At the Hub


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

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Enjoy flexible membership

Choose from one of four options to suit your needs.

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Explore location information

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

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Get support

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

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Use work areas

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

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Access facilities

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

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Relish in refreshments

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

Events

CrisisHack: 2017 LAUNCH

CrisisHack: 2017 LAUNCH

19 January, 6pm - 9pm

Join us as we launch CrisisHack: 2017 in partnership with DSTL & IBM. Using real data sets from real disasters, CrisisHack: 2017 wants you to combine geospatial tools and technology to create solutions to improve global humanitarian response. 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.

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Cambridge Wireless 2017

Cambridge Wireless 2017

25 January, 1:30pm - 6pm

Kick off the new year at Cambridge Wireless 2017 to help us find out what applications and users really need from positioning, navigation and localisation. Join us at the Geovation Hub alongside the CW Location Specialist Interest Group where you'll get the chance to pitch your business to provide insight into the future of location.

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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.

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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.

Individual

Individual

Free

Hotdesk with us.
Use OS OpenData and Hub resources.
Get invitations to events.
First come, first served.

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SME

SME


3 people

£425

per quarter

2-hours to weekly slots, up to 40 hours per month; 90 days per year.
Use OS OpenData and Hub resources.
Get invitations to events.
Advanced bookings needed.

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Corporate

Corporate


5 people

£825

per quarter

2-hours to weekly slots, up to 40 hours per month; 90 days per year.
Use OS OpenData and Hub resources.
Get invitations to events.
Advanced bookings needed.

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Resident

Resident

Open to collaborators, Geovation participants and the Hub team

Bespoke

£ to suit your needs

Full-time at the Hub.
Your own assigned desk.
Extended office hours.
Get access to exclusive OS mapping data.

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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 water. Too much, too little, and making sure everyone has access to it. 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