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Membership

If you are interested in joining our active and innovative support programme for start-ups, entrepreneurs and small to medium sized businesses, please look at our membership options. We are currently offering high value introductory membership offers starting from just £600 + VAT for the first year.

Membership Types:

Business membership (£75 + VAT per month)
Graduate/Student Membership (£50 + VAT per month)

Benefits include:

  • Free access to the IWIC Entrepreneurs Programme, an eight day training program covering everything a new business needs from creative thinking to financial planning led by the Eastern Enterprise Hub and University of Suffolk academics
  • Access to high-end facilities including 3D Scanners and printers
  • Support with applying to grant programmes
  • Specialist academic support and expertise to develop an action plan for developing a new product or service
  • Free access to peers and mentors through a full programme of talks and conferences
  • Opportunities for part funded Research and Innovation collaborations and knowledge transfer projects to develop not only your products and services for market but also your internal business innovations
  • Signposting to advice and support from a range of organisations supporting innovation and growth in Suffolk and beyond
  • Opportunities for bi-annual meetings with senior academic staff and Innovation Mentors
  • Access to our new networking group for Ipswich - the IWIN networking group

 

To enquire about membership or book a tour email iwic@uos.ac.uk or call 01473338621