Set in Southampton’s inspiring Marina, Ocean Village Innovation Centre provides the ideal workspace for start-up and growing companies, offering flexible, professional premises with a range of business support services. Serviced offices and virtual offices are available on flexible terms, and on-site meeting and conference rooms are ideal for client appointments.
Supportive Office environment
Ocean Village Innovation Centre (OVIC) provides an impressive base towork from, allowing businesses to grow within a lively environment where they will have access to the skills, knowledge and experience of similar individuals and companies. With over 24,000 sq ft of office space, OVIC offers a range of accommodation for companies with between 1 and 30 employees.
The modern and naturally-lit offices are ready to occupy with furniture and telecoms in place. OVIC is the ideal environment for start-up and early-stage companies. The costs are predictable, there are no long-term contracts, and the day-to-day running of the offices is in safe hands.
OVIC offers virtual office packages designed to provide you with a professional image for your business, without incurring the cost of renting office space. Ideal for start-up companies, those on the road or working from home.
Meeting and conference facilities
OVIC has a range of superb conference and meeting rooms available to hire by the hour or day by internal or external companies for between two and fifty delegates. Whether space is needed for a conference, product launch, board meeting or interview, there is a room to meet the requirements.
The rooms are fully equipped with presentation equipment and free WiFi. Break-out space and catering facilities are available on request. The experienced, professional reception team support bookings from start to finish, from arranging the catering to welcoming guests.
As part of the supportive environment within OVIC, networking amongst customers is encouraged. Regular networking events are held at the Centre, as well as a range of training and learning events on relevant business topics in conjunction with partners.
OVIC is managed by Oxford Innovation, the UK’s leading Business and Innovation Centre operator. Part of the SQW Group, Oxford Innovation provide flexible office, laboratory, workshop and studio space to over 900 start-up and growing companies throughout a UK-wide network of business and Innovation Centres. For a full listing of Oxford Innovation’s Centres, visit the website at www.oxin-centres.co.uk.
Head to Head with Monika Dabrowska, Innovation Director at Fareham Innovation Centre and Ocean Village Innovation Centre
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