We're open for business
How can we help?
From better financial management to harnessing the power of data to make smarter decisions, our wealth of knowledge
and expertise is giving businesses the competitive edge. Find out how we can help yours - download our brochure (.pdf)
Watch our new video that tells how, following an
initial £12m investment, we're now developing the Knowledge Gateway as the location of choice
in the eastern region for knowledge-based enterprises in science, technology and the creative sector.
Knowledge Gateway is where businesses interact, collaborate and prosper. More than 15 SMEs are
already here, benefitting from our expertise and services. Let us help you grow.
Use our business incubation facilities, get support to develop your employees,
hire our talented graduates to get fresh thinking, and host your corporate event at our luxury
4-star Wivenhoe House hotel.
What we offer
- Reserve a suite or unit at Parkside Office Village, perfect for SMEs and start-ups
- Get expert business-focused consultancy from boosting logistics to accountancy
- Let our first-class training and continuing professional development boost your workforce
- Introduce new thinking to your business with a graduate placement or internship
- Ensure exceptional events with our corporate entertainment and meeting facilities
Get extra help
Is your business buzzing with ideas but in need of more time, talent and skills? Gain fresh thinking, helpful resource and
new expertise by hiring one of our talented students on a work placement for a
short-term project or a year.
You're generating data at an accelerating rate, but how do you exploit it? Deriving new insights and supporting better
decisions requires both new techniques and posing smarter questions. Our Institute for Analytics and
Data Science can help.
Bright spaces for SMEs
Our Knowledge Gateway is a growing hotspot for small and medium-sized enterprises. Suites and units from 1,195 to 4,685 square feet are
available in Parkside Office Village at our Colchester Campus which offers excellent facilities.