Welcome to the Enterprise and Business Development department of the University of Cumbria

Our wide portfolio of support services are designed to give a boost to the business community in Cumbria, North Lancashire and beyond.

We've helped hundreds of businesses to realise their potential, and we can help you too.

A flavour of what we can offer your business...

  • Knowledge and expertise
  • Continuing Professional Development and training
  • R&D and innovation
  • Events and networks
  • Access to graduate skills
  • Specialist facilities and room hire
  • Academic support
  • Student enterprise
  • Degree and Higher Level Apprenticeships

What can we do to help you?

Contact our team, simply email enterprise.services@cumbria.ac.uk or call 01228 888740 to talk about your business and its needs.

Sandra Booth

Pro-Vice Chancellor Enterprise, Business Development and Engagement

Sandra has been a senior manager and strategic leader in enterprise and knowledge exchange for more than 12 years, developing specialist initiatives to stimulate innovation within higher education, promote graduate entrepreneurship, regional economic regeneration, business support infrastructure, employer engagement and knowledge transfer.