Established in 2012, Enterprise Zones (EZ) are at the heart of the Government’s long-term economic plan, supporting businesses to grow. CCCU is actively engaging with the EZs in a variety of ways.
Discovery Park has quickly established itself as one of Europe’s leading science and technology parks.
Thier world class facilities and unique collaborative approach have created a place where businesses - big and small - can share, engage and connect.
They offer research and development space, premium office space and bespoke warehousing to suit the needs of all sectors from life science, pharmaceutical and bio-technology to support services that help businesses to tick.
North Kent Enterprise Zone (NKEZ)
North Kent is where businesses thrive, communities grow and people enjoy the quality of life they want. It’s an area benefiting from sustained economic development and growth, with a plethora of opportunities for potential investors.
Between London and Europe, with excellent connections to both, the North Kent Enterprise Zone (NKEZ) is one of the south east region’s new hubs for innovation and entrepreneurial growth, which will provide state-of-the-art commercial space and a positive business environment for high-value, specialist and forward thinking companies.
The Enterprise Zone’s six exceptional business sites, around Ebbsfleet, Medway and Maidstone, will offer specialisms in key sectors such as medical and healthcare research, training and practice, advanced manufacturing, engineering and digital technologies.
The NKEZ covers three schemes:
Between them, these sites will deliver around 230,000m2 of high quality business premises with potential for 9,900 new jobs by 2027, boosting the local economy and employment and training opportunities in Kent and Medway.