Cumbria Innovations Platform

Cumbria Innovations Platform aims to help boost economic growth in Cumbria by providing micro, small and medium enterprises with a competitive edge. This platform is unique and diverse in its offerings as it combines the capabilities of various departments from the universities of Lancaster and Cumbria to provide bespoke business support.

Engineering, Business Management, Chemistry, Physics, Computing and more pull their capabilities together to enable multifaceted, tailored business support in four different formats. It will allow you to explore new ideas by providing practical and academic guidance.

Support includes access to unique facilities and digital expertise, innovation workshops designed to equip you with the skills you need to take forward innovation, 6-month innovation development programme for business leaders and part-funded student research projects.

Benefits of the Cumbria Innovations Platform

This programme is available to European Regional Development Fund eligible companies. To find out if your company is eligible for support please contact:

Sarah Allison – Senior Project Officer

enterprise.services@cumbria.ac.uk

01228 888740

Student internships - how to search & apply

Paid opportunities are advertised on our current vacancies section of the website.

If you are interested in signing up for notifications of our internship opportunities, please sign up here.

Open Innovation Workshops

For upcoming innovation workshops for SME's in Cumbria, see below;