WHERE GREAT MINDS
THINK ALIKE

Connecting, not networking

 

We believe in space that brings growing companies together to innovate, share and inspire.

As a dynamic professional community, the expertise, knowledge and support you need is only a few steps away. With so many visionaries and pioneering businesses all working in one building, there is no better place for your business to progress.

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CENTRE TEAM

Meet the people that could change your businesses future.

Stephen Deller
Centre Manager
Since joining the company in October 2017, Stephen has already taken the lead in enhancing the daily operations and performance at OVIC. He has started to build strong relationships with the current portfolio of customers whilst gaining an understanding of what each business has to offer. Stephen has already set about increasing the occupancy of the centre with a number of new businesses joining OVIC over the coming months.
Jess Williams
Assistant Centre Manager
Jess joined the Ocean Village Innovation Centre team in September 2012. Wishing to work closer to her home on the south coast, Jess joined the management team at OVIC and has brought her own style and personality to the expansion of the Centre.Outside of work, Jess loves to dance and you will find Jess travelling with friends, attending festivals and generally "Loving Life".
Hannah Fray
Centre Support Assistant
Hannah previously worked for us on a temporary basis and jumped at the chance to join the team at OVIC permanently in August 2014. Hannah's lively personality and friendly smile at our front desk will be sure to welcome you and your visitors to the centre.
Caroline O’Neill
Centre Support Assistant
Caroline joined the team in August 2014 and brings with her a wealth of experience in customer service and administration roles. Caroline will always be at-hand to welcome your visitors or help you out with any administration work you need completed.

Work among our many inspiring companies at the forefront of business.

FPN

FPN helps owner managers make money from the sale of their businesses, develop sensible strategies which help them meet their objectives, and give them a hand to implement them. This service is relevant to a spectrum of financial circumstances, from intense difficulty to good profitability and a solid balance sheet.

7Bone Burger Co

7Bone Burger Co servin’ up American comfort food classics including our well hung (ahem) dry aged steak burger, very own smoked hot dog and the infamous picklebacks (shot bourbon w/ picklejuice), in a feel good atmosphere coupled with our top service.

Rowe-Sparkes Partnership

Rowe Sparkes Partnership was founded in 2000 and the firm continues to specialize in all aspects of criminal law. Our business success and growth is based not only on our expertise but also on our excellent client care and we hold Lexcel accreditation which is the Law Society’s Standard for excellence in practice management and client care.

DHI Group

DHI is a water technology company working across the water environment. With a history in excess of 50 years, we believe our experience in water allows us to develop for clients. Smarter Data, Integrated Software and Considered Solutions.

Lee Peck Media

Lee Peck Media is a leading UK PR agency offering clients strategic public relations campaigns across all media platforms.
We offer a full range of public relations and social media services together with media training, internal communications and crisis management. Clients include Barratt Homes, Hendy Group, Mayflower Theatre, Lucketts Group, Rees Leisure and Wessex Heartbeat.

Idealogy

Idealogy are brand development and creative concept specialists. We turn insight into ideas to make brands more productive, maximising returns on marketing investment.

PV Plus

PV Plus specialise in installing Solar PVs, Car Charging Stations and Battery Storage.

Cablefrog Electrical

Cablefrog Electrical are Commercial and Domestic Electricians.

C&L Developments

C&L Developments is a newly established property development company, with aim of delivering of various types of high quality and bespoke properties through responsible development.

Bond Williams

An independent specialist recruitment agency helping people into jobs throughout Hampshire and Dorset since 2004. Specialists in Accountancy & Finance, IT, HR, Office & Commercial based roles.

CER

CER – one of the most successful education recruitment businesses in the UK. Covering permanent recruitment and supply cover across the education spectrum in Hampshire, Dorset, West Sussex and Wiltshire, we’re on hand to make sure no student is without quality education.

Integritas Global Consultancy

IGC provide an investigative capability with real expertise in the maritime environment, specialist investigation training and deliver bespoke experiential leadership and talent programmes to the only maritime group in the world to be included in both the S&P 500 and the FTSE 100 indices.

MJM Group

MJM Group is a World Leader in refurbishment, refit and interior fit out services, offering comprehensive bespoke and turnkey solutions to the marine, commercial and private sectors. Our reputation of quality craftsmanship, innovation and attention to detail has led to us forming strong partnerships with the world’s largest cruise and ferry companies.

Yotspot

Yotspot has been a successful online yachting community since launching in 2010, bringing Captains, Crew and employers together for jobs, sailing opportunities, courses and so much more…Find Crew, Jobs and Courses from a database of over 38,000 registered crew, hundreds of jobs and thousands of maritime training courses.

Business South

Business South is an independent and influential organisation operating as a social enterprise. We connect leading employers to promote the place & Champion the economy in our region.

European Cruise Service

European Cruise Service has been the main provider of cruise services for more than 160 years. We offer a full service in cruise itinerary planning, excursion planning, specialist and niche tour products as well as pre/post cruise programmes.

Eden Brown

As one of the UK’s leading professional recruitment consultancies, Eden Brown has been placing specialists within the built environment arena for over 25 years.

NorthStar Wealth Management

At NorthStar, we bring a fresh perspective and innovative approach to wealth management. Our team of chartered financial planners combine their expertise with the latest technology to provide the highest quality independent financial planning and advice.

Thomas Miller Investment

At Thomas Miller Investment we provide investment and wealth management advice to private individuals, institutions and the advisers who serve them. We provide both onshore and offshore solutions to UK residents and international clients.

RIKA Digital

Rika is a business consultancy, helping brands make informed decisions about their marketing strategy and navigate the complex world of technology.

MarineSpace

MarineSpace is a marine planning and environmental consultancy which provides specialist advice and services to clients across a range of sectors.

Bracknell Roofing Limited

Bracknell Roofing is one of the UK’s leading specialist roofing contractors.  We have a national network of branches across the UK to offer you local support with the highest levels of service and expertise.

Mastervolt

At Mastervolt, a dedicated group of engineers with a passion for innovation, vast expertise and the desire to develop the very best, work diligently to push the envelope of what is possible in electrical system and component technology.

Payflow

Payflow help suppliers of temporary staff with their cash flow, they know your temporary workers expect to be paid on time whilst you’re waiting for clients to pay you. They manage your staff payments and customer invoicing with one integrated solution.

Popcorn Learning Media

Here at Popcorn we create beautiful and engaging digital training courses, videos and animations. We specialise in simplifying the complex and working with our clients to deliver effective learning solutions that are completely fit for purpose.

Connect and share with the greatest innovators in your area.

Leilah Woods
Director at Purple Marketing
Roger Davenport
Director at Purple Marketing
Lisa Gardner
Director at Purple Marketing
Edward Snape
Director at Purple Marketing
Daniel Aldridge
Director at Purple Marketing
Susan Bradgate
Director at Purple Marketing
Steve Mayer
Director at Purple Marketing
Mark Fielding
Director at Purple Marketing

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Case studies

Maritime firms anchor at Innovation Centre

A thriving innovation centre for businesses in Southampton is helping drive growth in the UK’s £13.5 billion maritime sector. […]

Popcorn

How one online learning provider, Popcorn, has burst on to the UK scene from its base at Ocean Village Innovation Centre. […]

MarineSpace

How a market leader in marine planning and environmental consultancy has powered ahead thanks to office support by Ocean Village Innovation Centre. […]