- Date 2 May 2012
Cambridge Science Park, UK and Cambridge Innovation Centre, MA have entered into an innovative partnering agreement whereby each will allow ‘bona fide’ occupiers of the Cambridge Science Park or Cambridge Innovation Centre, MA ‘guest access’ to the facilities of the other to mutual benefit.
Under the terms of the agreement, occupiers will be offered access to an office suite for up to two people for a period of up to two weeks on very favourable terms. Companies taking up this offer will also be offered selected assistance in terms of ‘signposting’ and appropriate introductions.
Jeremy Tuck at Bidwells who manage the Cambridge Science Park commented: ‘We very much look forward to welcoming enterprising and innovative companies from Cambridge Innovation Centre, MA to Cambridge Science Park, UK. Equally, we encourage Cambridge Science Park companies to make use of this initiative and explore the potential of US links and market opportunities. This initiative is one of a range that we are considering to ensure that the Cambridge Science Park community obtain added value from locating at the Park’.
About Cambridge Innovation Centre (CIC), MA:
Cambridge Innovation Centre was founded in 1999 beginning with a simple concept of how great, innovative businesses are built. Over the years the CIC team has refined their knowledge of what growing companies need and it now houses more startups under one roof than any other facility in the world. CIC services have evolved to a level of quality and cost efficiency that enables them to attract many of the best-known and best funded new companies choosing to locate in the MIT/Harvard technology cluster. Today, CIC is a fully-fledged managed offices service firm, with approx 150,000 sq ft of office space housing nearly 500 companies and more than 1,200 people. Residents are mostly growing technology and life sciences companies, professional services and capital firms.
About Cambridge Science Park, UK:
Cambridge Science Park was established by Trinity College in 1970 and is the UK’s most prestigious science park. In 2010, the Park’s 40th anniversary year, the 152 acre site is now home to more than 100 well-known local, national and international companies including Cambridge Consultants, NAPP Pharmaceuticals, The Royal Society of Chemistry and Philips Research. The Park continues to attract a wide range of companies from the R&D sector.