Innovation Hub

A Business Innovation Hub for Construction

As part of the I-Construct project, building work has started on the I-Construct Innovation Hub, a £2.3 million centre of excellence for construction innovation in Braintree, Essex.

The BREEAM Excellent-rated two-storey hub will be located next to the Braintree Enterprise Centre and will open during the summer of 2021.

Braintree District Council is investing £1.5 million into the build of the centre and the remaining funding is being provide by the European Regional Development Fund.

The Hub's facilities are designed to be used to support individuals to start up a business in construction and construction-related sectors, nurture early-stage SMEs and facilitate the commercialisation of new ideas, technologies and research into construction markets.

Learn more about the design and build of the Innovation Hub.