Business Engagement

We understand the diversity of challenges that businesses face today and recognise that every company has different requirements – from micro-sized start-ups through to expanding SMEs and large, established organisations. With a comprehensive range of business support and services accessible across the University, we are confident that we can help you find the right solution, whatever your sector or industry.

Andrew Stevenson, Director of Research and Enterprise

Helping Your Business to Flourish

Innovation is crucial to the success of any organisation – whether that be public, private or third sector – and in a competitive global economy those who succeed and continue to grow are those who innovate.

At the University of Lincoln, we are employer-led and informed, sharing our experience and expertise to support businesses to drive forward the innovation agenda, helping to solve industry challenges of all shapes and sizes. 

We have been recognised for our pioneering approach to business engagement through a series of national awards, including a Lord Stafford Award and a Times Higher Education Award, and are proud of our innovative partnerships with a diverse range of organisations.

With a comprehensive range of business support and services accessible across the University, we are confident that we can help you find the right solution for you, whatever your sector or industry.

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Industry Links

Recognised as setting a blueprint for excellence in its pioneering approach to working with industry, the University of Lincoln has built a reputation for understanding and responding to the needs of business, forging strong industry links to address specific skills gaps and real-world commercial challenges.

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Campus Conference venues and meeting rooms

Our campus has a wide range of venues available to hire for your next meeting, conference or event. These range from small seminar rooms to larger event venues such as The Engine Shed and Lincoln Performing Arts Centre.

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tv studio in use Specialist facilities and equipment

We have a range of specialist facilities available for businesses to access and hire, offering access to state-of-the-art equipment and resources for sectors such as food manufacturing, engineering, media and design.

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Professional development Professional development and training

Continued professional development, short courses, executive training, postgraduate degrees and bespoke courses are available to help organisations enhance staff performance and develop business thinking, to suit the future needs of your business.

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FindYourFeet Make connections at our events

“The Find Your Feet fair was a great way for us to build awareness of our business with the students at the University. Many of them leave the county not knowing there is a thriving creative and technology sector right on their door step.” Zoe Easey, Epix Media Ltd

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female student at computer Networking opportunities

The University offers a range of opportunities for businesses to get involved, including hands on workshops and networking events. Our conference office are also able to help host and arrange events catering from small meetings through to large conferences.

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mature students meeting Funding your ideas

Our experienced colleagues can help you to access support for funding proposals, as well as offer advice about the commercialisation of your business ideas, allowing you to take your business from idea to reality.

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Get in Touch

If you are interested in finding out how the University of Lincoln could help your business or organisation, get in touch with our Research and Enterprise team and we will work with you to find a solution that's right for you. 

Research and Enterprise
University of Lincoln
Brayford Pool

UK: 0800 915 5278

International: +44 (0)1522 837200