07. CERES – Centre for Engineering and Research


CERES – Centre for Engineering and Research

Welcome to CERES – AEON Engineering’s dedicated Centre for Engineering and REsearch.

A unique facility created to provide access to high quality lab space, fully equipped to support engineering design, development, integration and testing.

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AEON AETHER QCM available for purchase, click here for brochure

Thermal Vacuum Chamber available for rental, click here for brochure

UV-VIS-NIR Spectroradiometer service, click here for brochure

For specific project enquiries please fill out this online form and a member of the team will be in touch.


Carbon Neutral Facility

Offsetting our carbon footprint is a necessary next step in the development of our facility and position within the market. That’s why we have taken great effort to put all the necessary steps into place to allow our clients to off-set their carbon emissions through the use of our Thermal Vacuum Chamber.
It’s our mission to encourage our clients and other Companies within the sector, to make necessary changes to slow down the effects of climate change and work towards becoming Net Zero.


Our testing capabilities are applicable to a wide range of industries including, Aerospace, Defence, Consumer Products , Pharmaceutical, Materials Science and many more.


CERES can either, be used as a functional space by external organisations, or form part of AEON’s Testing as a Service (TaaS) offering using AEON’s expert in-house engineering team.


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To find out more, or to arrange to view the CERES Facility please Contact Us.

Unique Facilities


In addition to our extensive in house knowledge and experience in the Space and R&D sectors, we can offer Client’s full service solutions for any product development, assembly, integration and testing needs they have using our CERES facility.

CERES Facilities include;


  • ISO 5 Clean Room
  • Tensile and Compression Machines
  • Large Thermal Vacuum Chamber
  • Small Vacuum Chamber, optimised for optic testing to 300mm Diameter under vacuum and ambient conditions
  • 3D Printing
  • TQCM rental and bespoke builds
  • Metrology and 3D Scanning
  • Aberlink Axion Too CMM with selection of probes
  • Spectroscopy and Optics
  • Assorted optomechanical hardware
  • Dedicated cleaning and assembly area
  • Dedicated support space
  • Observation area as well as remote observation software
  • Option of exclusive use of facility
  • Secure storage space

Assuring your Product


Projects undertaken by AEON are managed to the highest level of assurance and accuracy. Working to ECSS and ISO standards, our extensive knowledge and experience will ensure that your project provides you with the outputs that you need.


We are agile to Client requirements and regularly work on a bespoke basis to, employing our System EngineeringDesign and Analysis to provide a full service solution.


For more information on how to access CERES and our expert support, please Contact Us.



Have a project in mind? Please get in touch. Our team loves a challenge.


03333 401 444


AEON Engineering Head Office


Silverdale Road, Silverdale


AEON Engineering Oxfordshire Office


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Research Complex at Harwell
Electron Building, Fermi Ave
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