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At UCLan, we believe in establishing collaborative partnerships with our business customers. What sets us apart is our strong reputation for applied business research, entrepreneurship, innovation and bringing academic excellence to life. Innovation is part of our culture and we work hard to establish links with local, regional, national and international businesses, sharing and exchanging our expertise and research to help give you that competitive edge.

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Access our Expertise

Access world-leading expertise through our academics, researchers and facilities to help your business innovate.

Develop your workforce

Develop your Workforce

Develop the talent within your organisation though our range of professional qualifications and short courses.

Recruit our talent

Recruit our Talent

Utilise our student and graduate community to access up-to-date knowledge innovation and enterprise and recruit the leaders of the future.

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Grow Your Business

Tap into a wide range of specialist business support aimed at helping the region’s SMEs grow.

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UCLan EIC

Planning permission granted for University Engineering Innovation Centre

The green light has been given for work to start on The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £30million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC).

The green light has been given for work to start on The University of Central Lancashire’s (UCLan) £30million Engineering Innovation Centre (EIC).

Preston City Council has approved the planning application for the state-of-the-art facility following extensive consultations with the community and local stakeholders.

Located in the heart of Preston city centre, the EIC will be an integrated hub for teaching, research and knowledge exchange, bringing together the region’s expertise from within academia and industry.

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sme launch

Green and Black’s founder supports new centre for region’s businesses

The Centre for SME Development was officially launched at an event at the University’s Westleigh conference centre

Lancashire entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a new business support hub at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) which will enable small to medium sized enterprises to grow.

The Centre for SME Development was officially launched at an event at the University’s Westleigh conference centre, led by director Dr Sue Smith.

The launch of the new initiative was supported by Jo Fairley, co-founder of Green and Black’s, who delivered a speech sharing her inspiring story and top tips for achieving success.

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