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.
LEAD 2 Innovate
Stimulating business growth through a dual focus: on the business itself and on the personal development of the owner-manager.
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.
A four-year programme to build R&D collaboration between SMEs in the UK and China and expand business markets.
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
Lancaster is one of only three UK universities to have gained the Small Business Charter Gold Award in recognition of the role it has played in helping to kick-start British enterprise.Learn more