Designed with collaboration in mind, the Aura Innovation Centre is conveniently located in the heart of the Humber. Whether you want a desk in a co-working environment, meeting space, access to research equipment or a sustainable environment for events and conferences, the AIC can meet your needs.

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  • Conveniently located with fast, easy access to the country’s motorway network, the Humber Bridge and excellent rail and bus connections
  • Fully furnished and tech-ready desks
  • Workshop with an extensive range of specialist equipment
  • A flexible co-working environment
  • Technology-rich bookable meeting rooms
  • Inspirational catering, plus nearby eateries and cafes
  • 7 versatile events and conference spaces in one venue
  • Free electric vehicle charging and ample car parking
  • Secure cycle store and priority parking for lift sharing vehicles
  • A sustainable building located in one of the greenest business parks in the UK


Located in the heart of the UK’s energy estuary, all office spaces are powered by renewable energy, brand new, technology-rich and inspiring.

  • Desk rental opportunities enabling onsite access to expertise and AIC facilities
  • A wide range of spaces to accommodate your project team
  • Meet and network with likeminded businesses and academics


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Looking for an event space with a difference? Inspire your delegates in our state-of the-art conference spaces, available to hire.

  • Suitable for intimate or larger events
  • 7 versatile events, conference and meeting spaces under one roof, including a stunning mezzanine, with views of both the workshop and technology demonstration areas
  • Energy efficient and sustainable spaces using recycled materials where possible
  • 9 x 55” video wall
  • 26,000 lumen projector
  • Casting software allowing users to wirelessly connect to HD fully interactive screens
  • Ideal networking space and breakout areas across multiple levels
  • Video conferencing to provide a live, visual connection between two or more people residing in separate locations



Use our adaptable workshop, home to a range of specialist equipment and capability to put your ideas to the test and help accelerate your innovation projects. With the capability to support your business in developing advanced materials and fabrication, plus, digital and societal, we give your business the opportunity to work both direct and indirectly with experts to:

  • Design and develop bespoke prototypes for manufacturing, fabrication and electronic applications
  • Develop green innovations, in our energy innovation space, from validation to feasibility testing
  • Accelerate your low-carbon project by using our flexible and adaptable innovation space, which could be available to your business
  • Utilise our stocked workshop support area to meet your business’s needs
  • Test new material options or investigate product failure

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Whether you want to host your next event at the AIC, or you’d like to enquire about how you can utilise our specialist workshop equipment.

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