Working with a range of government, industry and funding partners, we support local businesses through collaborative regional initiatives.


KEEP+ provides SMEs with flexible, funded opportunities for innovation, with a focus on developing new products or services, increasing profitability, reducing costs, providing opportunities to collaborate and accessing graduate talent.

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The Low Carbon Across the South East (LoCASE) Programme helps businesses optimise their use of resources and adopt eco-innovative and low carbon solutions that improve business performance in terms of resilience, profitability and competitiveness.

Find out more about LoCase

Innovation Centre Medway

Working in partnership with Medway Council, the University is delivering a range of innovation support services to local businesses. These include individual technology innovators, knowledge-based start-ups and early years organisations, across the Medway region of North Kent.

Find out more about Innovation Centre Medway