At the Hub


The Hub: London’s digital district data lab. For all you creative people who want to experiment with property and location information and technology.

You could be a developer wanting to delve into data, an innovator desperate to grow an idea or an entrepreneur with big business plans. You might have an idea for your own project or be an SME or corporate organisation looking to get more involved in property or location innovation. Find a desk, network with peers, seek help from our tech team or talk to industry experts at our events. Whatever you need, we’re here to help.

Enjoy flexible membership

Choose from one of three options to suit your needs.

Explore location information

Use OS's map data and APIs to develop your ideas.

Get support

Learn from developers and industry experts and get invited to exclusive events.

Use work areas

Access shared spaces, private rooms, workshop and demo areas, and an events auditorium.

Access facilities

Use free WiFi and printing facilities; plus concierge services and secure storage.

Relish in refreshments

Make the most of tea, coffee and kitchen facilities on site, plus take a break in the Trend Café.

Events

CrisisHack 2018

CrisisHack 2018

26 April, 10am - 28 April, 6pm

Join us as at CrisisHack 2018 in partnership with DSTL, IBM & SSGP. Using real datasets from real disasters, CrisisHack: 2018 wants you to combine geospatial tools and technology to create solutions to improve global humanitarian response., in particular, the global sanitation crisis and UK flooding disasters. You’ll be given a real crisis case study to stimulate your thinking around four user needs that have been validated by real humanitarian organisations.

Book place

Book space

I want to book space

Once you’re a Hub member you can book space, whether it’s your own desk or a room – subject to availability, of course. You must be a member first though, so if you’re not already, take a look at the options.

Book space

Join us

I want to join the hub

If you’re itching to spend time at the Hub, simply choose the right membership option for you. We’ll need to take a few details from you – and then you’re ready to explore.

SME

SME


For established and growing businesses

£300

per month

Up to 3 team members

 

Up to 50 hours of bookable desk space per team member, per month

Opportunity to book event spaces and meeting rooms at preferential rates

Invitations to Geovation events, workshops and training sessions

Receive newsletters and updates

Network on our community message board

Further team members may be added for an additional monthly fee, subject to space availability.

 

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Startup

Startup


For new and early-stage businesses

Free

up to 2 team members

 

Up to 50 hours of bookable desk space per team member, per month

Opportunity to book event spaces and meeting rooms at preferential rates

Invitations to Geovation events, workshops and training sessions

Receive newsletters and updates

Network on our community message board

Free startup membership is available to companies with less than £100K income per year

 

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Community

Community


For anyone working with location or property data

Free

For individuals

 

Hot-desk with us

Invitations to Geovation events, workshops and training sessions

Receive newsletters and updates

Network on our community message board

Hot-desking is non-bookable and subject to availability

 

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Data Sources


Need data? We’ve found some useful sources that can help you develop your idea while you’re in the Hub.

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Programme

Have an idea that needs funding to make it a commercial reality? Our 12-month Programme could be ideal for you. You’ll spend time researching and developing your idea and you can draw on lots of tech and industry support along the way.

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Challenge

Think globally, act locally. Location is at the heart of the Challenge. Right now we’re thinking about how we can use smart technologies to make our communities and cities greener. We’re focusing on health and wellbeing, natural environment, local economy and how we encourage sustainable living in our communities. Discover the latest thinking, discuss solutions, nurture your ideas. And if you meet the Challenge you might find yourself on our accelerator Programme.

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Collaborators

IBM

Build with infrastructure, Watson, software, and services on the Bluemix cloud platform. http://www.ibm.com

Dorsey

Legal services to the technology and start-up community

dorsey.com

OGC

The Open Geospatial Consortium advances international standards and services that promote geospatial interoperability.

opengeospatial.org

Springwise

The Springwise discovery network tracks innovation in realtime, globally.

springwise.com

KPMG

KPMG's High Growth Technology team support early stage and high growth technology companies.

kpmg.com

Nominet

Responsible for a vital part of the UK internet infrastructure, Nominet develops leading-edge technologies to support the internet of tomorrow.

nominet.uk

Trend Watching

Trendwatching identifies global trends in consumer behaviour and helps businesses to align their strategies accordingly.

trendwatching.com

DSTL

DSTL ensures that innovative science and technology contribute to the defence and security of the UK.

dstl.gov.uk