Running a business takes enthusiasm, time, money and expertise. Our suite of SME focused programmes and products aim to support you to scale-up your business. Our products range from innovation vouchers, business mentoring through to accessing our academic expertise.
The Aston Programme for Small Business Growth aims to support SMEs to grow by increasing their turnover and creating jobs within Coventry and Warwickshire and Greater Birmingham and Solihull.
Beautiful Canoe is Aston University’s Student Enterprise that develops bespoke quality software solutions according to our clients’ needs, whilst developing our people who do it! The work is undertaken by student fellows, who we develop during their time employed by us utilising the latest technologies and agile coaching to ensure our fellows have the highest quality experience, and deliver quality working software.
CREME delivers leading-edge expertise on business support for ethnic minority entrepreneurs by working with business policy-makers and influential organisations to conduct pioneering research and business engagement activities to promote diversity and enterprise.
EBRI provides practical solutions for businesses to explore the growing ‘Energy-from-Waste’ and Energy Systems markets, and the opportunities they offer. Companies can benefit from specialist support, cutting-edge technologies and bespoke events to stimulate business start-up and growth, plus the development of new products and services.
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services.
Innovation Vouchers allow companies to apply for up to £1,500 to spend directly on business innovation and business growth activities. They’ll allow your company to improve systems, develop new process and increase efficiency. We’ll take a consultative approach, guiding you from the initial application, through to the project completion to ensure you make the most of the available funding.
A KTP is a world - leading programme that helps businesses succeed by connecting them to the UK's rich academic resources. It's a partnership between a business seeking expertise, and a recently qualified graduate, post graduate or post doc.
Aston University Smarterials program ‘Promoting Functional Materials’, is here to help small to medium sized companies develop and grow their business through a partnership built on research, testing and expertise in material science.
Free consultancy and expertise in Artificial Intelligence. Working with Midlands SME’s using data for business growth, we can help automate and scale your business processes, find better more efficient solutions for your company’s problems.
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