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030 England | Full Member UKSPA Directory 2017 Anglia Ruskin’s Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering, The MedBIC Anglia Ruskin Business Innovation Centre – The MedBIC L ocati on The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin University, Alan Cherry Drive, Chelmsford CM1 1SQ C ontact detai l s MedBIC reception T: 01245 407400 E: Aideen McCambridge MedBIC Manager T: 01245 407404 E: aideen.mccambridge@ The MedBIC, Anglia Ruskin’s Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering, offers over 1,000m 2 of purpose-built business accommodation creating a highly- innovative Centre of Excellence. Working with occupant companies and a wide range of sector-focused industry partners and experts, The MedBIC can offer access to finance, markets, and technology through a range of commercial, technical and business support services. For those considering setting up a business The MedBIC can provide a professional yet comfortable setting for fledgling businesses to be nurtured with the support of like-minded individuals. This industry-driven space encourages open innovation and knowledge transfer, offering a new business the space to grow and expand with all the supports to ensure success. We offer a range of membership packages to suit all business needs. Whether they need a touchdown space or a dedicated office space, the occasional use of a meeting room away from home, or a prestigious business address, we can help businesses grow at The MedBIC. The co-operative workspace and start‑up focused programmes help make entrepreneurial visions a reality, alongside supportive academics, researchers, consultants and clinicians who can provide assistance with prototyping, clinical trials and testing – all aimed at speeding up the route to market for Essex businesses. Through The MedBIC’s easy-in, easy-out accommodation, businesses can avail themselves of: • A choice of fully serviced offices for one to fifteen staff (22.6m 2 to 136m 2 ) • Flexible office accommodation suitable for partitioning as required Tran spor t l i nks Ne a r by 35 minutes by train from London 15 minutes from the M25 Near Stansted & Southend airports • Virtual office facilities – all the kudos of The MedBIC without the office outlay • Informal meeting and open innovation space to network and collaborate with fellow occupants and industry experts • Formal meeting and seminar rooms with access to full video-conferencing facilities on-site All of these are complemented by full reception services, telephony and secure broadband, on-site car parking, bicycle parking, catering facilities, access to meeting and conference rooms, full and secure 24/7 access, and access to research and clinical trial laboratories and workshops. The MedBIC is located in central Chelmsford, Essex, a thriving commercial centre just 30 miles north east of London which in 2012 was awarded city status. Several companies in the engineering sector have already chosen Chelmsford to use as their base because of its close proximity to London, outstanding transport links to the capital and beyond, highly qualified workforce and excellent quality of life. ■ Str a te g i c n e tw o r k 1 hour from London Gateway port 1 hour from The Haven Gateway 1 hour from Cambridge Essex Country Council Chelmsford City Council Anglia Ruskin University