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October 15, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

The University of Essex’s new £12 million Innovation centre, designed to bolster the region’s emerging science, technology and digital creative industries, has officially opened its doors.

As both the University of Essex and Oxford Innovation are key members of the Essex Chambers, we are extremely proud to host a soft launch for our members and local businesses, to look around this unique centre and discover the fantastic facilities and services they have to offer.

The purpose-built Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway will deliver flexible workspace and support for up to 50 enterprises. It includes a café, areas for businesses and students to develop business ideas and space to showcase research, linked to the creative and digital sectors.

Studio X the home to the University’s digital creative collaborative studio and student start-up programme, containing state of the art AI/AR and 360 VR Video and Animation studios which are all accessible to resident businesses.

Guest speakers;
Neil Griffin, Innovation Director / Innovation Centre Colchester
James Newell, Executive Director / Groundwork
Jake Harris, Co-Owner & Client and Strategy Director / Harris & Wilde
Date: Tuesday 15th October 2019 4.30pm to 6.30pm (Refreshments Provided)
Venue: The Innovation Centre. Knowledge Gateway, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex CO4 3SQ
Cost to attend: Members £20 + VAT and Non-Members £32 + VAT

This is a great opportunity to experience and test the latest technology and meet some of the regions most up and coming forward thinking new and established businesses in Essex, all within in a modern state of the art facility.

16:30 Registration & Networking
17:00 Presentations
17:45 Networking
18:30 Event CLOSE


Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway
Boundary Road
Colchester, CO4 3ZQ United Kingdom
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01206 405 500
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