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Tremough Innovation Centre

Located adjacent to University Campus Tremough, the Tremough Innovation Centre is a business acceleration facility looking to support enterprises that have ambition to develop and grow particularly from the creative, media, eco and environmental sectors.

The Tremough Innovation Centre (TIC) is a state-of-the-art three storey building with a total net rentable floor space of approximately 2200m².Accommodating up to 70 enterprises the business acceleration facility provides dynamic office space, access to individually tailored business support services, cutting-edge meeting & conference facilities, informal networking areas, fabulous connectivity and technology and the connection to a vibrant and collaborative business community.

The Tremough Innovation Centre has been designed and built to the BREEAM Excellence standard, one of the highest levels of environmental accreditation available for new buildings. This ensures that the Centre's environmental impact was low during construction and will also be throughout its lifespan.

Our Centre provides six accessible parking places close to the main entrance. Hearing induction loops have been designed into the building and we have lift access to all floors within the Centre.

The management of the Tremough Innovation Centre is being delivered by Plymouth University on behalf of Cornwall Council. The Centre's building has been supported by European Regional Development Fund Convergence Programme, South West Regional Development Agency and Cornwall Development Company.


Our Achievements (so far)

Combined annual turnover at point of 2016 survey

Combined average growth of long and short term clients



Office Space

Flexible Spaces for Growth

At the Tremough Innovation Centre we welcome businesses from the creative, media, eco and environmental science sectors, providing office space in Penryn. We offer affiliate membership, formation zone and private office space which all include access to our services and facilities.

  • Affiliate Membership

    Perfect for businesses that need a professional address without the overhead cost of locating at the Centre.

    • Virtual office
    • Postal address
    • Access to our services and facilities
  • Formation Zone

    Perfect for start-up businesses that need low cost office space with superb services, facilities and networking opportunities.

    • Own desk, telephone and pedestal
    • Shared office environment
    • Access to our services and facilities
  • Private Office Space

    Perfect for established growth businesses requiring dynamic office space with superb services and facilities.

    • Variety of solutions
    • Multi office occupancy
    • Access to our services and facilities

Facilities and Services

Facility Rich Environments

  • Flexible office space

    Access to 2200m² of dynamic office space ranging from 13 to 60m² and a 20 desk Formation Zone support businesses at all stages of their journey from incubation through to mature enterprises looking to innovate and grow.

  • Commercially experienced professional staff

    Our dedicated and experienced on-site business support management team will ensure that your enterprise gets the support and assistance you require.

  • Tailored business support

    Direct access to individually tailored business support services such as mentor and investment advice clinics, business support organisations and peer-to-peer support will ensure that you achieve business growth.

  • Access to meeting & conference facilities

    Cutting-edge meeting & conference facilities and informal networking areas provide opportunities for businesses to meet potential clients, network with existing tenants and connect within a vibrant and collaborative business community.

  • Exemplar connectivity

    Access to our full fibre ICT infrastructure will provide your business with super fast connectivity and state-of-the-art telephony solutions.

  • Prestigious business address

    Tremough Innovation Centre business address will enhance the profile and credibility of your business.

  • Managed facilities

    Reception services, postal service, managed IP telephony, WiFi, and onsite parking, secure 24hr access, 365 days per year, in a safe secure environment.

Formation zone

Nurture, develop, inspire & grow

Formation Zone nurtures and develops new, high value businesses. It provides a dynamic environment encompassing the knowledge, facilities and resources to inspire and enable successful business ideas.

Formation Zone

Who is it for?

Formation Zone is perfect for those wanting to develop a business idea and start up in a supportive and collaborative environment. We are open to anyone this applies to; our successful applicants demonstrate innovation, high standards and potential for growth.

Formation Zone is looking for business ideas in these priority areas: creative industries, high tech, marine, environmental, advanced engineering, health and wellbeing.

What are the benefits?

  • Support to develop your business idea.
  • Keep motivated and connected by working alongside like-minded people.
  • Innovation and knowledge transfer opportunities through Plymouth University.
  • Part of a network of businesses that may lead to supply chain and collaboration opportunities.
  • A professional, creative and productive workspace.
  • Increased presence and profile of your business.
  • Referrals and recommendations into networks and opportunities that will keep you supported even after you leave Formation Zone.

How to apply

The application process for Formation Zone is designed to ensure that we are developing the best environment for our clients. We ask you to download and fill in a proposal form, email it to and then come in for an informal interview.

If you would like to arrange a visit, request more information or an application pack please contact our office on 0800 052 5600 or email

Formation Zone

I would have no problem recommending the Formation Zone to future clients, great facilities, super staff, supportive and knowledgeable  


What do our tenants think?

  • Client testimonial

    Moving to Tremough Innovation Centre has proven to be very beneficial to App Future, among many benefits one key impact is that we've received new business through improved networking opportunities. The building location is perfect with great transport links and meeting rooms to accommodate all requirements. The staff at Tremough Innovation Centre have been very helpful throughout, both during our move and on a daily basis - they are always there to answer your questions and to help you out. We are positive about the future and are very pleased to be a part of the Tremough Innovation Centre.

    Sean Nuzum - App Future
  • Client testimonial

    The whole Fridaygirl team is so pleased to have moved to Tremough Innovation Centre. Not only are the facilities excellent, the quality of service and support from the Tremough Innovation Centre team is fantastic. We couldn't be happier!

    Nicola Moule -