Space to discover, freedom to grow

Welcome to Discovery Park, Kent a thriving life science community for visionary entrepreneurs and leaders and the ideal environment for businesses to start, scale and succeed.

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Flexible space for every stage of your growth

Supportive culture focused on your needs

Easy access to London and Europe

Thriving community of transformational business

Setting you up for success

We are proud to house the only Barclays Eagle Lab in Kent, linking our business community to one of the UK’s largest incubator networks for start-ups and scale-ups, all free of charge. Barclays Eagle Labs are a hub for entrepreneurial growth, offering mentorship from industry experts. Our lab hosts engaging workshops, events and programmes that focus on skill development, fosters collaboration among like-minded entrepreneurs and can connect you with potential partners and investors.

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With a keen focus on nurturing ground-breaking ideas, we provide strategic funding and expert mentorship to promising start-ups and high-growth companies. We believe in the power of collaboration and aim to build strong partnerships with the ventures we support, creating a dynamic ecosystem that propels businesses to their fullest potential.

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Our most recent programme, Discovery Spark aims to provide the tools and techniques needed to build healthy foundations in your business and improve your presentation and pitching skills to successfully secure investment, all through an immersive learning experience.

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The lab provides the University and its students with first-class facilities to support businesses in finding solutions for new treatments and ground-breaking discoveries across a wide-range of disciplines. Work is varied from undergraduate projects to full academic consultancy.

We also have a range of Contract Research Organisations (CROs) on-site providing both clinical trial management services and drug discovery, manufacturing, laboratory and bioanalytical services.

The Skills Hub also helps companies navigate the complex landscape of qualifications, from work placements and traineeships, through internships and apprenticeships to graduates allowing businesses to recruit new talent, upskill their workforce or address any skills gaps they may have.

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The Park

Across its 220-acres, the park offers a range of impressive facilities that cater to the diverse needs of innovative companies. A rich heritage, vibrant community and forward-thinking leadership team combined with a wide range of on-site facilities and sustainability iniatives, makes Discovery Park not only great place for a business, but for the health & well-being of all who work here.

Our Community

Our community is filled with a wide variety of visionary creators, innovators and dreamers united in their search for success. From global corporations such as Pfizer to dynamic startups pushing the boundaries of innovation, our 160-strong business community embodies a spirit of progress and collaboration.
We foster a culture where businesses can freely exchange ideas, knowledge and expertise and connect through regular networking events and social activities in a warm and relaxed environment with a range of break-out spaces.
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What our community say

Discovery Park has supported Inhalytic in our business development, from start-up in a small laboratory space, scaling up to a larger lab. Providing introductions to growth and networking opportunities, and great on-site facilities. We’ve also joined a community of like-minded tenants who support and help each other. This has all contributed to our success, and we would highly recommend it to other start-ups.

Karen Chambers , Founder

Discovery Park is a real hub of innovation. It allows collaboration between different groups of people and it allows those people who wouldn’t otherwise normally meet, to meet together and get that spark of innovation to be creative.

Ross Millard , Managing Director

Discovery Park is an amazing space for our business, offering 1st class office space with the ability to become an active part of the tenant community onsite. With fantastic open-plan air-conditioned office space and engaging support from the Discovery Park team, we have been able to continue to grow our onsite operations. The networking opportunities, social activities, and amenities have been invaluable to help engage, attract & retain staff. We’re truly grateful for being a part of this positive, thriving community!

Scott Miles , Partner

The cutting-edge laboratories and office facilities at Discovery Park allow us to grow our unique biotech serving the pharmaceutical, biopesticide and cosmetic markets. The support network and other tenants produce a great community to share challenges and opportunities, including business support services from the many essential non-science companies on site.

Steve Trim , Founder

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