Below are links to research partners and organisations that can provide support and advice for the research and development of your new business ideas.
Seven centres where the UK's best businesses, scientists and engineers collaborate in late stage research and development. Many offer access to equipment and specialist facilities to test ideas in reality
Knowledge Transfer Partnerships
A UK-wide programme to enable companies, including third sector organisations, form partnerships with academic institutions and research and technology organisations
British Library Business & IP Centre Research Service
Information search services for inventors, designers and entrepreneurs are available from the British Library
Find a business mentor who can offer advice on exploiting the Intellectual Property assets of your business