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Tech Innovation & Collaboration In The Heart Of The City

Welcome To

Epic Innovation Christchurch

EPIC is comprised of a unique blend of entrepreneurs, collaborators and innovators. Whether you’re seeking a quiet spot to delve into your workload or hungry for engagement with the local tech community, we’ve got the space to suit your needs.

Number of Events to date 660
Number of Event Attendees to date 15595
Figures last updated 17th of August 2018, entire EPIC lifespan estimation
*definition of Q C = Number of business development connections for Partners through the EAA

What We Do


EPIC’s collaborative ecosystem is comprised of organisations whom between themselves host a wide variety of industry experience and unique skill sets. From enterprise e-commerce technologies, training and video games, to next generation web development, innovative hardware solutions and virtual realities.

Meeting Rooms

EPIC has a selection of well kitted-out meeting rooms of different size and structures depending on how many participants are joining you. Rooms can include displays, whiteboards and video conferencing technology so please advise us as to your requirements!

Host An Event

EPIC is well suited to accommodate all manner of events from full scale presentations to focus groups, workshops and board meetings. Our events space is kitted out with a centrally connected media system, 4 large TV screens, HD Projector and two high end wireless microphone systems.


The EAA (EPIC Awesome Alliance) combines EPIC’s collaborative ecosystem and vast global network with the Ministry of Awesome’s powerful initiatives geared towards support, guidance, capability training and network growth for entrepreneurs and small to medium businesses.

What's Happening at Epic

Current Events

August 2018 17 EPIC Innovation Centre
Yoga with Simone-Lena
Yoga Class
August 2018 20 EPIC Innovation Centre
Yoga with Katie
New members welcome
August 2018 21 EPIC Innovation Centre
Coffee & Jam#264
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  SARA BARKERAUGUST 14, 2018, bizEDGE NZ The government has announced the appointment of a Small Business Council that will make it easier for small businesses to connect with government, large businesses, and research institutions. Last week Small Business Minister Stuart Nash announced the Council and its 13 appointees, which will advise the government on…

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  SARA BARKERAUGUST 14, 2018..Source bizEDGE NZ The next generation of New Zealand and Australian female entrepreneurs had the chance to pitch their apps to Silicon Valley’s top executives and engineers. Five teams of schoolgirls from regions including Invercargill, Adelaide, Brisbane, the Gold Coast and Sydney travelled to Silicon Valley as part of the Brisbane-founded Tech…

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  SARA BARKERAUGUST 14, 2018 Source bizEDGE NZ The New Zealand Productivity Commission will work with its Australian counterpart on a new research project that will look at how both countries can grow the digital economy and provide more opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises. The Government has asked the New Zealand and Australian Productivity…

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  SARA BARKERAUGUST 14, 2018 Source bizEDGE NZ Massey University PhD candidate Alexander Schnack says virtual reality (VR) might be the future of marketing research – and he created his own business to take advantage of it. As part of his doctoral thesis Schnack wanted to measure consumer responses to product packaging, but couldn’t find…

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The Accelerator Bootcamp will help teams prepare for the inaugural Lightning Lab GovTech, launching Monday 20th of August 2018. [Wellington, New Zealand, 13 August 2018] Creative HQ is bringing together teams made up of local, central, and international government agencies for the Lightning Lab GovTech program – a structured and methodology-based experimentation environment for breakthrough innovation…

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