Southampton Science Park

Set in 45 acres of attractive landscaped surroundings, the University of Southampton Science Park provides high quality office and laboratory space and is host to a vibrant and high-tech entrepreneurial business community.

Business support is available to early-stage and growing businesses through initiatives such as the Catalyst Centre and SETsquared, and companies at the Park can access some of the UK's leading scientific expertise at the University of Southampton.

The Science Park also enjoys excellent communication links and is only an hour away from London.

USSP aims to be one of the top university-linked science and innovation campuses in the UK. It therefore focuses on developing its scientific ethos and facilitating the growth of high quality technology businesses from formation to maturity. 

Innovation Centre

Built to satisfy the demand for smaller companies with units from 200 sq ft to 1000 sq ft the Innovation Centre at 2 Venture Road includes meeting and conference rooms,serviced office facilities as well as a cafe and is home to the Science Park Management Team, the Catalyst Centre and SETsquared. Air conditioning and CAT6 cabling are available in some suites. 

Incubation Centre

The first step for a start-up business towards setting up dedicated business premises can be a big one, and so Southampton Science Park has an Incubation Centre to help companies make this first step. The Incubation Centre is an open plan office in the Innovation Centre where companies can rent individual desks charged on a monthly basis with a rolling one month's commitment. 

Help for Early-stage companies

USSP offers individual desks in a serviced office or flexible leases on small units making it easy for you to be based at the Park without being tied into a long-term contract.

Catalyst Centre

The Catalyst Centre provides a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs, visionaries, and the science and technology stars of the future. Mentoring, business support, and 6 months free space are on offer - all you need is a great business idea, and the drive and determination to succeed.

SETsquared Business Acceleration Programme

Whether you've got an idea for an innovative company or are an already established high-tech business then the SETsquared Business Acceleration Programme could help you build a successful business.

Business Support

Locating your company at Southampton Science Park gives you access to some of the best business support in the UK. The enterprise team has a proven track record of supporting companies of all sizes and helping them thrive at the Science Park; offering a comprehensive range of support services they also help companies to access many business development opportunities through national schemes. 

Business Community

The Science Park is home to a vibrant entrepreneurial community. Networking events, a social club and even the coffee shop in the Innovation Centre all help to facilitate interactions between businesses and help to uncover serendipitous synergies.

Science Park Network

The Southampton Science Park Network is an events programme aimed at providing useful and informative presentations and workshops on topics of interest to the Science Park community.

University Links

The links that the Park has with the University of Southampton can help businesses based there to improve their competitiveness and productivity through the use of the knowledge, technology and skills that reside within the academic institution.

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