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A multi-million-pound state-of-the-art facility, offering a range of office space opportunities to suit your individual business needs

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More than just an office

The Smart Innovation Hub offers a unique opportunity for new businesses and entrepreneurs to grow their businesses through collaboration with Keele University’s sector-leading academics and talented students.

Located at the heart of Keele University’s campus and co-located alongside Keele Business School, the facility has been designed to support the creation and growth of new businesses and encourage more innovation-led business growth. By providing collaborative workspaces, it aims to stimulate a new more intuitive approach to business and innovation development.

Smart Innovation Hub Office spaces

Space to suit your needs

The Smart Innovation Hub offers a range of office space opportunities to suit your individual business needs:

- Shared co-working space
- Dedicated desk in a shared office
- 2-4 person start-up offices
- 6-19 person grow-on spaces

Atrium area

Events and Facilities

Businesses and entrepreneurs will have access to a range of event spaces and meeting rooms, including:

- Lecture and seminar rooms
- Breakout areas
- Meeting rooms
- Boardrooms
- Exhibition space
- Digital suite

At the centre of the building is a modern open plan business lounge offering a range of seating options, Skype booths, café and a place to network and meet new people.

Smart Innovation Hub reception area

Specialist support to help you grow

The Smart Innovation Hub is more than just a building. Businesses and entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to benefit from a range of dedicated programmes including:

- The New Enterprise Bootcamp - Two-day Bootcamp that has been designed to support innovative and ambitious entrepreneurs and business owners that are in the early stages of their business life cycle.

A prestigious innovation leadership programme addressing distinctive organisational and leadership challenges for innovation-led, knowledge-intensive businesses across the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire area

An innovation support programme designed to support businesses that are thinking about, or are currently in the process of, developing a new product, process or service.

Smart Innovation Hub events

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How to apply for spaces

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), partnerships, sole traders and pre-start-ups are welcomed. Applicants will need to consider the Keele University Science and Innovation park criteria.

To register an interest please fill out our online enquiry form below alternatively for more information please email kusip@keele.ac.uk or call 01782 734321 

Smart Innovation Hub CGI fly through

Smart Innovation Hub CGI fly through