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We can help you use innovation to develop new products or services

NEW: Innovation Network

Our Innovation Network is an opportunity for business leaders and senior managers to meet other ambitious businesses, investors, research establishments and innovation organisations, such as universities and technology specialists, to pick up new knowledge and skills.

Gain access to the knowledge held in our world class universities and research institutes. Share ideas with leading innovators from global organisations and the wider professional community. Join our Innovation Network now (eligibility criteria apply)

Business & Product Innovation

We can help you identify opportunities, evaluate your ideas and connect you with the right contacts and resources, guiding you through the process of challenging the status quo.

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Do you want tailored support to increase competiveness and profitability through the development of new products, packaging, processes or services for higher environmental performance?

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Harnessing Digital & Technology

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.

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Manufacturing & Engineering

We support the manufacturing sector, and your business, to be able to thrive, innovate and compete both locally and on a global scale.  Do you want to increase your productivity and grow?

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Creative, Digital & Tech

Our region is home to a thriving creative, digital and tech scene, and the sector is growing faster than ever. Are you a business looking to keep apace and effectively scale-up?

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Low Carbon & Environmental

We provide specialist support to help SMEs working in, or looking to diversify into, the low carbon and environmental goods and services sector.

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Healthcare & Life Sciences

Our Life Sciences service is for SMEs specifically in, or aiming to diversify into, the life sciences sector. Are you looking to break into domestic and international healthcare markets?

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Business Regulation

Starting or managing a business can be confusing and locating accurate information to understand which regulations affect your business can be expensive if you get it wrong. We are well placed to provide a single point of access for advice covering all types of regulatory compliance including food safety, health & safety, trading standards and fire safety.

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