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    Spring in step as Fareham Innovation Centre celebrates 100% occupancy

    A purpose-built innovation centre at Daedalus is calling full house this month (April) – exactly 12 months after being launched. Fareham Innovation Centre, which is run by innovation centres operator Oxford Innovation and provides occupiers with advice and support to help them start and grow their businesses, is now 100% occupied. Stephen Brownlie, Oxford Innovation’s […]

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    Work underway on ‘University Enterprise Zone’

    Construction work has started on one of the first University Enterprise Zones (UEZ) in the country at UWE Bristol. The West of England University Enterprise Zone is one of four to be supported by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. The West of England UEZ will provide a business ‘hatchery’, incubation and grow on […]

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    Supporting the next generation of Britain’s entrepreneurs

    With a cheeky grin and words of inspiration, one of Britain’s youngest businessmen has fired the starting gun on a initiative to find the next wave of entrepreneurs across the Solent region. Open to youngsters aged 16 to 25 in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, the inaugural Young Start-up Talent (YST) Solent 2016 was […]

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    One St Aldates celebrates first year anniversary with 100% occupancy

    A successful collaboration between Oxford City Council and Oxford Innovation has reached an unprecedented high as business and innovation centre One St Aldates (part of Oxford Town Hall) celebrates its first anniversary with 100% occupancy. Home to 11 growing companies, One St Aldates has created over 100 jobs with the city centre location and flexible […]

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    University Purchases Technopole

    The University of Portsmouth has purchased a purpose-built enterprise and innovation centre to support the growth of entrepreneurship and businesses in the region. Portsmouth Technopole, a five-storey landmark building by the M275 city gateway, provides 20,000 sq ft of workspace for start-up and growing companies. In addition to providing office space on flexible terms, the […]

  • SUCCESS: Brand-new Fareham Innovation Centre, which provides occupiers with advice and support to help them start and grow their businesses, will be 80% full from December 1st, just eight months after opening. To showcase the facility, the £5.3m centre hosted its inaugural Open For Business event. Occupiers at Merlin House, next to the former military Daedalus airfield at Lee-on-the-Solent, are from the marine, automotive, aerospace and engineering sectors. Pictured from left are guest speakers Chris Allington, Oxford Innovation's managing director, Councillor Seán Woodward, Fareham Borough Council's executive leader, and Gary Jeffries, chairman of Solent Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

    Fareham Innovation Centre celebrates 80% occupancy

    SUCCESS: Brand-new Fareham Innovation Centre, which provides occupiers with advice and support to help them start and grow their businesses, will be 80% full from December 1st, just eight months after opening. To showcase the facility, the £5.3m centre hosted its inaugural Open For Business event. Occupiers at Merlin House, next to the former military […]

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    Thermarestor receives support from Prime Minister at Witney BIC

    A forward thinking fire and safety manager from Carterton has received backing from David Cameron, MP for Witney, for an innovative product that will significantly reduce fires caused by overheating consumer units. Colin Walker called on his local MP for support, in a meeting that took place at Witney Business & Innovation Centre, to help […]