Sheffield creative hub Roco and city makerspace We Make Works partner with Autodesk for a £250K deal to provide specialist design software and support to Sheffield Creative Industries. 

Andrea Burns Founder CEO Roco

“We are thrilled to announce our partnership with Autodesk to work with our members to provide specialist design and innovation tools, training and support. 

Autodesk is a market leader in software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and the entertainment industries and are a perfect partnership for Roco. We provide work, innovation and collaboration space for the 40+ creative business across our 18,000sqft site and we are excited to be extending out network out even further though makerspace We Make Works to support 100’s of further creative SME’s though out the city. 

Paul Sohi from Autodesk

“ROCO is a fantastic nexus point in Sheffield and the country, bringing creatives of all backgrounds and fields together under one roof. With capabilities to design, prototype, and manufacture all under one space, we believe ROCO is going to be one of the most influential spaces in the UK for design, innovation, and disruption across many different industries. 

We wish to support the community inside of ROCO, and the networks beyond its direct members to create the best products for the future, and the way in which independent, small businesses are influencing the world of design.”


Autodesk is a company that wants to help you make anything, we're passionate about makers, hackers, and start ups, and so we've set up programs where we partner with maker spaces, co-working spaces, and start up accelerators, to help the next generation of creatives bring their ideas to reality

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