14th October 2004
A new £2.8 million technology park will be unveiled in Holbeach later this month.
The park now features state-of-the-art IT facilities, food laboratories, space for more science-based vocational training and an incubator unit for start-up businesses.
ceremony will be conducted by John Hayes, Conservative MP for
Among the VIPs attending the event will be Councillor Ray Chapman of Lincolnshire County Council, Professor David Chiddick, Vice Chancellor at the university, and Mr Kelvin Bray CBE, Chairman of the Board of Governors at the university.
amazing new facility will enable us to provide a better service to the many
food companies with which we have long-standing relationships,” said Gary Cook,
Director of Research and Commercial Partnerships at the
provide a focus for food-related training, R&D and consultancy in
"Lincolnshire County Council was delighted to be able to lead the partnership which has delivered this imaginative technology park in the south of the county," said Councillor Chapman, Portfolio Holder for Economic Development and Tourism.
this initiative we have been able to deliver business infrastructure and improved
access to educational and vocational training all on one site. “We look forward
to this becoming a focal point for the
The scheme has also benefited from a £300,000 grant from Lincolnshire Enterprise.
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