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Alderley Park


Impact for scaleups


Resident companies




Scaling support sessions in 2022 [988 in total to date]


Businesses raise 2.5 times more investment than equivalent firms


Invested into infrastructure in 2023

Key sectors

Life Sciences & Biotech

Bruntwood SciTech’s Alderley Park provides over 1m sq ft of state-of-the-art office and lab space to a vibrant and fast growing community of businesses in the life sciences and tech sector. Alderley Park supports over 250 companies from start-up to scaleup on site including national institutions such as Cancer Research UK and the Medicines Discovery Catapult.

As part of the Park’s £247m ongoing development plan, 2023 saw £3.8m invested into 35,000 sq ft of redeveloped workspace at the campus. This, alongside 2022’s £20m investment into 86,000 sq ft of new biology and chemistry labs, provides additional space for scaling companies.

Resident scaleups have access to Alderley Park’s flexible infrastructure and scientific services, providing the facilities to achieve their growth potential. Coworking laboratories provide access to specialised equipment operated by an experienced laboratory management team through an easy and low cost set up process. This includes access to highly specialised suites from surgery to level 2 containment and bio-imaging and dedicated vivarium space.

The campus’ accelerator offers commercial workshops,  personalised one-to-one support sessions and access to specialist expertise for scaleup entrepreneurs and leaders. Workshops include a focus on scaling challenges, leadership skills and development along with support accessing finance and international markets. 

In 2023, Bruntwood SciTech launched the Biospheric Network from Alderley Park to support the ongoing growth of onsite scaleups  This network sees established entrepreneurs and senior executives provide funded growth-oriented support – including access to finance, deep sector-specialised networking, and business consultancy – to some of the most promising businesses in the life science sector. 

In addition, scaling life sciences businesses on site and across the wider region can pitch for funding of between £50k to £2m from the Greater Manchester & Cheshire Life Science Fund run by Praetura and backed by Bruntwood SciTech, GMCA and Cheshire & Warrington LEP.

Alderley Park website