Sci-Tech Daresbury

Established in 2006, Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park is a national science and innovation campus based in Daresbury, Warrington. Sci-Tech is a dynamic campus with a mission to support and accelerate the growth of high-tech companies through innovation, collaboration and access to world-class technology facilities and business support.

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The Brief

Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park were looking to develop a multi-site platform incorporating their corporate website, networking hub and a new tenant portal. The wider objective of this project was position the park as a centre for world-class science, technology, innovation and business enterprise.

The goals of the project were:

  • To encourage greater and improved engagement with the Sci-Tech Daresbury brand.

  • To generate more new business enquiries about office and laboratory space available.

  • Te re-build the networking platform with advanced functionality and management tools.

  • To create a new tenant portal to maximise tenant retention.

Website on mobile

Our Process

We took the Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park management team through the process of designing and building of a new brand, website platform and customer portal.

The project was managed by Daniel Slater, our Head of Digital as a single point of contact throughout the process. We followed our standard four phase approach for building website platforms:

  • Discovery

  • Desgin

  • Build

  • Launch

Website language translation

New Website Platform

TheSci-Tech Daresbury Science Park website was designed fully mobile-responsive and was developed by our in-house development team to the latest coding standards (WC3 and WAI).

The new website also benefited from advanced functionality such as multi-language translation and closer alignment with the other two platforms using WordPress Multisite.

The new website was built on an improved WordPress content management system (CMS) to enable Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park web administrators to fully manage the new platform independently from Go Live

Tenant portal

Tenant Portal

The tenant portal was a new addition for Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park and was driven by a need to provide more on-demand tenant customer service function for park tenants.

The goal of the tenant portal was to provide a platform were customer could self-manage key park services such as meeting room bookings, visitor car parking, reporting a fault and the advertising of an internal job.

In addition, TenantHub has demonstrated significant operational cost savings as park staff no longer need to manage these processes as part of their role.

Networking portal

Networking Portal

The networking portal was redesigned and rebuilt as part of the process of updating all web-based platforms for Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park. The updated networking portal was designed inline with the style of the new website and tenant portal.

The purpose of the networking portal is to act as a web-based hub where a community of local business owners can register and network, both on the platform and at the regular networking events hosted by Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park.

We rebuilt the networking portal with advanced functionality to enable an improved registration and booking system, as well as new functionality for messaging and networking online.

Website on desktop

The Brief

Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park were looking to develop a multi-site platform incorporating their corporate website, networking hub and a new tenant portal. The wider objective of this project was position the park as a centre for world-class science, technology, innovation and business enterprise.

The goals of the project were:

  • To encourage greater and improved engagement with the Sci-Tech Daresbury brand.

  • To generate more new business enquiries about office and laboratory space available.

  • Te re-build the networking platform with advanced functionality and management tools.

  • To create a new tenant portal to maximise tenant retention.

Website on mobile

Our Process

We took the Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park management team through the process of designing and building of a new brand, website platform and customer portal.

The project was managed by Daniel Slater, our Head of Digital as a single point of contact throughout the process. We followed our standard four phase approach for building website platforms:

  • Discovery

  • Desgin

  • Build

  • Launch

Website language translation

New Website Platform

TheSci-Tech Daresbury Science Park website was designed fully mobile-responsive and was developed by our in-house development team to the latest coding standards (WC3 and WAI).

The new website also benefited from advanced functionality such as multi-language translation and closer alignment with the other two platforms using WordPress Multisite.

The new website was built on an improved WordPress content management system (CMS) to enable Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park web administrators to fully manage the new platform independently from Go Live

Tenant portal

Tenant Portal

The tenant portal was a new addition for Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park and was driven by a need to provide more on-demand tenant customer service function for park tenants.

The goal of the tenant portal was to provide a platform were customer could self-manage key park services such as meeting room bookings, visitor car parking, reporting a fault and the advertising of an internal job.

In addition, TenantHub has demonstrated significant operational cost savings as park staff no longer need to manage these processes as part of their role.

Networking portal

Networking Portal

The networking portal was redesigned and rebuilt as part of the process of updating all web-based platforms for Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park. The updated networking portal was designed inline with the style of the new website and tenant portal.

The purpose of the networking portal is to act as a web-based hub where a community of local business owners can register and network, both on the platform and at the regular networking events hosted by Sci-Tech Daresbury Science Park.

We rebuilt the networking portal with advanced functionality to enable an improved registration and booking system, as well as new functionality for messaging and networking online.

From the moment Elephant Digital received our brief they totally understood our needs. In the last 12 months they’ve delivered three complex digital platforms for Sci-Tech Daresbury, along with a dedicated marketing campaign for its website, for which we are already reaping the rewards. If you’re looking for an agency who deliver results and are a real pleasure to work with, then Elephant are the people for you!

– Jo Bedford, Group Head of Marketing at Langtree (JV lead for Daresbury SIC)

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