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We accelerate, innovate and collaborate to support business success and drive green innovation.

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The Aura Innovation Centre (AIC) is a place like no other.

Located in the Humber, the very heart of the UK’s Energy Estuary, we are a community that supports businesses of all sizes, helping them to accelerate low-carbon projects, drive green innovation and deliver clean business growth.

The AIC enables businesses of all sizes to connect with the research power at the University of Hull to develop carbon-reducing ideas across all sectors. Working together to accelerate and de-risk innovation and maximise commercial returns.

A state-of-the-art hub designed for collaboration for sharing and developing low-carbon ideas, it’s conveniently located with fast, easy access to the country’s motorway network, the Humber Bridge and excellent rail and bus connections.


The Aura Innovation Centre can help you to get your carbon reducing ideas well and truly off the ground. From shaping and defining your ideas to accessing specialist funded support, we bring together the skills and knowledge needed to accelerate your ambitions – all under one roof.

If you want to reduce your carbon emissions, save on energy costs, increase efficiency and productivity, or access new markets, our team are here to help.

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A sustainable home for sustainable innovation

Located at the heart of the UK’s Energy Estuary, the AIC is situated in one of the greenest business parks in the country, Bridgehead in Hessle, East Yorkshire.

On track to receive a BREEAM Excellent rating through its design, construction, materials sourced and by utilising local supply chains, the innovation centre is in the top 10% of UK new non-domestic buildings. And, with an A-rated Energy Performance Certificate the AIC outperforms most new, similar buildings.

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Whether you’re ready to take the next step in developing your business idea, or would like to find out more about our impressive range of facilities, we’re here to help.

Get in touch with us, our Innovation Managers can discuss your innovation ambitions, Roselyn can help to co-ordinate your event, meeting or conference or if you are interested in utilising our workshop Ellis is here to help.