Digital support for businesses

This programme has now ended. Please visit our Business Support page for information on current support and collaboration opportunities.

Support for local businesses

Keele University’s new fully-funded digital support programme for businesses can help organisations and entrepreneurs across Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire to understand, adopt and harness the potential of advanced data and digital technologies that will enable vital innovation and faster growth.

Linked to Keele's new Digital Society Institute, more than 750 local SMEs and entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to work with industry experts, academics and digital advisors to understand how data can be deployed in different parts of the business and how new and emerging technologies can improve productivity and increase competitiveness.

Available exclusively to those based in Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire, the programme features three support channels, each created to suit organisations at varying stages of their digital journey:

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Digital solutions

Keele offers a breadth of possibilities and business solutions for companies across a range of industries. Find out more about how the University has collaborated with businesses on digital-related projects.

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Further collaboration opportunities

If your organisation is looking to harness the potential of data and digital, then a collaboration with Keele’s world-leading research could help to unlock your growth. Bespoke opportunities are available, tailored to your specific business need.

For a confidential conversation about how Keele could help your business to navigate the digital future, complete the enquiry form below and a member of our team will be in touch.

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Innovation Centre 7 and its associated programmes are part-funded through a suite of funders including the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) (as part of the England 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) Growth Programme), the Research England Development Fund, and UK Government funding through the Getting Building Fund.