Sandwich, Kent, United Kingdom, 17th October 2023 / Sciad Newswire / Discovery Park, Kent’s thriving life science community, has partnered with scientific content discovery and discussion platform, Researcher, to promote collaboration and facilitate scientific progress. 

Building strong networks of like-minded organisations is vital to support the growing life science industry and facilitate the sharing of expertise. Discovery Park and Researcher’s aligned values of collaboration and supporting research to advance scientific progress presented a clear partnership opportunity. Both parties will be introduced to a wider, highly relevant audience, allowing increased visibility within the scientific community.  

As part of the partnership, Discovery Park will introduce its life science tenants to Researcher and its new AI market intelligence tool REID (Researcher Equipment Insights Directory). Researcher will promote Discovery Park’s start-up programme, Discovery Spark, to its users and is also offering one year’s free access to REID to the winner. Discovery Park will also feature as sponsors of a live events series on Researcher Live.  

Mary Sweny, Head of Partnerships and Business Development at Researcher, commented: “Having met the Discovery Park team at several events recently, it’s clear that there are lots of synergies and benefits of working together, and this partnership clearly provides a great opportunity for us to further support scientific collaboration and discovery. We’re delighted to be working with Martino and the Discovery Park team and look forward to seeing the impact our partnership will have on innovative science organisations and their research.” 

Martino Picardo, Chairman of Discovery Park, added: “We’re committed to providing a supportive network that facilitates collaboration and delivers exciting opportunities to companies based at Discovery Park. This partnership not only gives us the opportunity to engage with a wider audience, but also offers our tenants access to a unique, forward-looking platform that will help them to collaborate and drive the progress of their research.” 


For further information, please contact:

Kirsty Budden 
Head of Marketing, Discovery Park 
T: +44 (0) 7730 618514 

Sciad Communications, Media Relations 
Juliette Craggs / Jasmin Shearan
T: +44 (0)20 3405 7892 

Notes for Editors

About Discovery Park  
Discovery Park is a thriving life science community for visionary entrepreneurs and leaders and the ideal environment for businesses to start, scale and succeed. We offer state-of-the-art labs, modern offices and manufacturing facilities, unrivalled flexibility and comprehensive support including access to finance and a strong local talent pool. Within easy reach of London, Discovery Park spearheads Kent’s flourishing science and technology cluster. As an extension of the Golden Triangle, our location provides access to a wealth of resources and opportunities coupled with an enviable quality of life.  

Discovery Park is home to 160+ companies employing around 3,100 people across a growing tenant community of dynamic start-ups through to global corporations. This includes Pfizer, which built the site’s reputation as a centre for drug discovery and discovered some of the most famous drugs in the world here. Pfizer still play a key role in the community, occupying a third of the site and employing over 1,000 scientists, technicians, regulatory professionals and business experts. Other tenants include Algaecytes, Canterbury Christ Church University, Concept Life Sciences, eXroid, Genea Biomedx, LGC, Viatris, Psyros Diagnostics, Salvensis, VisusNano and Wren Healthcare.  

Discover more via our website: email: or call: 01304 614060. You can also follow us on social media: LinkedIn, X, Facebook.   

About Researcher 
Researcher ( is a free mobile and web platform that allows you to discover and join the conversations at the cutting edge of research. We aggregate over 23,000 journals, preprints and other sources of research content and combine them into one personalised social media style feed. Over 2.6 million researchers, scientists, academics and clinicians use Researcher to discover the latest and most impactful research.   

For further information about Researcher or REID email  

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