Celebrating over 1,000 business support interactions in six years

November 2022 marks six years since the launch of Keele Gateway - an initiative of support programmes available through the University.

Keele Gateway is proud to have supported over 1,000 local organisation interactions, helped to create over 150 new jobs, generated over £200 million per year into the regional economy, and saved 5,780 tonnes of CO2 through sustainable business solutions.

Genuine solutions to real-world problems

Keele is helping businesses across the region to make a real difference in their communities and beyond.

Hear first-hand from these businesses:

How can we work together with your organisation?

We offer a clear, easy, and accessible entry route in for all organisations, particularly local SMEs. Offering access to internships, fully-funded support programms, development masterclasses, Keele's expertise, facilities, office space, networks, and more.  

gateway@keele.ac.uk | 01782 733001

ERDF, Midlands Engine and Research England logos The following support programmes available at Keele University are receiving funding from the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020:

  • Keele University Science & Innovation Park Smart Innovation Hub (Ref: 32R17P01691);
  • Smart Energy Network Demonstrator (Ref: 32R16P00706);
  • Business Bridge (Ref: 32R18P02530);
  • Innovation Centre Seven - IC7 (Ref: 32R19P03785).

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (DfLUHC) (and in London the intermediate body Greater London Authority) is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund.