How Salford’s Centre for Sustainable Innovation can help elevate your business

The Centre for Sustainable Innovation team
The Centre for Sustainable Innovation team

If you’re a business owner and you’ve not yet engaged with Salford Business School’s new Centre for Sustainable Innovation, you’re missing out! Designed to connect businesses with academics who can help navigate challenges such as digital transformation projects and change management, the Centre is currently offering a number of services for businesses looking to boost productivity and growth.

This post rounds up all that is available currently from Salford’s Centre for Sustainable Innovation.

Help to Grow: Management Courses

Designed for SMEs looking to take their business to the next level, the Help to Grow: Management Course is a 12 week programme for senior leaders and decision-makers. Delivered by our experts, the programme is 90% government-funded, meaning you can access the whole course for just £750 per person!

Expect networking opportunities, a holistic curriculum and to leave with a fully-actionable plan for scaling up your operations.

Latest cohort of Help to Grow programme

Innovation Labs

Got a great idea but struggling to find the time to move through the innovation process? The Centre for Sustainable Innovation can help with that.

Join us for our fully-funded 3-day innovation workshops, which will help you to work through your idea supported by expert knowledge. Hosted at our world-leading North of England Robotics Innovation Centre on the Fredrick Road campus of the University of Salford.

Know Digital platform

The newest addition to the Centre’s offering, Know Digital is an online learning platform that is free at the point of access. Learn the fundamentals about new technology, including AI, augmented reality and cyber security, all framed in a way which will add value to your business.

Open SME

Small business with big ambitions? Look no further than OpenSME, a free platform designed to upskill you and your workforce so you are ready to face any economic challenges.

Industry workshops

The Centre for Sustainable Innovation is also running several workshops and networking events for businesses. Don’t miss your chance to connect with experts in their fields, and learn some valuable information which can help your business grow and thrive. Click the link above to see what’s coming up.

Don’t forget you can visit the Centre for Sustainable Innovation website for more information on the services offered, and you can reach out to the team directly by emailing