Sygnature creates multidisciplinary site at Alderley Park

This expansion makes Alderley Park the second co-located, integrated site for Sygnature

Sygnature Discovery has begun expanding into laboratories at Bruntwood SciTech’s Alderley Park, Cheshire, adding chemistry and biology professionals to its DMPK and Translational Oncology teams already present on the site.

The expansion provides the opportunity to bring up to 150 scientists into Sygnature’s integrated drug discovery solutions platform, adding to the 425 staff operating at the company’s headquarters in BioCity, Nottingham.

Simon Hirst, CEO and founder, Sygnature Discovery, said: “This is a tremendous opportunity for Sygnature. Increasing demand for our services has driven our decision to expand, and Alderley Park, with its well-earned reputation here and internationally, provides the ideal home for our new integrated site.

“With exceptional facilities tailored to our needs, an incredible set of neighbours operating on-site, and a phenomenal talent pool for us to draw from, we are set for a bright future at Alderley Park.”

The science and tech campus at Alderley Park (developed and managed by Bruntwood SciTech) hosts many other scientific research organisations, creating opportunities for Sygnature align and collaborate with other companies.

Dr Kath Mackay, MD, Bruntwood SciTech, Alderley Park, said: “UK life sciences has a once-in-a-generation opportunity to establish itself as a world leader, and businesses like Sygnature Discovery will be at the forefront of that push.

“Sygnature’s expansion will enable it to better collaborate within the ecosystem of companies already based here, in turn driving innovation, and make it more attractive to the talent on offer on its doorstep. We’re proud to be playing our part in helping Sygnature deliver vital drug discovery research that will have long-lasting benefits for patients.”

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