London, 8 January, 2024Helix Geospace has become the latest business to make Abingdon Science Park its new home, leasing brand new, best-in-class laboratory accommodation in Sovereign House, joining the vibrant community of knowledge intensive businesses including Genefirst, Sherlock Biosciences, Akamis Bio, Penlon, Oxdevice, and more.

A developer of next-generation antennas and systems, Helix Geospace specialises in defending against vulnerabilities and threats to Position, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) services delivered by Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), ideally suited for aerospace, automotive and other applications. These PNT services are vitally important to global economies, as they are integral to the operation of critical telecommunications infrastructure, transportation, and security systems. Helix Geospace offers proprietary technology for resilient PNT. The company stands as a prime example of the pioneering and world-leading technology firms based in the UK and, more specifically, Oxfordshire.

Owned and developed by Kadans Science Partner, Sovereign House and other properties on Abingdon Science Park are the newest available additions to the Park. These properties offer bespoke specifications with adaptable layouts to facilitate the full spectrum of laboratory and office requirements.

Abingdon Science Park is a vibrant community of research-based organisations and a key hub within Oxfordshire, one of Europe’s most active and collaborative science and technology ecosystems: providing occupiers with the opportunity to place themselves within an environment capable of accelerating their development and facilitating their growth.

Properties within the Park are jointly leased by specialised science and technology advisors DTRE and Bidwells.

Nusrat Shah, Chief Executive Office, Helix Geospace: “We are thrilled to embark on the next chapter of our growth journey at Sovereign House in Abingdon Science Park. This move signifies our team’s hard work and dedication as we scale up our manufacturing capability. The state-of-the-art facilities here offer an environment that matches our ambition and innovative spirit. We look forward to harnessing this new energy to fuel our growth, creativity, and continued commitment to excellence in our field.”

Katie Nelson, Senior Asset Manager, Kadans Science Partner UK: “It has been a true pleasure working with Helix Geospace in designing and delivering their future expansion of their business. A great new addition of technology to Abingdon Science Park, Oxford. We have worked closely with all individuals of the business understanding and extracting what they require from their space and how we can support their business within our own ecosystem and facilitating their experience with the Oxfordshire ecosystem too. It’s exciting to continue growing our tenant base at this location.”

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