A world leading location for science, technology and business


Harwell Oxford is situated in a stunning rural location in south Oxfordshire, just 20 minutes from the centre of Oxford and at the heart of Science Vale UK.

With London and two major airports less than an hour away, Harwell Oxford is ideally positioned for local, national and international science and enterprise, and is a key part of Oxfordshire’s high value economic infrastructure.

The 300 hectare campus has direct access to the A34 Euroroute and is just 10 minutes from J13 of the M4.  It is already home to over 150 organisations and companies and regularly hosts prestigious national and international conferences.

For over 60 years Harwell has been a hotspot of technology-driven innovation, from World War II ‘bomber slingshots’ through the birth of the civil nuclear industry, to the modern-day combination of world-class research and business that makes up Harwell Oxford.  For scientists and entrepreneurs throughout Harwell’s history, this unique location has been the ideal catalyst for innovation.

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