Our Companies

Have a browse of the companies at Harwell Innovation Centre.

Be Free Young Carers

Be Free Young Carers is a charity that provides expert practical and emotional support to young carers aged 8 to 24 across the Vale and South Oxfordshire area.

Be Free Young Carers helps young carers cope with the emotional demands of being a young carer in the following ways:

  • Emotional support and befriending
  • Social activities
  • Training
  • Young carers leisure card

Be Free Young Carers is the only specialist organisation in Oxfordshire supporting young carers.


We provide recruitment services to automotive businesses including vehicle manufacturers, leasing, vehicle finance, marketing agencies, PR agencies & suppliers of goods and services to the automotive market recruiting sales, marketing and operations roles.

Future Trees Trust

Future Trees Trust is a charity dedicated to the improvement of broadleaved trees for timber production.  Our vision is to release the economic, environmental and social benefits of broadleaved woodland. Working with both native and non-native commercially important species, our breeding programmes are genetically diverse, to ensure healthy resilient populations of our much loved trees for the future.

Galson Sciences Ltd

Galson Sciences provides a range of nuclear decommissioning and radioactive waste management services to an international clientele. Please see our website at galson-sciences.co.uk for full details of our varied work areas and the many clients we have worked for.


Hydrock is a multi-disciplinary engineering design consultancy with a network of offices across the UK, including at Harwell where members of the company’s specialist nuclear management consultancy business are based. At Hydrock, we’re renowned for creating high-performing buildings and infrastructure, unlocking complex development sites for residential, commercial, education or energy use, and for being a great place to work.

Orange Tree Technologies

Orange Tree Technologies is a board level embedded hardware and software company specializing in high-speed embedded device interconnect and FPGA technologies. Used by some of the world’s leading technology companies our products and services help address the challenges of rapidly changing industrial, medical, defence, scientific and consumer electronics markets.

Orange Tree’s core focus is on connecting real-time devices to computers, with high-speed Gigabit Ethernet and USB interfaces.

Oxon Conversions

Oxon Conversions offer a complete Building Service from full CAD Design to completion specialising in New Builds, Loft Conversions, desirable home Extensions and Renovations. Our very experienced team can manage every part of your project from the initial design stage if required to the very end of the building works meaning you as the customer only have to deal with one company for the duration of the project to simplify the whole process for you, investing in property and your home should be an exciting prospect not a stressful one so at Oxon Conversions we do everything to make sure this is the case.


Ramboll is a leading engineering, design and consultancy company founded in Denmark in 1945. The company employs more than 15,000 experts globally and has especially strong representation in the Nordics, UK, North America, Continental Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific. With 300 offices in 35 countries, Ramboll combines local experience with a global knowledge base constantly striving to achieve inspiring and exacting solutions that make a genuine difference to our clients, the end-users, and society at large. Ramboll works across the following markets: Buildings, Transport, Planning & Urban Design, Water, Environment & Health, Energy, and Management Consulting.


An expert consultancy specialising in ecotoxicology of agricultural insecticides, fungicides and herbicides. Providing services to manufacturers of these products to support compliance with stringent EU regulations on safety to aquatic & terrestrial wildlife.


SWEP manufacture brazed plate heat exchangers. Brazed plate heat exchangers are one of the most efficient ways to transfer heat. They are designed to provide unparalleled performance with the lowest life-cycle cost.

TBS Oxford Ltd

We offer a complete tooling supply solution for Specialist and Regular Cutting Tools, Work holding, Spindle Tooling, Process Coolants and Machine lubricants to our valued Precision Machining, Engineering and Manufacturing Customers. We pride ourselves on our “Right tool for the job approach” and prompt, friendly and knowledgeable enquiry response.

We also offer just about everything the engineering workshop or manufacturing facility needs including Abrasives, Hand and Power tools, PPE, Hygiene and Paper products. We serve and deliver to Oxfordshire, North Berks, East and South Wiltshire, and West Buckinghamshire from our base here in the HIC.

Vale Financial Training

Vale Financial Training is an Oxfordshire based company that provides professional financial training courses in a classroom environment. Formed in 2011, we’ve grown rapidly to become the leading training company for Oxfordshire accountants from dedicated training rooms within HIC. We have an excellent team of tutors, a solid client base and a loyal cohort of trainees. We are accredited to teach the following professional accounting qualifications: AAT, ACCA, CIMA & ICAEW. We also offer entry level bookkeeping courses and business finance courses to non-finance professionals.