Through the county’s Economic Development team, Kent County Council is able to provide funding and support to Kent’s Life Science companies.

Boost4Health, one of the on-going projects, can help you to do business in Europe through:

  • 1-2-1 coaching for internationalisation
  • Connecting you to businesses and experts
  • Providing opportunities to supply services
  • Participating in European life science events
  • Apply for micro-funding to help with exporting

Locate in Kent is Kent and Medway’s investment promotion agency, helping companies from Kent, the UK and globally to relocate or expand within Kent. We offer a confidential and impartial service, incorporating site visits, local knowledge and funding recommendations alongside location-specific research and ongoing support. The team can identify trusted partners for you to work with and make the move or expansion as trouble-free as possible, whether it’s legal, tax, accountancy or recruitment advice. We have particular expertise in helping life science companies succeed in Kent, and are one of the founding partners and supporters of BioGateway.

Mandy Bearne
01732 520733

A leading business location, Kent Science Park is one of the largest science and technology Parks in the South East and home to over 70 tenants employing 1,700 staff. With 500,000 sqft of high specification business and laboratory accommodation, KSP is flexible enough for ambitious start-ups as well as expanding or mature companies.

Emma Elgar
01795 411500

Discovery Park is a leading science and technology park benefitting from Enterprise Zone status.  Providing world-class facilities, it has attracted a host of international companies from the life science, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, science and technology sectors. One of the largest research and development facilities in Europe, the park boasts over 200-acres of research and development laboratories, specialist niche manufacturing facilities, commercial office space and warehouse solutions and can provide bespoke space to suit any business need. With over 110 tenants and more than 2,000 people working on site in Sandwich, Kent, Discovery Park is the hub for global science and technology industries.

Lauren Moore
01304 614060


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