Business Support

The area offers an excellent business environment with 3.3m sq. ft of commercial floorspace, competitive rental costs, enterprise zone status and access to fully funded business support & finance.

Manchester Science Partnerships provide specialist environments and support services for science and technology businesses, from single desk start-ups to world headquarters across several sites on the Oxford Road Corridor.

This includes Manchester Science Park, which houses over 150 high value knowledge driven businesses, Manchester Technology Centre which provides tech incubator spaces to enable entrepreneurs to connect, collaborate and grow their business, and Citylabs which is home to a globally-leading genomics and precision medicine campus for innovation, translational science and molecular diagnostics.

The Oxford Road Corridor Enterprise Zone covers the science park and Citylabs sites. Businesses locating there can benefit from up to five years business rate relief in addition to support services and incentives.