Innovation Centres

There are currently six Innovation Centres (IC) located at Keele University Science and Innovation Park, with plans for more in the pipeline.  In total the current buildings offer more than 130,000 sq.ft. of modern commercial mixed-use space, including a range of high-specification offices, laboratories and workshops.  Units are available from 200 sq.ft, with lettings undertaken through lease agreements generally from three years upwards. However, certain units may also be available on short-term tenancy agreements find out more about our office space options here. To arrange a viewing of any of our properties, please contact Joe Caine, Smart Innovation Hub Manager, on 01782 732971 or email 

Innovation Centre 1

Innovation Centre 1

Innovation Centre 1’s prime location and high-tech facilities have kept it in great demand ever since it opened its doors in 1999. Ideal for start-ups, spin-outs or larger companies looking for new premises, IC1 offers organisations a prestigious address, flexible accommodation and every convenience right on site. Providing 21,000 sq. ft. of accommodation over three floors, IC1 set the standards for which Keele University Science and Innovation Park is now renowned.

Innovation Centre 2

Innovation Centre 2

Designed specifically to meet the exacting demands of growing companies, IC2 is an enviable address with the potential to expand as you do. Opened in 2002, IC2 offers more than 29,000 sq. ft. of high-specification workspace over three floors, coupled with genuine flexibility and convenience for companies seeking new premises.

Innovation Centre 3

Innovation Centre 3 (MED IC3)

Part of the second phase of the Park’s development, Innovation Centre 3 opened in 2006 to provide workshop-based accommodation for various purposes, including light manufacturing and assembly. Over four floors, IC3 comprises of almost 24,000 sq.ft. of space with high quality offices, capacity for bespoke laboratory and a purpose-built plant room. IC3’s stunning lines, high-specification facilities and great flexibility have made it a desirable, cutting-edge choice for small, knowledge-based start-ups, pioneering spin-outs and larger expanding organisations for more than a decade.

Innovation Centre 4

Innovation Centre 4 (MED IC4)

Innovation Centre 4, the Park’s first medical technology innovation centre, was completed in 2005. The three-storey accommodation provides more than 31,500 sq.ft. of very high specification space for both start-up and established medical technology and health economy companies. Featuring seven start-of-the-art laboratories alongside impressive office space, IC4 provides the ideal environment for medical technology companies to expand and create ground-breaking developments.

Innovation Centre 5

Innovation Centre 5

Keele University Science and Innovation Park IC5, provides a further 28,836 sq ft of quality office, laboratory and workshop facilities. IC5 provides high quality office and workshop accommodation in a stunning building that uses a combination of brickwork, aluminium curtain walling and timber boarding. Together with the landscaped courtyard, IC5 is a building that you would be proud to occupy.


Innovation Centre 6

Located at the heart of Keele University’s campus alongside Keele Business School, Innovation Centre 6 / the Smart Innovation Hub provides collaborative workspaces that stimulate business and innovation development. With over 7,000sq ft of space to let including flexible co-working space, dedicated desks within a shared office and fully furnished 2-19 person private offices. The Smart Innovation Hub offers an opportunity for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through collaboration with Keele University’s leading academics, talented students, and other like-minded businesses.

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