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Business and Innovation Gateway

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. 

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, training, funding and partnership opportunities.

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.