Data & AI
Healthcare
Technology
Pharmaceuticals
Quantum computing
Research
Biomed/gene sequencing
Climate change
Robotics
Agri-tech

Structurally supported real estate

Ageing population

COVID-19 catalyst

Increasing government spending

Tech and discovery

Global firms choosing the UK

Demand for digital health

‘Genius Loci’, our priority

1

Most important science cluster in Europe – 6,500 life science businesses in the UK(1)

2

Global leader on VC funding per capita – Cambridge leads the ranking and London and Oxford sit within the top 5(2)

3

VC reaches second highest point in history – 22% higher in 2022 vs 2020 levels; 2021 was a record year(3)

4

Lab vacancy rates at all time lows – 0.2% in Cambridge and 5.0% in Oxford(4)

5

Supply shortage – 21m sq ft of new space required in the UK for life science over the next decade(2)

6

Take-up at record highs – 1.4m sq ft recorded in the Golden Triangle from life science companies in 2022, the highest in the last 5 years(2)

7

Strong lab rental growth forecasts – 3.8% p.a. in Cambridge until 2028(4)

(1) UK Government Q4 2022 Research
(2) Savills Q4 2022 Research
(3) Cushman & Wakefield Q4 2022 Research
(4) Bidwells Q2 2023 Research