support for small and medium-sized businesses

boosting business in the region and beyond

Providing business mentoring, skills development, funding and consultancy to help you improve productivity, business performance and build a sustainable future.

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Research and expertise

Unlock business potential with new knowledge and innovations

Join our business community and you'll be tapping into a space filled with expertise across a wide range of fields. Our researchers are producing new knowledge and leading and partnering on initiatives to help businesses thrive. We are dedicated to collaboration and co-creation and work in multi-disciplinary teams with a network of partners to ensure that knowledge is shared, and business practices innovate and become more sustainable.

We work closely with businesses in the region and beyond through our research and business centres to develop new approaches and solutions to key business challenges. Explore our research consultancy and expertise to see how we could support your business needs.