Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway

The Innovation Centre, Knowledge Gateway is a bold new home for early stage and start-up technology companies located on the University of Essex’s Colchester campus. It is a collaborative partnership between the University of Essex and Oxford Innovation (the UK’s leading Innovation Centre operator).

Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) is an innovative global university, named as one of the top 350 institutions in the world in The Times Higher Education's World University Rankings 2018.

HArlow Science PArk

Harlow Science Park

Harlow Science Park, a place for businesses focusing on science, technology, research & innovation.

University of Essex

The University of Essex is an award winning public research university with campuses in Colchester, Southend-on-Sea and Loughton. The University is in the top 20 in the UK for research excellence, with almost a quarter of its research rated as world-leading and was named University of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2018.


Harlow Enterprise Zone

Harlow Enterprise Zone is a new science and IT park for advanced manufacturing and life sciences/medical technology businesses.

London Gateway Port

DP World London Gateway

DP World London Gateway is the UK's most integrated logistics hub; a state-of-the-art, globally connected, deep-sea port and rail terminal in Essex. It provides the most efficient link between deep-sea shipping and the largest consumer markets in the UK.


London Stansted Airport

Located in Essex, London Stansted is the UK's fastest growing airport.


Chesterford Research Park

Chesterford Research Park - high-quality accommodation for pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Passenger arriving at London Southend Airport

London Southend Airport

London Southend Airport is located in the south east of Essex and is one of the UK's fastest growing airports; providing access to Europe for business and leisure travellers.

Port of Tilbury

The Port of Tilbury, located in Essex, is the largest deep water port on the River Thames and acts as London’s major port, providing fast, modern distribution services for the benefit of the South East of England.