Life Science, Bioeconomy & Biotech

Be part of a £1.6bn sector

Be part of one of the largest single-site concentrations of research in food, health and life science in Europe, with a thriving community of over 3,000 scientists, researchers and clinicians.

Norwich Research Park leads the world in food, health and environmental sciences, plus plant and microbial sciences. Research is carried out at the following internationally-renowned research centres:

  • John Innes Centre,
  • The Earlham Institute,
  • Quadram Institute
  • The Sainsbury Laboratory
  • University of East Anglia
  • Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

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With over 80 science and IT-based businesses, and 12,000 skilled people with an annual research spend of over £100m. Life science research carried out here is critical to the UK’s pharmaceutical industry, contributing to manufacturing exports with a positive net trade position of £7bn per year.

Work alongside companies such as Leaf Expressions, with state of the art facilities to produce complex proteins and biochemicals with industry standard downstream processing capabilities to ensure production quality and bio-security.

Watch this short video about how the Norwich Research Park businesses’s are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges in food production for the future, ageing populations and more.

Greater Norwich offers competitive land rates and business lets, and is 45% cheaper than operating in London or Cambridge.

You can talk to one of our Greater Norwich officers, who can give you advice and support. Call today on 0345 877 8921.

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UK’s largest site for research in food, health & life sciences with over 3,000 specialist staff

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Over 15,000 skilled life science workforce based within the Norfolk cluster

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45% cheaper than London or Cambridge

Who's here?
• Cambridge Oncometrix • Colorfix • Iceni Diagnostics • IDNA • Inspiralis • John Innes Centre • Leaf Expressions Systems • Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital • Quadrum Institute • The Sainsbury Laboratory • Tropic Biosciences