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The Westcott Innovation Centre is funded by the Local Growth Fund and Aylesbury Vale Enterprise Zone through the Buckinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership, and is managed by the Satellite Applications Catapult.

We offer businesses the opportunity to hire specialist equipment for light mechanical engineering and rapid prototyping within our 600m2 flexible facility. The Innovation Centre also houses offices and meeting rooms, meaning businesses can make full use of the site throughout their project.

Our Facilities

A strong heritage

Westcott has a strong heritage in the space and aerospace industry, providing rocket engine test facilities for over 50 years. It has a long-established health and safety regulatory environment to support rocket test functions, which makes it ideal for manufacturing and testing other safety critical systems such as Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), eg, drones, and other autonomous ground vehicles.

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Innovation Community

There is a growing innovation community on site, stimulated by investments such as the UK Space Agency’s rocket testing facilities and the establishment the Satellite Applications Catapult’s space related support on site, aided by the Westcott Venture Park and Buckinghamshire Local Enterprise Partnership.

The Space Cluster boosts new hi-tech businesses and jobs focused around novel space related technologies. We are always encouraging new people to join the community. If you would like to find out more, please get in touch.

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Get In Touch

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Westcott Venture Park, Westcott, Aylesbury, HP18 OXB, United Kingdom

01235 639839

info@wic.org.uk