Sciontec Developments Limited (Sciontec Liverpool) is the commercial spin out of KQ Liverpool.
Owned by Liverpool John Moores University, the University of Liverpool, Liverpool City Council and Bruntwood SciTech, it operates Liverpool Science Park, manages Sensor City and is developing new, world-class science and technology facilities across Liverpool City Region, including HEMISPHERE at Paddington Village.
Liverpool Science Park undergoes entrance transformation thanks to Sciontec Liverpool investment – Read more here
In line with Liverpool Science Park’s ongoing commitment to reinvest into their buildings under new owners Sciontec Liverpool, a major capital works project is underway which will significantly improve the main access point into the innovation centre, provide flexible indoor co-working and communal spaces, plus an adjoining outside seating area.
Due for completion in March 2021, the transformational work is the first major project undertaken by Sciontec Liverpool, with other development schemes being planned across the next five years.
Bruntwood SciTech signs Sciontec deal as show of faith in Liverpool during crisis - Read more here
May 2020 saw Bruntwood SciTech join Sciontec as a 25% shareholder, in a £12m deal that has been a catalyst for growth within the science and tech sector in Liverpool City Region.
Professor Dame Janet Beer, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Liverpool and Chair of Sciontec Liverpool, said: “Sciontec Liverpool, now with Bruntwood SciTech as an investor, demonstrates that private and public partnership works. It has commitment, momentum, capacity and delivery potential but more importantly, it is unique to Liverpool, yet now part of a much bigger national picture. Our strengths in fighting infection and disease, digital health, personalised medicine and civic data, materials chemistry, robotics, big data and artificial intelligence will be even more relevant as we move to the recovery phase which will follow the current crisis.”
In April 2020, Liverpool Science Park took over the Facilities Management for Sensor City, which was the first step in creating a shared service platform across all of Liverpool’s science and tech assets.
Sciontec Officially Unveiled - Read more here
In February 2020, Knowledge Quarter Liverpool announced its spin-out development company was to be officially branded as Sciontec Liverpool.
Based on the development company’s core purpose – Science, Innovation and Technology – Scion represents the replanting of a shoot to encourage growth, fitting perfectly with KQ Liverpool’s vision of creating a new world-leading innovation eco-system for the Liverpool City Region.
Mark Power, Interim Vice-Chancellor of LJMU, said: “If we want to increase the commercialisation of research, foster more spin-outs and starts ups and help our businesses to grow, we need to provide the places and spaces where innovation can happen organically.”
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