Supporting Start-Up Businesses
The University of Kent's business incubation and support unit is devoted to helping start-up ventures and early stage companies to increase survival rates.
The Hub for Innovation and Enterprise is a purpose-built incubation space for entrepreneurship and enterprise in Canterbury and offers a professional working environment with business support to assist new businesses.
Hub for Innovation and Enterprise offers free business advice sessions to all students, staff and graduates of the University to help them develop and progress their business ideas. These 1-1 session are completely confidential and free of charge.
Developing innovative products and services will always involve risk. To better manage and reduce financial risks associated with a business venture, there are a number of funding schemes available for collaborative projects with the University of Kent.