Northern Lights

Northern Lights

Nurturing Enterprising People

  • UCLan business support service wins regional award



    The Northern Lights Business Incubation Unit was awarded the title of Best Business Enabler of the Year... read more

    UCLan business support service wins regional award
  • Business Networking

    Meet with other business owners, potential suppliers and new customers in our free Business Networking events

  • Mentoring

    Guidance from our experienced business mentors to encourage you through issue relating to your business

    Northern Lights Business Mentoring
  • Business Incubation

    Our Incubation Units provide students, graduates and eligible clients businesses, managed office work space.

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    Northern Lights Team

Northern Lights is a Business Support and Incubation Facility based in the Media Factory Building at the University of Central Lancashire. Preston, Lancashire.

Northern Lights blog

We are delighted to announce that Northern Lights won the award for Best Business Enabler at the Lancashire Business Awards 2015. This is testament to all the hard work that the Team have put in over the past few years in supporting you all.

View the full post on the Northern Lights Blog

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Northern Lights Business Incubation


Access to managed office work space and a programme of business support, workshops and networking events.

Northern Lights Action Learning

Action Learning

An opportunity to talk to those around you who either have, or still are going through and facing the same issues as yourself.

Northern Lights Business Netowrking


This FREE event comprises a Special Guest Speaker and the opportunity for informal networking over a complimentary buffet.

Northern Lights Workshops


Northern Lights run a series of regular workshops that cover the key topics for preparing and starting in business.

Northern Lights Advice Clincs

Advice Clinic

Mentoring and advice service that encompasses the core essentials for strategy and becoming self-employed.

Northern Lights Mentoring


Mentoring can be described as 'light touch' guidance from our experienced 
professionals where the objective is to encourage the client.

The Great IOT Take-Off

SMEs have the chance to win up to £25,000 each in 'Proof of Principle' voucher prizes.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2016

Now open for entries.