Business Development

Business Development

Access a World of Knowledge

At the University of Lincoln, you can find highly-qualified and expert staff who understand your business and engage with you to address issues of performance and change. We have long-term experience and a host of professionals engaged in a broad range of industries, who offer support such as one-off problem solving intervention or a long-term relationship where you can enhance your business through our knowledge.

If you would like to discuss a consultancy or research project, please contact us at Research and Enterprise Services on 0800 9155278 or email

Sometimes partnerships for research projects can be eligible for research grants to part fund a project.


Sparkhouse is Lincoln Universities’ incubation centre for fledgling new start companies, and is situated on the Brayford campus. The centre provides access to support services, knowledge, and facilities needed to help you start your business.

At Sparkhouse we offer a range of business development services including:

  • Business planning advice
  • Mentoring
  • Finance / financial packaging services
  • Training / seminars / workshops
  • Networking opportunities between tenants
  • Access to specialist support (e.g.: legal and technical advice). 

Sound Interesting?

For more information visit , call 01522 837200 or email