Pioneering defence simulation company makes Oxford UK base

SimCentric

A pioneering Oxfordshire defence simulation company has moved to the Witney Business & Innovation Centre.

SimCentric works with governments across the world to focus on ways to better train and help save the lives of soldiers.

The fast-growing company provides simulation software to facilitate safe, effective and realistic training in specialised, safety-critical domains.

Since launching the company in 2008, Chief Executive Officer, Dr Adam Easton, a Rhodes Scholar and former officer in the Australian Army, has joined forces with Tom Constable, a former Officer in the British Army and Gareth Collier, Special Forces Commando Unit Officer in the Australian Army to grow the company.

 

Sim Centric at WBIC : Picture: Ric Mellis

Tom Constable said: “We are delighted to secure space at the Witney Business & Innovation Centre and make this our UK base. With offices already in Australia, America and Sri Lanka, we were impressed with the great location and its practicality, being an equal distance for all of us to travel.

“Oxford itself is an attractive base for us to find quality employees and there is also a military centre.”

Sim Centric 2Recent recipients of a tri-service contract from the UK MoD’s The Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, the company is now looking to recruit people with Unreal Engine 4 across multiple roles.

Tom added: “When safety is on the line, only the very best training solution will suffice. We are committed to providing best-in-class simulation software to facilitate safe, effective and realistic training in specialised, safety-critical domains.

Witney Business & Innovation Centreis managed by Oxford Innovation on behalf of Blenheim Palace.