Incubation centre & facility hire

Incubation centre & facility hire

The Ideas Factory Incubation Centre

There’s a lot to think about if you’re a digital creative start-up. At The Norwich University of the Arts Ideas Factory Incubation Centre for creative digital businesses you can surround yourself with likeminded businesses that are also seeking to build and grow.

Creative Community

More than just a place to work, Ideas FactoryNUA is a creative community for businesses. Home to graphic designers, photographers, digital product designers, film makers, animators, illustrators, writers and UX specialists, Ideas FactoryNUA is a sanctuary for people interested in working collaboratively, extending their networks and working side by side with other creative businesses.

Events Programme

The Ideas Factory runs a programme of events tailored for businesses based in the centre. Designed to support the needs of digital start-ups, the programme is designed to assist business in developing sustainable growth plans. Events include:

  • Monthly finance and tax clinic
  • Legal clinic
  • Business mentoring
  • Regular networking events
  • Business planning workshops
  • Talks on funding and marketing.

In addition, our Business Team are always on hand to offer one to one support.

Ideas Factory membership

Ideas FactoryNUA membership includes a package of hot desking and access to meeting rooms, as well as to Ideas FactoryNUA advice and support services. Please contact us for more details.

Venue and facility hire

Duke Street Foyer, venue for hire at Norwich University of the Arts
NUA offers a range of city centre space facilities for hire. These include venues suitable for meetings, conferences, and formal or informal gatherings.

Office and work space

Men in agency doing work in front of computers

Set in the heart of Norwich’s creative community, Ideas Factory Incubation Centre at Norwich University of the Arts offers premium office space and a supportive, collaborative environment. A beautifully designed space, the building features six independent 3 or 4-person offices and co-working space for 21 people in the open plan Hatchery.

User Experience Lab at NUA

UX Lab participants looking at eye tracking devices in NUA UX Lab
The Ideas Factory User Experience Lab is the only one of its kind in the East Anglian region available for commercial hire. Read more about the UX Lab here.

Meeting rooms

Boardroom of chairs and long table at NUA
NUA has a range of rooms for hire including seminar and meeting rooms and a 24-seat boardroom space that features two large screens and multiple network and power points.

Interested in venue hire?

Get in touch with Jordan Goldsmith to discuss our rooms and facility hire.

Call: 01603 886384


Instagram: ideasfactorynua

Address: The Ideas Factory
Norwich University of the Arts
Cavendish House
28-32 St Andrews Street