Approved Proton Partners International centre to play ‘key role in boosting economy’

Proton Partners International promises “job opportunities that will play a key role in boosting the local economy” as its Liverpool centre progresses.The firm was granted formal planning approval this week to build a £35 million cancer treatment facility within Knowledge Quarter Liverpool’s (KQ Liverpool) Paddington Village.The development will be one ... Read More...

Sensor City achieves practical completion and first tenant

Liverpool's £15 million Sensor City scheme in the Knowledge Quarter has reached practical completion and signed up its first tenant.The 25,000 sq ft hub for sensor technology development is a joint venture between Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Liverpool and the University Enterprise Zone.Built by contractor Kier Construction, the Russell ... Read More...

Techspace One facility launches in Cheshire

A new development aimed at businesses in the biomedical and technology sectors has launched in Cheshire.Sci-Tech Daresbury held a breakfast event to showcase Techspace One's facilities, which include 46,000 sq ft of laboratory space, Grade A office accommodation, meeting hubs and breakout areas.Attendees were given demonstrations in virtual reality, 3D printing, ... Read More...

Business rates relief in Spring Budget 2017

Help for firms hit by high business rates was among the key measures outlined in Chancellor Philip Hammond's Spring Budget.The government has set aside £435 million for the companies affected, with a £300m hardship fund set up for the small businesses hit hardest.Hammond pledged that businesses losing existing relief will pay ... Read More...