There are a number of different sources of investment available for businesses at Norwich Research Park.
Anglia Capital Group (ACG) is a leading group of business angel investors in Norfolk and Suffolk and is a sister company to Cambridge Capital Group. Members have expertise in areas of food and agri/biotech, specialist engineering and energy and support spin outs, new ventures and growth businesses. Successful applications are invited to pitch their propositions at quarterly events held at Norwich Research Park.
BBSRC Rainbow Seed Fund. This fund makes equity investments between £25,000 and £750,000 into either projects or small businesses in return for an equity share in the business. Businesses must be based in the UK and should be either based at or relocating to one of the partners’ national science and innovation campuses.
Adapt Cocoon Equity LLP is a joint venture between Adapt and Cocoon Networks, Europe's largest start-up ecosystem backed by Chinese capital. The joint venture will operate the Mulberry Green Fund - a venture capital fund set up to invest in UK-based Green-Tech companies with growth potential in the Asian markets. The Fund will target early- to mid-stage companies with innovative technologies that can improve energy efficiency, reduce waste, restore damaged environments, improve resource efficiency, etc. in a range of different sectors and applications.
The most successful fundraising platforms for life sciences are in the UK and France.