Business network

Our upcoming events

Maximise Profit Through Optimisation
Maximise Profit Through Optimisation
Join us to explore how a data-driven approach could transform your pricing and advertising strategy and make those precious pennies and pounds deliver even more of a return.
The Computer Says No
The Computer Says No
Join us to explore how the inhouse ownership of IT and other functions can improve your reputation, products and services while enhancing your customer experience.


I have been a supporter of the network since its inception and the blend of 'local' and 'academic' makes it a unique draw that keeps me coming back because of the support it offers.
Ruth Dolby, Director, Food Science Fusion Ltd


What to expect from our business network

Relaxed networking and introductions

Join more than 1,600 connections in our business network, from a range of companies and industries, as well as representatives from business support organisations.

Our business engagement team will help you to explore how your business could partner with our university.


Topical talks

Attend our regular webinars and events to discuss topical business issues. You will usually hear the latest research perspective from our academic community as well as the practical application from local business leaders.

Have a topic you'd like to us to cover?

Suggest a theme for a future event

Elevator pitches

Your opportunity to promote your business to the network, share your news, ask for feedback or recruit partners for a collaborative project. 

Get in touch to book your elevator pitch slot.