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Events at The EpiCentre

Where ideas are shared

Being at the leading edge of change requires support from an extended network of experts. Our events programme is designed to create an environment for stimulating conversations as well as supporting the industry sectors relevant to our customers.

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Eastern Powerhouse | Cambridge

Gonville Gonville Hotel, Cambridge

A lunch reception bringing together MPs, Local Leaders, and Businesses, to network and discuss policy initiatives for growth and prosperity.

Innovate UK Innovation Loans, Investor Partnerships and Support,

Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway Innovation Centre Knowledge Gateway, Boundary Road, Colchester

Innovation loans from Innovate UK provide flexible and patient capital to support highly innovative late-stage research and development (R&D) projects with the best potential for the future. They can take your ground-breaking idea further than grant funding alone – though Innovate UK offers that too!

Technology Day (BT)


Everyone is welcome to attend, especially business professionals and entrepreneurs to network and explore new engagement opportunities, students and those looking to understand more about a career in Technology.
Please note that general visitors must be 16 or over.

Education Beyond Teaching


The University of Suffolk is all about transformation – transforming individuals, our community, our region and beyond. We have absorbed the best traditions in higher education and aligned them with the modern world of employment and entrepreneurship.

Fundraising & Pitching

Wood Centre For Innovation Wood Centre for Innovation, Headington

The right business pitch is vital for telling your company narrative and striking a chord with investors. Having developed two software companies, MD of OION, Richard Cooper will give you the inside track on pitching and angel funding in a new, post-COVID funding landscape. And, Benjamin Storey from Eagle Labs will look at access to funding and support available to start ups and growing businesses.

Financial Solutions Day

WTW WTW Building, Friars Street, Ipswich, Suffolk

At WTW we believe that difference makes us stronger. We want the makeup of our workforce to reflect the different and varied markets we operate in, and a culture of inclusivity where all our colleagues can bring their best self to work every day. We look forward to welcoming you to our iconic building, as part of The Festival of Suffolk, to showcase the opportunities we have to offer future employees.

Sustainable Solutions Day

Lab Space

Vertas is looking forward to welcoming you to Suffolk County Council’s Endeavour House and The Hold. The day will focus on sustainable solutions, making the difference through facilities management.

ESG: Reach Your Sustainability Goals


We would like to invite you to a short webinar on Thursday 30 June 2022 which will aim to help you reach your business sustainability goals by having a sufficient ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) strategy in place.

Health, Fitness and Wellbeing Day

Haverhill Leisure Centre Ehringshausen Way, Haverhill, Suffolk

Abbeycroft Leisure are proud to support The Festival of Suffolk by sharing what we do at a Business Sector Open Day.
We work for the whole community, providing quality facilities and opportunities to lead a healthier, active lifestyle, across 18 facilities in Suffolk.
As a not-for-profit social enterprise, we re-invest any financial surplus back into our services.

Energy Days (EDF)


Sizewell B and the Sizewell C project are offering Suffolk students the opportunity to learn more about the history of Nuclear energy on the Suffolk Coast.

The EpiCentre Breakfast Catch Up

The EpiCentre, Haverhill Enterprise Way, Haverhill Research Park, Haverhill, Cambridgeshire

An informal networking event to catch up with The EpiCentre customers over a hot drink and a breakfast roll.

Product Market Fit

Wood Centre For Innovation Wood Centre for Innovation, Headington

You have a good idea but you need to know that your product has a market. Product market fit is the first step in building a successful venture. Expert advice from entrepreneurs Phil Wakefield and Mark Preston will help put you on the right track by sharing their experience and expertise in the field. They will ensure that you ask the key questions before you go to market: Is there a customer base for your product? Is it packaged right? How do you blow the competition out of the market?

Book a Tour

To find out more about how we can help your business and to arrange a tour of our offices to rent, call us for a chat.

01440 782 100
(Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5pm)


Covid-19 Statement

Update – 11 August 2022

Our Innovation Centres remain operational and accessible, and provide a safe environment for our staff and customers. We continue to assess the risk of COVID-19 alongside the latest guidance from government. In the meantime our Innovation Centre remains COVID-19 Secure and fully open for business. Our detailed risk assessment can be found here.