The Innovation Centre

a magnet for businesses

At the heart of the Community | flexible office and lab space for growing companies

The Innovation Centre is a magnet for businesses, whether as a location for high-tech SMEs, a high quality setting for events or simply as a meeting point offering high-value networking opportunities, it provides a complete breakthrough in business interaction.

This stunningly designed state-of-the-art 24,000 sq ft building, situated in the heart of Sci-Tech Daresbury, is specifically equipped for science and technology based businesses. The centre has become home to around 70-80 companies, with strong representation from the life sciences and healthcare, digital and advanced engineering sectors.

It has also attracted a number of international tech companies from around the world. The Innovation Centre provides:


Over 50 offices

Over 50 offices for 1 or 2 people (135 sq ft) up to 15 people (962 sq ft)

5 laboratories

5 laboratory units 750-1,500 sq ft (lab only or lab+office)

Perfect for meetings

Meeting room and presentation facilities with professional ‘meet and greet’ area

Flexible lease

Flexible lease terms allowing rapid ‘rightsizing’

Internet network

High speed internet connectivity

On-site parking

Convenient parking spots on campus

Hot desks

Hot desk facilities

Kitchen access

Fully equipped kitchens

Cycle storage

External cycle store


Showers and locker facilities


  • Flexible laboratory space that can provide either lab only space or a blend of lab and office accommodation where required.
  • High quality office space suitable for teams of 1-15 people along with access to a range of meeting spaces for team meetings, customer visits etc.
  • Multi-user suite providing a range of hot desks for companies looking to get established at Sci-Tech Daresbury whilst minimising costs.
  • High-quality accommodation with a professional “meet and greet” reception area, spectacular atrium and lifts to all floors.
  • Specialist support and expertise from Sci-Tech Daresbury’s strategic gold and silver partners.
  • Easy access to Sci-Tech Daresbury network of experts and the events programme through NetworkHub.
  • Personalised support with TravelHub to explore the best travel options for your personnel and visitors.

Discover opportunities and find your home for life

The Sci-Tech Daresbury campus is home to nearly 150 technology companies, from start-ups to corporate businesses. At the Sci-Tech Daresbury campus you will have an attractive environment supporting you to be able to develop new solutions, collaborate with inspiring technologists and entrepreneurs, all in a space that will allow you to grow and scale your business.

Join us and create a dynamic, collaborative and scalable home at the heart of an internationally recognised, innovative tech community. At Sci-Tech Daresbury, you can have a home for life. Join our community and we can support you and your team, helping you to grow your business. We connect talent with growth, innovation and opportunity.

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