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NETPark North East Technology Park

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NETPark North East Technology Park
NETPark, Thomas Wright Way
TS21 3FD Sedgefield
United Kingdom

NETPark has a bold vision and an ambitious strategy for the future – we want to become the global hub for materials integration, supporting companies to integrate materials into innovative, high-value products with enormous social and economic impact. Products that will help us be healthier, generate sustainable energy, keep us safe and secure in the world and transform the lives of those around us.


Opened in 2004, NETPark, the North East Technology Park, is one of the fastest growing Science, Engineering and Technology Parks in the United Kingdom. NETPark occupies 90 hectares in the midst of beautiful landscaped countryside in County Durham.
NETPark offers:

  • Premises and facilities designed for innovative high technology businesses, including 4,000 sq m of incubator space from 15 sq m upwards.
  • Development plots from 0.5 to 10 hectares.
  • Access to cutting edge innovation - state of the art design, development and prototyping facilities at the Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) National Printable Electronics Centre
  • Access to world-renowned research teams around the North East including the NETPark Research Institute housing Durham University’s world-class research in instrumentation and semiconductors.
  • Ideally located to access all the North East, and major business centres in the UK and Europe.
  • Access to research focused financial backing.
  • A total business support environment throughout the development cycle.

All companies at NETPark are members of NETPark Net, Business Durham’s specialist support service for science, engineering and technology companies, which offers virtual support to members anywhere in the world.