A joint venture between investor and developer Bruntwood and Legal & General, creating the UK’s leading property and innovation services provider dedicated to driving the growth of the science and technology sector.
Bruntwood SciTech, a 50:50 joint venture between Bruntwood and Legal & General is the UK’s leading property provider dedicated to the growth of the science and tech sector.
The landmark partnership formed in 2018 and has since created 11 specialist science and tech clusters across the UK, working in partnership with public, private and academic institutions, including leading Universities, NHS Trusts and city councils to drive inclusive, sustainable economic growth through investment in science and technology infrastructure.
The Bruntwood SciTech team has the specialist knowledge and a wealth of experience in masterplanning, developing and managing place-based innovation ecosystems for the science and tech sector.
Birmingham Health Innovation Campus
Partnership between The University of Birmingham and two NHS Trust Foundations
Birmingham Health Innovation Campus (BHIC) is set to be a world leading healthcare technologies hub, acting as a catalyst for the growth of the Midlands’ life sciences sector. Offering high quality, flexible lab and office space for teams of 12 to 165 working in medtech, precision medicine, diagnostics and digital healthcare, the first phase is due to be complete by November 2023.
The first phase of Birmingham Health Innovation Campus will offer 133,000 sq ft of premium lab and office space in the heart of a critical cluster of health excellence. The BHIC masterplan is due to be complete by 2031.
When complete the Campus will provide up to 657,000 sq ft of new commercial lab and office space and is expected to catalyse the growth of the region’s life science sector, creating up to 10,000 local jobs and contributing £400m GVA to the region’s economy.
Targeting BREEAM ‘Excellent’, the building will incorporate a number of design measures to reduce carbon emissions, help to mitigate the effects of climate change and protect and enhance the local environment.
The campus will play an important role in the region's life science ecosystem and will offer national and international leadership in key areas of healthcare innovation including biopharma, precision medicine and genomics.
Glasgow Met Tower
Supercharging the city's tech sector
Bruntwood SciTech is redeveloping the iconic Met Tower into a new tech hub for tech and digital businesses, where university spinouts, startups, scaleups, and large leading tech businesses can co-locate together and benefit from being in an innovative, collaborative tech cluster.
Met Tower is a grade B Listed Glasgow landmark - made famous with its ‘People Make Glasgow’ Commonwealth Games building wrap - and is located in a brilliant location for innovative tech and digital businesses.
Not only is it in the heart of the city centre on the doorstep of Queen Street station and a short walk from Central station, its immediate proximity to the surrounding University of Strathclyde, Glasgow Caledonian University and the City of Glasgow College will provide a huge pool of exceptional talent to draw upon for businesses at Met Tower. It is one street over from the city’s main shopping and hospitality district - Buchanan Street and Galleries, and adjacent to the historic George Square where the City Council Chambers are located.
Commitment to developing specialist ecosystems to support the growth of the UK science and tech sector, and the creation of over 40,000 high value jobs over the next 10 years.
Targeting net zero in operation following a transformation project that will retain as much of its existing fabric as possible, significantly reducing the embedded carbon impact of the re-development
Businesses based at Met Tower will be able to access Bruntwood SciTech’s UK-wide network of innovation districts, allowing them to collaborate with a 500-strong specialist community of tech and science businesses, and will be provided with their specialist Innovation Services support which includes access to highly skilled STEM talent, new markets, funding and finance support and professional services advice.
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