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Tech Innovation & Collaboration In The Heart Of The City-Salt District

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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 1203
Number of Event Attendees to date 30034
Figures last updated 28th May 2021, entire EPIC lifespan estimation
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What We Do

Tenancy

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.

What People Say

Latest News

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Electrify Aotearoa

The all-day October 14 Christchurch conference will feature several of NZ’s top women founders to inspire and connect with the next generation of women-led startups July 26, Christchurch: Women will start, shape, and build the future of Aotearoa industry, but change needs to come faster. That’s the rallying call for Electrify Aotearoa, an all-day national…

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Tenancies For Lease

A rare opportunity to join the EPIC community. Due to one of our tenants growing we have a tenancy of 145sqm that may become available in late 2021. We are currently open to enquiries from tech focussed teams and entrepreneurs to become part of our thriving business hub.

French Embassy Call for “French Related Research Projects 2021” (F2RP 2021)

The F2RP 2021 call for applications is now open until 30 July 2021 to support the attendance or the development of a France-related scientific project or event by a New Zealand-based researcher, student, institution, or association. Grants up to $10 000 will be awarded to support expenses. Eligibility ■     The proposal must be submitted by a…

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How Kawatiri Westport’s innovation hub is balancing the old world with the new

It’s a region known for its breathtaking natural beauty and vilified primary industries. So where does Buller’s acclaimed innovation hub fit into it all? Michael Andrew went to find out. In May 2018, a Japanese businessman named Hiroki Koga stepped off a plane at Westport airport and blinked in the West Coast gloom. He’d left Tokyo three days…

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Introducing E Tipu 2021

Following the success of 2019’s Boma NZ Grow summit, Boma New Zealand presents E Tipu 2021, the food and fibre event of the year. Set to be Aotearoa’s ultimate agricultural forum, E Tipu brings together leaders who understand the primary sector from top to bottom, including guest speakers, exhibitors, and like-minded attendees with a focus…

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Orion Energy Accelerator competition calls for big ideas

The Ministry of Awesome and Canterbury electricity lines company, Orion, today launched a national competition calling for new ideas to reduce New Zealand’s carbon emissions. The Orion Energy Accelerator offers two Start-up Grants worth a combined $25,000 for people and start-up companies with ground-breaking energy innovations to be guided through a programme to validate and…

Christchurch Press Article
What became of the transitional project movement in Christchurch’s rebuild?

The transitional movement – Gap Filler, Greening the Rubble and so forth – made Christchurch globally famous. Will Harvie looks back at how it emerged. It’s hard to believe now that for a time the most famous building in Christchurch was made from 3000 blue shipping pallets, open to the sky. It lasted just 16…

Collaboration Partners

Bank Of New Zealand

We’ve been helping our customers make their goals a reality for over 150 years, and now we’re working with them to redesign banking for the future.

Duncan Cotterill

If an enterprising law firm is one you favour, let’s talk about how Duncan Cotterill’s full service offering across Auckland, Wellington, Nelson and Christchurch can work for you.

Ministry of Awesome

Ministry of Awesome is the starting point for entrepreneurs, startups, and innovators in Christchurch. We deliver the support, guidance, capability training, and networks that entrepreneurs need to succeed.

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