Sussex Innovation Centre


Why do Croydonians still commute to work?

Posted on February 6th, by Jonny Rose in Economics & Business. 9 comments

Cast off the chains of commuting and work from London’s most exciting borough

Every year, 22 million people enter and exit the East Croydon station (that’s over 70,000 daily) and this number is set to grow as more and more people make the welcome decision to move to London’s most exciting borough. As the trend continues, perhaps it’s time for Croydonians to consider alternatives: namely, work … Read More »



How will business take advantage of Croydon’s changes?

Posted on January 15th, by Nigel Davey in Economics & Business. No Comments

The town is in a period of transformation, so its businesses will need to react

Looking out of the iconic 50p building next to East Croydon, I can see the skyline changing quickly.

The renovation of Fairfield Halls is to my left, with Boxpark and Ruskin Square in front of me and the Tower on Saffron Square to my right, a lot has changed in the … Read More »



My journey from Croydon outsider to insider

Posted on August 3rd, by Simon Chuter in Economics & Business. 3 comments

I have spent time among you, and now feel I understand you

Before Sussex Innovation opened their new centre in One Croydon back in September 2015, I had never really spent any time in the Cronx. I – like many others before me, I suspect – only knew Croydon as a stop on the train line between my home town of Brighton and my gateway to the … Read More »



SPONSORED: Crystalusion – the global business that’s chosen Croydon as its base to grow

Posted on July 7th, by Joseph Bradfield in Economics & Business. No Comments

Liquid glass innovators Crystalusion have based their global head office in Croydon

Unless you work in the mobile industry, you might not recognise the name Crystalusion, but there’s a chance that you’ve got one of the company’s products in your pocket right now. Launched in 2011, they have developed a revolutionary ‘liquid glass’ device protector that employs nanotechnology to make screens more resistant to scratches, grime … Read More »



Event: #Croydon #TechCity – Thursday 25th May at 7pm @SI_Croydon

Posted on May 22nd, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

The ‘silicon valley of south London’ returns with all-star tech leaders and innovators in tow

It’s that time of the month again when Croydon’s tech scene comes out to play at and learns from local tech entrepreneurs!

To attend this Thursday’s Croydon Tech City event at Sussex Innovation Centre Croydon (opposite East Croydon Station), please register to attend here.

Dave Foyle, founder of Hozah
The man … Read More »



EVENT: Croydon ‘Women in Tech’ special – Thursday 23rd March 7pm @SI_Croydon

Posted on March 21st, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Unveiling the stellar lineup for this Thursday’s #Croydon #TechCity event at Sussex Innovation Centre

Following on from International Women’s Day earlier this month, we are excited to announce an event featuring three leading professionals carrying out incredible work in our very own borough.

Get ready for an evening of inspiration and learning from the award winning crowdfunded Detective Dot series that aims to promote STEM to … Read More »



The innovators: Safe in Sound and Raising Great Aspirations

Posted on March 7th, by The Croydon Citizen in Economics & Business. No Comments

In the final of a three-part series, two of Croydon’s groundbreaking companies explain what they do, how they do it, and why Croydon’s the place to be

Croydon has 10,000 businesses, a tech community that’s internationally recognised as a model for building a local tech ecosystem, and more offices and workspaces opening every week it seems. It’s easy to see how it’s become such an effective engine … Read More »



The innovators: Mobile Coupons and PC Service

Posted on February 27th, by The Croydon Citizen in Economics & Business. No Comments

In the second of a three-part series, two of Croydon’s groundbreaking companies explain what they do, how they do it, and why Croydon’s the place to be

Croydon has 10,000 businesses, a tech community that’s internationally recognised as a model for building a local tech ecosystem, and more offices and workspaces opening every week it seems. It’s easy to see how it’s become such an effective engine … Read More »



The innovators – 51st Parallel and Connected Space

Posted on February 22nd, by The Croydon Citizen in Economics & Business. No Comments

In the first of a three-part series, two of Croydon’s groundbreaking companies explain what they do, how they do it, and why Croydon’s the place to be

Croydon has 10,000 businesses, a tech community that’s internationally recognised as a model for building a local tech ecosystem, and more offices and workspaces opening every week it seems. It’s easy to see how it’s become such an effective engine … Read More »



EVENT: #Croydon #TechCity – Thursday 16th February 7pm @ProjectBCroydon

Posted on February 13th, by Jonny Rose in Croydon: Tech City. No Comments

Introducing the stars of this week’s #Croydon #TechCity event

It’s that time of the month again when Croydon’s tech scene comes out to play at and learns from local tech entrepreneurs!

To attend this month’s Croydon Tech City event at Project B, please register to attend here.

Fifi Kara, Founder of Hulah
The mobile app that plans your holiday for you

Hulah is a mobile app … Read More »