From multi-nationals to local SMEs, Aston has a long history of collaborating with businesses to drive innovation and make real change
We offer a wide range of business services with a proven track record of success – it's one of the reasons why we've been named University of the Year 2020 by The Guardian. Working in tandem with firms and entrepreneurs, we drive innovation, productivity and growth in the economy.
Enterprise and knowledge exchange have been central to our mission since our beginnings as Birmingham Municipal Technical School in 1895. Today, our research informs regional and national Government policy. Our academics tackle real-world challenges, so whether you’re a big thinker with a new business idea, an ambitious SME or an international corporation, we want to hear from you.
Our aim is to make it as easy as possible for you to work with us, and our programmes have already helped hundreds of organisations across the UK by: