staff and volunteers are doing to rebuild lives across Thanet and Dover.

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Apr

19

Discovery Park Hosts Event to Support Ramsgate’s MotorHouse Project

Discovery Park welcomes acclaimed actress Brenda Blethyn to the site next month for a special event bringing businesses on site up to date on an ambitious project to create a new cultural heart for Ramsgate.

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Apr

19

Discovery Park and Porchlight link up to change lives across East Kent

Discovery Park is linking up with Porchlight, one of Kent’s leading homeless charities to support the incredible work staff and volunteers are doing to rebuild lives across Thanet and Dover

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Apr

14

Discovery Park gets set for BioTrinity Conference

Discovery Park will be putting East Kent on the map for life sciences at the BioTrinity conference in London from 25 to 27 April.

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Apr

08

Innovators Centauri Therapeutics in Race Against Time

Discovery Park tenants Centauri Therapeutics and NCL Innovation are featured in the latest edition of South East Business. Here is an excerpt from the article.

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Apr

05

Global rights for Vodka brand leads to expansion for Kent entrepreneur

The next time you enter a bar or an up-scale club raise a glass – unless you’re the designated driver – to the future of one of Discovery’s Park’s latest success stories.

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Apr

05

Kreston Reeves shortlisted for prestigious International Tax Award

Kreston Reeves, one of the leading accountancy, business advisory and financial services firms located across London and the South East, is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in the prestigious Tolley’s Taxation Awards 2016 for the ‘Best international tax team’ category.

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Apr

05

New charity mobile network brings opportunity to Discovery Park

C4C Mobile, the company behind a new virtual mobile network, powered by O2, is the latest growing story at Discovery Park with new partnerships helping to bring national attention to this innovative fund raising platform

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Mar

22

Cripps wins Business of the Year Award 2016

Cripps, the Kent based law firm and tenant of Discovery Park, has been named Business of the Year at the annual Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce Awards.

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Mar

21

New community lab allows today’s scientists to inspire next generation

A number of companies at Discovery Park in Sandwich have formed a unique collaboration in order to establish a Community Lab and are calling for other businesses to get involved.

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Mar

18

Schools Across Kent Enjoy Big Bang Education Event

Students from schools across Kent found out from the experts just how fun science, technology, engineering and maths can be – at this year’s Kent’s Big Bang event at Discovery Park.

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Mar

14

New innovation fund supports science and tech pioneers

Discovery Park’s reputation as a centre for science innovation is set to grow even further in the months ahead thanks to a new investment fund located at the Sandwich site.

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Mar

11

Discovery Park to be manufacturing base for FluteOffice

Discovery Park is to be the manufacturing hub for Surrey based waste upcycling pioneer FluteOffice.

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Mar

09

Kreston Reeves Director of Private Client and Trusts is appointed to ATT Council

Kay’s primary focus is on tax planning for high net worth clients with a particular focus on Inheritance Tax and Will planning. Kay also advises offshore trustees, settlors and beneficiaries on their UK tax filing obligations and is the Editor of Kreston Reeves’ monthly Tax Talk newsletter.

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Mar

04

NCL Innovation announces investment in Centauri Therapeutics

NCL Innovation, the UK’s leading early stage technology investor, has joined a financing round for Centauri Therapeutics Ltd.

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Mar

03

Discovery Park shares experience in new tool kit for UK science park success

Discovery Park has contributed to a new report offering advice and support to areas with vacant or under used science sites.

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Mar

03

Canterbury Christ Church University brings science back to Building 500

The School of Human and Life Sciences at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) has opened its new industry liaison laboratory at Discovery Park.

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Mar

02

Discovery Park selected to support development of Harlow science park

The success of Discovery Park in creating thousands of jobs in East Kent over the past three years has resulted in the Sandwich site being selected to support the growth of a new science park in Essex.

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Mar

02

Peakdale Molecular commits to Discovery Park for the long term

Peakdale Molecular, a UK-based provider of drug discovery services to the pharmaceutical and biotech industries has extended its Discovery Park lease for a further ten years.

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Mar

02

Discovery Park hosts Kent Choices Local event

Discovery Park is hosting the Kent Choices Local event today - illustrating the, training, work and careers opportunities for school-leavers and young people from the Thanet, Dover and Shepway districts.

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Feb

29

Big Bang Schools Event at Discovery Park Aims To Spark A Love of Science

Students from schools across Kent are set to find out from the experts just how fun science, technology, engineering and maths can be

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Feb

18

Should we stay or should we go now? Discovery Park hosts EU debate

Discovery Park is one of the major centres in Europe for research and development with a reach that extends around the globe – making it a perfect choice for arguing the pros and cons of divorcing our neighbours across the English Channel.

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Feb

15

Building 500 prepares to welcome back first science tenant

The School of Human and Life Sciences at Canterbury Christ Church University (CCCU) remains on course to open its new industry liaison laboratory at Discovery Park next month.

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Feb

15

Discovery Park’s part in Kent’s success as a film location

Discovery Park is not only THE place in Kent for science, technology and enterprise. It’s also getting a starring role as a film location too.

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Feb

15

Discovery Park hosts EU Referendum debate

Discovery Park is the venue for a debate this week on the UK’s future in Europe.

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Feb

09

Discovery Park leads the way for Kent as science hub

Kent Business recently published an article about science parks in Kent, including Discovery Park We’re published an except from the story here.

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Feb

02

Discovery Park round up of new arrivals and expansions

It’s been another busy few weeks for Discovery Park with a number of exciting new arrivals with two existing tenants moving to bigger offices on site.

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Feb

01

Discovery Park shows the way to success at UKSPA 2016 conference

Discovery Park will be showcased this week at the UKSPA Conference, the leading calendar event for the science park sector.

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Jan

27

Kreston Reeves shortlisted in 2016 South East Dealmakers Awards

Kreston Reeves, one of the leading accountancy and financial services firms located across London and the South East, is proud to announce that it has been shortlisted in the Corporate Finance Team of the Year category for the South East Dealmakers Awards 2016, held by Insider Media.

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Jan

21

BOTTLE GREEN WEBSITES COME SOUTH OF THE BORDER TO JOIN DISCOVERY PARK

Bottle Green Websites have brought their digital expertise and support of Hibernian FC to the StartUp Zone at Discovery Park in Sandwich.

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Jan

19

BRITISH SIDECAR CHAMPION ON TRAIL TO SUCCESS AT DISCOVERY PARK

Ryan Charlwood is already a household name for fans of high octane superbike racing having being part of the team which retained the British Sidecar Championships at the world famous Silverstone track last autumn.

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