About The University of 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. Accordingly it aims to provide:
High quality accommodation with flexible terms, allowing companies access to appropriate facilities and expansion of their physical footprint as they grow;
A business support environment, providing access to the services required by technology businesses (eg access to the University, open innovation support, network facilitation, finance, marketing, HR, business mentoring);
An entrepreneurial community, enabling individuals to develop their skills, learn from one another and contribute to serendipitous exchange of business ideas.
Looking to the future, key focus areas are:
Developing a supportive environment for science and technology businesses.
Encouraging the development of technology start-up companies.
Improving the Science Park’s environmental credentials.