The latest new building to reach practical completion at Harwell campus has been unveiled.

Zeus, a 48,000 sq ft development suitable for light engineering or science uses, completed just after The Rosalind Franklin Institute building.

The total space available at Harwell is now 105,000 sq ft and development of a further 200,000 sq ft of is due to be delivered by the end of 2021.  By the mid 2020s a total 1.5 million sq ft will have been created and work is under way on the Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre.

HealthTec cluster development manager Dr Adrian Hill said: “It’s an exciting time to be working in this sector.

“Harwell has a unique ecosystem whereby companies in the life sciences arena can access and interact directly with globally leading national laboratories, research institutions and members of the EnergyTec and space clusters, allowing cross fertilisation of knowhow and the creation of innovative solutions and disruptive technologies to drive advancements in healthcare.” 

Campus chief executive Stuart Grant said: “The increasing importance of science and technology to the UK has been demonstrated by the pandemic. It’s therefore vital that Harwell continues to provide a thriving eco-system for innovative companies and institutions of all sizes.”

Agents for space at Harwell include Bidwells, Lambert Smith Hampton and JLL.

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