Aston Centre for Growth (ABS)

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 hundreds of SMEs to support their business growth through high profile programmes such as the Aston Programme for Small Business Growth and Productivity through People, 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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Are you an Aston University graduate?
Aston University is a partner in the Greater Birmingham Growth Hub. This is a free, one-stop-shop business support service provided by the region's local authorities, universities and associated business support organisations. Would you like us to share your details with the Growth Hub?
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