NETPark, Sedgefield, County Durham

80 hectares
Office, lab and clean room space.

Close to the A1(M) and the thriving town of Sedgefield, the North East Technology Park (NETPark) is one of the UK’s premier science, engineering and technology parks for the commercialisation of cutting-edge R&D for major international organisations, universities and entrepreneurs and currently home to over 35 high tech businesses.

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) hosts several high tech companies at its National Centres for Printable Electronics, Healthcare Photonics and Formulations Centres providing state of the art development facilities to enable companies to develop, prove, prototype and scale up the next generation of products and processes.

Durham University’s Centre for Advanced Instrumentation (CfAI) is based in the NETPark Research Institute. CfAI is one of the major research groups in University’s Physics Department with an international reputation for the development, design and construction of state-of-the art instruments for optical and infrared astronomy.

NETPark is the only UK science park to house two UK Catapult Centres – North East Satellite Applications Catapult, which helps to stimulate the space sector in the region, helping businesses to identify commercial and research opportunities in a rapidly growing sector of the economy, in addition to the High Value Manufacturing Catapult managed by CPI.

Over 200 acres of land owned by Durham County Council is set aside for development with a primary focus on applications in the medical / pharmaceutical, defence, space and communications sectors. As part of its 3rd phase of development NETPark offers a number of opportunities for investment and development centred on individual development plots ranging from 1 to 4 acres with outline planning permission.

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