University of Wolverhampton Science Park
University of Wolverhampton Science Park
We mean business
University of Wolverhampton Science Park provides the complete solution for businesses from science, technology, digital and creative sectors.
Our mission is to support the development of innovative, knowledge-based businesses by offering a high quality, nurturing environment and associated support services, in partnership with our parent organisation the University of Wolverhampton and other providers.
Space to succeed
Established in October 1995, today the University of Wolverhampton Science Park is home to over 80 businesses working in a broad range of technological and creative disciplines.
At our central location in Wolverhampton, we provide office accommodation and workshop / laboratory areas in which new and established companies can thrive, ensuring a sustainable future for all and maximum positive impact to the local economy.
Conference and meeting facilities are available for both tenant organisations and clients from outside the Science Park. On-site, complementary provision of professional services includes financial, legal and translation services, along with business mentoring for new-start ventures.
The University has an excellent track record in delivering knowledge transfer initiatives, designed to help businesses improve through available knowledge, technology and skills. Combined with world-leading research, experienced academic staff and a successful graduate internship scheme, the University has a lot to offer businesses at the Science Park.
Previously comprising three modern and well-maintained buildings, on a site of approximately 10,000 square metres, University of Wolverhampton Science Park has recently expanded further with the opening of the Science Centre in September 2017.
The Science Centre, a partnership between the University and the Black Country Local Enterprise Partnership, offers a unique combination of laboratory, workshop and office space, specialising in sectors supporting the local Smart Specialisation agenda (aerospace, automotive, construction and life sciences – including their supply chains).
The Technology Centre houses a wide range of technology related businesses; users include scientific testing and consultancy services, production of small form factor electronics, mobile communications, etc. In addition there are specialist professional service providers such as patent attorneys, Health and Safety experts, tax specialists, chartered accountants, financing bodies to mention a few.
The Creative Industries Centre houses a cluster of companies from the creative and digital media sector within vibrant office accommodation, with social spaces and café; the perfect venue to meet and greet clients, hold informal meetings or simply catch up. The Creative Industries Centre is also home to the SPARK business incubation centre which supports the launch and nurturing of new /young businesses in the creative sector thanks to its structured programme of support and a subsidised start-up package.
Tenants at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park have an enviable range of on-site benefits, including co-location to the Wolverhampton Business Solutions Centre and Black Country Growth Hubwithin The Development Centre, where businesses can access a wealth of business support, advice and funding opportunities. This unparalleled breadth of business knowledge and expertise is available through a single point of access where business advisors work with companies to identify potential opportunities, ranging from funding and finance to planning and exporting, all helping business growth. In addition there are a variety of business events held throughout the year, providing excellent networking opportunities and updating of relevant business knowledge.
If the University of Wolverhampton Science Park sounds like a business community you would like to be part of, find out more information via our website or visit us for a full tour.