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Apply now for the chance to have a free one-hour advice session with one of our experts.

Our team of experts give a few hours of their time each month to advise entrepreneurs, SMEs and inventors on their businesses.

Please note: places are not guaranteed on application. You will receive a response to your application within 6 weeks.


Are you looking for IT solutions for your business beyond “switch your computer off and switch it on again”? Apply for one-to-one tailored support with an expert who can advise you on the right digital solutions for your business.

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Alasdair Inglis

Alasdair Inglis
Do you need help with your marketing strategy? Experienced marketer Alasdair Inglis can help you revise your marketing strategy and improve your sales.

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Mark Sheahan

Mark Sheahan
Are you an inventor with an idea in need of a patent, or in search of the right licensing agreement? Meet with our Inventor in Residence, Mark Sheahan.

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Expert Impact

Expert Impact
Expert Impact connects experts who want to help with those who need their help to create a positive impact on society.

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Business & IP Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London NW1 2DB
Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7901
Email: Reference Team

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