Success Stories

Take a look at some of our success stories  - just a few examples of where the University of Suffolk has worked with, supported, signposted, incubated or provided skills and graduate talent to help grow and develop a business.

Innovation Vouchers


The Innovation Voucher Scheme has provided a great opportunity to work with local SMEs.

Knowledge Exchange and Embed Partnerships


KEEP+ provides grants to Small and Medium Sized Businesses (SMEs) to access knowledge and expertise through collaboration with Universities and research institutions.

Enterprising Students

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We hope that these stories will inspire and motivate others to think about their own enterprising potential.

Participants at the Smarter Suffolk Hackathon at the Digitech Centre Adastral Park

Smarter Suffolk Hackathon

A ground-breaking collaboration between University of Suffolk students and staff, Suffolk County Council, Suffolk Highways, and BT to examine data surrounding air quality, winter gritting, traffic flows, gully data, street lighting. 


Interested in taking part in a hackathon

Talk to Beth Sowersby to find out how you can get involved. 

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Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs)

Innovate UK KTP

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships are a partnership involving a business and the University of Suffolk, which aims to help businesses grow.

Innovation Bridge

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Innovation Bridge provides free support to help your business innovate and grow and a grant programme to support the implementation of a growth plan.


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View our internship case studies.