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October 15th 2019

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.  

September 20th 2019

Essex named as University Enterprise Zone

Major funding to nurture and support new digital and creative businesses has been announced as the University of Essex’s Colchester Campus is named a University Enterprise Zone. Research England and the UK Government today committed £800,000 towards the £1.3 million Accelerating Innovation at the Knowledge Gateway project. Over the next two years […]

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 […]