We work with businesses and external organisations to deliver societal and economic benefits by developing and applying knowledge, technologies, skills and services.
Lancaster actively engages in collaborative research, consultancy, exploitation of intellectual property, economic regeneration and training and continuing professional development.Learn More
LEAD 2 Innovate programme
Businesses are invited to take part in LEAD 2 Innovate, a ten-month programme specifically designed by Lancaster University Management School for owner-managers of small to medium-sized businesses.Learn More
Develop Links in China
Businesses are invited to learn about an opportunity to develop R&D partnerships with Chinese counterparts in Guangdong Province.Learn More
Lancaster University is strongly focused on working with business and has helped create more than 4,000 jobs through working with more than 5,000 SMEs. Lancaster University has received the Small Business Charter Gold award – one of only three nationally – in recognition of the role it has played in kick-starting British enterprise, this demonstrates that Lancaster's work with SMEs is recognised at the highest national levels.
Lancaster University's commitment to engaging with enterprise has helped thousands of northern businesses grow and cements the University's position as an economic anchor institution for North West England.
Lancaster University actively engages with businesses of all sizes and across many markets on collaborative research projects.Learn More
We offer a wide range of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) courses to help professionals take their careers to the next stage.Learn More
Business growth and innovation
Lancaster University was one of only three UK universities to receive a Small Business Charter Gold Award and was named as one of the top ten universities in the UK for engaging with SMEs in the 2013 Sir Andrew Witty review ‘Encouraging a British Invention Revolution’.Learn More
Graduate and Student Placements
Our talented students and graduates are equipped with the skills to make positive impacts in businesses through a range of different placement programmes.Learn More
To find out more about how your business could benefit from working with Lancaster University contact 0808 2811026