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Plant & Bean join us on campus!

We’re pleased that Plant & Bean, a major plant-based food producer, has joined us as a new tenant onsite.

Plant & Bean Ltd is a developer and manufacturer of high-quality, plant-based food products and has taken on a large space for industry-leading research and development (R&D) facilities.

Plant & Bean is a new venture, created by Brecks’ Meat-Free Division and NR Instant PLC, a Thailand-based, stock-listed specialty food manufacturing. Its aim is to build a local and global certified manufacturing footprint that will make plant-based food more affordable and the new R&D space here at York Biotech Campus will help facilitate this.

The space that the company has taken includes three custom laboratories, each serving a different purpose in the lifecycle of product development. One is a culinary and innovation kitchen, fitted out in a bespoke...

Labskin doubles in size here onsite

Labskin UK – a leading skincare testing company – has doubled its lab and office presence here at York Biotech Campus, to launch new services that will further strengthen the region’s reputation as a leading bioscience hub. The new space follows an increase in market demand for Labskin’s...

A Year in Review: why 2020 wasn’t all that bad

Despite an uncertain year, we still had lots to celebrate at York Biotech Campus in 2020. From an exciting rebrand, to welcoming new tenants to the site, we’ve rounded up our top five successes. A fresh new look In June 2020, we revealed our new identity as we rebranded from the...

Campus Diaries: A new dawn for working in biotech

In the first instalment of our new blog series, Campus Diaries, our Innovation Campus Manager, Liz Cashon, shares how working in biotech has changed since the start of 2020 and her thoughts on the future ways of working for the industry, including why science parks are set to become an increasingly...

Meet the Tenant: Labskin

  Enabling high quality, animal-free skin research and testing with Europe’s leading 3D skin model Here at York Biotech Campus, we are home to many fantastic bioscience organisations, all working to find solutions to issues that our world faces. One of which is Labskin, who offer...

Get to Know: Debbie Ashby and Helen Pearson

The new owners of our onsite nursery, Sandmartins Nursery Ltd We are proud to have an outstanding Nursery facility onsite at York Biotech Campus, providing care for children aged from three months to five years old. Earlier in the year, the staff at the nursery were presented with the...

Introducing York Biotech Campus

We are very excited to announce that we have rebranded to become ‘York Biotech Campus’ (previously the National Agri-Food Innovation Campus – NAFIC). The rebrand represents our evolution from an agri-tech site to all-encompassing biotech and includes a new name, visual marque, and website to...

Abingdon Health expands onsite following rapid year of growth

Following a successful 2019, Abingdon Health is expanding its presence here onsite at York Biotech Campus, giving them the space and capabilities necessary to continue to drive forward rapid diagnostic testing innovation and create new jobs in the region. Abingdon Health, which develops and...

Labskin doubles in size to attract multi-national companies to the region

Leading skincare testing company Labskin UK has embarked on a large expansion plan here at York Biotech Campus, which will see it launch a dedicated research and training lab, attracting multi-national cosmetic and healthcare companies to the region. The company based onsite creates artificial...

We celebrate our largest event ever!

Lakeside Conference Centre, based here at York Biotech Campus, held its largest event to date, hosting Coeliac UK’s Gluten Free Food Festival. The event welcomed a record-breaking 1,300 people to the site earlier this summer, combining the charity’s AGM, a gluten free food exhibition...

Exploring tomorrow’s farming technology: event success with Farmers Weekly

Lakeside Conference Centre, based here at the York Biotech Campus, was the perfect venue for the Farmers Weekly’s Arable Horizons Spray Innovations event, providing the ideal, parkland setting to demonstrate innovation and new technology in action. The meeting, which welcomed 120 delegates to...

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