Turning ideas into competitive advantage is a renowned strength of the Leeds City Region, especially in our core growth sectors. So to help businesses harness that potential our soft-landing package encourages knowledge transfer between industry, academia and research centres of excellence.

Our innovation support gives access to higher education institutions and universities who specialise in:

  • Training and development
  • Consultancy services and business development
  • Commercial services
  • Knowledge transfer
  • Collaborative and applied research
  • Networking opportunities
  • Intellectual property and licensing
  • Access to facilities and services
  • Working with students and graduates

We gather the best-connected people together and help navigate the vast commercial ecosystem of the Leeds City Region in one swift step.