Green tech company Nium has taken 7,500 sq ft of R&D space at Milton Park.

The two-year-old Cambridge-founded firm has taken the space at 126 Olympic Avenue to concentrate on its work in decarbonising ammonia production

It’s green ammonia is designed to eliminate the need for fossil fuels, shorten supply chains and save time and money.

Chief executive and founder Lewis Jenkins said: “Nium’s solution for producing green ammonia is innovation born out of necessity, at a fraction of the price and without the pollution from fossil fuels. As an ambitious start-up, we need the space, infrastructure and collaborative environment if we are to scale effectively and deliver a positive impact on the planet.

“When looking at other estimates to complete a facility to test and scale our emission reducing nanotechnologies, we were originally looking at a 2026 completion, but it took just 7 months for us to set up out new basecamp at Milton Park – a real testament to the work of Tom and the MEPC team. 

“We were attracted to the Park’s track record of supporting start-ups, thanks to its ability to move occupiers around to accommodate growth. That speed and nimble approach gives companies like Nium the flexibility and agility to scale, whilst benefitting from Oxfordshire’s world-class talent pool.” 

Tom Booker, commercial manager at MEPC Milton Park, said:“Joining the likes of Gardin, Wild Bioscience and Nexeon, Nium is another exciting Milton Park occupier and a welcome addition to our growing agri-tech and green energy sectors. We’re delighted to welcome the team to Milton Park, to play a part in accommodating their growth plans, alongside other like-minded companies.” 

Image (l-r): Tom Booker (MEPC), Phil Hunter (Nium), Anna Fletcher (MEPC) and Yubiao Niu (Nium).

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