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Working together, driving innovation, building the future

If you are a business, a charity, or a public sector organisation, our 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. 

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Nurturing Innovation

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.

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Locally, nationally or internationally

Supporting SME’s, corporate and third sector business with future plans for innovation and growth

Research expertise at the University of Kent comprises internationally renowned subject specialists, and is designed to produce creative and practical solutions. Business projects can benefit from this wealth of knowledge through our tailored consultancy services, along with training, funding and partnering opportunities.

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Covid19 Business Recovery

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kent’s business and innovation gateway team is hosting a number of free webinars to help support business recovery in Kent and Medway.


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Knowledge exchange has long been at the heart of our research and innovation activities at Kent. We believe in the power of working collaboratively with industry and the community to benefit both the economy and society.

Carole Barron Director of Knowledge Exchange and Innovation Contact us