Space Industry Incubation Programme

The OpTIC Centre combines extensive fully equipped laboratory facilities, business incubation and conference centres to assist new companies with their R & D requirements. New high technology start-ups and spin outs with marketable technology suitable for the Space Sector can achieve their potential through a funded programme of business and technical support to help take their technologies to market. Opportunities for collaboration and knowledge transfer.

  • Funded Support Package including:
  • Introductory rent
  • Technical Support
    • Mechanical Design (including Optomechanical design)
    • FE Analysis
    • Optical and Tooling fabrication
  • World class Metrology suite
  • Business Support (including financial advice, business planning, bid writing)
  • Access to Welsh Government funding streams
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Networking events and seminars


  • Virtual office
  • Dedicated desks
  • Incubation units with growth units
  • Laboratory units Suitable for light manufacturing with 3-phase, compressed air and water supply.