The Milton Park Innovation Centre has reported a record month of activity.

The site, which opened in December 2008, saw 14 company moves in the period between June 10 and July 10.

James Dipple, managing director for MEPC Milton Park, said: "Start-up businesses are given the support to succeed and expand to other offices on the Milton Park estate.

“Our strategy is to encourage start-up and small businesses to operate in an environment which allows them to focus on their own corporate goals while we take care of their premises.

“This strategy provides us with a steady stream of companies who need to expand into other office locations on our estate.”

The centre, operated by Oxford Innovation, provides state-of-the-art small to medium sized offices for entrepreneurs, start-up businesses and growing companies.

Claresys, a developer of lenses for surveillance and vision systems, recently moved from the Innovation Centre into other premises on the Milton Park estate.

The firm is hoping for a £1m turnover this year and is doubling its workforce from three to six with further recruitment to come.

Chief executive Andy McLeod said: “We required a purpose built facility to accommodate our current and future growth and Milton Park has configured and equipped a bespoke office and laboratory for us in the Science Campus.

“Our employees are very happy at Milton Park and it is an