Innovation & Enterprise

your business         & innovation gateway

Information and Support for University Staff

Are you a University of Kent staff member interested in exploring the possibilities of working with external partners (eg: business, industry, public bodies, charities) in order to exchange knowledge and maximise the impact of your research? Would you like to see a practical application of your novel ideas, methods, products, technologies or designs?

Enterprise support is available for:

  • Commercialisation
  • Short term consultancy and projects
  • Longer term collaborative projects, including knowledge transfer partnerships
  • Delivery of CPD, training and workshops
  • Spin-outs & start ups


Our dedicated business and innovation team can help you:

Find collaborators

Our team can help you identify and nurture partnerships with external organisations (business, industry, public bodies, charities) in order to support the development and transfer of knowledge.

Understand and manage your intellectual property

We can support with managing your intellectual property, patents & trademarks, developing a spin-out and advise you on maintaining your freedom to publish.

Apply for innovation funding

We can help you to identify appropriate funding routes and put together a strong application.

Build your innovation capacity

We arrange regular training and activities in order to support University staff develop their innovation capacity

We are currently developing a comprehensive Sharepoint site to provide guidance for staff interested in engaging with innovation & enterprise activities. In the meantime please contact us for more information about how we can support you.



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Last Updated: 26/07/2019