Do you have an idea or project that could be helped by funding of up to £5k from University of Northampton to work with our academics & facilities?   Our Business Innovation Grant of up to £5k (redeemable only within University of Northampton) to help you develop new products, processes, services, gain new insights and help develop your business.  This could give you up to 10 days of an academic’s time to work with you on a project and access our resources.

Open to businesses in the local area to work together with academics from the University of Northampton to boost growth and development of ideas.

Areas of expertise across the University include;

  • Health & Wellbeing
  • Ageing Society
  • Dementia
  • Heritage
  • Special Educational Needs
  • Social Enterprise
  • Laboratory Space
  • Cyber Security
  • Polymers & Coatings
  • Supply Chains
  • Entrepreneurship
  • China & Emerging Economics
  • CSR
  • User Centred Design
  • Management of Wastes & Resources
  • Lift technology
  • High Performance Engineering
  • IoT
  • AI & Robotics
  • Institute for Public Safety, Crime & Justice (IPSCJ)
  • Institute for Social Innovation and Impact
  • Institute of Logistics, Infrastructure, Supply and Transport
  • Institute of Creative Leather Technology

However if your idea needs support outside of these areas please email

  • Deadline for Applications: Tuesday 14th May
  • Successful applications notified by Tuesday 21st May
  • Funds to be spent by 31ST July 2019

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