Growing Innovation and Business

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Accelerating small-business growth, breaking down barriers and creating unrivalled opportunities for entrepreneurs to innovate and thrive – that is what we are all about. Here at the University of Derby, we are closing the gap between research and impact to make a real difference.

Partnering for Impact

We are right at the heart of the issues and challenges that matter - to our city, our region, to business, industry and our communities and society in general. Investing in our future, partnering with sector-leading businesses to drive innovation and create a collaborative environment where research has real impact and graduate talent can flourish.

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To find out more about how we can work with you, contact our business engagement team today.

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Annual Impact Report

Over the past year, the University of Derby has celebrated excellent achievements. Read our Annual Impact Report to explore the highlights of our 2022/23 academic year.

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Consultancy for business

Does your business have an issue that it needs a new perspective on? Or do you require specialist expertise and support with a project? Our University offers a range of consultancy services to businesses large and small.

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Our Business Services Charter

Read our Business Services Charter, which sets out the quality of service you can expect from us.