Cumbria Innovations Platform aims to help boost economic growth in Cumbria by providing micro, small and medium enterprises with a competitive edge. This platform is unique and diverse in its offerings as it combines the capabilities of various departments from the universities of Lancaster and Cumbria to provide bespoke business support.
Engineering, Business Management, Chemistry, Physics, Computing and more pull their capabilities together to enable multifaceted, tailored business support in four different formats. It will allow you to explore new ideas by providing practical and academic guidance.
Support includes access to unique facilities and digital expertise, innovation workshops designed to equip you with the skills you need to take forward innovation, 6-month innovation development programme for business leaders and part-funded student research projects.
Benefits of the Cumbria Innovations Platform
- Reduce the risk of research and development
- Speed up innovation
- Support the development and commercialisation of new products
- Accelerate growth in innovative Cumbrian businesses
This programme is available to European Regional Development Fund eligible companies. To find out if your company is eligible for support please contact:
Sarah Allison – Senior Project Officer