Science Vale UK

Science Vale UK in Southern Oxfordshire is an area of economic growth that is well on the way to becoming a global hotspot for enterprise and innovation. Already home to a significant proportion of the region's scientific, research and development, and high technology businesses, the area is now also gaining an international reputation as a first choice business location for companies wanting to make their mark in business and research.

Parts of Science Vale UK now have Enterprise Zone status and new businesses locating to the Enterprise Zone can benefit from business rates discounts, superfast broadband and simplified planning.

‘The Science Vale Enterprise Zone will harness the region’s unparalleled research and development base to create a wealth of innovative and high growth businesses. The region is home to some of the newest and fastest growing businesses in high performance engineering, biotechnology and medical instruments, and the Science Vale Enterprise Zone provides the opportunity to unlock the region’s full potential.’ George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer, HM Government, August 2011.

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Last reviewed: 07 - 06 - 2018

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