Innospace helps MMU graduates, students, staff and others to set up businesses: Innospace is MMU’s enterprise flagship - a fundamental part of its 2020 vision and employability strategy. Although we understand that Innospace now accepts companies from outside the immediate sphere of MMU, a very central and affordable co-working option for early stage startups.


“We support people with great business ideas and the commitment to turn them into reality. We also help early stage businesses that have been trading for up to 36 months. We’re fast becoming a hub for social enterprises – with specialist support services and networking available. Above all, we want to support you to grow a successful and sustainable company.”

 


Hot Desking: Use of the space during the opening times, Use of the M1 postcode as a trading office / Head Office address, designated pigeon hole for post, free use of the meeting rooms and seminar room, wifi access and IT support, free car parking after 5.00pm weekdays and all weekend, free tea, coffee and sugar, access to MMU’s library, student rate at Print Services (eg. Printing of flyers and banners, etc), student rate at  Sugden Sports Centre, access to printer and scanning facilities (charges apply), access to storage facilities (charges apply), networking opportunities and access to mentors, events and workshops, connections with MMU and access to students for projects and internships, free legal and HR advice from Gateley, free general business advice from the Business Growth Hub and free advice in all of the professional services (eg. Intellectual property, marketing, finance, etc) from Pro Manchester.

£50/month (inc VAT)

Pay As You Go: For businesses that only need to use a shared office space on an occasional basis.  Pay-as-you-go are open to all businesses including more established firms.
£20/month (inc VAT)

Grow On Offices: Private office space for businesses that have outgrown the hot-desking space and/or recruited staff.
Private lockable furnished office space, sizes range from 10-32.5 m2, Use of the space during the opening times, Use of the M1 postcode as a trading office / Head Office address, designated pigeon hole for post, free use of the meeting rooms and seminar room, wifi access and IT support, free car parking after 5.00pm weekdays and all weekend, free tea, coffee and sugar, access to MMU’s library, student rate at Print Services (eg. Printing of flyers and banners, etc), student rate at  Sugden Sports Centre, access to printer and scanning facilities (charges apply), access to storage facilities (charges apply), networking opportunities and access to mentors, events and workshops, connections with MMU and access to students for projects and internships, free legal and HR advice from Gateley, free general business advice from the Business Growth Hub and free advice in all of the professional services (eg. Intellectual property, marketing, finance, etc) from Pro Manchester.

£12 per sq.m/month (inc VAT).

Start-up Offices: Open to MMU student and graduate pre-start and early stage businesses only. Private office space for new businesses where a shared office is not suitable, for example an acupuncture clinic or production company, etc. Private lockable furnished office space, sizes range from 8-11.6 m2, Use of the space during the opening times, Use of the M1 postcode as a trading office / Head Office address, designated pigeon hole for post, free use of the meeting rooms and seminar room, wifi access and IT support, free car parking after 5.00pm weekdays and all weekend, free tea, coffee and sugar, access to MMU’s library, student rate at Print Services (eg. Printing of flyers and banners, etc), student rate at Sugden Sports Centre, access to printer and scanning facilities (charges apply), access to storage facilities (charges apply), networking opportunities and access to mentors, events and workshops, connections with MMU and access to students for projects and internships, free legal and HR advice from Gateley, free general business advice from the Business Growth Hub and free advice in all of the professional services (eg. Intellectual property, marketing, finance, etc) from Pro Manchester.

£110/month (inc VAT).

Virtual Tenant: For businesses that do not want to use a shared office space on a regular basis. With virtual tenancies, you can use the hot-desking space for up to one day per week and the meeting and seminar rooms for up to two hours per week. The virtual tenancies are open to all businesses including more established firms. Use of the space during the opening times, use of the M1 postcode as a trading office / Head Office address, designated pigeon hole for post, free use of the meeting rooms and seminar room, wifi access and IT support, free car parking after 5.00pm weekdays and all weekend, free tea, coffee and sugar, access to MMU’s library, student rate at Print Services (eg. Printing of flyers and banners, etc), student rate at Sugden Sports Centre, access to printer and scanning facilities (charges apply), access to storage facilities (charges apply), networking opportunities and access to mentors, events and workshops, connections with MMU and access to students for projects and internships, free legal and HR advice from Gateley, free general business advice from the Business Growth Hub and free advice in all of the professional services (eg. Intellectual property, marketing, finance, etc) from Pro Manchester.

£300/year (inc VAT).


Example companies


Fashionrider.com

A creative directory featuring the UK’s best fashion designers, make-up artists, photographers, stylists and musicians.

Fat Heads Creative Studio Ltd

A fast growing digital and print design agency.