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We can help you access leading knowledge, facilities and equipment

From world-leading universities and specialist organisations, there is a wealth of expertise at your fingertips that could be used to support innovation in your business.

Not having the right knowledge, skills or facilities can really hold back innovation in your business. We can help you unlock access to a wealth of know-how in research and technology organisations outside of your own specialist supplier base to help address the challenges you face.

Our Innovation team is designed to help your business identify and overcome these barriers to innovation and achieve growth through collaboration.

How can collaboration help grow my business?

Strategic business-university collaborations can provide a myriad of benefits in supporting companies to bring new or improved products and services to market.

• Addressing technical challenges with short or long-term solutions

• Accessing research or testing that provides tangible outcomes

• Transferring knowledge, data and expertise into your business

• Access to innovation funding

Enquire and grow

£5,000 Innovation Vouchers

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

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