Partnership Announcement- We Are Pioneer Group

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    • 02 Feb, 2022
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The Partnership

We are pleased to announce our partnership with We are Pioneer Group, Europe’s leading innovation ecosystem for the science and technology industries. Helping businesses thrive in every stage of innovation is a common mission for Leyton and WAPG.

About We Are Pioneer Group

We are Pioneer Group are a platform provider who create innovation ecosystems at science and technology properties. They provide the environments in which businesses are more likely to succeed. We are Pioneer Group (WAPG), integrate start-up and scale-up venture development programmes, VC investment and real-estate, with powerful sector-specific business-focused communities, enabling science businesses grow.

They were founded in April 2021, following the £120m acquisition of BioCity Group. WAPG is the UK’s first nationwide life sciences ecosystem. They manage more than 2.6 million square feet of science parks across nine locations: BioCity Glasgow, BioCity Nottingham, Cardiff Edge, Colworth Science Park, Edinburgh Technopole, Hexagon Tower, MediCity Nottingham, Wilton Centre, Kent Science Park.

With a massive 6oo+ companies across the portfolio, WAPG represents 7.5% of the entire UK innovation ecosystem and the largest community of scientists, technologists, and entrepreneurs in the UK.

This is an extremely exciting venture for Leyton and our consultants are looking forward to supporting all members of the WAPG ecosystem benefit from additional funding available for their innovative projects. .

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