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In North Essex data and technology drive an innovative and growing multi-sector economy

For over 50 years, the University of Essex has been the intellectual home of some of the world’s leading research experts, now leading the way in data innovation and AI in the UK.

The University of Essex opened a major new innovation centre in early 2019.

North Essex nurtures a multi-sector growth economy that includes:

We share a joint ambition with a vision for growth and commitment to enable businesses and people to help shape and form ideas.

Driven by the public and private sectors, this vision is demonstrated by the creation of new homes and jobs, together with physical and social infrastructure.