September 12, 2019
The Creative Colchester initiative has gone from strength to strength and the heart of the project has always been the people that make up our great creative & digital community – a community that we’re continuing to nurture and expand over the next few years. As part of our ongoing...
July 19, 2019
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 19, 2019
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,...
July 2, 2019
Introducing South East Creatives, a business development programme supporting growing practices working in Essex, East Sussex and Kent. Businesses can opt for one of the following: - Workshops and Mentoring - Business Growth - Job Creation -...
June 6, 2019
Essex Interns at the University of Essex currently has a number of grant funding streams available targeted towards supporting the local Creative Digital and Cultural sector in the region – the funding will enable a limited number of eligible employers to take on an intern for 6 or...
March 13, 2019
In April 2018 Research England announced the recipients of its Connecting Capability Fund. Amongst them, a new collaborative network of seven universities and colleges in the East of England was awarded £4.7 million to drive innovation and growth in the region. This network is EIRA (Enabling Innovation: Research to...
March 7, 2019
Businesses in the creative, cultural and digital sectors are being encouraged to take advantage of a new £5.1million grants and support programme. The South East Creative, Cultural and Digital Programme (SECCADS) is an ambitious programme, led by Thurrock Council and running across Essex, Kent and East Sussex. Between now and...
February 12, 2019
Businesses and residents across a large part of the town are set to benefit from a substantial Government investment (£3.45m) in brand new, “ultrafast” broadband networks. This ambitious project means that Colchester is the first authority in East Anglia to secure funding from the Government’s Local Full Fibre Network...
February 12, 2019
Welcome to creativecolchester.org.uk. This is a website for creative people in Colchester – we want to show off the amazing talent in the town and help build more of it. If you work in the creative, cultural or digital sector you can sign up to the directory – use...