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Innovation ecosystems for the business of science

Following the acquisition of BioCity Group by Harrison Street Real Estate Capital and Trinity Investment Management, We are Pioneer Group was founded in April 2021.

The landmark deal saw BioCity Group merge with Trinity IM’s science real estate arm, Knowledge Factory, creating the UK’s largest network of science and tech-focused businesses.

Est. April 2021

We are Pioneer Group is the largest innovation ecosystem for the science and technology industries.

With 600 companies across our portfolio, we make up 7.5% of the UK innovation ecosystem.

Integrating venture development, investment and real estate with powerful business-focused networks, we create the environments in which businesses are more likely to succeed.

Locations

BioCity Glasgow

BioCity Nottingham

Cardiff Edge

Colworth Science Park

Edinburgh Technopole

Hexagon Tower

MediCity Nottingham

Wilton Centre

Kent Science Park

Press releases

Read the news in full from We are Pioneer Group and our partners.

Harrison Street & Trinity IM acquire BioCity Group
WAPG launches to scale Britain’s science ecosystem

No one said it was going to be easy

We are Pioneer Group stacks the odds in your favour, providing you with the introductions, resources and specialist expertise to help your business to launch, scale and succeed.

Access to funds

Early-stage investment to help future founders realise real-world potential.

Business Growth

Venture development programmes, workshops and accelerators to help founders transfer ideas out of the lab and into the world.

Peer network

The largest community of scientists, technologists and entrepreneurs connecting, collaborating and supporting collective growth.

Hassle-free property

Sector-specialist lab, manufacturing, R&D and office spaces where functionality and flexibility come first.
Our mission

“We’re here to help science businesses grow. Connecting founders, leaders, mentors and investors – together, We are Pioneer Group.”

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