Make Surrey Research Park the launchpad for your business

Surrey Research Park is a vibrant innovative business community located at the heart of Surrey’s Innovation District, in Guildford.

Here you’ll find Space pioneers, like you, ranging from first-time entrepreneurs, startups, micro companies, growth businesses, and SMEs through to global brands.

They’re all here innovating and helping to unlock the potential of Space.

As part of the University of Surrey, we offer Park community members a range of exclusive opportunities and benefits that you won’t find anywhere else.

Businesses based on the Park enjoy unprecedented funding, networking and academic collaboration opportunities, as well as social events and discounts off gym membership – as standard!

Read on to discover how we can help your business.

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Supporting Your Success in the Space Sector

As part of our vibrant innovative community, businesses on the Park and in the Surrey Technology Centre are supported by our experienced and diligent management team, who are on hand to make it easy for you to get your business up and running on the Park.

Our Communications and Engagement team can help you make the most from the unique networking, research and talent pipeline opportunities available via the University of Surrey. They’ll also help promote your successes as part of celebrating the Park.

You’re never alone in your pioneering work at the Surrey Research Park. Our community members are in the best location in the county to tap into knowledge, expertise and funding opportunities available through participation in sector-specific innovation clusters. These cover:

And as part of our community you have access to range of professionals and support with exclusive offers and promotions for Surrey Research Park community members.

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Connect with the Space South Central Cluster

During 2022, a range of industrial and academic partners came together with Surrey Research Park to create Space South Central, the UK’s largest regional space cluster.

The SSC region accounts for approx. £3bn of national space-related turnover and employs over 5,600 people.

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Cosmic Capital

The Cosmic Capital Programme enables you to benefit from the areas of investment support most needed in your business.

Cosmic Capital
  • Funding Opportunity

    Funding Opportunity

    – Access, engage & pitch to a 1,500-strong database of active Angels, VCs & corporate investors. 
    – Access to a self-service online resource which takes you through all aspects of running a successful investment campaign. 
    -Peer-to-peer networking and free resources through the SETsquared Innovation Platform. 

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  • Business Support

    Business Support

    -Balanced Start-Up review of your business assessing areas for development
    – Guidance from business support advisors to develop a short to medium-term investment strategy and a long list of target investors in the space sector. 
    Pitching Resources include pitch preparation and practice.

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  • Events Programme

    Events Programme

    -Covering essential topics such as raising angel finance and funding strategy.
    -Access to business skills workshops covering topics from customer acquisition through to leadership and communications.
    -Networking opportunities to foster mentor/investor collaborations and peer-to-peer learning.

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Join the Surrey Technology Centre

Our Surrey Technology Centre provides everything a pioneering Space startup needs to succeed.

We offer a range of versatile units and opportunities to meet your business needs, from small offices for one to six people, to larger customisable spaces ideal for bigger startups teams.

All our units are equipped with high-speed internet access, security, and come with meeting room hire options.

Moving into the Surrey Technology Centre is more than having a new prestigious address; it’s about becoming part of a community of like-minded innovators.

It’s your golden pass to unparalleled networking, collaboration, and talent pipeline opportunities. It’s the first step towards growing your thriving company.

Plus, with our flexible lease terms, you can find the perfect arrangement to suit your business’s trajectory.   

Ready to take the next step?

Get in touch with us today and let’s discuss your specific needs and how we can support your success. Use the button below to submit the form and schedule a meeting.

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Sustainability &
Your Wellbeing

Surrey Research Park nestles on the edge of the Guildford – land once used by Henry VIII for hunting, is today home to around 200 innovative businesses.

Our 70-acre grounds offers a blend of landscaped and biodiversity-focused green space, with two iconic lakes – a haven for waterfowl, fish and wildlife.

Other sustainable features include:

• Complimentary EV shuttle bus to Guildford Train Station
• EV charging points
• ESG Community Group
• Regular wildlife and biodiversity monitoring
• Tree action plans
• Hedgehog ambassadors
• Team building and networking environmental opportunities
• Sculpture trail
• Hub on the Park Cafe

Your Wellbeing

Your health and wellbeing are incredibly important, and to support you, we offer everyone on the Park an exclusive discount at the University of Surrey’s nearby flagship Surrey Sports Park.

This discount is available to everyone who works on the Park, and is a great free value-add to your employee offer.

Throughout the year, as a community member, you’re invited to join us to for exclusive events and promotions linked to national and international recognition days, such as Mental Health Awareness and International Women’s Day.

Plus, a growing programme of social events to help you get the most from your time on the Park.

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Plus much more…

Discover more about all of our shared facilities available to all of our community members by visiting our Facilities page.