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 four 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

Let’s talk agri-tech at Hub Social

Let’s talk agri-tech at Hub Social

14 September, 5:30pm - 6:30pm

We're excited to announce that Hub Social is back! Joining us is previous Geovation Programme entrepreneur, Tim Hopkin. Tim is the founder of agri-tech land management tool, The Land App. Through building unique mapping software, The Land App combines agriculture and technology into one platform, empowering land managers across Britain to take more control of their assets and make better, data-driven decisions for farming. This is a member only event.

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Challenge 2017: National Workshops

Challenge 2017: National Workshops

26 September, 10am - 05 October, 3:30pm

Are you interested in how we can make our communities and cities more future-proof? Would you like to develop an idea using smart technologies and build this into a sustainable business? Our next Geovation Challenge is looking at how we can make our communities greener and smart. Find out more about how you can get involved at one of our national workshops across Britain.

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Breakfast Club

Breakfast Club

27 September, 10am - 10:30am

Have a bite to eat at Breakfast Club! The perfect mid-morning break where you can get to know other Geovation Hub Members and what they’re working on. Help yourself to our delicious fresh spread of fruit, pastries, juices and more. This is a member only event.

Understanding Intellectual Property

Understanding Intellectual Property

28 September, 12pm - 2pm

Your intellectual property is what defines your business, whether it be the app you develop, the program you write or the logo you brand your business with. Join us at this lunchtime seminar held by IP experts from Carpmaels and Ransford to find out more about the importance of intellectual property in developing and building the commercial value of your business.

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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 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