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Unlocking the Potential of Your Small Business: Discover What the University of Suffolk Can Offer You

UOS meetingSmall business owners are constantly seeking new ways to grow, innovate and adapt to the changing business landscape. The University of Suffolk understands the challenges you face and is here to support your business goals. Our institution is a hub of expertise, knowledge, and resources that can empower your business to thrive and help take you to that next level.

Our academics, schools and institutions can offer valuable insights and recommendations tailored to your specific needs. Whether it's improving efficiency or optimising processes, our consultancy services can help you tackle any business challenge.

Innovation is the key to staying ahead in today's market. Explore Research and Development (R&D) opportunities, feasibility studies, and contract research, with access to cutting-edge 3D printing facilities. Looking for a game-changing project? Our Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) program facilitates collaboration with academic experts and government funding, driving innovation and growth. Securing funding can be a challenge but our experts can guide you through opportunities and assist in writing compelling bids for growth and innovation.

Tap into talent through our internship programs, micro-projects, and placements, benefitting from fresh perspectives and identifying potential future employees.

Continuous learning is essential for success. We offer short-courses, bespoke CPD programmes and ICET funded programmes from leadership skills to digital marketing strategies. Upskill your workforce with our higher and degree apprenticeships, combining academic knowledge with on-the-job experience.

Host workshops, conferences, and seminars in our state-of-the-art venues and facilities, fostering learning, collaboration, and networking events.

Our areas of expertise can be game-changers for your business:

  • Digital Futures Institute – The Digital Futures Institute is a leading regional digital hub forapplied research, development, consultancy and training which has a strong technology focus. Housed in our £9.6 million research and engineering facility at BT’s Adastral Park. TheDigiTech Centre is evidence of the unique partnership uniting our young, and modern University with a world leading telecommunications company in BT.
  • Institute of Health & Wellbeing - The Institute of Health and Wellbeing benefits from strong partnerships with organisations across academia, healthcare, business and public society. The £13m state-of-the-art Health and Wellbeing Building is dedicated to the promotion of integrated care. Clinical simulation facilities feature two state-of-the-art hospital wards, a midwifery birthing unit, a new sports and exercise facility, a radiography imaging suite and counselling/physiotherapy clinic rooms.
  • Suffolk Sustainability Institute – The Suffolk Sustainability Institute is committed to tackling the causes of climate change. The impacts of climate change and environmental degradation are amongst the greatest threats to public health, the global economy and biodiversity. Focusing on Green Infrastructure, Sustainable & Healthy Communities and Energy & Resource Management; we lead on quality research, training and innovation towards effective action on climate change, unsustainable use of resources and the environment. We aim to drive collaborative climate and sustainability-related research that has a real impact.
  • Leadership & Management Academy - Recognised as an innovative Academy which applies research and theory to address the real-world issues of today and the future, placing leadership and management development at the core of everything we do. Our collaborative focus sees us working in partnership with local, national and international businesses, academic institutions, government agencies and communities to enable growth.
  • Institute for Social Justice and Crime - The Institute’s research develops a deeper knowledge base of multi-agency practices to improve their service to the community, increase public safety and to facilitate social justice. Interdisciplinarity, mixed and creative methodologies are key to the Institute’s approach to research.
  • Culture & Heritage - A leading hub of creative excellence for innovative and collaborative research and creative projects in the Arts Humanities. Inspiring a pride in our collective history and culture through research, exhibitions, events, education and outreach activities. Working with communities, individuals and organisations to support the culture and heritage of our region. Fostering and promoting a passion for the heritage and culture of East Anglia and beyond, engage with international partners and contribute to being global citizens.

At the University of Suffolk, we are committed to making a positive impact on businesses like yours. Our diverse offerings and areas of expertise ensure access to the support and resources needed to flourish.

The University of Suffolk has climbed 46 places over two years in the Complete University Guide league table. Whilst the WhatUni Student Choice Awards recently ranked the University of Suffolk in the top 5 UK universities for graduate career prospects, top 10 for learning and teaching quality, top10 for best facilities in the UK and 11th in the UK for social inclusion.

Whether you seek innovation, upskilling, or tackling business challenges, our institution is ready to partner with you on this journey of growth and success. Unlock your small business's full potential with the University of Suffolk. Contact us today to explore how we can work together to shape a bright future for your business.

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