The benefits of
becoming a Member

Sensor City is looking to proactively build an interconnected, vibrant and innovative community of entrepreneurs, businesses, researchers, policy makers and other partners interested in the development of this sector.

By becoming a member of the Sensor City community you will have access to a range of opportunities and benefits including:

  • Reduced rates for access to our £1m laboratory equipment for both independent prototyping or commissioned work
  • Invitations to open innovation challenges
  • Access to student talent and future professionals networks
  • Technical events and seminars
  • Reduced rates for hiring our meeting rooms or conference suite for your own events
  • Use of Pay-As-You-Go hot desks
  • Access to collaboration opportunities with our two partner institutions, UoL and LJMU

The Membership Cohort

Sensor City is looking to establish a membership cohort of
individuals and organisations who are;


Who can influence or advocate on behalf of Sensor City and the sensor technology industry.


Who are developing and delivering sensor and IoT technologies and products.


Who can offer business development and support services or help the Sensor City community deliver against Corporate Social Responsibility priorities.

Membership Benefits

As a member, connectivity with the Sensor City ecosystem will provide access to opportunities for co-innovation, business growth and technological development, as well as providing considerable reputational benefits of being part of the Sensor City community. For a full breakdown of our membership benefits, please click here.

Resident Membership

Companies taking up office tenancy or hot desk residency within our facility automatically qualify for membership and the numerous benefits that this includes. The key advantages of these engagement options include:

Office space

  • Dedicated customisable office
  • Free meeting room

Hot desk space

Resident member premium hot desk (£250/month plus VAT) per desk

  • Dedicated hot desk space with registered office location
  • Credits to redeem against meeting room bookings

Resident member executive hot desk (£150/month plus VAT) per desk

  • Unallocated hot desk/hot bench space

For more information about taking up office or hot desk space, please click here.

Non-Resident Membership

You can still be part of our community without taking physical space at Sensor City.

Non-resident membership benefits include:

  • Specialist Member only access to Sensor City
  • One showcase event/activity per year
  • Reduced rates for laboratory equipment and services for prototype development and product testing at Sensor City
  • Exclusive Member only offers- generated from within the Membership cohort and available to Sensor City members
  • Exclusive Member only preferential rates for meeting and events space hire (10% off mid-week rates and 50% off Mondays and Fridays)
  • Promotion of Member services including logo, company profiling and a link to the Member section on Sensor City’s website
  • Access to Pay-As-You-Go hot desking
Annual Membership Rates

Membership Rates vary according to the size of the organisation. Current Annual Membership rates are as follows:

Membership Category Annual Membership (Ex VAT) Annual Membership (Inc VAT)
Student (individual) £25 £30
Not for Profit / Charity (uncapped) £200 £240
Entrepreneur / Academic (individual) £200 £240
Micro Business (2 – 9 employees) £375 £450
Small Business (10 – 49 employees) £600 £720
Medium Business (50 – 249 employees) £900 £1,080
Large Businesses and Organisations (250+ employees) £2,400 £2,880

*10% saving on Lab commissions
*10% saving on mid-week room hire
*50% saving on Monday-Friday room hire


Become a
Corporate Partner

We are seeking partners who recognise the potential for sensor technologies and want to collaborate with us in fostering and supporting the sensor community. In return we can provide exclusive event opportunities, client referrals, and early insight into the latest sensor technologies.

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