Fusing space and ideas

We do

Future Space connects entrepreneurs and tech innovators with scientists, researchers and graduate talent – to spark collaboration, innovation and growth.

With focused commercial support including innovation coaching, regular workshops, events and conferences, you have access to expertise right where you work and create.

Our office and lab space comes standard or customisable, so even your environment is tailored to where you’re at right now.

We are

This is the workspace of the future. A unique platform designed to forge connections and inspire fresh thinking, this is more than a building – it's a destination without boundaries.

A vibrant community that brings innovative coaching together with strategic partners and specialist advisors, we help you explore everything beyond your idea. With high tech facilities, lab and office space alongside access to research and funding schemes, potential partners and future customers, this is the space to get connected.

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Future Space connects entrepreneurs and tech innovators with scientists, researchers and graduate talent – to spark collaboration, innovation and growth.

Our community brings innovative coaching together with strategic partners and specialist advisors, we help you explore everything beyond your idea. With high tech facilities, lab and office space alongside access to research and funding schemes, potential partners and future customers, this is the space to develop and grow with the innovators of the future.

With focused commercial support including innovation coaching, regular workshops, events and conferences, you have access to expertise right where you work and create.

Future Space connects entrepreneurs and tech innovators with scientists, researchers and graduate talent – to spark collaboration, innovation and growth.

Our community brings innovative coaching together with strategic partners and specialist advisors, we help you explore everything beyond your idea. With high tech facilities, lab and office space alongside access to research and funding schemes, potential partners and future customers, this is the space to develop and grow with the innovators of the future.

With focused commercial support including innovation coaching, regular workshops, events and conferences, you have access to expertise right where you work and create.

Your Space

Future Space offers a range of shared and dedicated laboratories, co-working facilities and office space designed specifically for the innovators of Bristol.

Based on the UWE campus, with cutting edge facilities and access to leading University research and funding schemes, we're the ideal location for entrepreneurs and growing companies in the science and technology sector. With on-site specialist business support, available to all our customers at no extra cost, meeting rooms, and a growing community of innovators, its the perfect space to grow your business.

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Co-located with the Bristol Robotics Laboratory, at the heart of the main UWE Bristol campus, Future Space will drive the University’s ambitions to prepare students with entrepreneurial skills, spark collaboration between UWE researchers, innovators and entrepreneurs and commercialise the latest research.

Professor Steve West, UWE Bristol Vice-Chancellor and President, said, “This is the latest venture that sets us apart as a technology-based university focused on generating opportunities for business growth and collaboration.

“There is no doubt in my mind that fostering an entrepreneurial atmosphere on our campus is a win for our students and our research community, as we know that by collaborating and nurturing business we create a climate of innovation that has a ripple effect.”

Backed by

Future Space is part of one of four University Enterprise Zones in the UK. The West of England University Enterprise Zone provides facilities and services to companies specialising in robotics, biosciences, medical technologies and other high tech sectors. 

The University Enterprise Zone has been led by UWE Bristol, with support from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership.

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Future Space is managed by Oxford Innovation, who started by creating Europe’s first innovation centre – and now manage a growing network of over 20 centres across the UK.

As a high growth business ourselves, we understand what innovators, start-ups, entrepreneurs and emerging businesses are experiencing. We know what works and we know how best to support you. We can also connect you to a network of over 1,000 businesses and you can use facilities in any of our locations (subject to availability).

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At Future Space, our experienced innovation directors support you with dynamic coaching for commercial advancement. With honed and highly skilled coaching, you’ll experience agile support for growth. 

Elaine McKechnie
Centre Director
Parm Cory-Jones
Assistant Centre Manager
Christoph Zimmer
Lab Technician
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