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September 12th 2019

Head-to-Head: Neil Griffin, Innovation Director at ICKG

We sit down with Innovation Director, Neil Griffin to find out a bit more about him and how he is looking forward to helping businesses at Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway. What is your background and what did you do before this role? I originally started in the hospitality sector before […]

August 12th 2019

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 […]

July 29th 2019

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, […]

June 28th 2019

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 […]

February 1st 2019

Head-to-Head: Dan Smart, Centre Director at Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway

Having joined the Oxford Innovation team this month, we sat down with Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway’s new Centre Director Dan Smart, to find out a bit more about him and how he is getting on so far. 1. What is your background and what did you do before this role? […]

November 1st 2018

Prepare for the start-up revolution – Oxford Innovation launching partnership with University of Essex

Oxford Innovation is to deliver flexible workspace and support for up to 50 technology businesses in the soon to open £12m Innovation Centre at the University of Essex’s Knowledge Gateway research and technology park. The purpose-built Innovation Centre will offer extensive dedicated and coworking space, tailored for early stage and […]