Impacting Business by Design


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Lead higher education institution (HEI): De Montfort University
HEI partners: Brunel University London, Nottingham Trent University
Industry Partners: Engineering Employers Federation, Chartered Alternative Investment Analysts

This project is addressing SMEs’ needs for responsive and holistic support for design innovation to enable the successful development and commercialisation of new products. With a new specialist trading body, the university-industry association consortium will improve the matching of consultancy and financing needs from an ever-expanding range of specialist sources, business issues, forging new business-relationships with actors from our network, and nurturing new design innovation skills, culture and systems.