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Firepool Centre for Digital Innovation (FCDI) in Taunton is set to officially open in May!

Innovative businesses in the digital economy are getting a boost as the brand new purpose-built Firepool Centre for Digital Innovation (FCDI) is set to officially open in May.

FCDI has been made possible after we successfully secured more than £7.3m of external ring-fenced funding. The modern and inspiring innovation centre will offer grade A office suites, co-working, collaboration and event space over four floors.

FCDI will offer businesses an impressive array of facilities including a dedicated audio-visual podcast room, ultrafast broadband and video conferencing. It also acts an inspirational place to host events having already successfully accommodated a number of events including a cyber security conference hosted by the SW Cyber Resilience Centre, the SW Infrastructure Partnership’s annual conference and a Tech South West AI network evening

Towards the end of April there will be a number of tours so that prospective tenants and anyone interested in using the centre can view the facilities. Information about the tours will be publicised in the near future but anyone interested in finding out more about the centre should visit or email

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