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NTU Enterprise has a long history of supporting aspiring entrepreneurs to transform their business idea into a success story.

By working in collaboration with experts across NTU, as well as our partners and supporters, we help students, graduates, staff and members of our community to grow the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to thrive as an entrepreneur.

From graduates wanting to explore routes into a successful freelance career, to working professionals looking for support to kick-start their own business, NTU Enterprise are helping to unlock potential and make dreams a reality across Nottingham and beyond

Student Enterprise

We offer a comprehensive package of support for student entrepreneurs at every stage of their start-up journey. Comprising of undergraduate and postgraduate students living in the UK and overseas, our growing community of student entrepreneurs have access to regular training, mentoring, networking opportunities and much more.

Support for Businesses

As a University, we are supporting thousands of businesses to launch, adapt and grow. Drawing on experts from a broad range of disciplines, we are finding creative solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges. From sustainability to supply chains and everything in between, we have the knowledge, equipment and resources to make a real difference to your business.

The Dryden Enterprise Centre

The Dryden Enterprise Centre (DEC) is a space for entrepreneurs, founders, SMEs and start-ups to launch, grow and scale. Located at the heart of NTU’s City Campus and within walking distance of the Victoria Centre, Market Square and Nottingham train station, the DEC is perfectly placed for entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes to connect and grow.

Funding for SMEs

Through our partnerships with sector bodies and organisations, we can provide access to multiple funding support schemes and initiatives, designed to enable SME businesses to grow, upskill and expand.

Looking to learn more about NTU Enterprise? Complete our short enquiry form and a member of our team will be in touch.

Enterprise success stories

Learn more about just some of the entrepreneurs who have utilised NTU Enterprise on their way to building a successful business.

Enterprise Impact Report

The first NTU Enterprise Impact Report celebrates achievements and activities between June 2021 – December 2022.

Learn how the Enterprise team navigated through an unprecedented time to achieve success through the 18-month period.

Enterprise events

With an exciting programme of events, workshops and networking opportunities, there are plenty of ways to get involved and engage with like-minded entrepreneurs at NTU.

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