Set in the vibrant Solent Enterprise Zone at Solent airport at Daedalus, Hampshire, we provide bespoke workspace and business support for growing companies in the marine, aerospace and engineering sectors.

Space to suit.

Our purpose-built, serviced office spaces and workshops have been designed to support you. We don’t believe in one-size-fits-all – all our spaces are designed to fit around your needs and preferences, whatever they may be. The centre can accommodate businesses of all sizes and are dedicated to providing you with everything you need to help your business grow.

Experts in innovation.

As part of Solent airport’s ambitious Solent Enterprise Zone Fareham Innovation Centre brings growing companies together to boost the manufacturing and technology industries. Owned by Fareham Borough Council, we believe in creating and supporting new jobs in the sector with a £5.3 million state-of-the-art space to work, grow and connect.

We have a strong connection with Fareham College’s Centre of Excellence in Engineering, Manufacturing and Advanced Skills Training (CEMAST), with all CEMAST apprentices working at the centre.


Take a step inside Fareham

In partnership with

Fareham Innovation Centre is managed by Oxford Innovation, who started by creating Europe’s first innovation centre – and now manage a growing network of centres across the UK. 

As a high growth business ourselves, we understand what innovators, start-ups, entrepreneurs and emerging businesses are experiencing. We know what works and we know how best to support you. We can also connect you to a network of over 1,000 businesses and you can use facilities in any of our locations (subject to availability). 


At the heart of our centres

We move businesses forward by believing in

The people who work there

The success of their business

The connections they make

The largest operator of innovation centres in the UK, with 24 and growing, Oxford Innovation is also a leader of social and economic development. By providing infrastructure for developing companies, we create financial return for building owners while contributing to the economy in region. This offers the businesses that operate in each centre reassurance for longer-term security and a proven growth model to help them succeed.



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Meet your support team

Richard, our dedicated Innovation Director is on hand for all companies working in the centre, offering tailored commercial support and advice to take your business to new heights. The Fareham team know exactly what it takes to make a business thrive, and are committed to meeting your needs and expectations.

Richard May
Innovation Director
Stephen Brownlie
Centre Director
Hannah Bourne
Assistant Centre Manager