The Wessex Institute of Technology is located at the Ashurst Lodge in the New Forest National Park. This location is only a mere 100 kilometer drive from central London. It used to be the private hunting grounds of King William I. They are a research organization that works with many higher educational institutions and private research companies. They have been operational since 1986.
They work with many Universities within Europe, The United States and Brazil. They work with Universita di Siena, Universidad de Granada, Universita di Pisa, University of Castilla-La Mancha, UNICAMP of Brazil, University of the West of England and many others.
They hold an annual event called the Wessex Institute of Technology Conference Programme. They hand out their own reward every year since 2004 called the The Prigogine Medal. They have also been handing out the George Green Medal since 2014. Their latest conference will be this December.