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Innovating for Growth: our business support programme partners

We work with a range of partner organisations to deliver our Innovating for Growth business support programme. 

Our partners have expertise in the specific business areas of our strategy and growth programme.

ABA Design

ABA Design will help analyse your products and services, environments, communications and behaviours – all vital to a good brand bill of health! A healthy brand adds momentum and energy to your business. Their team are experienced in thoroughly investigating your business brand and combining it with highly stimulating brand strategy to make it even better.


Gearing Up with Gap Consulting

Gearing Up gets companies growing by improving existing systems and getting new systems set up to increase profit margins. They also have a wealth of experience in growing sales through new customer acquisition and getting more sales from your existing customers, by improving your marketing strategy - both online and offline.


London IP

London IP have a network of IP practitioners around the UK covering the whole spectrum of technical disciplines. They have experience in all areas of intellectual property including patents, trademarks, designs and copyright in the UK and Europe as well as internationally to help you make the most of your IP in the markets that matter most to your business. 


'Makers' is a design, product development and manufacturing consultancy based in London. Their mission is to connect designers, retailers and customers with the very best UK manufacturers and have worked with large corporations, high-street retailers, charities, small businesses, freelancers and private clients. This versatility is one of the strengths of the Makers service: they understand the needs of different clients.


Red Ochre

Red Ochre works to support businesses delivering social change across the UK. Their team has a wide range of expertise and experience in financial, managerial and technical fields. They have complementary skill sets gained in a number of commercial, social and not-for-profit sectors. Red Ochre is also a social enterprise and have developed a number of initiatives to give back to the community and improve the environment.

If you would like to apply for free small business support from our panel of business strategy experts, you can apply for the programme here


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Contact us

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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