“What we are doing is creating a new innovation hub. There’s no question this is a speculative development, because there are no existing life-science companies in that area, nor is it immediately next to a university. But our attitude is ‘build it and they will come’. We intend to have a healthy mix of young start-ups, scale-ups and established companies. We are seeing considerable interest from all these groups.”

“We are adding significant ancillary services and support programmes, creating an entire ecosystem around the new development. We know what we are doing.”

Read the full interview with Michel, John O’Driscell and others here.