A UK-wide programme to enable companies, including third sector organisations, form partnerships with academic institutions and research and technology organisations
The research and development of a new business idea isn’t often achieved alone. There are opportunities for companies to collaborate with academic institutions, research and development specialists and specialist information providers, and to base their operations in the appropriate physical space.
Below are links to partners and schemes that can provide support and advice for the research and development of your new business ideas.
Information and advice
Catapults are not-for-profit, independent technology and innovation centres. Many offer access to equipment and specialist facilities to test ideas in reality
Information search services for inventors, designers and entrepreneurs are available from the British Library
Find a business mentor who can offer advice on how to kick start your ideas through this online gateway