£12m iHUB open for business

The East Midlands’ new innovation centre, targeting growth of businesses in the rail, aerospace and automotive supply industries is open for business.


The East Midlands’ new innovation centre, targeting growth of businesses in the rail, aerospace and automotive supply industries is open for business. The £12 million iHub is the centerpiece of Infinity Park, the new 100-acre manufacturing focused commercial and technology site in Derby, which is situated close to the world headquarters of Rolls- Royce Civil Aerospace and within 15 minutes of Bombardier, Toyota and JCB.

The 45,000ft2 facility provides high quality; flexible workspace for start-ups, early stage businesses and high growth SME’s looking to expand their role within the transport engineering and hi-tech sectors. The state-of-the art workshops range in size from 375 ft2 to 4451 ft2 and will cater for a broad range of uses in a managed workspace environment. New tenants include Ultra Biotecs and engineering design specialists Addqual, along with Canadian firm Sciemetric, which tests and monitors processes across the assembly line; London-based cloud data consultants Elastacloud and patent and trademark attorneys, Serjeants, who were previously based at Leicester’s own hi-tech innovation hub.