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Based in Bedfordshire, Colworth Park is a leading site for commercial research and development throughout the supply chain, including foundation research, prototyping and market development.

It is home to Unilever’s Scientific Research in discovery, central product safety, sustainability and global product development activities, as well as a range of other growing business organisations and academic research groups.

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The UK's leading food and beverage R&D cluster

Colworth Park is an established location for scientific excellence. It provides a supportive environment for open innovation where networking and collaboration are integral to the campus culture. At the science park, there is a unique range of scientific expertise and business support services for your organisation to utilise, complemented by a wealth of onsite amenities for your employees.

It is home to Unilever’s Scientific Research in discovery, central product safety, sustainability and global product development activities, as well as a range of other growing business organisations and academic research groups. Based in Bedfordshire, Colworth Park is a leading site for commercial research and development throughout the supply chain, including foundation research, prototyping and market development. Innovation in the park is enhanced by strong relationships with leading regional and national universities.

All the needs of daily life are catered for onsite at the science park, with a subsidised Unilever convenience store, café, catering facilities and a wide range of clubs and societies, which are open to new and existing occupiers. There is also a day nursery on-site, rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted, which provides secure and professional childcare.

“Colworth is a unique and exciting place that drives open innovation. The culture of collaboration and entrepreneurship stimulates the application of scientific discovery beyond our current business.” – Stella Peace, VP R&D Discover, Unilever.

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Colworth Park is one of the UK’s innovation hubs. We develop novel new ideas with outstanding people and world-leading facilities.

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Supporting UK innovation

A network of science parks tailored to the UK innovation sector.

Across our parks, we offer facilities from small flexible laboratories to pharmaceutical-grade manufacturing and everything in between.

Supporting UK innovation