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Investment Support & Networking

A campus where investment advice and business support is always available. Harwell is here to help your organisation grow.

From hackathons to seminars, meet-ups to investor introductions, Harwell’s collaborative environment means there are always opportunities to seek and lend support. Different organisations on-site share knowledge and expertise, and support each other across all areas of technology, funding and research. Harwell-based organisations such as the European Space Agency and the Satellite Applications Catapult offer targeted support for start-ups and SMEs, including access to accommodation and shared facilities.

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Investment Support and Enterprise Zone

Harwell Campus is attractive for investors looking for new, innovative places and teams in which to invest their funds. It is also a designated Government Enterprise Zone, giving reduced business rates and other benefits.

The Harwell Campus Management Office can offer advice on capital raising options and provide access to a comprehensive suite of national and global sources of funding.

Close investors

  • Woodford Investment Management including
  • Woodford Patient Capital Trust
  • Lansdowne Partners
  • Wellcome Trust
  • Oxford Sciences Innovation
  • Longwall Venture Partners
  • Rainbow Seed Fund

A Campus that Collaborates

Harwell has longstanding links with key contacts at the Oxford Universities and with support bodies including:

  • Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP)
  • Invest in Oxfordshire
  • Oxford Business Support
  • Chambers of Commerce
  • UK Government and regional support groups
  • Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
  • Innovate UK
  • Horizon 2020
  • Science Vale
  • Multiple universities
  • Multiple Research Councils



Interested in sponsoring an event at Harwell? 200+ businesses and over 6000 employees are ready to connect with you!

New businesses are arriving on campus every month, many from industries related to the science and high tech disciplines and sponsorship is an excellent way to integrate into the Campus community and increase your profile and connectivity. Harwell Campus offers exclusive networking events, tailored value-added workshops, one-on-one mentoring, access to potential customers, financing opportunities and much more. For more information on the benefits of sponsoring Harwell Campus, please click contact us.

Abigail Richings, Sponsorship and Events Coordinator, Harwell Campus Management

T: 01235 250157

Stephen Ringler, Head of Business Support, Harwell Campus Management

T: 07939 136563