GROW YOUR BUSINESS IN THE TECH CORRIDOR

100 KM OF OPPORTUNITIES TO RESEARCH, INNOVATE, COLLABORATE AND GROW

Whether you’re already based in the Tech Corridor area or looking to move or expand your business, the Tech Corridor could be your competitive advantage. The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor connects two of the key economic and knowledge centres in the East of England and a number of technology hot-spots across a 100 km geography.

The Tech Corridor area’s key strengths lies its clusters of world-leading universities and research institutes, knowledge-intensive businesses and businesses networks complemented by supply chain capabilities, a skilled workforce and abundance of affordable space to grow. The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor offers a range of opportunities for businesses and benefits from strong political commitment to continued growth as a Priority Place in the New Anglia Economic Strategy. 

Competitive Clusters

The Tech Corridor area is home to not only the UK’s most established tech cluster in Cambridge but also clusters of businesses and research excellence in a range of technology based sectors. The clusters are located throughout Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire with regional ‘hot-spots’ of activity and innovation supported by several strong cluster organisations.

The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor initiative links the clusters to develop a cross-sector ecosystem for collaboration, innovation and technology convergence to drive clean, efficient, technology-based growth across the Tech Corridor. Find out more about what the Tech Corridor does to support businesses here.

Explore the Tech Corridor clusters below and see how you can grow and thrive within our technology ecosystem.

Locations to Grow

The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor offers a range of opportunities for businesses looking to expand or relocate within the Corridor area. In total, over 560 Ha of development sites for employment use is available for businesses and investors and key opportunities can be viewed on the Development Opportunities page.

The Tech Corridor is home to three Enterprise Zones:

  • Norwich Research Park, Norfolk – One of the largest single-site concentrations of research in food, health and life sciences in Europe, Norwich Research Park has world-leading credentials to secure the UK’s position as the global leader in these emerging multi-billion pound sectors.
  • Suffolk Park, Bury St Edmunds – The EZ sits within a 68 hectare extension to the Suffolk Business Park, which is seeking to create a successful business environment for companies in the digital and new media, food and agriculture and high value manufacturing clusters.
  • Haverhill Research Park, Cambridgeshire – Home to influential sectors including bio science, electronics, advanced materials, software, printing, instruments, engineering and clean tech, all within easy reach of the Cambridge phenomenon.

Enterprise Zones offer business rate discounts, simplified planning and access to superfast broadband.

Skilled Workforce

The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor and its surrounding area is home to a number of world-renowned Further and Higher Education institutions including Cambridge University, University of East Anglia and Norwich University of the Arts together providing the region with over 37,000 university students. In addition, a number Further Education institutions provide specialist training and degrees for students throughout the Tech Corridor area.

Support to Grow

The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor area benefits from a range of organisations and cluster groups who provide targeted support, networks and information to help your organisation grow and thrive. Explore the clusters or contact the Tech Corridor team to find out more on how we can help you get the support you need to grow in the Tech Corridor.

READY TO MAKE THE MOVE?

Contact the Tech Corridor team on info@techcorridor.co.uk to find out more on how we can support your organisation to grow and thrive in the Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor.