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Get up-to-date with our latest news and discover how other founders have flourished by reading our case studies. The University of Portsmouth have also provided a number of these case studies to showcase their extensive support of the centre.

September 24th 2020

Bladez Toyz – why fun has never been so important

Iain Morgan founded Bladez Toyz in 2007 after securing £100,000 of investment from Peter Jones’ TV’s Tycoons. Iain started out selling imported toys from a market stall in Portsmouth’s Commercial Road. His desire to constantly improve things led to him redesigning packaging and ultimately setting up his own toy company […]

September 16th 2020

10 ways we are keeping our people safe at the Portsmouth Technopole

Health and safety at work is always a priority to ensure the wellbeing of staff and visitors and with the current global pandemic. it more vital than ever to know what to do to keep our teams safe whilst at work. We understand that coming back into the workplace after […]

September 14th 2020

Robin, our Portsmouth Technopole manager, shares her first week back at work – after maternity leave in lockdown!

Twelve months ago, my focus was on my career, I had no one to think about but myself and my baby, the Portsmouth Technopole. Back then, in my previous life, you were able to meet and speak to people face to face and hand sanitiser was only really required for […]

September 7th 2020

PFC Southern – Making Dreams Come True

PFC Southern Ltd. are celebrating 20 years in business and have been based at the Portsmouth Technopole since 2019. They are recognised as a top builder in Hampshire providing clients with a wide range of contracting services for all their remodelling and repairing needs and specialising in HMO conversions and […]

July 28th 2020

If you do a job you love, you’ll never work a day in your life!

As a child, Imali Windsor, Head of Design and Marketing at Support on the Spot, wanted to be an Astronaut! “My obsession with space was so strong, I even spoke to NASA Astronauts Tim Peake and Chris Hadfield via video conference” Homeschooled until the age of 16 she then attended […]

July 28th 2020

Be brave in your decision making

Simon Jacob, Director of D & S Carpentry Southern, had a desire to build a company where everyone goes home happy at the end of the day. Having built up a solid reputation as a carpenter over some 16 years, he worked as a Principle Contractor on high-level refurbishment and […]