Coventry University Technology Park (CUTP) has transformed its’ former Rolls Royce factory site location and Coventry’s skyline with a growing portfolio of properties and is home for some of the region’s most innovative and creative businesses.
Operational management of the Park is provided by Coventry University Enterprises Ltd (CUE Ltd), the commercial subsidiary of Coventry University Higher Education Corporation. CUE Ltd comprises of business development; commercial operations; and property and estate management expertise.
Providing a professional working environment, CUTP prides itself on creating a community for businesses to grow and develop within.
Coventry University Technology Park
CUTP is set in the heart of the Midlands within easy reach of all major motorway and rail networks. Situated in a prime urban location for businesses to locate, expand and develop, it aims to provide:
- Quality business accommodation
- Flexible lease term options
- Access to innovation and expertise
- Business support and advice
- Meeting/conference facilities
- Business to business interaction
- Access to professional networking events
- Research Centre collaboration and development opportunities as part of University initiatives, promoting academia and commerce integration
- Advice and access to exporting
- Pre-incubation support via virtual office facility.
- Joint venture collaboration between academia and commerce in the area of new product development and training
Key Areas of Expertise
The Park’s Tenants are encouraged to establish close working relationships with the University’s academic and research staff which is promoted via the location of Business Development Managers within each University School/Faculty. CUE Ltd actively facilitates this partnership.
CUE Ltd is committed to support business growth and provide practical business solutions in areas such as:
- Digital media
- Renewable energies
- Consultancy support
- Social media
- Business innovation and technology transfer
- International Trade assistance
- Entrepreneurship and business support
- Project financing and management
- Foresight/scenario planning
- Exchange and knowledge best practice
- Partnership development
- Regional and European innovation policy.
- Graduate recruitment
Accommodation and Facilities
CUTP offers a variety of modern fully decorated offices ranging from 17.3 square meters (183 square feet) upwards across impressive neighbouring business centres.
All business centres provide energy-efficient space, with kitchen, toilet and shower facilities including disabled access. The University’s Environmental Policy is adopted by the Park management providing paper/cardboard, battery, limited plastic and toner cartridge recycling facilities at several points throughout the complex. Tenants and staff are also encouraged to cycle to work, where possible. The provision of a secure cycle shelter and cycle hoops at several locations supports this. The West Midlands Cycle Hire scheme also has a number of e-bikes situated on the Park for use by the general public.
Flexibility is key across the Park, with lease terms reflecting the dynamic growth profile of tenants. Tenants are provided with access to an extensive range of services and facilities, some at cost, including:
- VOIP telephony with DDI provision and data services
- High-speed IT networks and internet connectivity
- Regular networking opportunities at business and social events
- Copying facilities
- Meeting rooms
- On-site parking
The on-site Bistro serving hot and cold food and drinks adds to the breadth of services available. Complimentary access to the University’s library is provided and the extensively equipped Sports Centre is also available at discounted rates to Tenants.
Located on CUTP itself, the state-of-the-art conference centre, CoventryConferences, is designed and developed to meet the needs of both public and private sector organisations looking for a professional venue.
The Centre offers flexible room layouts across a number of buildings throughout the complex and has the availability of video conferencing facilities as well as WiFi. With a dedicated Duty Officer to hand,
the versatile conference suites are comfortable and fully serviced to accommodate between 2-200 delegates for meetings, conferences, product launches and dinner engagements.
The Simulation Centre
A unique, purpose-built facility located on the Park, the building comprises the simulation centre, as well as break out training and conference facilities, operated in conjunction with CoventryConferences.
Utilising cutting edge digital technology, the simulation centre is used to create fully immersive, real time, virtual training environments providing a safe learning space to develop, practice and explore.
National Transport Design Centre (NTDC)
The NTDC is a state-of-the-art facility operating within Coventry University’s Centre for Future Transport and Cities. The Centre is concerned with exploring the future of transport design and draws upon Coventry University’s proud heritage as a School of Design, established in 1843.
The NTDC operates in a cross-disciplinary manner, bringing together designers, human factors specialists, psychologists and technologists to undertake research into a variety of fields.
Centre for Advanced Low Carbon Propulsion Systems (C-ALPS)
C-ALPS is a Coventry University research centre within the Centre for E-Mobility and Clean Growth. It brings together academic expertise and state-of-the-art facilities in battery & supercapacitor cells, hydrogen fuel cells, e-motors and drives.
In this environment, researchers and industry work together on the science and engineering behind the next generation of electrified propulsion systems for the automotive, aerospace, marine and rail industries.
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