Business Support done right

At the University of Northampton (UON) we offer a wide range of business support services to our students and staff as well as to the Northamptonshire business community. We also support social enterprise on a national scale, through the University’s Inspire2Enterprise brand.

what’s on offer?

Funded projects and partnership initiatives

We deliver a variety of European funded and bespoke partner programmes.

To find out more about this support, click on the Startup or Grow tab above.


Inspire2Enterprise works with individuals and enterprises across the UK to start, run, finance and grow social enterprises. We offer a variety of remote and 1-2-1 support options that can be tailored to your needs.

Workforce Solutions

UON is passionate about offering students and graduates employment opportunities and the chance to gain experience within business – as well as helping businesses with their staffing needs.

Changing Careers Service

UON’s careers service is available to employers during periods of restructuring and redundancy to enable people at risk identify alternative career options.

Innovation and Funding

UON has a variety of programmes and support for businesses that allow them to access UoN expertise, KTPs, and consultancy to grow and develop new products, markets, or improve productivity.

Conferencing, Facilities and Sports Hire

The University has a range of spaces, including halls, lecture rooms and conferencing facilities, which are available to hire on a regular or one-off basis.