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Meet new people without leaving the office

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, in a COVID secure space. 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, in a COVID secure space. 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.

fusion processing
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.

Laura Stevens

Centre Director

Laura brings 30 years’ of experience as an international start-up specialist, commercial director, and SME strategy/marketing consultant. As Centre Director Laura drives the Future Space vision to foster innovation and collaboration between our pioneering businesses, UWE and the wider Bristol/Bath high-tech community.  

 

Parm Cory-Jones

Centre Manager

Parm oversees the day to day operational running of Future Space laboratories and workspace whilst also managing the team. Parm has worked as an Operations Manager for the past 10 years and is a keen traveller, having lived and travelled across Australia and the USA. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, cooking and writing short stories.

 

Aimeé Skinner

Innovation Manager

Aimeé oversees the Innovation team at Future Space, developing new support initiatives and driving engagement between members and the University. Aimeé knows the campus well, having gained a BSc and Honorary MSc, both in Environmental Science, from UWE. She brings 8 years’ corporate experience in regulated industries and now co-manages Bristol Innovators' Group – a network of >500 innovators.

Sharon Chadwick

Lab Technician

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.

David Crowley

Assistant Centre Manager

David has previously worked for several serviced office companies and had the opportunity to open three business centres. With experience of delivering high levels of customer service and creating an environment in which businesses can thrive, David is excited to be working with our Centre Manager to support customers and learn all about innovation.  

Crover James

Business Engagement Manager

As part of the Innovation team, Crover is reviewing and expanding the business support services and programmes available to our members, as well as working on our community events calendar. Crover has experience in supporting small businesses across all sectors and in 2019 won the Better Business For All award from BEIS for his work with the Somali SME community in Bristol.

Abi Ross

Customer Experience Assistant

Abi trained to be an artist at Loughborough University, and since graduating has turned her hand to a variety of different professions. From running a luxury ski chalet in the French Alps to managing a temporary tattooing and face painting stall at festivals up and down the UK.  Born and raised in Devon, Abi is the Customer Experience Assistant at Future Space, here to greet you with a smile and help with all your general questions and enquiries. In her spare time she enjoys music, gardening, making clothes, skiing and cycling.

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What's happening at Future Space

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

Flexys Solutions appoints Chief Revenue Officer

Debt management software provider, Flexys Solutions, has announced the appointment of Ahmed Amin to the role of Chief Revenue Officer.

Celebrating five years of Future Space

Five years ago Future Space became one of four university enterprise zones in the UK, co-located with UWE Bristol, as part of a pilot to see how having businesses on campus impacts better outcomes for both students and businesses. Find out more about what makes Future Space so great.

Five Years with Future Space: An interview with our Centre Manager, Parm Cory-Jones

Parm Cory-Jones has been with the Future Space team from the beginning. As we celebrate five years of the centre, we meet up with her to find out what makes Future Space so special.

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