Sci-Tech Daresbury Enterprise Zone

An internationally-recognised national centre that fosters relationships between science, innovation and industry

Sci-Tech Enterprise Zone

World class science facilities:

The Zone is home to the UK’s most powerful super computer -one of the largest in the world dedicated to software development. Through its partnership with the Hartree Centre, IBM Research have put their first UK research presence at Sci-Tech Daresbury focusing on data analytics & cognitive computing. It also houses a world leader in particle accelerators enabling industry to operate more efficiently and sustainability.

Growing Business at the Heart of Science:

The Zone is home to over 100 technology companies from start-up companies to international corporates such as IBM and Lockheed Martin. These businesses have seen their sales grow at an average of 30% per year and have developed over 400 new products and services in the last 3 years.

Collaboration at Every Corner:

Sci-Tech Daresbury is one of only two National Science and Innovation Campuses in the UK. It provides an open innovation-focused environment for businesses who want to increase their level of collaboration. Today nearly 80% of Daresbury companies collaborate with a university or research institute and nearly 60% collaborate with at least one company on the campus.


Looking to invest, or just want to find out more? Visit the Sci-Tech Daresbury Enterprise Zone website here.

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Sector focus

  • Advanced Manufacturing/Engineering
  • Aerospace
  • Energy
  • ICT
  • Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare


Sci-Tech Daresbury in Halton, Cheshire is 7.4 hectares of land across 4 sites.  Expansion plans include accessing a further 19 hectares of open-space land  for development.

Find out more

John Leake
Email [email protected]
Telephone +44(0)1925 607002

Sci-Tech Daresbury website