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Innovating for Growth Intellectual Property tender

Find ouot more about how small businesses can apply to deliver the Intellectual Property work stream as part of Innovating for Growth

Congratulations to our tenth Innovating for Growth cohort

Find out more about our tenth Innovating for Growth cohort

Startups Awards

Find out how you can nominate yourself or someone else for the Startups Awards

The Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Raise the profile of your business by getting the royal seal of approval.

Growing Business Awards 2014

The Growing Business Awards 2014 are now open.

Manchester is open for business

Business & IP Centre Manchester is now open.

Made with the British Library: Mellissa Morgan

Mellissa talks about how the Library turned her passion for vegan food into a successful business.

British Library's runway to fashion

Find out about how the Library became a destination for the London Collections: Men 2014

Increase your sales!

Find out how you can increase your sales and profit with The UK's Affordable Mentors and Kerrie Dorman

Your guide to the cycling industry

Your guide to the cycling

New look for the Business & IP Centre

Take a look at our new look of our National Network Ad Campaign Launched

Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Going Global - book your tickets now!

Go Global with our next Inspiring Entrepreneurs event in partnership with Barclays

Available to watch online Internet Icons

Internet Icons is now available to watch online on our You Tube channel BIPC TV

A new home for the UK's news collection

British Library’s new Reading Room for newspapers, broadcast and digital news officially opened by Secretary of State, Sajid Javid MP

Innovating for Growth's international recognition

Europe's recognition of one of UK's leading business support programme.

PRECIOUS success: The 8th annual awards 2014

Groundbreaking Awards for unsung heroines in business and the workplace launches call for nominations

Black British Business Awards

Find out how you can nominate yourself or someone else for the first event Black British Business Awards

Congratulations to our ninth Innovating for Growth cohort

Find out more about our ninth Innovating for Growth cohort

Interested in UK retailing?

If you’re a retailer, thinking of starting your own retail business, or researching UK retailing for an academic or other purpose, complete our short online survey.

New Business & IP Centre launched at Leeds Central Library

The newly refurbished Business & IP Centre at Leeds Central Library, providing a free and accessible service to anyone wishing to set up, protect and grow a successful business.

Success stories

Saad Saraf

Saad Saraf set up ad agency Media Reach

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96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7901
Email: Reference Team

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