Flexible, collaborative and engaging

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway is here to guide new and growing technology businesses to become successful. That’s why you only pay for the space you need right now; knowing you can easily expand later. It’s also why we have inclusive business support, mentoring and free masterclasses available to all. We’re located on the University of Essex, Colchester campus so cutting-edge technology research and resources are available right on your doorstep. If you’re in the technology sectors, this is the perfect place to be.

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway is here to guide new and growing technology businesses to become successful. That’s why you only pay for the space you need right now; knowing you can easily expand later. It’s also why we have inclusive business support, mentoring and free masterclasses available to all. We’re located on the University of Essex, Colchester campus so cutting-edge technology research and resources are available right on your doorstep. If you’re in the technology sectors, this is the perfect place to be.

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Meet our innovators

We have a varied mix of companies working together as part of our dynamic community of innovators.
Here’s what just a few had to say:

“Witney BIC gives us the flexibility we need as a dynamic, growing consultancy. We make use of its meeting rooms for our company meetings and value being part of Oxford Innovation’s network of centres.”

Matt Grimshaw
Founder
The Pioneers

“We were looking for a base, somewhere we could separate work from home. I knew the Witney Business & Innovation Centre was a fantastic place to network and we have already met people we can work with in the future.”

Aadam Akram
Co-founder
Social Out-cast

“We’re delighted to have expanded into the Witney BIC. The staff have been so helpful and it’s very satisfying to know that as we continue to recruit staff in this area we have the flexibility to easily move into larger office space.”

Dr. Elena Mills
Business Unit Director
Helios Medical Communications

MEET OUR INNOVATORS

We have a varied mix of companies working together as part of our dynamic community of innovators.
Here’s what just a few had to say:

“Witney BIC gives us the flexibility we need as a dynamic, growing consultancy. We make use of its meeting rooms for our company meetings and value being part of Oxford Innovation’s network of centres.”

Matt Grimshaw
Founder
The Pioneers

Latest News

Get a taste for just some of the incredible success stories that have taken place at ICKG:

Businesses already making new Innovation Centre in Essex their home

Essex has a new home for likeminded tech entrepreneurs, start-ups and ambitious individuals. Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway, based on the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus, has just opened its doors and businesses are already choosing to make it their home. The latest addition to the East of England’s burgeoning tech […]

Agile Research and Innovative Creations amongst first to join Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway has welcomed two new businesses to its growing business community: research agency, Agile Research and cloud developer, Innovative Creations. Based on the Knowledge Gateway research and technology park at the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus, the newly opened Innovation Centre offers flexible workspace solutions, networking opportunities, […]

Speaker of the House of Commons opens £12m Innovation Centre at University of Essex

A new home for early stage and start-up technology companies plus student entrepreneurs has officially opened at the University of Essex’s Knowledge Gateway research and technology park. Speaker of the House of Commons and Chancellor of the University of Essex, The Rt Hon John Bercow MP, helped launch the £12m […]

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