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We are proud to have a number of innovative businesses within our centre. Our aim is to bring together the best and brightest and help them develop, collaborate and grow. Below is a selection of who you will find here for you to collaborate with.

Our Customers


We are &Element, an award-winning creative agency specialising in Web Development and App Development services alongside SEO, brand strategy, graphics and User Experience reviews.

Arma Karma

An Insurtech set on doing things differently.

Their mission is to bring some ‘Good’ to the dull and unethical world of insurance. Believing insurance should be Ethical, Tailored, and Effortless


Balkerne were the first business to join us here at the Innovation centre in June 2019. 

They are a Risk management platform, offering real time information and analysis. Allowing informed and proactive decisions to be made.


Black Ball Solutions

Black ball help you disrupt with digital transformation including app and software development.


We create, build and support websites. Together with our specialised managed hosting, we take care of as much of your website as required. From helping small businesses to grow, to supporting large agencies to expand their services, our focus is ensure your website requirements are taken care of.

Credit online

Future-proof lending technology designed to boost business capacity for a seamless experience. 

A Jolly Consulting

The Global environment continues to rapidly change, requiring companies to be nimble and understand both the Internal and External threats to their organisation. A Jolly Consulting prides itself in delivering professional consulting services to identify and manage these threats.

dotcraft Agency

Helping brands craft their digital futures. Providing specialist services in user experience, technical development, and digital design and

Mission Cafe

Our in house cafe provider.

On a ‘Mission to offer quality, promote diversity & encourage sustainability.

Private Space Therapy

BACP registered therapist Offering one to one counselling that is flexible for your schedule. A place to speak and more importantly , be listened to , in empathy, trust and confidentiality .


Online knowledge resource, providing collated content from professional services to deliver
reliable, tailored insights to users when they need it.

Process Safety Solutions

Process Safety Solutions is a systems life-cycle management specialist supporting the oil and gas sector in the UK and overseas. Providing support to clients both for onshore and offshore-based sites, harnessing our expertise and technology to resolve any system issues that arise.

Protlab GPL

Interdisciplinary project for service, research, and development, creating something new by
crossing boundaries in Agriculture and Public Health.


Expertly managed marketing campaigns, with high quality printed materials at a cost effective price. That’s Callimedia.


RoleCatcher recruitment platform designed to stream-line the job seeking process.

Finding a job shouldn’t be a full-time occupation. With RoleCatcher, there’s an easier way

Total Assist

Total Assist Group is a multi-award winning recruitment agency, specialising in filling and providing temporary and permanent placements across the medical, health and social care, education and personnel industries for both the public and private sectors.

Vision Reach

Helping to streamline business processes, reduce administrative tasks, and increase productivity.

Enabling you business to adapt to customer and consumer demands.

CJ Creates

CJ Creates a design, print, digital and marketing, (they do it all) agency based in Colchester, Essex.

They help businesses discover and market their true value by creating powerful brands. More importantly, they’re pretty good at it.



Founded in 2018, Greyzip are a team of digital marketers with a wealth of knowledge in all things digital! They work collaboratively with clients to achieve great results. They are passionate about increasing business’s online presence through SEO, social media management, PR and more. 

City Trust Accounts

From doing your business’s tax returns to keeping your accounts up to date, City Trust offers all


Ubie Ltd assists small to medium-sized businesses to get a powerful online presence with our affordable Pay Monthly Website & Marketing plans. We believed SMEs got a rotten deal when it came to their online presence; our service allows SMEs to access affordable and high-quality web design/marketing.  

Constellation Marketing

Only marketing that speaks to your target audience is worth the investment. That’s what we do – we create content that connects with your clients.

DAC Planning

DAC Planning is a small but professional planning consultancy with a wide range of experience in undertaking a variety of planning projects. We are based in the east of England, but service clients nationally. DAC Planning provides professional planning consultancy services to public sector clients and local communities.  

Checkmate Innovation

Checkmate Innovation bring you Air-Flush Technology for the home. The Velocity WC is part of an innovative range of ceramic sanitary ware products currently being developed to bring elegance and water saving into the home.

Essex Chambers of Commerce

Essex Chambers of Commerce is the county’s leading business support organisation, delivering information and assistance to businesses throughout Essex. We are here to help you reach your goals.

