NEXUS, THE NEW INNOVATION AND ENTERPRISE CENTRE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS, IS A GREAT EXAMPLE OF AHR'S TECHNICAL DELIVERY EXPERTISE, HELPING THE UNIVERSITY REALISE ITS AMBITION OF CONNECTING BUSINESSES WITH WORLD-LEADING RESEARCH EXPERTISE, FACILITIES AND TALENT.
The £40m innovation centre allows businesses and other external organisations looking to innovate, grow and be more productive access to the University’s capabilities and talent.
The building has been designed to promote innovation and collaborative thinking and provides flexible office, laboratory, seminar and lecture theatre space. The ground floor boasts a central atrium area for exhibitions, a cafe, large lecture theatre and a number of flexible seminar suites for conference facilities. Open plan offices and incubation space are located on the upper levels along with the laboratory areas.
Situated on the south eastern edge of the University campus, the centre, which will act as a marker for the new entrance to the University, looks to boost growth across the Leeds City Region. It will be a hub for the growing innovation community in Leeds, creating new jobs and investment.