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Big Sis mentoring project wins big boost at Plymouth Science Park

Authored by Duncan Little

A project designed to ease the stress and anxiety associated with adolescent girls has won a big boost, thanks to the team at Plymouth Science Park.

'Big Sis C.I.C.' aims to provide mentoring from female university students, who are studying education, to girls who are about to enter secondary schools in Plymouth.

The idea is that they will be able to provide an informal...

Engineering design boost for offshore wind from top PSP firm

Authored by Duncan Little

A revolutionary design for the future of renewable energy is being developed by a firm based at Plymouth Science Park.

Frontier Technical is designing a new way of deploying the structural components needed to build an offshore windfarm – its aim is to use controllable ‘float modules’ to construct a floating turbine base underwater with less cost and less hassle.

The company...

Top commercial broker expands into Plymouth Science Park

Authored by Duncan Little

One of the region’s premier commercial financial brokers has expanded its operation into Plymouth Science Park and is set to recruit new brokers to join its existing teams based in Plymouth, Bristol and Kingsbridge.

Start Point Finance finds the best deals for clients by working with 90 different banks representing all aspects of the industry, from the High Street, to foreign providers...

Sentinel Healthcare lands at PSP with health training hub boost for Devon

Authored by Duncan Little

A training centre specifically aimed at honing the skills of Doctors, Pharmacists, Optometrists, Dentists and staff from across Devon is being given an extra shot in the arm following its recent expansion at Plymouth Science Park.

The Devon Training Hub allows health professionals and support staff to undertake training, education and development which will include their regular...

UK top engineering firm joins Plymouth Science Park

Authored by Duncan Little

One of the largest privately owned Consulting Engineering Practices in the UK is moving into offices at Plymouth Science Park.

Fairhurst is a multi-award winning business which employs a contingent of more than 500 highly qualified and experienced Engineers and specialist technical staff.

The company has built up an outstanding reputation having provided engineering support and...

City architectural technician attracted by top tech at PSP

Authored by Duncan Little

The cutting edge 3D printing laboratory at Plymouth Science Park, together with its striking architecture, were key reasons for one of the city’s architectural technicians to base his business there.

Ben Wheeler has built up an outstanding reputation with more than 10 years in the industry which has included work on large housing sites, commercial schemes, healthcare and education....

PSP psychologist provides massive boost for future mums

Authored by Duncan Little

Expecting a child? New to parenting? Both can be wonderful experiences. But, for some, they can also be very stressful.

Mind, Body and Baby, based at Plymouth Science Park, sets out to help Mums enjoy pregnancy, birth and parenthood.

Established by Clinical Psychologist, Dr Rosie Gilderthorp, Mind, Body and Baby guides mothers through their journeys – with the effective help of...

Free training courses at PSP focussing on staff wellbeing

Authored by Duncan Little

Free courses focusing on human and organisational performance, creating high performing teams, operational excellence, resilience and safety are being held at Plymouth Science Park at the end of July.

Paradigm Human Performance is rapidly becoming the ‘go to’ organisation for the construction, oil and gas, utilities, rail and healthcare sectors.

Moving into the prestigious PSP...

Top corporate and media lawyers launch at PSP

Authored by Duncan Little

Two top regional lawyers have teamed up to create a new law firm focused on corporate, commercial, media and intellectual property law.

Tim Jackman and Duncan White have chosen the prestigious Plymouth Science Park as their South West base.

With almost 40 years’ experience working for top London and regional law firms, as well as one of the country’s largest television and...

Family album app wins top business award at PSP

Authored by Duncan Little

A team of entrepreneurs are celebrating success having been awarded a chance to grow and enhance their business at the prestigious Formation Zone, based at Plymouth Science Park.

MemoryPad is a closed, social networking app which allows for the secure and safe sharing of family moments which can record a child’s development from birth onwards.

The concept is aimed primarily at...

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