Cranfield University are here to work with you to help your company to grow!

We would welcome the chance to bring our expertise and apply it to help your business to grow using funded opportunities where possible.

As the UK's most business-engaged university, we continue to be trusted to understand and be responsive to the needs of many organisations.

We pride ourselves on being flexible and entrepreneurial and have the capability to take a project from concept through to practical delivery – we solve problems and shape the future.

Come and join us to:

  • Meet our experts to find out how we can help your business,
  • Learn about ways that we collaborate and engage with businesses including funded opportunities,
  • Hear from a company that we work with.

Please join us by registering below.

Please note: This event is not suitable for consultants.

Event programme

9-9.30am Registration and refreshments
9.30-9.40am Welcome by Professor David Oglethorpe (Dean of Cranfield School of Management) & Professor Michael Bourlakis (Director of Research)
9.40-10am Potential funding sources for companies to work with Cranfield University Dr. Sandra Messenger, Knowledge Exchange Manager, Research and Innovation Office
10-10.15am Hear how Pamela Steele Associates Ltd. are working with Cranfield University to achieve business growth
10.15-10.30am A funding scheme that accelerates business growth: Knowledge Transfer Partnerships. Where applications have >85% of being funded! Kamran Hussein, Knowledge Transfer Adviser, Knowledge Transfer Network
10.30-10.45am An overview of the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership (SEMLEP) and how they can help your business
10.45-11am Meet the team! An introduction to the academic staff in the School of Management at Cranfield University
11-11.15am Introductions from participating companies
11.15am-12.15pm Networking clinic where you can talk to the Cranfield experts
12.15-1.30pm Lunch

Who should attend

School of Management academics and external businesses (not consultants).


Free to attend.

How to register

To register for this event please use our online registration form.