Working with business, for business
Our programmes are helping small and medium-sized businesses across the UK and beyond to seize opportunities to extend their markets, embrace new technologies and improve their performance.
Innovation for Growth
Embedding innovation within the business and management processes and practices of North West SMEs.
A strategic leadership programme, where owner-managers act as Non-executive Directors in each other's businesses.
Bringing ambitious growth businesses together through a peer network and masterclass programme.
Aspiring Businesses in Cumbria
A peer network and business growth programme for SMEs in Cumbria, delivered as part of the Cumbria Growth Hub.
Access our expertise
Collaborative, multidisciplinary research with family businesses and enterprising families in the UK and abroad.Learn more
Access our students
A cost-effective way to tackle specific company issues by bringing in one of our talented student teams.Learn more
Forming part of the government's city deals Wave 2, this programme is geared to boosting growth in 16 of England's fastest growing cities and surrounding areas.Learn more
Signalling quality in science-based IPOsThursday 01 May 2014, 12:30
How to Secure more Deals through Strategic Use of Digital ToolsThursday 08 May 2014, 09:00
Call for papers now open – 2nd International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in China: theory, practice, policy and cultureWednesday 14 May 2014, 09:00