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NETPark (The North East Technology Park) Innovation District, Sedgefield

NETPark (The North East Technology Park) Innovation District, Sedgefield

One of the UK’s premier science, engineering, and technology parks.

One of the UK’s premier science, engineering, and technology parks. It provides the right mix of infrastructure, collaborative opportunities and support for science, engineering, and technology companies.

Key Features

Size: 10.5 hectares

Proposed master plan output: Design and build units up to 80,000 square feet and speculative options from 11,500 – 37,000 square feet

Site owner/partner: Durham County Council

Site requirements: Occupiers

Sara Williams

NETPark Manager

03000266288

NETPark (The North East Technology Park) Innovation District, Sedgefield

One of the UK’s premier science, engineering, and technology parks. It provides the right mix of infrastructure, collaborative opportunities and support for science, engineering, and technology companies. NETPark supports innovative businesses at every stage of their journey from concept to commercialisation with a wide choice of world-class laboratory, clean room, and office space.


NETPark is the only UK Science Park with three National Catapult Centres – The High Value Manufacturing Catapult, managed by CPI, the Satellite Applications Catapult through the Space Enterprise Lab and the North East Space Cluster development work, and the Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult.

Companies located at NETPark have access to a focused and international community where talent flourishes, ideas are generated, and businesses have the infrastructure, support and resources to compete with the best in the world.


NETPark is the only UK Science Park with three National Catapult Centres – The High Value Manufacturing Catapult, managed by CPI, the Satellite Applications Catapult through the Space Enterprise Lab and the North East Space cluster development work and the Compound Semiconductor Applications Catapult

CPI manage three national innovation centres on-site: The National Innovation Centre for Printable Electronics, The National Innovation Centre for Formulations and The National Innovation Centre for Healthcare Photonics.


Durham University Orbit is also on-site providing easy access to facilities, academic expertise and PHD students for NETPark companies.


NETPark is a premier UK Science Park which is set to be developed as an Innovation District.

The Innovation District, backed by Durham County Council and Durham University, will give businesses access to talent, research, networks, and resources within a setting that combines high quality infrastructure and amenity with a strong community feel.