TalentEd Recruitment

Put us to work. Recruiting for schools is all we do – any role, any contract. Supporting SEND schools, Alternative Provisions, Primary, Secondary and Further Education Colleges in East Anglia, London and Kent. Register your vacancy with us and we’ll do everything we can to fill it. Simple. If we can’t, we won’t waste your time.

Expedite Solutions

We firmly believe technology should be used to help rather than hinder. Allowing you to take care of business whilst we take care of your technology needs.

Graceage Care

Providing Home Care across England and supported living care in and around Colchester, Hampshire, Norwich.

Studio HEDG Architects

HEDG Architects is an architectural studio based in Colchester, North Essex.

We believe the spaces we live and work in have a great influence on us, and a good design can improve our health and wellbeing.

Gentle Human

Powered by nature, designed for sensitive skin, made for all.

We are Gentle Human.

Holland Resources

Holland Resources are a specialist IT and Technology recruitment business with over two decades of experience. We have a proven track record of accelerating business growth for our clients by assisting them with key hires within their IT and Technology teams.

Lighthall Consult

We are innovative, efficient and helpful Chartered Certified Accountants. We help our clients across the sectors run their business more efficiently. We help turn visions and passions into profitable businesses.

Lindsey Group

Founded in 1925, we have spent over 90 years honing and perfecting our craft to become the market leader in the heating and cooling systems sector. We are proud to offer our services to both commercial and domestic customers, helping our clients to improve the efficiency of their systems and ultimately helping them to save money.

Merlin Cloud

Deploy digital campaigns in-store and online, intelligently save energy, time and money.

Morgan Engineering

Morgan Engineering Consultants Limited (MEC) is a Civil and Structural Engineering Consultancy based in Essex, London and Surrey.

OSP Group

We’re recruiting talented and motivated people from around the world to fill the skills gap. We focus on their skills, attitude and work ethic irrespective of background and nationality.

We specialise in the construction, transport & freight, and industrial sectors across the South East.

Simmetec Design Consultancy

From small design tasks to large projects, concept ideas to detailed 3D CAD data and drawings, we can help you achieve your goals, so don’t wait, take action now and book a call with us today!

Pelican Media

CGI, interactive solutions and virtual/augmented reality for developers, planners, property owners, architects, residential and commercial agents and technology providers.


Smash targets with Smarter Affiliate Growth.

Affiliate channel management for ambitious e-commerce brands.

Quality Care Resourcing

Your Trusted Domiciliary Care Provider

Looking after your elderly or disabled loved ones can be challenging. Quality Care Resourcing provides complete domiciliary care services to young adults, adults, senior patients and persons with disabilities.

Sengda Freight

Are you seeking a seamless, efficient, and reliable solution for all your international shipping needs? Look no further! We are thrilled to introduce our premier shipping forwarder services, designed to revolutionize the way you navigate the complex world of global logistics.

Silk Pearce

Silk Pearce is a Colchester-based branding and design studio who believes the best work is realised with three elements – concept, craft and collaboration – each of equal importance throughout the design process.

Sona Insurance

The name Sona means wisdom.

Sona provides a full insurance broking service for our business and personal clients across the UK and beyond.

Stowe Family Law

When I do becomes I don’t.
We’ll stand by you.

At Stowe Family Law, we are the only national law firm dedicated to family matters with the UK’s largest team of specialist family lawyers.

Tamvic Services

We specialise in recruiting mental health care professionals and providing mental health care training. We work with private and public sector mental health care providers.

Trayler Lane Accountancy

An Essex-based Accountancy practice offering a full range of services covering accounting solutions and consultancy for all your business needs.

Unity Structures

Since our formation, Unity Structures Limited has provided our clients with innovative engineering solutions. Our holistic approach considers both the needs of our clients and the practical considerations for their contractors. We are committed to delivering high-quality engineering design and exceptional customer service. Through our activities, we aim to set the standard for engineering design.

Jola Strategic

SME Fractional Finance Director support. Take back control, reduce stress, and make confident informed decisions.

Apex Recruit 

Apex Recruit can take of all your recruitment needs, we can over temp or perm solutions for your company, our ethos is to provide a quality service overall, and rest will follow.

The Big Green Internet

Our aim is to give wildlife a helping hand by creating new habitats and improving the ecological health of those already here. This is known as Nature Recovery. The Big Green Internet project achieves this by planting wildlife corridors and hedgerows to connect isolated ‘orphan’ woodlands together.

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