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Business and Partnerships
Working together, driving innovation, building the future
If you are a business, a charity, or a public sector organisation, the University of Kent's world-class expertise can help you.
We have an experienced and professional business and innovation gateway team who understand that different businesses need different support, who will work with you to find the right expertise for your organisation.
We believe in bringing innovative and creative approaches to increasing business productivity and growth. We achieve this by encouraging collaboration between our university and businesses.
The University of Kent is home to internationally renowned subject specialists with research expertise designed to produce creative and practical solutions. Businesses can benefit from this wealth of knowledge through tailored consultancy services, training, funding and partnership opportunities.
Work with our experts
Our subject experts are leaders in their field with real-world experience of delivering business solutions.
Engage with our students
We have talented, knowledgeable and highly motivated students studying our degree programmes.
Commercialise our research
New technology, processes and knowledge regularly emerge from our impressive research portfolio.
Develop your skills
We understand the importance of being able to access innovative and flexible training opportunities.
Hire our facilities
Our facilities span laboratories, computing and specialist equipment to seminar rooms, video technology and conference space.
We are listening
As an anchor institution for Kent and Medway, we are working with a wide range of partners to support our region's economic and social challenges.
We make resources within our large and diverse University relevant and accessible to businesses regionally, nationally and globally.
The Kent HR Network
Facilitating knowledge exchange between our academic experts and HR professionals.
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
We have over 36 years' experience delivering KTPs with a 100% success rate in the past 7 years.
Business Resilience Webinars
Academic-led webinars to help support you and your business progress and grow.