Skip to content

Helping businesses to create products, develop services and challenge the status quo

With expert support, funding and tailored resources. 

Explore the solutions that will make your business better

Innovation Support Innovation Support

Access support to help your business innovate, develop and grow

View services
Innovation Network Innovation Network

Connect with like-minded businesses, investors, research organisations and more

Discover more
Masterclasses Masterclasses

Learn from your peers, industry experts and innovation specialists through our Innovation masterclasses

View events

Innovation In Action

Supercharge your products and services, and inject new energy into your business.

Innovation in Action will help your business think differently and create real growth.

Innovation In Action

We've supported businesses just like you

View case studies

Discover innovative insights and more

Read blogs

£5,000 Innovation Vouchers

Get the funding you need to access expert support to help your business innovate, develop and grow.

Apply here

Innovation masterclasses

Maximising Brand Value

Maximising Brand Value - “It’s easier to love a brand when the brand loves you back” Seth Godin

Date: 24th October 2018
Format: Workshops
Location: The Workplace, Central Manchester
Time: 8:00am - 2:30pm

More

CREATING LEADERS IN INNOVATION MASTERCLASS: Creating Breakthrough Products and Services

Creating Breakthrough Products and Services - ‘85% of all future product costs are determined by the concept design stage’ Robert Pressman

Date: 13th June 2018
Format: Workshops
Location: The Workplace, Central Manchester
Time: 8:00am - 2:30pm

More

CREATING LEADERS IN INNOVATION MASTERCLASS: Generating, Evaluating & Commercialising Ideas

Generating, Evaluating & Commercialising Ideas - "There's no such thing as a blank sheet of paper!"

Date: 18th July 2018
Format: Workshops
Location: The Workplace, Central Manchester
Time: 8:00am - 2:30pm

More

Not in innovation?

Take a look at the other services available at the Business Growth Hub

Use digital technology to grow your business

Are you a growing company looking to create an IT strategy, optimise your digital marketing strategy or a tech-savvy firm looking at new and advanced ways to deploy digital and tech in the workplace?

We can help you benefit from the huge opportunities that digital technology can bring, transform the ways you work, and future-proof your business in the digital age.

Click for further details

Get going with your great idea

Do you have the ambition to create a company that has the potential to either employ five people and/or have turnover in excess of £250,000 within three years?

We’ll help you plan, launch and develop your business long-term. We can provide feedback on your business plans to date, present you with fresh ideas and introduce you to additional services and ways of accessing finance.

Click for further details

Understanding your financial needs

Are you looking to expand your business but know you can only do so with additional financial support? Do you need help to understand how best to approach funders and the type of questions they might ask?

We help SMEs whether they are seeking finance for the first time, have been declined by a lender and/or are looking for additional sources of funding.

Click for further details
View all services