SPARK Business Incubator

SPARK: Space to start, flourish and grow

SPARK Business Incubator offers a unique environment where science, creative and technology start-ups can ignite and grow their ideas.  It nurtures communities of like-minded and focused creative and tech entrepreneurs, providing places where they can work, meet, collaborate, network, learn and have fun across the Black Country and Shropshire. By getting the right people together in the right spaces, great things emerge.

SPARK, the University of Wolverhampton’s business start hub, offers a variety of modern work space options across several regional business centres in the Black Country and the Marches. From SPARK’s vibrant central hub based at the University of Wolverhampton Science Park to the modern e-Innovation Centre at Telford, it can offer flexible office solutions to accommodate all business requirements. Fortunately, as your business grows, the office space you occupy on the Science Park has the flexibility to develop with you, whilst in Telford grow on space is available in the newly refurbished Telford Innovation Centre.

Currently home to over 25 businesses, SPARK Business Incubator provides flexible, managed, modern and relaxed work spaces so that you can focus on growing your business.

An image of the informal meeting area at SPARK Business Incubator

SPARK Photo Studio

A large ground floor studio is available to hire for a wide range of creative and commercial based projects. Whether you’re looking to get that perfect shot of your latest product, take the most recent family or team portrait for the album, develop your personal portfolio or capture your own creations and artistic talent, then the SPARK Photo Studio is for you.

SPARK Photo Studio is drive-in, with two permanent 3.5m wide paper backdrops on a wall mounted expansion rod pulley system with a wide range of colours to choose from. There is disabled access from the reception area or directly into the studio via an external access door.

The area is large enough to shoot a large car or small van, all studio walls are white and the floor is a grey sealed vinyl. The photographic zone has complete black-out curtains for precise lighting control and there is a wide range of photographic equipment and a small selection of props. There is also a soft seated relaxation/waiting area within the studio area.

The private wardrobe and make up area comes complete with a light up mirror and high seating. There is hot and cold running water within the Studio and close by there are male and female toilets and shower facilities all included in the studio hire price.