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Plans to create space for 1,000 jobs by Innovation hub

December 6th 2018

by The Business Desk

A Nottingham innovation hub has revealed plans to double in size over the next 10 years. The University of Nottingham Innovation Park (UNIP), launched in 2008, is currently home to more than 100 businesses employing 900 people and has guided a stream of successful spin-out companies based on University research.

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“It has become both a major concentration of commercialisation expertise and a significant contributor to the University‚Äôs wider ambitions to benefit the world around us, whether that is through research breakthroughs or creating jobs. We have now developed an ambitious vision for the next 10 years, one which we believe will see UNIP become a major employment site for the East Midlands.”

Professor Dame Jessica Corner, pro vice chancellor for research and knowledge exchange at the University of Nottingham
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Ryan Keyworth, right, director of research and innovation at the University of Nottingham, with Dr Mark Tock, left, operations director at the University of Nottingham Innovation Park


“UNIP has a proven, well-established model, where exciting early-stage businesses and well-established ventures benefit from locating alongside a source of both exceptional talent and ideas with commercial potential. We are seeing consistent demand for our existing space, and we know that the unique nature of UNIP means this is likely to increase significantly in the future. Businesses who base themselves here are in world-class facilities, alongside research expertise, and on a site which is close to the city centre but only 20 minutes from the M1. So there is a clear logic in being part of what UNIP represents and we will take an innovative and enterprising approach to how we pursue our development plans in the future.”

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