Knowledge exchange

Funding opportunities

We know that developing new ideas, products and services can be financially challenging and that funding opportunities that are right for you and your business aren’t always easy to find. We can work with you to identify the best funding solutions and help you with the application process.

Read about our knowledge exchange offer below, call us on 01223 695878 or email us at to find out if your company qualifies for current funding opportunities.

You can also follow @ARUBusiness on Twitter or ARU Enterprise and Innovation on LinkedIn.

Has your business been affected by COVID-19?

We're offering innovation vouchers and a special internship programme for businesses at this difficult time.

Find out more about our COVID-19 business support initiatives

Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Join up with an ARU academic and a graduate employee from any university and enjoy the benefits of valuable knowledge and expertise for your business.

Find out more about Knowledge Transfer Partnerships


Grow your small to medium enterprise (SME) by collaborating with graduates and academics through one of our flexible Knowledge Exchange Embed Partnership (KEEP+) programmes.

Find out more about KEEP+