Here East has become well-recognised as an international centre for innovation, attracting attention from key stakeholders in the business community, top policymakers and technology leaders from around the globe.
Seven Hills has placed Here East as the forefront of new global tech trends and developments – an example of which being the introduction of escooters on the campus. Seven Hills worked alongside San Francisco-based e-scooter firm Bird for the launch of their UK trial at Here East. Seven Hills has also overseen significant news announcements for Here East such as the opening of the government-backed London Office for Rapid Cybersecurity Advancement at Plexal, and the official reveal for the new V&A centre.
During London Tech Week, Here East welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May to Plexal, the innovation centre at the heart of the campus, for a keynote speech on the government’s commitment to investment in tech. Then BBC Breakfast broadcast live from Here East at the end of London Tech Week with presenter Ben Thompson highlighting the innovative businesses on site and positioning Here East as the centre of London tech.