Here you will find events, workshops, webinars and networking opportunities for businesses provided by Arise, ARU and partners.

We run informal monthly coffee mornings at Arise Innovation Hubs. The aim of these sessions are to increase networking opportunities for business occupants; to encourage links and joint working between occupants and academics; to engage occupants with the various support services which the University can provide; and to provide a platform to showcase Arise and the wider university facilities to potential occupants and the wider Chelmsford and Harlow business community.

For more details please click on the 'Book now' button below, get in touch or sign up to receive the latest events directly to your inbox.


Upcoming Events

Thursday 18 April 2024 5:00 | | Arise Innovation Hubs, Chelmsford | | FREE

After the success of Pizza and Prosecco, Arise have announced their next event... Curry Night will be held in April at Arise Innovation Hub in Chelmsford.

Bring your best self for fizz, delicious curry, entertainment and the opportunity to network with other SMEs in the #Health, #Performance and #wellbeing sectors. This is an informal business event, aimed to help you make connections and grow your circle.

Drinks will be provided too. We can't wait to see you there!

To reserve your place on this in person event, please book now.


Wednesday 24 April 2024 9:30 | | Arise Innovation Hubs Harlow, Harlow Innovation Park, CM17 9TX || FSB Member tickets: £8 | Non-member tickets: £10

In Partnership with FSB, the national small business champions. Join them for a one-off small business speed networking session and get to talk with every individual in the room.

Meet with like-minded entrepreneurs, self-employed people and small business owners at the innovative venue of ARU Arise in Harlow.

Arise Innovation Hub members can attend this event for the membership price of £8. Please select 'FSB member' when booking.

Arise Members get 10% off FSB membership for their first year.

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Wednesday 15 May 2024 8:30 | | Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge ||

Arise Innovation Hubs are hosting Bio Integrates in Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge,

Focused on the biotech, start-ups, and emerging pharma segment

Addressing the needs of innovative companies developing the therapies of tomorrow, this one-day conference provides a unique forum to discuss the major challenges impacting the sector.


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Thursday 16 May 2024 10:00 | | Online Webinar | FREE |

A bi-annual update webinar.

In this session we will cover: Comprehensive update on Grant Funding and the current landscape - R&D Tax Credits and the latest updates, reflections and lessons learned on R&D Tax Credits - HMRC Document update - Exploring available events and support for the Partner Referral Scheme.

Webinar takes place on 16h May at 10am. Book now.