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We aim to bring lasting improvements to UK businesses by improving their abilities to successfully develop and commercialise new products

Impacting Business by Design is a £4.648million project to help businesses and entrepreneurs bring their ideas to life and help boost the UK economy through the Government’s new Connecting Capability Fund (CCF).

De Montfort University has joined forces with Brunel University London, Nottingham Trent University and industry bodies to create a specialist company called Impacting Business by Design to work with SMEs within England to commercialise ideas and innovations.

Impacting Business by Design will provide design, technical, and development support, incentivise investment and nurture design innovation skills, culture and systems in SMEs and entrepreneurs. It aims to increase the number of new products being brought to market in the UK, increasing investment and protecting the country’s industrial competitiveness.

To find out more, please get in touch at 01162577429 or fill out the contact form below.

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