Helping you innovate and thrive Our innovation service provides advice, funding support and access to specialist university expertise and facilities to help make your vision a reality.
Helping you innovate and thrive
Our innovation service provides advice, funding support and access to specialist university expertise and facilities to help make your vision a reality. Whether you’re disrupting your industry with a new product or service or revamping an existing one, we can help speed up and de-risk the process.
We can advise you on the steps and connect you with the resources you need to:
- Design and develop ideas
- Test and refine new products or services
- Introduce a new technology, process or approach to your business
- Develop new business models
- Reduce waste and inefficiencies in your processes
- Fund your innovation mission – including through Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, Innovate UK and ERDF.
We can broker access to a range of university expertise for you, including engineering, environmental and bio sciences, digital, business, product design and social sciences.
And the journey doesn’t stop there. We can help you navigate the process of taking a new product or service to market with our commercialisation and investment readiness support.
We’ve also got a members’ portal full of helpful downloads, tips and videos on funding, IP, strategy, marketing and investment.