Our Tenants

Are you looking for an innovative setting to house your business? Want to become part of the 3M BIC community?

We are home to businesses covering a range of sectors from manufacturing, MedTech, software designers, pharmaceutical, chemicals, IT to metrology, alongside the Northern hub of the National Physical Laboratory (NPL). We also house the University of Huddersfield’s Enterprise Hub for student and graduate start-ups.



Adventoris Ltd is the business behind SwiftCloud. SwiftCloud is the UK’s first mobile application that connects Suppliers and Customers on a single platform.

A revolutionary sales order processing system that enables suppliers to receive sales orders from customers electronically using a smartphone or tablet.

Name: Adventoris Ltd
Website: www.adventoris.com
Contact Name: Adventoris Ltd
Contact Email: info@adventoris.com
Telephone: 033 33 447 557
Room: BIC 2/14

Bailey Walsh & Co. LLP

Bailey Walsh & Co. LLP is a firm of UK and European Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys. We have an excellent reputation for direct, practical and professional intellectual property advice both in the UK and globally.

“We have been a tenant in the 3M BIC for a number of years and find the office space, staff and facilities second to none.  It is a real asset to our business to have an office alongside other entrepreneurial and technology based enterprises in the centre and to mix with businesses in the Kirklees area that come in to the 3M BIC.”

Name: Bailey Walsh & Co. LLP
Website: www.bailey-walsh.com
Contact Name: Philip Stephenson
Contact Email: mail@bailey-walsh.com
Telephone: 0113 2433824
Room: BIC 1/03

Enterprise Hub

The University of Huddersfield’s Enterprise Team supports students and graduates (up to 5 years) who are exploring self-employment, freelancing and business start-up.

Name: Enterprise Hub
Web: www.hud.ac.uk/enterprise
Email: enterprise@hud.ac.uk
Tel: 01484 473908
Room: BIC 2/29

FIS Information Systems UK Limited

FIS Information Systems UK Limited (FIS UK) is the UK subsidiary of parent company – FIS Informationssysteme und Consulting GmbH based in Germany. The FIS organisation have eight divisions throughout Germany, Poland and the UK. The company is one of the fastest growing IT consultancies in Europe and unique in that FIS develops a range of technologies, support services and innovations for organisations with SAP ERP.

FIS are one of the leading global SAP partners with more than 100 qualified SAP consultants in excess of 100 SAP technology and Web application developers.

FIS is an established VAR partner of SAP AG with “Gold-Partner” status.

FIS UK specialise in working with organisations with SAP who wish to automate or make efficiencies with business processes such as invoice/financial document processing and master data management.

In addition FIS UK also market new industry specific platforms for the food, drink and automotive industries.

Name: FIS Information Systems UK Limited
Web: www.fis-uk.eu
Email: info@fis-uk.eu / i.sampson@fis-uk.eu
Tel: 01484 505731 / 07793 578857
Room: BIC 2/09


Institute for Educational & Social Equity

Tenant info coming soon.

Name: Institute for Educational & Social Equity
Web: https://instituteforequity.ac.uk/

Ionix Advanced Technologies

Ionix Advanced Technologies specialises in high performance, extreme environment piezoelectric devices and materials, offering a range of sensors, actuators and transducer devices based on its novel piezoelectric materials, with applications in areas such as condition monitoring and flow measurement in extreme environments.

Name: Ionix Advanced Technologies
Website: www.ionix.at
Contact Name: David Astles
Contact Email: david.astles@ionix.at
Telephone: 01484 505859
Room: BIC G/15, G/17, G/19, 1/02, 2/02, 2/03, 2/07, 2/08 & 2/11

Kent Pharma

Tenant info coming soon.

Name: Kent Pharma     
Website: www.kentpharm.co.uk
Contact Name: Lynne Whiteley
Contact Email: lynne.whiteley@kent-athlone.com
Room: BIC G.08 / G.28

significant growth


Kromek is a UK radiation detection solutions Group that provides digital colour x-ray and gamma ray detection and imaging. Our products enable direct materials identification in the security screening, civil nuclear and medical imaging markets.

Name: Kromek
Website: www.kromek.com
Contact Name: Ed Marsden
Contact Email: ed.marsden@kromek.com
Telephone: 01484 365316
Room: BIC G/16

National Physical Laboratory

The National Physical Laboratory is the UK’s National Measurement Institute, and a world-leading centre of excellence in developing and applying the most accurate measurement standards, science and technology available.

Our measurement and inspection laboratories include state of art equipment and highly experienced engineers combining industry know-how and world leading scientific discovery to deliver real-world solutions and innovation. We can measure your manufactured parts or teach you how to make these measurements using latest best practice.

Name: National Physical Laboratory
Website: www.npl.co.uk
Contact Name: Andy Morris
Contact Email: huddersfield_lab@npl.co.uk
Telephone: 01484 505714
Room: BIC G/22, G/23, G/29 & 1/14

Simplifai Systems Limited

Simplifai Systems Limited specialises in the application of Artificial Intelligence to create traffic management solutions to achieve a variety of complex policy objectives such as air quality management.

Name: Simplifai Systems Limited
Website: www.simplifaisystems.com
Contact Email: gareth@simplifaisystems.com
Telephone: 07388 205023


Tenant info coming soon.

Name: SL-ECT
Website: www.forwardscheduling.com
Contact Name: Steve Littlewood
Contact Email: 
Room: BIC 1/13


Our journey began in 1981. Over this time Surfachem has grown to become the leading, UK based, global distributor of speciality chemicals into a wide range of industry sectors including;

  • Personal Care
  • Homecare
  • Industrial and Institutional
  • Pharmaceutical

Name: Surfachem
Website: www.surfachem.com
Contact Email: lcripps@surfachem.com
Telephone: 01484 505 635 / 01484 505 633
Room: BIC G/08 & BIC G/28

Water Industry Forum

The Water Industry Forum tackles challenges facing the UK water sector through thought leadership and facilitated collaborative working. It does this by providing a forum which is both independent and neutral, enabling multiple stakeholders to come together to share ideas and develop solutions. 

The Water Industry Forum operates as an independent subsidiary of British Water – a cross sector membership organisation which provides leadership, support and best practice for the UK water sector, and helps to address the challenges faced by the sector.

Name: Water Industry Forum
Website: www.britishwater.co.uk/page/WaterIndustryForum
Contact Email: info@waterindustryforum.com
Telephone: 01484 505 757
Room: BIC 1/04

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Come and join the 3M BIC Team to explore our pioneering technology, high-spec meeting rooms and an array of office space.

You will get the chance to explore our high-spec meeting spaces that are fully equipped with the latest AV Technology, State of the art labs and our available office space.