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Business Innovation Centre, Medical and Advanced Engineering

Your Space
at The MedBIC

Exterior image of the MedBIC building, located at Anglia Ruskin University in Chelmsford, Essex CM1

ONE PLACE TO BASE YOUR AMBITIONS

Office space is just the beginning. You’ll find all the start-up support you need at Chelmsford’s innovation centre, The MedBIC. Whether that’s a private office or simply a virtual address, we have the best option to suit you. As your venture grows, our flexible workspace packages will grow with you, accommodating your success. Entrepreneurial individuals can tap into select resources without occupancy, through our Associate Membership package.

Through easy-in, easy-out accommodation your business can benefit from:

  • A choice of fully serviced offices.
  • Flexible office accommodation.
  • Virtual occupancy – all the kudos without the cost.
  • Informal meeting and open innovation space.
  • Formal meeting and seminar rooms with full video-conferencing facilities.

The MedBIC: One place that’s open to you 24/7 – at a competitive rate, on a flexible deal, in central Chelmsford. Download our brochure

OFFICE SPACE AVAILABLE NOW CALL 01245 407400
  • Ground Floor

  • First Floor

    Floor plan of the first floor
  • Second Floor

    Floor plan of the 2nd floor

Your Space

Choose from a private office or virtual occupancy.

 

office space at the MedBIC

Your
Private Office

Office occupancy gives you the complete package of MedBIC benefits. Choose a fully serviced, private office for one to 15 people, with access 24/7.

  • Fully serviced, flexible office space from 22.6 to 136 square metres
  • Access to The MedBIC’s engineering laboratories and workshops
  • Complimentary use of The MedBIC’s collaborative hub for informal meetings
  • Business and administrative support
  • Professional reception services, Including mail, call and guest handling
  • Unlimited internet access for a fixed monthly fee
  • Up to 10 direct dial telephone numbers, with voicemail
  • Up to 14 hours of meeting room hire per month (discounted rates thereafter), with AV equipment
  • Weekly office cleaning
  • Dedicated car parking space, with visitor parking on request
  • Invitations to specialist seminars and workshops by business and industry experts, along with networking and business events
  • Easy-in and easy-out terms

Annual licences are available at competitive rental rates, paid in monthly instalments in advance, inclusive of rent, heating, lighting and other utilities.

 

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Co work space

Your
Virtual Office

If you don’t currently need an office, but your venture could benefit from a prestigious commercial address, look no further. We have three virtual office packages, so just pick the one that best suits your needs and budget. All at the fraction of the cost of a lease.

 

Option 1:

  • Complimentary use of the MedBIC’s collaborative hub for informal meetings during working hours
  • 2 hours complimentary meeting room hire per month
  • Discounted meeting room rates, with AV equipment
  • Wi-Fi use when visiting the building
  • Invitation to specialist seminars and workshops by business and industry experts; along with networking and business events.

Option 2:

  • Prestigious business and postal address at The MedBIC.
  • Secure mail handling service and optional mail forwarding service.
  • Complimentary use of the MedBIC’s collaborative hub for informal meetings during working hours.
  • Discounted meeting rooms rates with AV equipment
  • Wi- fi use when visiting the building
  • Invitation to specialist seminars and workshops by business and industry experts; along with networking
  • 2 hours complimentary meeting room hire per calendar month.

By license per annum – charged monthly in advance.

Option 3:

  • Prestigious business and postal address at The MedBIC.
  • Secure mail handling service and optional mail forwarding service.
  • Telephone number with own business name call answering service, message forwarding service and out of hours voicemail.
  • 4 hours complimentary meeting room hire per calendar month.
  • Complimentary use of the MedBIC’s collaborative hub for informal meetings during working hours.
  • Discounted meeting rooms rates with AV equipment
  • Wi- fi use when visiting the building
  • Invitation to specialist seminars and workshops by business and industry experts; along with networking events.

By license per annum – charged monthly in advance.

Download Application Form

Download Information Leaflet 

Labs & Workshops

A MedBIC tenant operates a power tool in the workshop

ONE PLACE TO ADVANCE YOUR IDEAS

The MedBIC is an innovation space as well as your workplace, equipped with the very latest specialist engineering facilities to support R&D in your sector. To hand on the ground floor, you’ll have a range of valuable resources at your disposal, from precise test equipment to heavy tooling plant.

Occupants can take full advantage of being located on Anglia Ruskin’s campus, which has notable strengths and resources across engineering and healthcare. Together with The MedBIC’s facilities, you’ll have access to the technology typically found in world-leading university engineering and biotechnology laboratories. All of these facilities are open to occupants to enhance their innovative capacity

The MedBIC: One place that gives you the key to a world of R&D facilities.

  • Built Environment Laboratory
  • Civil Engineering Laboratory
  • Medical Engineering Laboratory
  • Civil Engineering Workshop
  • Mechanical Engineering Workshop
  • Testing and Validation
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Model Generation
  • Computer Simulations
  • Clinical Trials
  • World Class High-Fidelity Simulation Centre
  • Gait and Motion Analysis Laboratory
  • Cell and Molecular Biology (CMB) Research Laboratory
  • Clinical Trials Unit

Facilities

Meeting room and conferencing facility at the MedBIC

ONE PLACE TO DO BUSINESS

Besides the latest engineering laboratories and workshops, The MedBIC has all the business facilities you need to take your idea to market.

  • Meeting and seminar rooms with video conferencing
  • A shared collaborative space
  • Reception and telephony services
  • Secure broadband
  • On-site car and bicycle park
  • Catering options

Occupants will benefit from a number of hours complimentary meeting room space per month (included in the service charge and dependent on their office unit size). Rooms are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Ground Floor:

  • Boardroom style – no top table
  • 12 delegates
  • Video Conferencing Facility
  • Plasma Screen and Display Facilities
  • WhiteBoard and Flip Chart in room
  • Water and Glasses
  • Catering on request

Second Floor:

  • Boardroom style – no top table
  • 16 delegates
  • WhiteBoard and Flip Chart in room
  • Laptop and Projector available on request
  • Water and Glasses
  • Catering on request

Additional Meeting Room charges: £20 hourly, £55 for a half day and £100 for a full day

For larger events and meetings, occupants can make use of meeting and conference facilities across Anglia Ruskin University’s campuses – at reduced rates. Pre-booked meeting room costs include:

  • Video-conferencing facilities
  • Whiteboard, Flipchart and pens
  • Water and Glasses

A projector and laptop are available to hire at an additional charge, in addition to meeting stationery packs and catering.

Contact

The MedBIC Business Innovation Centre for Medical and Advanced Engineering is centrally located in Chelmsford, Essex, a thriving new city that's home to 12,000 businesses, including several companies in the engineering field and medical technology and assisted living sector. Chelmsford is close to London and two airports, benefits from outstanding transportation links, has a highly qualified workforce and offers an excellent quality of life.

Essex County Council