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The award winning Aurora House, is a stunning opportunity to be a part of the life sciences sector on the Campus.

British Council Award Winning building extending to 1000 m² on two floors.

Built to very high specifications, the facility offers versatility to prospective occupiers. Lease a part, or the whole and your company may then fit it out to your own configuration of laboratory or office space (View floor plan).

Plot 8 allows for future expansion, hand in hand with the success of your company up to 4 fold the current footprint can be accommodated. The plot is one of six with Life science Enterprise Area status.


Financial support

  • Regional Selective Assistance Grant (RSA), loan and equity finance for business growth projects (subject to eligibility)
  • Access research and development funding
  • Tailored skills development opportunities.

Training support

On a case by case basis HIE can also make a discretionary financial contribution to the training costs of new and existing staff. This can cover a wide range of business costs, and funding can range up to 50% of eligible costs, depending on the nature of the activity being undertaken.

Life sciences businesses located on Inverness Campus may be eligible for additional benefit from its Enterprise Area status which includes:

  • A streamlined planning process;
  • Potential rates relief,
  • Assistance from Scottish Development International for exporting
  • Assistance from Skills Development Scotland for continuing professional development (CPD) of staff.
  • All occupiers will also have access to superfast fibre broadband.

To arrange a viewing contact us using the details below.

Campus Assistance

Enterprise Area Status

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BREEAM “Excellent.”

Energy Performance Certificate “A” rating
Feature entrance foyer
Flexible floor plates – Standard raised access floor suitable for office or lab design.  
Core area fitted out to high specifications, 
Internal finishes throughout using natural stone and timber – feature lights, quality finished washrooms and showers, 
Dedicated energy centre with sustainable air source heat pump
20 parking bays
Bicycle storage.
Natural products including timber and stone cladding
Scope for 100% expansion on left hand side of plot and further expansion on south side of plot.

BCO Award 2Innovation And Architecture 2  BREEAMEuropean Funding



Aurora2 will be 2,300m² in total, over 2 floors, largely built as shell & core.

Enterprise area incentives shown above also apply to Aurora2.

Fit out would be to the clients requirements with the option of office or laboratory space.

The plans are currently going through the planning process.

Construction may start as early as August 2017 with a 12 months build time.

To view Threesixty Architecture's design for Aurora2 click here>>