As a Space to Innovate member you’ll have access to the following benefits:
Space to Innovate
Sensor City’s Space to Innovate package is the first of its kind and has been specially designed for those businesses looking to accelerate the development of innovative ideas and growth. To offer even more flexibility, the innovation package has been split into three offerings – all designed to suit the needs of ambitious scale-ups.
This package is ideal for businesses that want to be part of the Sensor City ecosystem and connect with a wider network of experts, influencers and collaborators.
By becoming a Member of Sensor City, you will receive:
Bespoke - project by project basis
This package is perfect for those businesses looking to supercharge their product development process and rapid prototyping requirements.
As part of this package, via our dedicated technical team, you will have access to the following:
360 Growth Package
This package gives ambitious businesses the maximum level of support they need to unlock growth, quickly. Working with our expert teams, you’ll be able to design a bespoke business development programme made up of some of our most popular support initiatives. Support could include:
“Being a part of the Sensor City ecosystem has opened us up to a number of growth opportunities. The business development support we’ve received alone has seen us raise the profile and reputation of the business helping us to attract investment and funding, along with three recent award wins.”
Paul Byrne, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at PIN IoT
“As a developer of bespoke scientific measurement instruments, Sensor City has been invaluable to access the technical engineering support, know-how and prototyping needed, as well as provide a professional space to build and test prototypes and demonstrate them to clients.”
Dr Andrew Hopkinson, Founder and Developer at Hopkinson Research
1. What is Sensor City? Why should I become a member?
Sensor City is a global hub for the development of sensor technologies & rapid prototyping, created through a collaboration between the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University.
We bring businesses from all sectors together with academic partners to bring innovative sensor and IoT concepts to life and create commercially viable solutions. We do this through a range of support packages aimed at a full spectrum of business sizes – particularly scale-up businesses.
2. What is the Space to Innovate membership? Who is it designed for?
The Space to Innovate membership has been specially designed to provide businesses with access to support, guidance, state-of-the-art equipment and world class technical expertise.
Dependent on the needs of your business, we’ve developed three variations of the membership package.
3. What are the main benefits of each package?
a. Network package – Designed for businesses that want to connect with Sensor City’s ecosystem consisting of experts, influencers, academics and collaborators. This package is free of charge, although you have the option to access pay-as-you-go hotdesking spaces.
b. Technical package – The Technical Package is aimed at businesses looking to take the next step with their product idea, offering product testing and development support, as well as rapid prototyping. You will have access to technical specialists and state of the art facilities and software. This package is costed out on a project by project basis.
c. 360 Growth Package – The 360 Growth Package gives businesses the maximum level of support and guidance to help accelerate business growth. You will benefit from all of the support available in the network and technical packages, as well receiving your own business development programme. This will enable you to identify innovation opportunities, undertake creative R&& and be supported through your growth journey. This package costs £3,000 or £250/m for 12 months.
5. How long does Membership last for?
The free networking membership has no expiry – once you’re a member, you’re a valued member for life!
As the technical membership is designed based on a project only basis, your membership will be scoped out right at the start of your engagement with Sensor City’s experts, in line with your bespoke technical requirements.
The 360 Growth Package membership is valid for a period of 12 months.
6. What other options are available?
We can also offer businesses office space and hot desk suites, as well as spaces for meetings and events - click here to find out more.
Get in touch to discuss your needs and find out what we can do for you.