Welcome to CEME Innovation Centre, where engineering, manufacturing technology and creative companies work together to start something big.

Set in the inspiring Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME) Campus, among the likes of Corporate, SMEs and Public Sector organisations, there is truly no better place for your business to reach ambitious new heights.

Our various sized offices, studios and workshops are ideally flexible for small companies looking to expand.

You’ll be joining a unique community made up of some of the freshest talent and disruptive innovators in today’s fast paced and evolving technology world, as well as household brands on the CEME Campus.


Developed by

The Centre for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence (CEME) is a unique venture, a catalyst at the heart of the technology revolution in the Thames Gateway area delivering the skills and facilities required to stimulate growth in sustainable technologies, advanced manufacturing and knowledge led business sectors.

With a focus on supporting the engineering, manufacturing, technology and creative sectors, CEME brings together a range of organisations to deliver education, training and skills for students at school and college; as well as apprenticeships and experienced people looking to develop talents to enhance their personal marketable value. It provides routes into employment in local thriving businesses where they can then continue their training and development as they progress in their careers.


In partnership with

After starting with a handful of innovators over 15 years ago, we are now one of Europe’s leading science and technology communities.

We belong to and are backed by the powerful network and experienced team at Oxford Innovation. A startup and developing support organisation with over 20 years of experience, Oxford Innovation is currently helping over 950 businesses to grow.


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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The pathway to success

We hold the key to your business’s future - and it comes in the form of specialist support, designed to make your vision a reality. Our team are dedicated to making the best of your business, and are proud to help every one of our companies grow and excel.

David Studd
Centre Manager

Matthew McLarty
Incubation Director

Allison Lincoln
Assistant Centre Manager