A MULTINATIONAL microchip design company has chosen Milton Park in Abingdon as it new global headquarters.

EnSilica, founded in 2001, focuses on software design and providing expertise to companies in the industrial, healthcare, automotive, space and communications industries.

It has moved to 100 Park Drive and is occupying 5,800 sq ft of space, comprising of offices, meeting rooms, laboratory space, social areas and kitchen facilities.

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Herald Series: The new headquarters. Picture by EnSilicaThe new headquarters. Picture by EnSilica

The headquarters will also be used as a hub for hosting and welcoming new and existing customers.

More than 35 employees are based at Milton Park headquarters with plans for this number to grow.

Ian Lankshear, CEO and co-founder at EnSilica, said: “We’re delighted to be moving into new premises at Milton Park.

“Its prestige, access to talent and track record in supporting the growth of science and technology companies made it an obvious choice for us.

“[It] has brilliant connections to Oxford and London both in terms of travel links and industry networks as well as a great variety of amenities available.

Herald Series: The new headquarters. Picture by EnSilicaThe new headquarters. Picture by EnSilica

“[It] also provides us with great opportunities to exchange knowledge and collaborate with other companies working across various industries.”

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Philip Campbell, commercial director at Milton Park, added: “We’re honoured that EnSilica has chosen Milton Park to be its worldwide headquarters.

“We’re excited to see what the future holds for EnSilica and we’ll continue to support them in any way we can.”


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Wallingford, Wantage and Didcot.

Get in touch with her by emailing: Gee.harland@newsquest.co.uk

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