Business 06.03.24

Medilink North announces relocation to Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park

Leading specialist life sciences consultancy, Medilink North has announced its relocation to Landing Pad at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, the home of innovation in sport, health and wellbeing.

Part of a network of not-for-profit regional membership organisations, Medilink North brings together the NHS, industry and academia to increase innovation and improve patient care in the UK and overseas.

The move to Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park represents Medilink North’s commitment to helping accelerate the development of the region’s life sciences sector by enhancing connectivity, and through the provision of paid-for consultancy services, covering International Support and Exhibitions; Innovation, Commercialisation and Regulation; Marketing, PR and Communications and International Market Access.

Landing Pad, which is located in the Community Stadium, is the first purpose-built serviced office space at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Delivered by Scarborough Group International as part of its vision for the next phase of development at the Park, Landing Pad offers start-ups, scale-ups and SMEs in the health, sports and wellbeing sectors modern and collaborative workspaces designed to facilitate innovation and networking. The state-of-the-art facility is an ideal environment for businesses looking to thrive in a dynamic and supportive ecosystem.

Tom Elliott, Chief Executive Officer at Medilink North commented: “The relocation of our Sheffield office to Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park comes at an exciting time for Medilink North as we continue to grow our membership and market-leading consultancy services throughout the UK supporting the life sciences sector.

“Landing Pad is an impressive, modern and sustainable building, conveniently located close to the heart of the City Region’s growing health innovation ecosystem with leading teaching hospitals and the UK’s first Children’s Hospital.

“We look forward to exploring opportunities with other organisations at this great location, such as the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre, not to mention the vibrant start-up and SME community.”

Rachel Vickers, Senior Commercial Manager at Scarborough Group International, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Medilink North to Landing Pad. The relocation of such a prominent healthcare innovation network reinforces our commitment to providing a supportive environment for businesses in the sport, health and wellbeing sectors to thrive.

“We’re excited about the collaborative opportunities that will emerge from this strategic move and look forward to welcoming them to our vibrant community.”

Dr Chris Low, Chief Executive at Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park, said: “It’s great to see Medilink North relocating to Sheffield Olympic Legacy Park. Their proven track record in supporting the life sciences sector is evident, and the Park provides an ideal environment to extend their reach and impact within the burgeoning ecosystem being cultivated with our range of partners. We look forward to collaborating in mutually beneficial ways to advance our respective growth plans.”