From start-up to scale-up, we give you the support you need to thrive.
We help entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life, and provide SMEs access to expertise, facilities and funding to help them grow.
Turning ideas into a business
Are you a budding entrepreneur with a great idea for a business? You can receive expert advice from our business advisers to help you get started.
Developing new products and services
We can provide you with the skills, expertise and technology to help your business develop new products and services, from start to finish.
Scaling up your business
We've joined forces with organisations across the East Midlands to bring you combined expertise, resources and capabilities that will help you scale up your business.
Enabling Innovation is a collaborative project between Nottingham Trent University, the University of Derby and the University of Nottingham. The programme is aimed at SMEs in the D2N2 area and provides support to help them develop new products and services through access to university expertise in research and innovation.
High Level Skills for SMEs
Nottingham Trent University is working with a consortium of local colleges and universities to provide SMEs in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire with the high level skills and graduates they need to grow and thrive, through a ground-breaking project funded by the European Social Fund.