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See how Sussex Innovation can help your business.

Supporting ambitious business communities

Sussex Innovation (owned by the University of Sussex) runs a number of hubs across the South East including one based in Croydon. Opened in 2015, Sussex Innovation Croydon supports Croydon’s vibrant, ambitious business community.

Innovation Consultancy and Coaching.

Tap into a network of specialist expert consultants to work one-to-one on your strategy, sales and marketing, market insight, funding or financial models and more. A team of in-house advisors are on hand to leverage rich research resources and practical experience from years of running and mentoring high-growth businesses. Some consultancy sessions are even available part- or fully-funded.

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Flexible Office and Co-Working Space.

Sussex Innovation Croydon hosts a community of start-ups and growing businesses across two floors of the iconic One Croydon building, a stone’s throw from East Croydon station. Tenants gain access to private office space for 2 to 15 people, with flexible terms allowing your business to occupy bigger or smaller spaces as needed. A range of co-working membership options provide freelancers and sole traders with a home away from home among likeminded entrepreneurs, including hotdesking, meeting and conference rooms, and an open plan business lounge.

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Catalyst Team – Flexible Business Support.

Are you a growing business looking for some help with your next project? The Catalyst Team can provide you with a flexible resource to help you tackle your never ending to do list. It enables you to work with a University of Sussex graduate on a bespoke project. The graduates come from a wide range of disciplines and therefore the type of project is completely flexible and could range from providing invaluable market insight to project management, content creation, sales, event support and social media.

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Access to Investment.

Suss Ventures is Sussex Innovation’s investor matching service, introducing opportunities to a network of private seed investors at regular pitch events. If your business has potential but isn’t yet in an investable position, they’ll also introduce you to the support you need to get your pitch investment ready

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Business Commercialisation through the University of Sussex.

Collaborations with Sussex are contributing new knowledge and innovative solutions to real-world problems. Our research, consultancy, technology, spin-outs and training are transforming industry, manufacturing, business and society – helping companies and organisations grow and attract new investment If you are looking for academic expertise to support your business venture, get in touch with our collaboration team

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Meeting and Collaboration Spaces

Sussex Innovation Croydon has a variety of different spaces which can be booked by external organisations. These multi-use spaces can be used for anything from team away days to photo shoots.

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