Bedford i-lab Welcomes New
This New Year Bedford i-lab, based in
the successful Priory Business Park, is pleased to welcome a number
of new businesses, taking occupancy to record levels post-recession
at over 90%.
Operated by Bedford Borough Council, Bedford
i-lab provides flexible and affordable office accommodation
tailored towards innovative and exciting businesses including
Located in Bedford's most prestigious business
setting, Priory Business Park, i-lab serves as a base for those
looking to grow their innovative businesses and ideas.
With spaces small enough for 1-2 people, and
large enough for a team of 20 people, Bedford i-lab has a
tremendous commercial presence. Since 2006, the centre has been
home to over 250 expanding businesses developing innovative ideas,
from start-ups to businesses evolving.
The new tenants include, The Church Agency, a
creative industry consultancy; and Medisa Services Ltd, a provider
of medical and clinical information to the pharmaceutical,
bio-technology and medical device industry, who are relocating to
Bedford from Portsmouth.
Also relocating to the i-lab are manufacturers
Tectonic Elements Ltd who make audio & electronic components
who were formerly based in St Neots; as well as Medical diagnostics
company Map Sciences Ltd, previously of Witney Oxfordshire.
Mayor of Bedford Borough, and Portfolio Holder
for Economic Development said: ‘If the i-lab and its tenants are
succeeding it is another measure of the vitality of the local
economy, so it’s great news that occupancy is above 90% and new
businesses are moving here from outside the Borough. ‘
‘The i-lab is unique in the flexibility it
offers to small and growing firms. It’s been great to see so many
tenants grow in the i-lab and even outgrow it in many cases, over
the years. We wish the new tenants every success, and offer them a
very warm welcome to this unique business centre.’
For detailed information about the
support, facilities, costs and serviced office accommodation at
Bedford i-lab, please visit http://www.bedfordi-lab.com/