Enterprise Solutions

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What is Enterprise Solutions?

Enterprise Solutions helps you to navigate your way to the University of Plymouth’s internationally renowned research expertise, facilities and business services. It connects you to the right support that meets your organisation’s needs.

The University works with hundreds of organisations, both large and small, to find innovative solutions to the challenges they face. This could involve joint research and development projects, access to our innovation centres or science park or accessing student talent or academic expertise.

Enterprise Solutions can assist businesses and public or third sector organisations to tap into our services, injecting new thinking to support and drive innovation.

If you would like to discuss opportunities for collaboration or have a specific requirement, please get in touch by phone or via email.

Covid-19 Support Services to Business

The University of Plymouth is ranked in the top 20 universities in the country for supporting SMEs and is committed to helping businesses find new ways to recover and grow in the current crisis.

Our team is working with business organisations across the South West to offer a package of support from our experts, drawing on years of research and practical business experience to:

  • Give you access to brilliant minds and state-of-the-art equipment
  • Steer your business through current challenges and prepare your organisation for the future
  • Identify practical solutions to ensure your business thrives through resilience and innovation

South West Innovation Expo 2021

Enterprise Solutions is working with partners from across the region to bring the next evolution of Venturefest. South West Innovation Expo bring together technology innovators and entrepreneurs with business leaders and investors to share and understand the power of new technology. 

SW Innovation Expo will feature keynote speeches and case study presentations, a Pitchfest for start-up businesses looking for funding from potential investors, an Innovation Showcase area for technology companies to demonstrate their new ideas and an Exhibition space. Delegates to the event will see innovation in action, find out how new technology can transform their business, meet investors, find new talent and learn from innovators.  

Exeter Sandy Park, 14 October 2021

Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP)

A KTP is a partnership between a university and a company to work on a challenging and innovative project which will transfer new knowledge/expertise into the business and extend research. A KTP Associate is employed to deliver the programme of work and the 12 to 36 month project is co-funded through an Innovate UK grant and the participating company.

If you want to grow your business through collaboration and innovation, KTP is the programme that has the power you need to get ahead of the competition.

To find out more about how KTP can inspire innovation in your business, contact the Enterprise Solutions Team on 0800 052 5600 or email: enterprisesolutions@plymouth.ac.uk 


University–business collaborations awarded share of £100,000

Five new research collaborations with industry have been awarded a share of £100,000 to fund innovative new projects across science, engineering and health.

From tackling sediment erosion to investigating the antimicrobial properties of ‘essential oils’ and the development of a low-cost robotic arm for fruit and veg harvesting, each new project brings together academics at the University of Plymouth with a business partner.

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