Aston Centre for Growth provides leading growth programmes and other practical business support for entrepreneurs, SMEs, business leaders, and students across the community.

The Centre has experience of working with thousands of SMEs to support their business growth through high profile programmes such as the Help to Grow Management course, Aston Programme for Small Business Growth and Green Advantage, alongside investment ready pitching competitions, student and graduate focused start-up support and enterprise skills development. ERC, the national Enterprise Research Centre run jointly by Aston University and the University of Warwick, operates at Aston within the Centre for Growth

We aim to transform the regional economy by working intensively with high-potential entrepreneurs and SMEs – strengthening leadership and management skills, boosting productivity, and promoting genuine inclusive growth.

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