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We’ve made it our mission to create a community within Future Space, built on mutual respect and interest in developing future technology and innovation. Our aim is to bring together the best and brightest and help them develop, collaborate and grow. You spend most of your week working, so why not be surrounded by like-minded individuals with enthusiasm for one another’s ideas?

Connecting and collaborating together

There’s nothing better than to collaborate with your inspiring office or lab neighbour, pooling your resources and creating something great. 

At Future Space you can mix with creators in all kinds of industry. Our team work hard to plan events and casual meetups to bring members together to share ideas, showcase their work and create new opportunities for collaboration.

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Connecting and collaborating together

There’s nothing better than to collaborate with your inspiring office or lab neighbour, pooling your resources and creating something great.

At Future Space you can mix with creators in all kinds of industry. Our team work hard to plan events and casual meetups to bring members together to share ideas, showcase their work and create new opportunities for collaboration.

Our members

Our members represent the cutting edge of innovation: You can mix with creators in all kinds of tech industry, learn from each other and build lasting collaborations; as individuals, and as a community collectively.

service robotics
flexys
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Our fantastic team

Our team brings a wealth of experience in managing lab and workspace designed for growing science and tech communities. You focus on your business, we'll take care of the rest.

Tom El-Shawk

Centre Manager

Tom has a diverse work history which will allow him to make Future Space a community of talent, creativity and big picture thinking and somewhere where businesses can grow and collaborate. As a centre manager Tom will always be visible and available to Future Space members and welcomes visits from those who are interested in learning more about what we do here. Tom is hoping to make positive changes, and he encourages everyone to share their ideas to make the most of an already brilliant place to create and innovate.

Maria-Marsella Gounaridou

Assistant Centre Manager

Maria was born in Russia, where she lived for 13 years before moving to Greece. She studied Business Studies at the University of Plymouth and worked at the Cornwall Innovation Centres for five years. She has hands-on experience designing and developing websites, as well as building and maintaining strong customer relationships. While working full-time, she loves creating content both for herself but also for a variety of different businesses. She is insanely passionate about fashion, beauty and travel.

Abi Ross

Assistant Innovation Manager

Abi trained to be an artist at Loughborough University and has since turned her hand to a variety of professions, including teaching in Lyon, managing an independent festival business and running luxury properties in the French Alps. As Assistant Innovation Manager, she helps deliver our Business Support, including events, access to internship funding, and working with partners to bring in relevant advisor support. In her spare time she is a musician and seamstress, and enjoys gardening, skiing and cycling.

Sharon Chadwick

Lab Supervisor

Sharon has a background in molecular biology, and medical devices and has worked for several University spinout companies. She brings experience of working in many varied lab environments from Universities (with a Degree from Bristol University and PhD in Cancer Genetics from Birmingham University) to company labs, which is extremely helpful for assisting the businesses using the facilities.

Latoyah Williams

Customer Experience Assistant

Latoyah has a Level 3 Diploma in Health Care, and variety of finance, office support and facilities management experience. She has a passion for construction which stems from her charitable nature, as she wishes to one day contribute to the building and planning of a potential future home or public space, and establish a community. Latoyah is our Customer Experience Assistant, ready to help you with all your day-to-day questions and queries. She loves to travel, with family from various parts of the world, which allows her to delve and immerse herself into the cultural and historical aspects of many countries. 

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What's happening at Future Space

Find out more about the companies currently innovating within Future Space.

Green Skills: showcasing green innovation as part of pilot project

Future Space hosts four innovation workshops, providing an insight into how our members are using innovation to create sustainable solutions to world challenges.

The startups growing thanks to Launch Space and Santander

As we prepare to begin Launch Space Spring 2022, we caught up with a few of the Autumn 2021 cohort who were successful in securing Santander grants.

UWE Bristol’s Launch Space open for applications

UWE Bristol’s Launch Space Incubator is open again for applications from aspiring entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses.

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