Fresh thinking for business

Driving growth

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We are driving economic growth in the East of England, contributing £464 million each year to the regional economy. Read the full story in our Economic Impact Report.

Work with us. Find a fresh perspective that will drive success and transformation, whatever that looks like for your business.

Let us help you grow. Get expert, bespoke consultancy to improve your business. Develop your employees, and hire our talented graduates.

Our £13m investment to date in the Knowledge Gateway is creating the location of choice in the eastern region for knowledge-based enterprises in science, technology and the creative sector. Join us.

Overview

  • Reserve an SME unit at Parkside Office Village
  • Explore opportunities to locate to the Knowledge Gateway
  • Talk to us about business-focused bespoke consultancy
  • Sign-up for first-class training and networking events
  • Host your corporate meetings using our first-class facilities

Get extra help

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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.

Data analytics

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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

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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.