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.

  • 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.

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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:

Creative Colchester art commission Winner

Earlier this year the Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway along with Creative Colchester held an open call to local artists to submit their work for a commission in the Innovation Centre.  

Head-to-Head: Arma Karma

Arma Karma, the Innovation Centres’ latest customers, are changing the way we think about insurance. A quick catch-up with founders Chris and Ben explained what, why and how they’re disrupting the Insuretech scene.  

Head-to-Head: Agile Research Ltd

Agile Research were originally looking for virtual tenancy options. Three months later they’re in their own office and using University interns to help drive the business forward. We took a minute to catch up with Nick Richmond, CEO of Agile Research to see how things are working out.  

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