We are transforming White City into a global beacon for innovation and growth and a leading destination for life sciences, tech and creative businesses, education and research, whilst also building relationships with key public and private sector partners to build momentum around the White City Innovation District.
White City Campus provides a 23-acre platform for innovation and entrepreneurship at the heart of the White City Opportunity Area. White City north is home to multidisciplinary research facilities, innovation spaces for businesses of all sizes, accommodation for postgraduate students and a flagship residential tower, providing affordable accommodation for Imperial key workers. White City south is home to Scale Space, a new innovation space for London, bringing together the best research, talent and business-building expertise, and The Invention Rooms, a pioneering community engagement and outreach facility.
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Discover White City
Research and discovery
The campus is a thriving research community with world class academics, scientists and clinicians focused on turning cutting-edge research into real-world benefits for society. We are building world-class facilities that transcend traditional academic disciplines, and bringing together expertise from different disciplines into dedicated spaces.
Enterprise and innovation
Innovation comes from environments where ideas can connect. White City Campus is the embodiment of this vision – home to an entrepreneurial ecosystem with support, resources and facilities that span ideation, growth and acceleration. Here, we are driving the technological innovations across rapidly growing sectors, including quantum, advanced materials, life sciences, genomics, robotics and artificial intelligence.
Our local community
We are creating a new model for a university working in partnership with its surrounding community, widening participation and working for the public good. Among our many locally-focused activities, we work with local organisations and residents to co-design activities that are responsive to local need, and we provide opportunities for the public to be a part of activities and events around enterprise, health and wellbeing, education, research and discovery.
Introduction to White City Campus
Imperial’s major new campus in west London is bringing together scientific researchers, corporate partners, entrepreneurs and the local community to co-exist and co-create on an unprecedented scale, turning cutting-edge scientific research into real-world benefits for society.