UKSPA Directory 2017 2017-18 - Page 113

UKSPA Directory 2017 England | Full Member 113 Harwell The Forum Innovation is open Centre to is situated the public on Harwell and is Campus, a space in the to Science meet, eat, Vale collaborate Oxford Enterprise and network Zone Coll abor ative ne t working and business support As part of the supportive environment within Harwell Innovation Centre and Harwell Campus, networking amongst all occupiers is encouraged via regular free business events. With Harwell Campus being in the heart of Science Vale Oxford, many occupiers are introduced to the many varied organisations providing additional business support, grant funding and opportunities including S&TFC, Invest In Oxfordshire, and Oxfordshire Business Support to name a few. Being based at Harwell Innovation Centre, all businesses can enjoy the following facilities and services: • On-site centre management team • Flexible office space with the ability to upscale and downsize • Receptionist service providing a professional image • Meeting facilities available to hire at a daily or hourly rate • 24/7 office access • Free on-site parking • Access to Harwell Campus facilities including: • Connect Harwell events • Access to scientific and technology equipment • Cafés and restaurants including pop-up food stalls and Costa Coffee • Child day care nurseries • Mini-supermarket, sandwich bar and other village facilities including dentist, hairdresser and health therapists • Sport and exercise facilities • Transport system including science shuttle to University of Oxford. “Harwell Campus is a beacon of the UK knowledge economy. It’s a science and innovation district the size of a small town, with world-class facilities” Qualit y of life In 2016 South Oxfordshire was named as the rural area with the best quality of life in Great Britain, and national surveys regularly rate the City of Oxford and the county of Oxfordshire very highly for residents’ quality of life.  Occupiers at the Innovation Centre enjoy campus life as well as living in a beautiful part of UK within easy reach of major cities (London, Birmingham, Bristol and Reading) and road and rail networks. Oxford Innovation Harwell Innovation Centre is managed by Oxford Innovation, the UK’s leading Business and Innovation Centre operator. Part of the SQW Group, Oxford Innovation provide flexible office, laboratory, workshop and studio space to over 900 start-up and growing companies throughout a UK-wide network of Business and Innovation Centres. For a full listing of Oxford Innovation’s Centres, please visit the website at ■ Tr a n s p o r t l i n k s Next to A34; access to M4 & M40 Dedicated Campus Bus Station Major airports within 40 minutes N e a r by Oxford Universities & Teaching Hospital Science Vale Oxford Enterprise Zone Str a te g i c n e tw o r k Science & Technology Facilities Council Connect Harwell