1. Manchester Science Park

Support for your business


Regardless of the size or stage of your business, we'll work with you to source the right support for your needs.

Business support at Manchester Science Park

Regardless of the size or stage of your business, we'll work with you to source the right support for your needs.

Access to funding

Access to funding

Gain access to potential funding opportunities such as:

£32m Greater Manchester and Cheshire Life Science Fund - Offering seed (£50-100k) and early stage (£100k-£3m+) venture capital funding to life science businesses located in the Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Warrington region

Investor Ladder - Quarterly (invite only) meetup of 40+ of the UK’s most active VC investors in the science and technology sector

Investor Showcase - Meet some of the sector’s leading investors, providing start-ups, early growth, and venture stage businesses with an opportunity for targeted introductions

Investor Network - Access to leading investors from Mercia Tech, NorthInvest, NorthWest Business Angels and the Manchester Tech Trust

Outdoor breakout space at Manchester Science Park

Access to talent

Our partnerships with the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University enable you to access +20,000 STEM graduates and apprentices each year. We can also connect you with a skilled talent pool via Manchester Digital and Manchester Entrepreneurs.

You’ll be able to access +6500 clinicians, clinical expertise, and patients via our connections with Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

We can also help you recruit senior talent, including Non-Exec Directors.

An event at Bright Building

Access to our partners

Discover opportunities to network and grow through our connections to the Scale Up Institute, MIDAS, Bionow, UKSPA, Health Innovation Manchester, NHSA, BIA, and DIT. Or, get involved with supporting STEM talent through Founders4Schools, DigitalHer and TechSheCan.