Knowledge Exchange Funding Opportunities

We are committed to having a significant impact on the economy, society and wider world around us and are constantly seeking funding opportunities to enable us to do this effectively, to foster an exchange of knowledge and insights between the business community, our academics, students and alumni.

Perhaps you are an individual or SME looking to grow and develop a new product or service with experts at the cutting edge of research?

Perhaps you are a larger business seeking to increase your competitive advantage and annual profitability?

Perhaps you have an business concept or idea but need additional skills, time and knowledge to bring your project to life?

Business Collaboration and Funding Opportunities

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Boost your business through research and development support that can help launch new products and services by connecting SMEs to academic expertise and graduate talent.

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Innovate UK KTP

Are you looking to innovate and grow your business? The KTP scheme utilises Academic and Graduate expertise to support this growth and innovation plans.

Entrepreneurs Forge

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An immersive development programme starting in February 2022 designed to help resilience and economic recovery and growth. Includes a free Mini-MBA and Bootcamps. 

Innovation Vouchers

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Access expertise within the University to help address your business challenges for just 25% of the full cost. 

Internships

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For a limited time, we will fund students to work on specific projects within your business.