Flexible, collaborative and engaging

Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway is here to guide new and growing innovative 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 an innovative business, this is the perfect place to be.

  • Serviced office space, co working, dedicated desk and virtual office options
  • Affordable meeting and conference space options
  • Inclusive on-site business support
  • Access to University of Essex networks and facilities
  • 30-day notice period, not tying you down to long term arrangements
  • Collaborative, likeminded community of businesses
  • Regular events with leading local and national sector experts
  • Discount access to on-campus facilities including the gym and nursery
  • On-site Café and event catering options

 



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.

OUR SERVICES

Community at Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway in Colchester
Office support at Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway in Colchester
Meeting rooms at Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway in Colchester
Business support at Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway in Colchester

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

Industry-defining IT and technology services

Your day to day requirements are our priority. From reliable and uninterrupted internet connectivity to extensive voice services, we give you the tools to ensure your business is always on. Our aim is to make your business operations as seamless as possible.

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Latest News

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

AMY robotics club kicks off

This month the eagerly awaited AMY Robotics club kicked off as part of the continued collaboration with The Computer Science and Electronic Engineering department of the University of Essex and The Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway (ICKG).  

Impactful Masterclasses, Events, Meet ups at the Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway

We pride ourselves on putting on not only business essential events but also interesting Meet ups and expert Masterclasses from industry experts that deliver impact to Start up businesses. We believe these add value to our offer and give businesses owners and founders ‘tools’ that they might not have access […]

Make Your Business Successful with Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway Opportunities

Want to make your business successful? Are you running a business from the living room? A sofa is no place to build a business to its full potential. Daily commutes to London are tiring and time-consuming for business owners. Innovators deserve an accessible, established workspace to make the most out […]

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